Who’s Playing The 2010 Biggest Search Geek Contest?

The 2nd annual SMX Biggest Search Geek Contest, sponsored by Marin Software, is designed to recognize the most knowledgeable and capable experts in the field of search engine marketing. Here are some preliminary stats from the competition:

  • Search geeks on average are about 30 years old, with 5 years of SEM experience
  • Over 40% came to search marketing from another profession altogether—law, finance, biotech and even songwriting!
  • Over 25% of Search Geeks have an advanced degree
  • This year’s contest has seen a increase in the number of female geeks over last year, from 20% to 28%. Last year’s winner, Keri Morgret, is a woman.

Want to pit your wits against other search geeks? Winner will receive a free trip for two to SMX West, an award on stage presented by Danny Sullivan with nationwide recognition. Don’t delay—enter the “Biggest Search Geek” contest today!

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About The Author: (@CJSherman) is a Founding Editor of SearchEngineLand.com and President of Searchwise LLC, a Boulder Colorado based Web consulting firm. He also programs and co-chairs the Search Marketing Expo - SMX conference series.

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