2022 Shortlist


Congratulations to our 2022 US Search Awards finalists.

Finalist Assets

BEST USE OF SEARCH – RETAIL / ECOMMERCE (SEO)

3Q/DEPT & Rothy’s – Improving Keyword Rankings For Eco-Friendly Footwear

Forthea & Diesel Dash – Explosive Organic Growth For A New Brand

Logical Position & Palouse Ranches – Wrangling Up Retail Sales

Online Marketing Gurus – Brand Growth Strategy

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – RETAIL / ECOMMERCE (PPC)

1SEO Digital Agency & Nassau National Cable – Providing PPC Power

9rooftops & Nueske’s Meats – DTC Meat Traffic Growth Post Pandemic

Adthena, L’Oréal USA & Armani beauty – From ROAS to reach for +116% market share

Aimclear Administers Intensive Ecomm Care For Healthcare Client

Forthea & Diesel Dash – Driving Millions In New Revenue From PPC

Go Fish Digital & Joybird – Full Funnel PPC Strategy For Modern Furniture

Inmobi & Angara – Angara Boosts Conversion Rates By 37.4x With Microsoft Advertising

Merkle & Foot Locker, Inc. – Aligning Product Sales With Brand Identities

PMG & Beauty Retailer – Optimizing Brand Search Strategies Using Advanced Incrementality Measurement To Win Holiday Retail

REQ & Human Rights Campaign Shop – Increase Revenue Through Search & Smart Shopping

Tinuiti & Bassett Furniture – DMA Product Expansion

Tombras & Les Schwab Tire Centers – Where The Rubber Meets The ROAS

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – FINANCE (SEO)

Croud & Franklin Templeton – Global Multi-Website Platform Migration

iQuanti & Credello – SEO Strategy

Outspoken Media & Home Run Financing – Rebranding, Redirecting & Rapid Growth

REQ & Terawulf – Building Brand Awareness Through SEO

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – FINANCE (PPC)

Forthea & Wellby – Rebrand Focuses On Auto Refinancing To Drive Growth

Mad Leads & Tipalti – 2022 H1 Rebuild And Optimizations

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – TRAVEL / LEISURE (SEO)

Kindly Sponsored by connective3

1SEO Digital Agency & Scubadelphia Diveseekers – Breaching The SEO Surface

AMP Agency & Tcs World Travel – How We Overcame Our Covid Traffic Hit

Gr0 & Autio – Organic Growth Campaign

Milestone Inc. – Sun Rv Rebrands To Sun Outdoors And Launches Website Fortifying Seo Traffic And Bookings

Propellic & Thrifty Traveler – Getting Thrifty With Travel SEO

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – TRAVEL / LEISURE (PPC)

Kindly Sponsored by connective3

Go Fish Digital & Seaside Vacations – Competing With Enterprise Companies For Covid Travel

Publicis Groupe & Marriott International – 74% ROAS Increase Through Technology And Data Innovation

Workshop Digital & Virginia Tourism Corporation – Virginia Is For Lovers

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – THIRD SECTOR / NOT FOR PROFIT

1SEO Digital Agency & CCGNJ – Playing The Hand We’re Dealt And Prospering

3Q/DEPT & Merit America – Brand Growth Through Nonbrand Expansion

Go Fish Digital & United Way Of The National Capital Area – First Page Rankings For Social Equity Topics

Manaferra & Pacific College – Growing Enrollments Through Search

Victorious & Save The Music – SEO For Charity

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – B2B (SEO)

Blue Compass & HK Solutions Group – Restoring A Failing Digital Infrastructure

connective3 & Moneypenny – Driving Links Across The Us Through Brand Focussed Creative

Go Fish Digital & Surety First – Small Fish Competing In A Large Commodity Pond

Local SEO Guide & Reciprocity – Reciprocity’s Radical ROI Upgrade

Online Marketing Gurus & Cloud Collective – A Collective SEO Effort To Empower Cloud Collective

Stella Rising & Wolters Kluwer – SEO Success Post Migration

Victorious & Fortinet – Enterprise Cybersecurity Success

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – B2B (PPC)

1SEO Digital Agency & LEM Products, Inc. – Warning: High Voltage PPC Ahead!

Directive & Arctic Wolf – A Cleaner Pipeline Is A Faster Pipeline

Go Fish Digital & Betterup – Scaling Spend With Efficiency

LMM & Forecast – AI For Effort!

Mad Leads & Tipalti – 2022 H1 Rebuild And Optimizations

Nebo & Trane Commercial – Comprehensive Search

Search Warrant & Kinaxis – Targeting Elusive Supply Chain Planners

Stella Rising & Wolters Kluwer – Paid Search Success Within The Incorporation Services Industry

Tinuiti & Parts Town – Scaling & Expanding Strategically To Record Highs

Topspot & Crane Depot – Going Higher

Walker Sands & Korn Ferry – Accelerating Revenue Growth (Arg) Campaign

Workshop Digital & Super Radiator Coils – B2B Search Lead Generation

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – B2C (SEO)

LinkGraph & Therapy Group Of NYC – Launching Data-Driven Therapy In NYC

LOCOMOTIVE Agency & Smartmove – David Vs Goliath: An SEO Story

Logical Position & NV Landscapes LLC – Cultivating SEO Success
Logical Position & Palouse Ranches – Wrangling Up Retail Sales

Online Marketing Gurus & Hyper Karting – Turbocharging SEO For Electrifying Results!

Propellic & Thrifty Traveler – Getting Thrifty With Travel SEO

Terakeet & Leading Online Streaming Service – 450% Improved Google Market Share

Tombras & Paul Fredrick – Dress Shirts Bounce Back

Upbuild & Vinepair – Cocktail Recipe SEO Campaign

Victorious & Citron Hennessey – Exceptional Success In NY Mental Health

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – B2C (PPC)

9rooftops & Golden Krust – Achieving Search Growth Despite A Pandemic

Adthena, L’Oréal USA & Armani beauty – From ROAS to reach for +116% market share

Aimclear Administers Intensive Ecomm Care For Healthcare Client

beMarketing & Bachman’s Roofing

iQuanti & NY&co – Untraditional Strategy For A Traditional Holiday Season

Lmm & The Mandy Network – Lights, Camera, Search Success!

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – HEALTH

Aimclear & Action Behavior Centers Autism Therapy – Helping Children Reach Their Full Potential

CMI Media Group & ADC Therapeutics – Utilizing Search Behavior To Optimize A Campaign

CMI Media Group & Astrazeneca – Scaled Quality On-Site Engagements For Brand While Maintaining Front And Back-End Efficiencies

EVERSANA INTOUCH  & TAKHZYRO – Slaying Health Media Dragons: Unbranded Success on a Brand.com

Hearts & Science X Reckitt – Driving Omnichannel Business Results For Enfamil

LinkGraph & Therapy Group Of NYC – Launching Data-Driven Therapy In NYC

platformGSK & GSK – Promise, Peril & Payoff – Recovering The Year To Deliver $25m In Integrated Search (SEO/PPC) Value

Red Door Interactive & Children’s Health Of Orange County (CHOC) – Implementing Call Tracking To Inform Audience Intent For Cross-Channel Optimization

REQ & Clever Care Health Plan – Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) 2022 In-Language Search Campaign

Topspot & Blades Wellness – A Healthy Campaign

Victorious & Citron Hennessey – Exceptional Success In NY Mental Health

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – REAL ESTATE & PROPERTY

3Q/DEPT & Reali – Sustained Growth Through Search Campaigns

Forthea & Dinerstein – Strategic Income Targeting For Luxury High-Rise

TA & Bridge Senior Living Services 2022

Tombras & RE/MAX – Custom Webhooks & Omnichannel Lead Form Ads

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – FMCG

Go Fish Digital & Coco & Eve – Increased ROI With Informational Content

Stella Rising & Henkel Laundry Brands – Executing SEO Implementations To Drive Significant Growth

 

BEST USE OF SEARCH – FASHION

Online Marketing Gurus & Parlour X – The SEO X Factor

Online Marketing Gurus & Peppermayo – Seasonal Growth Strategy 2022

Tombras & Paul Fredrick – Dress Shirts Bounce Back

 

BEST LOCAL CAMPAIGN (SEO)

1SEO Digital Agency & Ecotek Power Wash – Cleaning Up An Online Mess

Acronym Media, Inc. – Increasing Rankings And Revenue For Nearly 700 Individual Hotel Properties Around The World Through Local Search

Carranza Roofing And Remodeling

Comrade Digital Marketing Agency & Kraff Eye Institute – LASIK Goes Local: Growing Organic Search by 400% During Economic Downturn

Digital Third Coast & Ipx1031 – Local Search Improvements

Go Fish Digital & Turbohaul – One Person’s Trash Is A Local SEO Treasure

LOCOMOTIVE Agency & Amada Senior Care – “Getting Hyper Local: Differentiating 100+ Microsites”

Motel 6 (G6) and Milestone Inc Overcome Pandemic With Dramatically Improved Local Search

Nebo & Arrow Exterminators – Making Pests Pay, One Featured Snippet At A Time

Searchlab Digital & Sweeney Buick Gmc – Local SEO Campaign

Tombras & Les Schwab Tire Centers – Pumping Up Local SEO

Victorious & Citron Hennessey – Exceptional Success In NY Mental Health

 

BEST LOCAL CAMPAIGN (PPC)

3Q/DEPT & Reali – Sustained Growth Through Search Campaigns

beMarketing & Kitchen Tune-Up

DAC & The Fresh MarketAchieving More With Less

Forthea & Dinerstein – Strategic Income Targeting For Luxury High-Rise

Reprise Digital & Ihop – Google Local Search Campaigns

Tombras & Les Schwab Tire Centers – Where The Rubber Meets The ROAS

 

BEST LOW BUDGET CAMPAIGN (SEO)

1SEO Digital Agency & Ep Electric LLC – Shocking The SEO System

Aimclear & Ak Material Handling Systems – Building A Money Printing Press With Seo Unicorns

beMarketing & Ellis Fall Safety Solutions

Gr0 & Azuna Fresh – Organic Growth Campaign

Logical Position & NV Landscapes LLC – Cultivating SEO Success
Logical Position & Palouse Ranches – Wrangling Up Retail Sales

Searchlab Digital & Sweeney Buick GMC – Local SEO Campaign

Zupo & Awkward EssentialsSEO Campaign For NSFW Hygiene Product

 

BEST LOW BUDGET CAMPAIGN (PPC)

Aspiro Agency & CRM Studios – Dallas Google Ads Campaign

beMarketing & Delong

Go Fish Digital & Betterup Care – Reducing Ad Waste To Improve Mental Health

REQ & Evolution Healthcare – Increasing Lead Volume Through Automation Tools With A Restricted Budget

SalesX & Twin Cities Pain Clinic – Imagine Your Life With Less Pain

Workshop Digital & Madison Homebuilders – Building More Homes With Lower Budgets

 

BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN

1SEO Digital Agency & CCGNJ – Playing The Hand We’re Dealt And Prospering

Acronym’s Best Integrated Campaign – Making The Wharton Executive Education Programs Inescapable To Target Audiences Through Cross-Channel Campaigns

Aimclear & Action Behavior Centers Autism Therapy – Helping Children Reach Their Full Potential

Dreamscape & Brightview Health – The Future Is Looking Brighter

Nebo & Gas South – Burning Bright During Light Up Season

Neo Media World & Perdoceo Education Corporation – Broad Match Unleashed

REQ & Clearlight Infrared Sauna – Black Friday/Cyber Monday

Search Synergy In The Grocery Market – Stella Rising Drives Strong Local Results For Big Y

Socium Media & Reservebar – Keeping Spirits High With An Integrated Media Plan

Synergize Integrated Campaign Launch

 

MOST INNOVATIVE CAMPAIGN (SEO)

Growth Skills & Flavor Fix – Building The Future Of Cannabis, Cbd & Alcohol Via Seo Innovation

Logical Position & NV Landscapes LLC – Cultivating SEO Success

iProspect & Cox CommunicationsPerformance Content Connected Cox With Customers And Drove Organic Visits, Order Participation And Call Deflection For Cox Internet

Schneider Electric – Inclusivity ‘Action With Intention’ SEO Campaign

Tombras & Cinch Home Services – Freezer Not Freezing & Autopilot For Internal Linking

 

MOST INNOVATIVE CAMPAIGN (PPC)

Adthena, L’Oréal USA & Armani beauty – From ROAS to reach for +116% market share

Go Fish Digital & Joybird – Strong ROI With Performance Max Alpha

Rakuten Advertising & Camp Chef – We’ve All Been There

Tombras & Les Schwab Tire Centers – Where The Rubber Meets The ROAS

 

BEST PPC CAMPAIGN

Kindly Sponsored by Optmyzr

1SEO Digital Agency & Nassau National Cable – Providing PPC Power

Adthena, L’Oréal USA & Armani beauty – From ROAS to reach for +116% market share

Croud & Skillshare – Leveling Up – Increasing Conversions 135%: A Lesson On Scale And Performance

DAC & StorageMart USDriving Occupancy With Paid Media

Directive & Eden Health – Optimize Or Maximize, Why Not Both?

Forthea & Diesel Dash – Driving Millions In New Revenue From PPC

Search Warrant & Kinaxis – Targeting Elusive Supply Chain Planners

Tinuiti & Pearson Education – 2022 Season Campaign

Tombras & RE/MAX – Custom Webhooks & Omnichannel Lead Form Ads

 

BEST SEO CAMPAIGN

1o8 Agency / Quickzip / Quickzip SEO

1SEO Digital Agency & Ecotek Power Wash – Cleaning Up An Online Mess

Aimclear & AK Material Handling System – Building A Money Printing Press From SEO Unicorns

Aspiro Agency & GoDaddy – Improving Youtube Search Traffic

Forthea & Diesel Dash – Explosive Organic Growth For A New Brand

Growth Skills & Flavor Fix – Building The Future Of Cannabis, Cbd & Alcohol Via Seo

Hive Digital & Altium – Gaining Ground

Manaferra & Pacific College – Growing Enrollments Through Search

Stella Rising & Henkel Laundry Brands – Executing SEO Implementations To Drive Significant Growth

Victorious & Citron Hennessey – Exceptional Success In Ny Mental Health

Victorious & Fortinet – Enterprise Cybersecurity Success

Victorious & Save The Music – SEO For Charity

 

BEST USE OF CONTENT MARKETING

1SEO Digital Agency & Colonial Marble & Granite – From Quarry To Countertop – To First Page

connective3 And Singulart – Turning Us Link Building Into An Art Form

Directive – Tagging Your Territory

Go Fish Digital & Simpletexting – 2021 SMS Marketing Report

Growth Skills & Flavor Fix – Building The Future Of Cannabis, CBD & Alcohol

Manaferra & Pacific College – Driving Growth Through Content Marketing

North Star Inbound And Preply – Messages To Ukraine

Online Marketing Gurus & NSI Nails – Delivering Next-Level Roi Without Breaking A Nail

Root Digital & Self Financial – Life Of Tax

The Loop Marketing & Lifesecure – Live Life Secure

 

BEST USE OF PR IN A SEARCH CAMPAIGN

connective3 & Moneypenny – Driving Links Across The Us Through Brand Focussed Creative

Go Fish Digital & Surety First – How Obsessed With Zillow Are You?

