2019 Shortlist

The 2019 shortlist of the SEMrush AU Search Awards is as follows:

 

ONLINE PRESENCE BREAKTHROUGH

Arrow Digital & AMF Magnetics – Online PowerHouse

Innovate Online & Dr Lanzer – Trimming The Fat (On SERPs)

King Kong & Art Lovers – Making Waves in the Art Industry

King Kong & Heartful Diamonds – Bringing Diamond Painting Mainstream

Optimising & Aluminium Trade Centre – Aluminium to Alu–maximum

Overdose Digital & Prana Chai – Road to Chai Prominence

StewArt Media & Tennis Direct – Match Winning Tie–Breakthrough Performance

 

BEST SEO CAMPAIGN

Impressive & Etoile Collective – Get the Glow

Localsearch & Australian Skin Clinics – Results-Driven Local SEO in 2019

Open Colleges – SEO Campaign

Resolution Australia & ANZ – Invest & Protect SEO

Rocket Agency & Crown Group – Moving Property in a Tough Market

Spark Foundry & AustralianSuper – Beating the Tax Man (ATO) to Superannuation Position ‘0’

StudioHawk & Officeworks – REACTing to the Unexpected

WME & Nicks – SEO that Ages Like a Fine Wine

WME & Team Medical Supplies – Finding a Strong SEO Heartbeat

WME & Unique Laser – Revitalized branding with SEO

 

BEST CONTENT MARKETING CAMPAIGN

Lawpath – Making Law as Easy as Ordering Dinner

Overdose Digital & World Vision Australia – Achieving Lasting Change

Resolution Australia & Price Attack – Best Content Marketing Campaign

 

BEST B2B CAMPAIGN

Copilot Crew & Transdirect – CRO + SEO = Smashing Growth Gains

headmark. & Provender – +175% leads: who knew you could give away FREE vending machines?

King Kong & The Little Big Dairy Co – Best B2B Campaign

Lawpath – Introducing a Customer–centric Approach to Company Formation

Living Online & Zanda – Becoming Industry’s First Choice Supplier

Metric Labs & Coreserve – Data–driven Marketing for Acute Targeting

Rocket Agency & Rezdy – Enjoy More Bookings with Less Stress

StudioHawk & Police Check Express – Calling in Backup

WME & Team Med – Breaking new ground in B2B healthcare

 

BEST LOCAL CAMPAIGN

Croud & Ribs & Burgers – Beefing up local performance

Digital Squad & The Core – HardCORE SEO

No Standing Digital – Harvey Norman Factory Outlets – Viral

Online Marketing Gurus & 1001 Optical – How 2020 Vision Helped Achieve 5.5x More Organic Conversions

Resolution Australia & McDonald’s – Maccas Largest Digital Billboard

Resolution Australia & ANZ Mobile Lenders – Best Local Campaign Local Search for Local Lenders

StudioHawk & Gami Chicken – When You Can’t Wing It

WME & Unique Laser – Bringing Beauty to the Suburbs

 

BEST B2C CAMPAIGN

Alpha Digital & Baskin–Robbins – Dynamic 'Creature Creations'

Rocket Agency & Luna Park Sydney – Halloscream 6

StewArt Media & Allied Auto Online – Auto Parts Retailer Roadmaps Revenue Growth

StewArt Media & Jumbo Pets – Pet Products Create Pedigree Profits

StewArt Media & Tennis Direct – Australian Open for Business

Synq Digital & Jayco - 2019 Jayco Adventure Sale

Web Profits & Logitech – Get Your Game Face On

WME & Nicks – Quenching Australia’s Thirst for Liquor

 

BEST ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN

Alpha Digital & Petbarn – Hyper–Relevant Search Marketing

Croud and Ribs & Burgers – Beefing up performance

Innovate Online & Anaconda Stores – Custom Bidding Based on Live Snowfall

Reload Media & MoveActive – How Reload Helped MoveActive Grow Their Business Tenfold with Digital Advertising

Rocket Agency & Luna Park Sydney – Halloscream 6

StewArt Media & Allied Auto Online – Speeding Profits on the Superbuyway

StewArt Media & Jumbo Pets – Release the Hounds of Google Ads

StewArt Media & Tennis Direct – Paid hits a winning return

 

BEST LOW BUDGET CAMPAIGN

Arrow Digital & Dorset Gardens Hotel – Low Budget Big Results

OnQ Marketing & Powerark Solar – Search Awards Low Budget SEO Campaign

Rocket Agency & UKO – Goodbye Landlord, Hello UKO

StudioHawk & Melbourne Natural Therapies – Knot a Problem!

