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Facebook Voted Top Company of the Decade

Posted by Liz Dean on Fri, Apr 27, 2012 @ 11:29 AM

More than 1,000 votes were cast in response to April's poll question: Which is the top company of the past 10 years? As part of our 10th anniversary celebration, the Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards, has introduced several polls to help celebrate the companies, people, events, and products that have shaped our lives throughout the past 10 years.Facebook Logo

You voted Facebook as the top company of the past 10 years with 35% of all votes cast.

Other companies included in the poll were:

A) Apple- 30%

B) Google- 31%

C) Research in Motion- 1%

D) Tata Group- 1%

E) Virgin- 2%

Leave us a comment and let us know if you agree with the results.

Tags: business awards, stevie awards, facebook, poll, Apple, Google, company of the decade, Research in Motion, Tata Group, Virgin

Vote for Your Favorite Company of the Decade

Posted by Liz Dean on Tue, Apr 03, 2012 @ 12:34 PM

To help celebrate to 10th anniversary of the Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards, we have introduced a monthly poll series recognizing the organizations, events, people, and products that have shaped our lives over the past decade.

Our April poll asks, Which is the top company of the past 10 years? After careful consideration, we've narrowed the choices to the following six companies. Vote now for your choice, on our poll on our Facebook page:

a) Apple

b) Facebook
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c) Google

d) Research in Motion

e) Tata Group

f) Virgin

Results of our poll will be announced at the end of April.

Which company do you think is the top company of the decade? Vote now.

Tags: business awards, stevie awards, facebook, poll, Apple, Google, company of the decade, Research in Motion, Tata Group, Virgin

Apple iPhone Voted Product of the Decade

Posted by Liz Dean on Thu, Mar 29, 2012 @ 02:01 PM

Nearly 900 votes were cast to answer March's poll question, What’s the top new product or service of the past 10 years? As part of our 10th anniversary celebration, the Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards, has introduced a monthly poll series to celebrate the events, people, organizations, and products that shaped our lives over the past decade.

You voted Apple's iPhone as the top new product or service of the past 10 years with 39% of all votes cast. Apple iPhone

Other products and services included in the poll were:

BlackBerry - 17%

Crest WhiteStrips - 1%

Crocs - 2%

Guitar Hero - 3%

iPad - 17%

NetFlix - 3%

Skype- 11%

TiVO  - 2%

Toyota Prius Hybrid - 5%

We will introduce April's poll question, Which is the top company of the past decade? next week on the Stevie Awards' Facebook page.

Tags: iPad, business awards, stevie awards, facebook, poll, Apple, BlackBerry, Crest WhiteStrips, Crocs, Guitar Hero, iPhone, NetFlix, Skype, TiVO, Toyota Prius Hybrid

Vote in Our Poll: Top New Product or Service of the Past 10 Years

Posted by Liz Dean on Tue, Mar 06, 2012 @ 09:06 PM

The Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards, has just published the third poll in our monthly poll series highlighting people, organizations, events, and products that have shaped our lives over the past decade.  We bring you these polls as part of our 10th anniversary celebration of the start of the Stevie Awards movement.

Our March poll asks, What’s the top new product or service of the past 10 years?
After careful consideration, we've narrowed the choices to the following ten. Vote now for your choice on our Facebook page:

a) BlackBerry

b) Crest WhiteStrips

c) Crocs
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d) Guitar Hero

e) iPad

f) iPhone

g) NetFlix

h) Skype

i)TiVO

j) Toyota Prius Hybrid

Results of our poll will be announced at the end of March.

Which do you think is the top new product or service of the past 10 years?

Tags: iPad, business awards, stevie awards, facebook, poll, BlackBerry, Crest WhiteStrips, Crocs, Guitar Hero, iPhone, NetFlix, Skype, TiVO, Toyota Prius Hybrid

Apple's Steve Jobs Voted Top Business Leader of the Decade

Posted by Liz Dean on Wed, Feb 29, 2012 @ 04:16 PM

More than 1,000 votes were cast in response to February's poll question: Who was the top business leader of the past 10 years? As part of our 10th anniversary celebration, the Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards, has introduced a monthly poll series to help celebrate the people, organizations, events, and products that have shaped our lives throughout the past decade.

