The results are in: GrokDotCom has won this year’s SEMMY Award for Best Online Marketing Post.
Taking the top honors, Bryan’s post on “How A Pretty Face Can Push Visitors Away” captured a whopping 46% of the vote. Holly’s “Why Testimonials Do (and Don’t) Work,” meanwhile, came in at 2nd place with 22%.
Our sincere thanks go out to Matt McGee, Stoney deGeyter, Jennifer Laycock, and the other judges of the SEMMY Awards for nominating us (twice!), and for recognizing the work of bloggers who create valuable and researched content.
Most of all, thanks to you; for voting for, subscribing to, and reading GrokDotCom. Please do keep your pretty face tuned here.
Congratulations, Bryan and Holly!
Now that our Halle Berry moment’s out of the way… here are the winners in each SEMMY category:
Search Engine Ranking Factors Version 2 – Rand Fishkin, SEOmoz
Optimizing Paid Search & Landing Pages for TV, Radio and Print Advertising – Greg Meyers, SEM Geek
Why Google Can’t Just “Dump” PageRank – Dan Thies, SEO Fast Start
Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content – Tamar Weinberg, Techipedia
Help! I’m New, I Need Links, What Can I Do? – Debra Mastaler, The Link Spiel
Anatomy & Optimization Of A Local Business Profile – Chris Silver Smith, Search Engine Land
The Blogger’s Guide to SEO – Aaron & Giovanna Wall, SEO Book
Buzz Monitoring: 26 Free Tools You Must Have – Andy Beal, Marketing Pilgrim
Branding For Small Business And Bloggers – Steven Bradley, TheVanBlog
The Social Media Manual: Read Before You Play – Muhammad Saleem, Search Engine Land
Web Analytics Demystified – Avinash Kaushik, Occam’s Razor
Which Is Better For SEO: Shared or Dedicated IPs – Lisa Barone, Bruce Clay Blog
How A Pretty Face Can Push Visitors Away – Bryan Eisenberg, GrokDotCom
9 Ways To Bore The Audience at SES New York – Lisa Barone, Bruce Clay Blog
Web 2.0 & SEO: Must We Piss In Every Public Fountain? – Dan Thies, SEO Fast Start