Supple – Scaling Organic Traffic on PokeWeakness

Vine Digital & Australia Migrate – Simplifying the Immigration process through UX

 

BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN

A.P. Web Solutions & Climatise – Evidence Based Integrated Campaign Leads to 162% Increase in Website Enquiries in 3 Months

Arrow Digital & AMF Magnetics – Online PowerHouse of Magnetic Proportions

Living Online & Unios – Integrated Campaign Propels National Distributor

Out of The Square & Reflections Holiday Parks – Search Awards Best Integrated Campaign

Resolution Australia & Priceline

Rocket Agency & Luna Park Sydney – Halloscream 6

WME & Team Medical Supplies – The Holistic Approach to Digital Marketing

WME & Unique Laser – The Beauty of Multi–channel Digital Marketing

 

HIGHEST WEBSITE VISITOR GROWTH

Arrow Digital & realestateView – Unreal Results in Realestate 

King Kong & Art Lovers – Making Waves in the Art Industry

King Kong & Heartful Diamonds – Bringing Diamond Painting Mainstream

Overdose Digital & Prana Chai – Road to Chai Prominence

Resolution Australia & ANZ – Invest & Protect SEO

Rocket Agency & Jameson’s Strata Management – Transforming Organic Growth For 7 Years Running

Supple – Scaling Organic Traffic on PokeWeakness

WME & Team Medical Supplies – From Flatlining to Exceptional Growth

 

BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – HEALTHCARE

HealthEngine – Australia's 360° Health Platform

Innovate Online & Dr Lanzer – Trimming The Fat (On SERPs)

StudioHawk & Southgate Medical – Someone Search A Doctor

WME & Team Medical Supplies – Building a Campaign with a Pulse

 

BEST USE OF DATA IN A SEARCH CAMPAIGN

Alpha Digital & Petbarn – Hyper–Relevant Search Marketing

King Kong & Heartful Diamonds – Bringing Diamond Painting Mainstream

Overdose Digital & Adore Beauty – Investigate, Analyse & Pivot to Organic Growth

Rocket Agency & Luna Park Sydney – Halloscream 6

StewArt Media & Allied Auto Online – Get Your Bearings with Upgraded Navigation

 

BEST BLOG

Croud & Thrifty Car Hire – Thrifty’s Road Tripping Blog

Hello Social – An Australian resource for brands, influencers & social media marketers

Lawpath – Providing All the Legal Information You Need in a Matter of Clicks

Salmat & Clark Rubber – Raising Clark Rubber's pool services to the surface

Sharesight – Sharesight Blog

 

BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – FINANCE

A.P. Web Solutions & Intuitive Finance – Doubling Traffic by Targeting Difficult Keywords

Bonfire & Fair Go Finance – Bridging the Data Gap

Digital Squad & Squirrel – Infinuty and Beyond!

Resolution Australia & ANZ – Invest & Protect SEO

 

BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – RETAIL

Innovate Online & Hairhouse – From Cheap To Luxury

Murmur & Melbourne City FC – use audience insight & strategic targeting to digitally drive growth

Online Marketing Gurus & Ally Fashion – Taking a Retailer From Zero to Hero Online

Overdose Digital – Driving Record Growth One Leg at a Time

Reload Media & ECO. Modern Essentials – How ECO. Modern Essentials Achieved Their Highest Revenue Month of All Time with Digital Advertising

Reload Media & The Sheet Society – Achieving a $1 Million Revenue Goal with the Power of Digital Advertising

Rocket Agency – Enabling 4Cabling with Smarter Shopping

StewArt Media & Allied Auto Online – Auto Parts Retailer Roadmaps Revenue Growth

 

BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – TRAVEL

Digital Squad & Escape Haven – NO TIME TO RETREAT

Living Online & Perth Central Caravan Park – Accommodation Bookings Taking Back Control

Online Marketing Gurus & Maldives Travel Connection – Travelling Above & Beyond in the name of Digital Marketing

Reprise & South Australian Tourism Commission – Growing organic traffic 79% YoY in peak travel season.

StudioHawk & SnowsBest – It Was Snow Joke!

 

BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – LEGAL SERVICES

Lawpath – Introducing a customer–centric approach to company formation

LegalVision – Digital Acquisition Strategy

Rocket Agency & Atkinson Vinden Lawyers – Persona based Legal Visibility

 

BEST MARKETING AGENCY

Alpha Digital

Croud

Innovate Online

Murmur Group

Online Marketing Gurus

StewArt Media

StudioHawk

WebSavvy

 

BEST ONLINE MARKETING CAMPAIGN – EDUCATION

eCLICKS & SAE Institute Australia – A New Record for August Open Day Registrations

Open Colleges – Rising from the ashes

StudioHawk & LearnMate – Higher Education

WebSavvy & Monarch Institute – Inspiring continued education through YouTube ads

 

BEST IN–HOUSE TEAM

Airtasker

King Kong

Koala

QSuper

Universal Store

 

BEST MARKETING COMMUNITY

Melbourne SEO Meetup

Prosperity Media’s Online Marketing Sydney Meetup & Conference

Search Marketing Professionals

The Recipe for SEO Success

 

YOUNG SEARCH PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

A.P. Web Solutions – Abrar Patel, Director

Brodie Clark Consulting – Brodie Clark, SEO Consultant

GlamCorner – Albert Mai, Head of Growth

LegalVision – Anthony Lieu, Head of Marketing

Overdose Digital – Daniel Hogben, SEO Specialist 

Reload Media – Ellen Bynge, Digital Marketing Consultant (PPC)

Reprise Digital – Mychal Whittle, Head of Owned Content Partnerships & Analytics

Resolution Australia – Avneet Gupta, SEO Manager

StudioHawk – Nik Ranger, Co-Head of Search

WebSavvy – Victoria Cullen, Head of Google Ads