Nina Hale has been named an Industry Leader as part of the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal’s 2012 Women in Business Awards. Nina and other Twin Cities Industry Leaders and Women to Watch will be recognized at the Women In Business Awards luncheon on May 23 at the Minneapolis Hilton. The award comes on the heels of another honor for the search marketing agency, which was recently selected as one of the Best 100 Companies to Work For by Minnesota Business. The Best 100 competition is based on employee satisfaction, and “salutes Minnesota organizations that are setting the standard for leadership, benefits, best work environment, innovative training programs and employee happiness.” The agency was also featured in a Minneapolis StarTribune business feature which detailed the ever-growing importance of search marketing to consumer and business-to-business companies. Nina Hale Search Marketing offers direct marketing focus on eComm and Lead Generation. Our accounts are currently both B2C and B2B focused with experience managing SEO and PPC for companies including Pear Tree Greetings, Thymes, Harley-Davidson and many others. We currently manage more than $13 million in click fees per year for client pay-per-click accounts on Google, Bing, Facebook and other paid search platforms. The agency has access to expert and fast-response teams at the search engines, and regularly receives invitations to exclusive beta programs through Google AdWords and other paid search programs. Our team approach to accounts ensures oversight and continuous improvement. 16 team members are individually certified in Google Analytics and/or in Google AdWords, the most certifications of any agency in Minnesota.