Online Marketing Awards and Certifications
Like any geeky overachiever, we’ve won a few online marketing certifications, affiliations, and awards. While we don’t have a bedroom full of blue ribbons and trophies, we do have this page describing how our hard work has been recognized over the years.
2014 Digiday Retail Awards
The Digiday Retail Awards celebrate the brands, agencies and technology providers who are successfully building retail brand identity and awareness while creating the best user experience for today’s digital customer.
The OMMA Awards celebrate the year’s most innovative and brilliant online advertising creative, campaigns and web sites across 65 categories within three disciplines: online advertising creativity, integrated online campaign, and website excellence. The Search Agency was awarded for the best Search Marketing: SEO Campaign.
The Google AdWords Certification Program is a globally recognized stamp of approval which showcases knowledge of the latest AdWords tools and best practice techniques and enables our SEM specialists to effectively manage AdWords campaigns.
The Microsoft adExcellence program is the official accreditation program that gives advertisers the opportunity to become a Microsoft adCenter expert. The program offers both free training materials and a fee-based examination, thus providing adCenter advertisers the ability to gain valuable adCenter knowledge and demonstrate their expertise.
The Sponsored Search Ambassador Program is designed to meet the needs of high-performaing Paid Search Marketers and other resellers who develop and maintain Yahoo! search advertising campaigns for their client. Developed for those managing Yahoo! Search Marketing accounts on behalf of clients and achieve and aggregate spend of at least $10,000 per month, Yahoo! provides dedicated account management, free custom proposals for clients, sales collateral and more. There are two levels: Ambassador and Certified Ambassador.
SEMPO is a global non-profit organization serving the search engine marketing industry and marketing professionals engaged in it. Their purpose is to provide a foundation for industry growth through building stronger relationships, fostering awareness, providing education, promoting the industry, generating research, and creating a better understanding of search and its role in marketing.
MECLABS is the world’s largest independent research lab focused exclusively on marketing and sales. MECLABS’ MarketingExperiments is a research laboratory dedicated to discovering “what really works” in marketing. The MarketingExperiments Lab tests every conceivable methodology to determine which online strategies and tactics are the most successful at improving conversion, driving traffic, and selling product. MarketingExperiments also conducts real-time marketing experiments with research partners such as The New York Times, Reuters Group, and Car & Driver.
Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500
The Search Agency ranked number 294 on Technology Fast 500TM, Deloitte LLP’s ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the five year period from 2006-2010.
Premier Google Partner
Google Partners is Google’s program for advertising agencies, digital marketing professionals, and other online consultants who manage AdWords accounts. Partner status is granted to agencies that have demonstrated AdWords skill and expertise, met AdWords spend requirements, delivered agency and client revenue growth, and sustained and grown their client bases. Google also recognizes a second category of partner, referred to as a Premier Google Partner. This status is given to companies that have met higher performance standards.