Welcome to another edition of the Web Marketing Association's Interactive Briefing Newsletter.

 

WebAward 2010 Update

I am pleased to report that the awards for the winners of the 2010 WebAward competition have been sent to each of the winners. If you had won a WebAward, you should be receiving your Statue (best of industry winners) and Certificate of Achievement (Outstanding and Standard of Excellence winners)within the next few days if you have not already done so. Winners outside the USA will take slightly longer because of customs and shipping requirements.

 

Additional awards are be ordered at the WMA Recognition Center. Personalized awards are a great way to reward team members or yourself for a job well done. It's also a great way to provide a constant reminder to clients and senior management about your success.

 

Be Bold Be Bald

On October 22, 2010, please join us and wear a bald cap all day to show solidarity with cancer patients, raise awareness to effects of this devastating illness and raise money for charity. For a small fee ($15) you will receive your own bald cap, a tee-shirt and information on how you can help make a difference.

The Web Marketing Association has created a team for the online marketing community to help this wonderful cause. Click here to learn more and join the "I Can Make A Difference" team and receive your own Be Bold Be Bald kit.

 

Bold, Be Bald! was created by Small Army for a Cause, a 501c3 organization founded by members of Small Army (an advertising, marketing and creative services agency) in Boston, Massachusetts. The organization was launched in honor of Mike Connell, co-founder and former Creative Principal of Small Army, who lost his battle with cancer in 2007. Mike was an active member of the WMA and he is missed by all who knew him.

 

Ad:tech Full Conference Pass Drawing

Congratulations to Don Berg or Maxmedia in Atlanta for being selected to attend ad:tech NYC November 3-4 at the Javats Convention Center with a full conference pass from the Web Marketing Association.

There is still time to sign up to attend yourself. Check out the ad:tech Website for complete information and to register.

 

New WebMarketingAssociation.org Website

If you have not checked it out recently, take a looks at the new Web Marketing Association Website. This site features news from the WMA, a feed from our Facebook page, and all sorts of interesting resources. Special thanks to BGT Partners in Miami who did an outstanding job designing and developing this site.

 

IAC Awards

We are in the process of updating the Internet Advertising Competition website. The 2011 competition kicks off November 1st, so start getting your entries ready!

Bill Rice
President
Web Marketing Association


 

WebAward Competition - The 2010 WebAward winners are now available. Congratulations to all of the winners and a special thank you to all of the dedicated judges who lent their expertise to this important award program.

Interactive Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards - -- The 2011 IAC Awards will begin accepting entries in November, 2010 with a January 31, 2011 deadline. Start thinking about your entries now!

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Advanced Analytics, Behavioral Marketing and SES Chicago - Andrea Fishman, Partner and VP of Global Strategy at digital agency BGT Partners is one the experts presenting at the upcoming SES Chicago conference, October 18-22, 2010. She gave us a preview of what she will be covering at the conference.

 

Industry conferences are a great way to keep up with changing trends and technology while networking with industry leaders. Here are some of the top industry conferences that the Web Marketing Association supports.

 

Search Engine Strategies Chicago Conference & Expo
October 18-22, 2010
Hilton Chicago
Marketers and search engine optimization professionals attend SES Chicago each year to network and learn about topics such as PPC management, keyword research, SEO, social media, local, mobile, link building, duplicate content, multiple site issues, video optimization, site optimization, usability and more.

The conference offers 70+ sessions, intensive training workshops, and an expo floor packed with companies that can help you grow your business. While you're at it, network with peers and leading industry vendors. Programmed by the SES advisory board, you can be assured - SES content really is king!

 

The Power of eMarketing Conference and Expo
October 20-21, 2010
Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel
The Power of eMarketing Conference and Expo provides a forum for actionable and relevant best practices, processes and case studies that will transform and improve your marketing programs. Sessions contain material that will get you started on improved performance as soon as you get back to your office.

 

ad:tech New York
November 3-4, 2010
Javits Convention Center, NYC
Join us at adtech, the world's largest digital marketing event, and learn everything you ever wanted to know about digital marketing in one collaborative setting. Through speaking sessions and hands-on tutorials, leading industry experts will show you how to market more effectively using social media, email, mobile, search, video and more. Keynote speakers include Lauren Zalaznick, President of Women and Lifestyle Entertainment Networks at NBC Universal and John Furey, Founder of MindTime Project. Register now with code WMANY and save $200 off the current online price! Visit ad-tech.com/ny for the latest details on schedule, speakers, exhibitors and events.

 

Here are some offers to help you be a better online marketing professional.

 

WebMaster Radio
WebmasterRadio.fm is on 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online radio station dedicated to helping online marketing professionals better understand the dynamic online marketplace. Shows can be listened to live or from the extensive archive of previously recorded programming.

WebMaster Radio is advertising supported radio. Here is the radio spot for the 2010 WebAwards. Be sure to check out the advertising opportunities on Webmaster Radio.

 

Website Magazine

If you're not already getting Website Magazine, you should be. There's no charge within the US and available for a small fee outside the U.S.(covers the extra shipping). It has great in depth articles that are helpful and well written. Use this link to sign up to receive the next issue.

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