Regional champs have been named in this year’s search marketing madness.  Before the intense rivalries can heat up, we want to take a moment to congratulate each of the winners!

PPC Software Regional Champ


From their website: The world’s leading Performance Media Platform, Acquisio helps marketers buy, track, manage, optimize, and report on media across all channels. The platform was designed for search marketing, and it has evolved to include Facebook ads and retargeted ads on all major RTB display networks.

PPC Manager Regional Champ

Andrew Goodman

Just a portion of his impressive bio on

In 2005, Andrew published Winning Results with Google AdWords (McGraw-Hill; 2nd ed. 2008), considered the leading resource in the field. The book has been translated into six languages.

Andrew has been active on the conference circuit since 2002. He still has an unbroken streak of speaking at every North American SES Conference since 2002 (44 and counting). For the past five years, he has served on the SES Conference’s Global Advisory Board, helping to set the direction for content. In addition, Andrew pens a regular column in the Paid Search channel at

PPC Conference Regional Champ

SMX Advanced

From their web site: SMX Advanced is the only search marketing conference designed exclusively for experienced internet marketers. Sessions are fast-paced, Q&A-packed, frequently controversial, always informative…and don’t stop to cover the basics. Fluent in search engine marketing? Come to SMX Advanced and engage with others who speak your native language.

PPC Blog Regional Champ

Search Engine Land

From their web site:

Here at Search Engine Land, we provide paid search advertising information and news in a variety of ways:

How To: Paid Search is our section that is devoted to practical tips and tactics about paid search ads.

Paid Search is Search Engine Land’s column that covers different paid search topics every week.

More Search Engine Land Columns – Beyond our Paid Search column, Search Engine Land also has [a number of different] columns that cover paid search topics.

It wasn’t easy for these search marketers/materials to get through the brackets, so congrats on doing just that!

Now it’s up to you all to determine the best of them all! Man vs. Machine, Conference vs. Content.  It’s final four time, y’all.

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