Every time I see an awards announcement, I always make up categories in my head they haven’t bothered with, like “Best SEO Costume” and “Old, Loud Mouthed and Still Kicking Ass”. Today’s awards news comes out of the folks who run Search Engine Strategies conferences and their awards launch.

The San Jose conference coming up in August will host the debut of the Search Engine Strategies Awards

SES Awards Categories:

Best Search Engine Ad Platform
Search Engine with Most Relevant Search
Most Innovative New Search Engine
Best SEM Technology Platform for SMBS
Most Innovative Use of Search Engine
Most Innovative Paid Search Campaign
Best Multi-National Search Marketing Campaign
Best Social Media Marketing Campaign Technology Platform Search Marketers Can’t
Live Without
Best Business-to-Business Search Marketing
Best Use of Local Search
Best Integration of Search with Other Media
Most Effective Use of Web Analytics
Best Web Analytics Platform
Most Advertiser-Friendly Search Engine
Editor’s Choice

May the sexiest costume win.

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Kim Krause Berg’s long background in web design, SEO and usability includes software application functional and user interface testing, accessibility, information architecture and persuasive design. She shared her passion for Usability and SEO through her site and private consulting at Cre8pc for 17 years. Kim founded Cre8asiteforums in 1998. In the fall of 2012 she sold her forums to Internet Marketing Ninjas and retired from private consulting to join their Executive Management team where she continues her work in usability testing, customer experience and conversions design.

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American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)

Information Architecture Institute

Usability Professionals Association (UPA)