The agency, which has pioneered social media marketing strategies in
the Columbus area, has also achieved nationwide recognition with a
nomination for Business of the Year Awards.
Webbed Marketing, the leading online marketing agency in Central Ohio,
has recently been nominated for multiple awards for their excellence
and innovation in technology and business. The agency is a finalist for
the 2008 TechColumbus Innovation Awards. Additionally, Webbed Marketing
has been recognized as a finalist by Fast Pitch! for Top Startup
Company. Bill Balderaz, the agency's CEO and founder, has also been
selected to speak as a guest lecturer at the Wharton School at the
University of Pennsylvania.
On Thursday, February 5, 2009 the 2008 TechColumbus Innovation Awards
will recognize outstanding achievements in technology leadership and
innovation at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. From a record
number of entries from individuals and companies in all disciplines and
industries, 13 winners will be honored and the region's progress as an
emerging tech center will be celebrated. Webbed Marketing has been
selected as a finalist for Startup of the Year due to their innovation
and excellence in online marketing strategy.
Fast Pitch!, the networking community for businesses, has also
nominated Webbed Marketing as a top startup company for 2008. A total
of 10 businesses nationwide have been nominated for this award, which
is part of the first annual Business of the Year Awards. Voting for the
final round of nominees will be open through January 30, 2009. A full
list of finalists and voting information can be found at http://rpitch2u.blogspot.com/.
Additionally, Balderaz has been asked to present as a guest lecturer at
the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania – one of the top
business schools in the country. He will be part of an exclusive panel
which will present topics related to marketing strategy to MBA and BBA
students at the university. Balderaz hopes to cover emerging online
marketing topics related to social media strategy.
Balderaz was enthusiastic about the recognition. "Receiving recognition
of this kind from organizations such as TechColumbus and Fast Pitch! is
a great honor for Webbed Marketing," he said. "Being asked to lecture
at the Wharton School is a huge honor and a testament to the way that internet marketing education is being embraced by mainstream business."
The TechColumbus Innovations Awards celebrate and honor individuals and
teams in a variety of disciplines. Each category is an important
component of the technology and innovation community. Receiving the top
honor showcases an individual or team which is dramatically impacting
Central Ohio and beyond. For more information about TechColumbus and
the Innovation Awards, visit http://www.techcolumbusinnovationawards.org.
About Webbed Marketing
Webbed Marketing is a team of experts in the internet marketing field.
Their goal is to grow businesses through the application of internet
resources. The firm specializes in search engine optimization and
marketing, as well as viral marketing services and word of mouth. To
learn more about Webbed Marketing, or to schedule Balderaz for your
next event, visit http://www.webbedmarketing.com/.