Recognizing Search Industry Awesome - Nominations Open for US Search Awards
Are you an absolutely amazing, top-shelf search marketer or firm? Did you do something incredible this year?
Maybe you're a veteran consultant or in-house search expert. You could be an industry thought leader thousands look forward to reading or tweeting with on a regular basis. Or, maybe you're a young, up-and-coming search star in the making.
If you're bringing the awesome to the search marketing industry, the rest of us want to hear about it!
Nominations are now open for the US Search Awards, which will be presented in Las Vegas on October 7th by events company Don't Panic, in association with the epic PubCon Las Vegas conference.
Of course, the ceremony will be hosted again by industry leader and MC extraordinaire Mel Carson, founder of Delightful Communications.
Last year, I had the opportunity to present the award for Best PPC Project to the fabulously talented and ingenious Lisa Sanner. It's an awesome opportunity to catch up with the search colleagues we may only see online, or at events a few times a year, but also a chance to celebrate our industry's greatest successes.
This promises to be another great round of recognition for our industry's best and brightest, with nominations spanning over 20 award categories. Awards up for grabs include:
- Best Use of Search in each of the following verticals: Retail, Finance, Travel/Leisure, and Third Sector
- Best Campaign in each of the following: Local, Low Budget, Integrated, and Mobile
- Best Use of PR in a Search Campaign; Best Use of Social in a Search Campaign
- Best PPC Campaign; Best SEO Campaign
- Best Software for: PPC or SEO
- Best In-House Team; Best Consultant
- Best Agency, Large or Small
- Young Search Professional
- US Search Personality
This year, the panel of superstar search judges includes Avinash Kaushik, Michael Bonfils, Anne Kennedy, Lane R. Ellis, John Gagnon, Richard Gregory, Kelsey Jones and more.
Tickets for the October awards ceremony at Paris, Las Vegas are also available now, for individuals or tables of ten. Get your nominations in and I'll see you there!