January 19, 2009; 04:17 AM
Orland Park,Il —PromotionWorld.com, a leading destination for website promotion and internet marketing, announced the winners of its annual awards competition. For the third consecutive year PromotionWorld gave special recognition to SEM companies that are prominent and excel in their respective business sector. Since 2006 the PromotionWorld Annual Awards have grown to be one of the most prestigious internet marketing awards of its kind.
The scope of this year's awards was expanded to cover the increased demand for new SEM services. The winners competed in 5 categories, namely Best SEO Company, Best PPC Management Company, Best Social Media Management Company, Best Local Search Company, and Readers’ Choice Award - a brand new category where PromotionWorld readers were given the opportunity to nominate and vote for the best SEM company.
This year's winners proved to be the leaders with outstanding contribution to the SEO industry. They are some of the world's most innovative marketing companies that help businesses connect with their audiences through the use of ground-breaking internet marketing and advertising techniques.
“While there have been many exciting developments in the SEO field this past year, the whole team at PromotionWorld believe that Bruce Clay, Inc. earned the Best SEO Company award due to its ever-growing range of product offers” said Darren Tabor, CEO of DevStart, Inc. “It was also a thrill to see such many visitors voting for their favorite companies, with Digital Surgeons ultimately securing a well-deserved win.”
The Best of 2008 Awards winners in each of the five categories are listed below:
• Best SEO Company
First place: Bruce Clay, Inc.
Second place: SEO Image
Third place: ServerSideDesign
• Best PPC Management Company
First place: SEO, Inc.
Second place: ServerSideDesign
Third place: Medium Blue
• Best Social Media Management Company
First place: Converseon Inc.
Second place: Intrapromote LLC
Third place: eBrandz Inc.
• Best Local Search Company
First place: Expose Local
Second place: Direct Hit Solutions
Third place: G5 Search Marketing
First place: Digital Surgeons
Second place: eBrandz Inc.
Third place: Increase Visibility Inc.
For the complete list of finalists and other information please visit the annual awards page at http://www.promotionworld.com/top_10_year_awards_2008.html.
When ranking the firms, the PromotionWorld team takes into consideration a suite of factors, including offered services, package diversity, customer support, new products and services, feedback, website popularity, and overall performance of the selected companies.
PromotionWorld.com daily covers a wide spectrum of topics on the increasingly important field of Search Engine Marketing. Combining powerful and proprietary technology with unique insights from the brightest minds in the SEM industry, PromotionWorld is the place where webmasters go to improve their placement in search engines.
About DevStart, Inc.
DevStart, Inc. is a leading online provider of unique content and powerful tools for the web hosting, website promotion, and domain name registration industries. Since 1998, the DevStart Network has been a popular and trusted source of information and resources for webmasters. DevStart’s major properties include HostReview.com, PromotionWorld.com, DomainInformer.com, SBInformer.com, and a variety of other websites that cater to webmasters and online business owners. Our experienced staff, unique editorial features, and powerful free tools make the DevStart Network the Webmaster’s Homepage.