You voted Apple's Steve Jobs as the top business leader of the past decade, with 31% of all votes cast. 150 Steve Jobs Headshot 2010 resized 600

Other top business leaders included:

a) Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com - 5%

b) Richard Branson, Virgin Group - 5%

c) Sergey Brin/Larry Page, Google - 7%

d) Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway - 3%

e) Bill Gates, Microsoft - 23%

f) Naveen Jindal, Jindal Steel and Power - 2%

g) Alan Mulally, Ford Motor Company - 2%

h) Oprah Winfrey, Harpo Productions - 4%

i) Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook - 20%

We will introduce March's poll question, What's the top product of the past ten years? on the Stevie Awards' Facebook page early next week.

Do you agree with the results? Leave us a comment and let us know.

Tags: business awards, stevie awards, facebook, poll, Apple, Google, Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com, Richard Branson, Virgin Group, Sergey Brin, Larry Page, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, Bill Gates, Microsoft, Naveen Jindal, Jindal Steel and Power, Steve Jobs, Alan Mulally, Ford Motor Company, Oprah Winfrey, Harpo Productions, Mark Zuckerberg

Who's the Top Business Leader of the Past Ten Years? Take Our Poll

Posted by Liz Dean on Mon, Feb 06, 2012 @ 03:36 PM

As part of our 10th anniversary celebration, the Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards, has published the second poll in our monthly series about the events, people, organizations, and products that shaped our lives over the past decade.

Our poll this month asks, Who was the top business leader of the past 10 years?
    After careful consideration, we've narrowed the choices to the following ten. Vote now for your choice on our Facebook page:

A) Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com

B) Richard Branson, Virgin Group

C) Sergey Brin/Larry Page, Google
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D) Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway

E) Bill Gates, Microsoft

F) Naveen Jindal, Jindal Steel and Power

G) Steve Jobs, Apple

H) Alan Mulally, Ford Motor Company

I) Oprah Winfrey, Harpo Productions

J) Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

Our poll results will be announced at the end of February.

Who do you think is the top business leader of the past 10 years?

Tags: business awards, stevie awards, facebook, poll, Apple, Google, Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com, Richard Branson, Virgin Group, Sergey Brin, Larry Page, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, Bill Gates, Microsoft, Naveen Jindal, Jindal Steel and Power, Steve Jobs, Alan Mulally, Ford Motor Company, Oprah Winfrey, Harpo Productions, Mark Zuckerberg

Rise of Social Media Voted Top Business Story of Past 10 Years

Posted by Liz Dean on Tue, Jan 31, 2012 @ 11:15 AM

More than 1,000 votes were cast this month in answer to our poll question, What is the top business story of the past 10 years? Our monthly poll will help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the start of the Stevie Awards movement.

You've voted the rise of social media as the top business story of the past decade, with 31% of all votes cast.

Other options in the poll were

a) Apple’s introduction of the iPhone sparks a revolution in mobile computing (26%) Stevie Awards Poll

b) Wall Street’s troubles trigger the “Great Recession” (18%)

c) Europe’s sovereign debt crisis heralds an era of austerity across the continent (10%)

d) The rise of the BRIC economies (Brazil, Russia, India and China) changes the balance of power in international trade (14%)

February's Stevie Awards poll will ask, Who was the top business leader of the past 10 years? Look for the poll to open on February 6.

Let us know what you think - Do you agree with the results?

Tags: business awards, stevie awards, twitter, facebook, poll, Apple, LinkedIn

Take Our Poll: The Top Business Story of the Past 10 Years?

Posted by Michael Gallagher on Mon, Jan 09, 2012 @ 11:08 AM

Poll Image2012 marks the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the Stevie Awards movement, and to help celebrate our anniversary we'll be conducting a series of polls throughout the year about the events, people, organizations, and products that shaped our lives over the past decade.

Our first poll asks, What's the top business story of the past 10 years? After careful consideration, we've narrowed the choices to the following five. Vote now for your choice, on our poll on our Facebook page:

a) Apple’s introduction of the iPhone sparks a revolution in mobile computing

b) Wall Street’s troubles trigger the “Great Recession”

c) Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter stoke the growth of social media and social networking

d) Europe’s sovereign debt crisis heralds an era of austerity across the continent

e) The rise of the BRIC economies (Brazil, Russia, India and China) changes the balance of power in international trade

Results of our poll will be announced at the end of January.

Which do you think is the most important business story of the past decade?

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