Awards

Awards and Recognition

2012

Ragan’s PR Daily Best Blog

Ragan.com’s Mark Schaeffer ranked Nuts About Southwest as #8 in the “Top Ten Corporate Blogs”.

2011

Top Ten Corporate Blogs

Ragan.com’s Mark Schaeffer ranked Nuts About Southwest as #8 in the “Top Ten Corporate Blogs”.

2010

Social Media Pioneers

Members of our team have been included on a list of First Generation “Social Media Pioneers” created by Online Communication Guru Jeremiah Owyang.

Web 3.0 Features Southwest Airlines

A recent technology article asked “How Airlines Are Fairing With Social Media?” the Answer: “It looks like the winner thus far is Southwest”

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PR News Platinum Awards “Hall of Fame”

In October 2010, having met the criteria for initiatives that “have set high benchmarks for originality and execution, and will likely be referred to for years to come”, PRNews inducted Nuts About Southwest into their “Hall of Fame”. We are honored for the recognition and grateful for those of you who have been reading and contributing to this endeavor since 2006.

2009

PRWeek Recognizes Southwest Airlines

PRWeek recognized Southwest Airlines among five companies that “get social media.”

Brand Champion of the Day

Paula Berg was named “Brand Champion of the Day” on Rex Whisman’s Brand Champions blog.

USAToday and Denver Post feature “Captain Kirk” Blog Post

“Captain Kirk” blog post got picked up by several news outlets and blogs including the Denver Post and USAToday’s blog Today in the Sky.

Heraldnet.com. features Nuts About Southwest Video

Our Old Man in MX Flaps video was picked up by online news Heraldnet.com.

Aviation Week features our LIFT Video

Aviation Week compared our LIFT video to a video from American to highlight our different Company Cultures.

PR Week Digital Roundtable

On March 16, SWA was featured in PRWeek discussing how digital media is driving change in PR.

Top Ten “Trending Topics” on Twitter

On March 20, 2009, #swamovie was one of the top 10 “trending topics” on Twitter along with SXSW, March Madness, NCAA, and AIG.

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PR News’ Platinum Awards “Best Corporate Blog”

Nuts About Southwest is awarded Best Corporate Blog by PR News’ Platinum PR Awards three years straight!

2008

Brian Lusk named an “Online Marketing Hero”

Michael Miller named Brian Lusk an “Online Marketing Hero” for Nuts About Southwest in his book Online Marketing Heroes

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PR News’ Platinum Awards “Best Corporate Blog”

Nuts About Southwest is named the Best Corporate Blog by PR News’ Platinum PR Awards for the second year in a row!

2007

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PR News’ Platinum Awards “Best Corporate Blog”

PR News’ awards Nuts About Southwest as Best Corporate Blog in their annual Platinum PR Awards.

2006

Featured in Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking!

Our Emerging Media efforts will be featured in the new book Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking!