Orland Park, IL, February 10, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- PromotionWorld.com, a leading destination for website promotion and internet marketing, announced the winners for its Annual SEM Awards. For the sixth consecutive year, PromotionWorld gave special recognition to Search Engine Marketing (SEM) companies who performed best over the past year. The Annual SEM Awards are a global recognition of innovators and market leaders, set up to reward outstanding contributions within the internet marketing industry.
Awards were presented in 5 categories covering the entire range of online promotion services. PromotionWorld 's readers had the chance to elect the winners for the 4th Readers' Choice Award, sponsored by WebiMax. Over 4,300 visitors took part in the nominations and voting rounds of the campaign.
This year's winners are some of the world's most innovative marketing companies that offer cutting-edge services to their clients. Over the past year, each of them has demonstrated a unique approach and exceptional dedication in helping businesses connect with their audiences through the use of different internet marketing and advertising channels.
"The integration of social media into organic search results has given rise to a new era of Search Engine Marketing," said Darren Tabor, CEO of DevStart, Inc. “It was our great pleasure to recognize the companies that have not only stayed ahead of the curve, but have also led the rest of the industry through innovation.”
The award categories and the respective first place winners are:
· Best SEO Company – WebiMax
· Best PPC Management Company - Customer Magnetism
· Best Social Media Management Company - iCrossing
· Best Local Search Company - ReachLocal
· Readers' Choice Award - SEOLIX
The full listings can be viewed at http://www.promotionworld.com/awards/2011
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, IdeaCafe.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.
Led by serial web entrepreneur Ken Wisnefski, WebiMax has established themselves as a global leader in SEO services, E-commerce solutions, social media, web design, pay-per-click management and reputation management. The company is projected to gross $15 million in revenue this year. They have over 150 employees and 12 offices including 8 U.S. based, and 4 International. Visit http://www.webimax.com/ for more information.