Tis better to give than receive.
That’s the spirit of Christmas. In that spirit I would like to honor the following blogs & bloggers for the fantastic information they give away all year long. Without further delay, I present Righteous Marketing’s Top PPC Blogs of 2009:
Best Overall PPC Blog: PPCHero.com
The self-proclaimed “authority on pay-per-click strategy, industry news and great ppc-insider tips”, PPCHero.com consistently delivers top-notch content for PPC advertisers from beginner to agency pro to in-house guru. You get a great mix of flavors with Amber, Joe, Jessica & Brian. If that weren’t enough, the PPC Hero images are awesome!
Honorable Mention: SEMGeek.com
Best AdWords Blog: bg Theory
If you use AdWords and don’t know who Brad Geddes is, this is your call to repentance. He is THE expert on AdWords, from black-hat to best practices. So good in fact that he won this award over the official AdWords blog.
Honorable Mention: The Official Google AdWords Blog
Best PPC Podcast: PPC Rockstars
Okay, technically, this is a web radio show, but all episodes are available as podcasts. Hosted every Monday at 4 pm Eastern by David Szetela of Clix Marketing, PPC Rockstars discusses hot topics in PPC with recognized experts in the field (David is definitely included in that group).
PPC Blogger You Have to Meet in Person: Joanna Lord
She’s been in the industry for quite some time, but only recently became eligible for this award with the launch of JoannaLord.com. Living proof that great things come in small packages.
Honorable Mention: Kate Morris
Best PPC Column: Paid Search
As part of the larger SearchEngineLand.com, the Paid Search column provides a deep-dive into a specific PPC topic every Monday. They get writers from around the industry, including some of the winner mentioned above.
Small Print: If winners would like to brag about their award, I will send you the PNG file of the image above (it has a transparent background and would therefore look really good on your sites). #justsayin