Internet Marketing Association Launches Certified Internet Marketer (CIM) Certification Program

San Clemente, CA – April 11, 2010 – The Internet Marketing Association has announced the launch of its new certification program that gives IMA members the opportunity to be recognized as a Certified Internet Marketer (CIM).

The certification program is available exclusively to IMA members. The certification process consists of a 25 multiple choice and seven essay questions covering business marketers’ knowledge in various sectors of Internet marketing including social media, website analytics, search engine optimization, current business marketing strategies, and contemporary issues including privacy and ethics.

The cost of the Certified Internet Marketer exam is $195.00, while association membership still stands at no cost. Upon passing the exam, CIMs will receive a certificate recognizing their knowledge and expertise.

Because IMA members come from a broad spectrum of organizations and disciplines, IMA offers a remarkable breadth of knowledge and experience to assist business professionals in achieving personal, professional and organizational goals. IMA members benefit from exclusive resources for comprehensive, timely information and perspectives along with the tools and connections to flourish in the marketing community.

About the Internet Marketing Association
The IMA is one of the most established Internet marketing professional groups in the world, with members in fields including sales, marketing, business leadership, programming, and creative development. The IMA provides a platform where proven Internet marketing strategies are demonstrated and shared to increase members’ value to their independent organizations.

 

Call for Entries — 2011 Internet Marketing Awards Hosted by the Internet Marketing Association (IMA)

The IMA has announced the call for entries for the 2011 Internet Marketing Awards recognizing the best work provided by companies from around the country and the world. The award nomination deadline is August 22, 2011.

March 1, 2011 – San Clemente, Calif. – The Internet Marketing Association has announced the call for entries for its 2011 Internet Marketing Awards, open to businesses and other organizations as nominated by members of the IMA. The Internet Marketing Awards will recognize the best use of Internet marketing in a wide range of categories. Entries must be received by midnight EDT on Aug. 22, 2011. The complete entry kit is available at www.imanetwork.org.

“The Internet Marketing Awards, now in its second year, brings together top professionals from a broad array of fields and types of organizations to honor those who have achieved a high level of success in the constantly and rapidly evolving online world,” said IMA Chairman Sinan Kanatsiz. “This will be a worldclass event with the most qualified speakers in a spectacular setting, the one-of-a-kind Aria Sky Villa overlooking the beautiful Las Vegas strip.”

Winners will be announced and receive trophies at the Internet Marketing Association Awards Gala hosted on Sept. 22, 2010, at the new Aria Hotel at CityCenter in Las Vegas. Fee for award nominations is $95 and includes admission to the Awards Gala. Event sponsors include CityCenter Las Vegas, University of California, Irvine and Knowledge Marketing.

About the Internet Marketing Association
The IMA is one of the most established Internet marketing professional groups in the world, with members in fields including sales, marketing, business leadership, programming, and creative development. The IMA provides a platform where proven Internet marketing strategies are demonstrated and shared to increase members’ value to their independent organizations.