Newport-based Citrus Content has been named winner of Best Service Provider on Social Media 2016 at the Estate Agent Networking #VIM2016 Awards.

Newport-based company Citrus Content picked up the award which was the first year of the Social Media Awards, which were established to recognise outstanding visuals, innovation, and marketing within the UK estate agency and supplier industry.

Founder of Estate Agent Networking and the #VIM2016 awards, Chris Walkey, said: "We founded awards to reward those businesses which were excelling on social media, a dedicated awards which looks into the likes of Twitter, Facebook, use of images, videos and more.

"Each winner was chosen by a panel of industry faces, who each understand the growing power of social media and its importance within the UK property industry.

"Though not a recommendation, I highly support any business which has achieved an award for their products/services being given the opportunity to tender for new work, as they obviously care very much about their status within their industry and will no doubt also care very much for their clients’ status, too."

Winners were judged on their social media accounts, and Citrus Content was highlighted as an example of excellence in the service provider category.

The judges said: “It was obvious from the start of judging that in the category of 'Best Service Provider on Social Media' Citrus Content have proven that they listen to their audience in order to understand what they care about, enabling them to create content that their audience will find engaging, interesting and relevant, whilst also skillfully distributing that content far and wide. Citrus Content are simply head and shoulders above anyone else.”

Andrea Morgan, founder and managing director of Citrus Content, said: “We are extremely proud to have won this award over so many other incredible property service providers. Social Media is a huge part of our business and we always strive to provide engaging content as we continue to build relationships within our industry. I’m very proud of my team.”

Citrus Content is a content writing agency which specialises in the property sector.