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Covario Nominated as an OnMedia Top 100 Private Company FinalistSan Diego Firm Among 13 in the Advertising Service Providers Category (October 14, 2011)
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/14/11 -- Covario, Inc., the nation's largest independent search marketing agency and software solutions provider, was chosen as a finalist in the annual OnMedia competition to select the nation's top 100 private companies engaged in the digital media space.
Covario is among 13 nominees for the award in the Advertising Service Providers category, where it was previously voted a winner in 2010. Now in its sixth year, the OnMedia Top 100 Private Companies competition is sponsored by the AlwaysOn organization, a leader in the field of digital media intelligence, research, networking and events.
"We're looking for the top emerging technology companies that are creating new business opportunities in the worlds of media, advertising, marketing, branding and public relations," said Tony Perkins, founder and chief executive of AlwaysOn. "This includes private companies that are demonstrating significant market traction and pursuing game-changing technology."
In addition to the Advertising Service Providers category where Covario is included, the seven other award categories encompass: Advertising Networks and Exchanges, Community Platforms, Digital Publishers, Mobile Marketing and Advertising, Next-Generation Search, Technology Enablers, and Web and Media Analytics and Research.
Industry members and the general public are invited to participate in the process by voting at a specially created website at http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1118679-KHq8yLRrQy or they can simply click here.
"We look forward to sifting through the nominees to find the most disruptive entrepreneurs who are shaking up online media world and creating opportunity and revenue," Perkins said. "Let the competition begin!"
Russ Mann, chief executive of Covario, believes his firm was nominated as a result of its award-winning search marketing work for such global enterprise clients as Nikon, Lenovo and Intel -- to name a few.
"Both the paid search and the SEO services from our agency team are receiving accolades from both our clients and from industry pundits," Mann said. "And this notoriety has accelerated of late as we leverage innovative social media strategies into the search marketing campaigns for our global Fortune 500 clients."
Winners of the OnMedia Top 100 Private Companies will be announced in mid-January and honored in New York at OnMedia NYC, Feb. 1-2, 2012.
In addition to this latest AlwaysOn-sponsored award nomination, Covario is a two-time recipient of the AlwaysOn Global 250 award, which recognizes the nation's leading technology providers. The San Diego-based firm was also recognized by AlwaysOn in 2010 as one of the OnDemand 100 leading innovators in cloud commuting and SaaS-based software development.
Covario is the nation's largest independent provider of search marketing services and SaaS-based SEO software systems. Headquartered in San Diego, the firm offers global enterprise solutions and agency services for paid and organic search, social media marketing, display advertising, and cross-media attribution analysis. The company's growing customer base includes world leaders in technology, consumer electronics, retail, ecommerce, financial services, media, entertainment, publishing, and consumer packaged goods. More information about Covario is available at http://www.covario.com.
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