The 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.
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