North Star Inbound – Mascots

North Star Inbound & Preply – Messages To Ukraine

 

BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN A SEARCH CAMPAIGN

1SEO Digital Agency & Oceanic Linkways – A Cut Above The Rest

iQuanti & NY&co – Revitalizing Offline Recognition To Online Revenue

 

BEST USE OF DATA (PPC)

Adthena, L’Oréal USA & Armani beauty – From ROAS to reach for +116% market share

Directive & Omnipresent, Tofu Work Scales Bofu Results

Hearts & Science X Reckitt – Driving Omnichannel Business Results For Enfamil

Rakuten Advertising & Backcountry Are Innovating To Push The Boundaries

SalesX & Aeroflow Healthcare – A Celebration for the Lactation Nation

Tombras & Les Schwab Tire Centers – Where The Rubber Meets The Roas

Wpromote & Intuit Quickbooks – Harnessing The Power Of Data In Holistic Search

 

BEST SOFTWARE INNOVATION

Adthena’s Local View – The future of location-based search marketing

Botify Activation

EVERSANA INTOUCHAnswerVox: The Voice Answer Engine

From Zero To Hero In Nine Months – Acronym’s Proprietary Technology Drove Unprecedented Share Of Voice For A Global Software Company

GrowByDataHolistic Search Explorer

Milestone Inc.Faq Manager (Enable Your Business With Faqs And Voice Search)

Milestone Inc.Schema Manager (No-Code Schema Markup Platform To Amplify Visibility On Search)

seoClarity – Clarity Automate

Squared.Io – Google Ads. Automated.

The Trisolute NewsDashboard – The only News SEO tool helping news publishers gather intelligent insights to propel their articles to top of the page SERPs and Google News Box results in comparison with their competition

The Search Monitor – Innovation / Vehicle Listing Ads

TrueClicksPPC Auditing & Monitoring Built For Teams

 

BEST PPC MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SUITE

Adpulse – The only PPC management platform that optimizes to your KPIs

Optmyzr – Unleveling The PPC Playing Field Via Automation Layering

Skai – Skai’s Paid Search Solution

Squared.io – Google Ads. Automated.

TrueClicksPPC Auditing & Monitoring Built For Teams

 

BEST SEO SOFTWARE SUITE

Kindly Sponsored by Majestic

Botify Suite

Milestone Inc. – Milestone Presence Cloud, An Omnichannel Digital Experience Platform

Oncrawl – Technical & Data SEO Platform

 

BEST SEARCH SOFTWARE TOOL

Adpulse – The only PPC management platform that optimizes to your KPIs

Adthena’s Local View – The future of location-based search marketing

Ink – All-In-One Text Editing Solution: Paraphrasing + Ai Writer + SEO

Milestone Inc And Milestone Local – Get Your Business In Front Of Users

Oncrawl – Technical & Data SEO Platform

Squared.io – Google Ads. Automated.

Swydo – Swydo Reporting & Monitoring Platform

TrueClicksPPC Auditing & Monitoring Built For Teams

Yext – The Answers Platform

 

BEST SMALL PPC AGENCY

Chacka Marketing

SalesX

 

BEST LARGE PPC AGENCY

Stella Rising

Synergize

 

BEST SMALL SEO AGENCY

FirstPrinciples Growth Advisory

Hive Digital

LinkGraph

Local SEO Guide

LOCOMOTIVE Agency

Manaferra Inc.

 

BEST LARGE SEO AGENCY

accelerate agency

EVERSANA INTOUCH

Go Fish Digital

Gr0

Hennessey Digital

iQuanti

Razorfish

Reprise

Stella Rising

Victorious

WebFX

 

BEST SMALL INTEGRATED SEARCH AGENCY

There is no shortlist for this category, the winner will be announced on Thursday 13th October 2022

 

BEST LARGE INTEGRATED SEARCH AGENCY

1SEO Digital Agency

beMarketing

DAC

The Media Image

Tombras

TopSpot Internet Marketing