US Search Awards Names 2013 Winners At Ceremony Hosted In Association With PubCon

US-Search-Awards-2013The US Search Awards hosted its 2013 awards ceremony last night in Las Vegas in association with PubCon. The event recognized organizations, agencies and personalities in the search industry, presenting 22 different awards from best campaigns to best agency and search personality of the year.

Among the winners, our partner site Search Engine Land took home the Best Blog award. Catalyst Canada (on behalf of HSBC CMB USA) won the Grand Prix award and Elite SEM took home the Best Agency award. President of aimClear, and Search Engine Land contributor Marty Weintraub was named US Search Personality of 2013.

Marketing Land’s director of audience development Elisabeth Osmeloski and contributor Greg Finn were on hand to accept the Best Blog of 2013 award.

Elisabeth Osmeloski, US Search Awards presenter Gareth Hoyle and Greg Finn

Elisabeth Osmeloski, US Search Awards presenter Gareth Hoyle and Greg Finn

Full List of US Search Awards 2013 Winners:

Grand Prix: Catalyst Canada on behalf of HSBC CMB USA – Out of Home Search – Airports

Best Blog: Search Engine Land

Best Use of Search, Retail: Mannix Marketing – Rover Parts SEO

Best Use of Search, Finance: Havas Media – Aggressively Tackling the Competitive Financial Landscape

Best Use of Search, Travel/Leisure: Havas Media – Driving Growth in the Competitive Travel Market

Best Use of Search, Third Sector: Google Grants University: Matt Cardoni of Performics with the Marketing Academy of University of Iowa MBA program help 9 non-profits with free traffic and consulting

Best Local Campaign: Kenshoo – SIM Partners Velocity and Kenshoo Local Improve SEM ROI for Sonus Hearing Care Professionals

Best Low Budget Campaign: Advice Interactive Group – TryMunity – A Social Network for Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors

Best Use of PR in a Search Campaign: SEO-PR – SEO-PR / Get City Dealz / Business Wire Multimedia Press Releases

Best Use of Social Media in a Search Campaign: Nebo – P.L.A.Y. Rescue Pledge

Best Integrated Campaign: Overit – KnowTheOdds

Best PPC Campaign: Catalyst Canada on behalf of HSBC CMB USA – Out of Home Search – Airports

Best SEO Campaign: Geary LSF – MegaPath SEO Campaign

Innovation: Catalyst Canada on behalf of HSBC CMB USA – Out of Home Search – Airports

Best PPC Management Software: Kenshoo Search

Best SEO Software: Linkdex – Enterprise SEO Software for 2014 and beyond

Best In House Team: Rasmussen College

Best Agency: Elite SEM

Young Search Professional of the Year: Fil Lourenco – Catalyst

US Search Personality of the Year: Marty Weintraub – aimClear

Related Topics: Channel: Industry | Internet Marketing Industry | Search Marketing


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