The inaugural Certified Publishing Partner 2016 Summer Challenge launched in July 2016 to identify and recognize Certified Publishing Partners who show significant dedication and expertise in mobile, customer service, and innovation. Please join us in congratulating our three winning partners:
Customer Satisfaction Award Winner: AdThrive, USA
About the award: This award recognizes the partner who demonstrates outstanding overall quality of customer service for publishers.
Why AdThrive: AdThrive specializes in helping bloggers monetize their sites so that they can focus on blogging. According to our latest customer satisfaction survey, AdThrive scored 95/100. In addition to being able to deliver expected results for the publishers, AdThrive treats publishers in a way they are valued and has knowledgeable, friendly and approachable staff. This is a prime example of putting publisher’s needs first and delivering tangible results in an efficient and scalable way.
Congratulations to the AdThrive team!
Mobile Champion Award Winner: WOSO, China
About the award: This award recognizes the partner who demonstrates strong expertise in helping publishers capture mobile opportunities with strong user experiences and effective monetization.
Why WOSO: We believe that Certified Publishing Partners should take the lead in helping publishers of all sizes in various markets successfully adapt to a mobile first environment. Our 2016 winner WOSO has done exactly that. They are a leading pioneer in China's online advertising and SEM, WOSO, and in Q3 2016 during the Summer Challenge, they helped publishers achieve a significant year over year growth in driving mobile web monetization. Way to go WOSO!
Business Innovation Award Winner: Ezoic, USA
About the award: This award recognizes innovations that drive real business impact and challenge the status quo. We continually encourage our partners to develop differentiating value-add services and solutions.
Why Ezoic: We received more than 20 submissions for this award showing the breadth of innovation that our partners are bringing to publishers. Our 2016 winner, Ezoic, specializes in automated testing platform for content publishers. In 2016 they launched Ad Tester, a machine learning based solution designed to optimize user experience and ad earnings at the same time.
We look forward to many more innovations from Ezoic in the future.
Thank you to all of the Summer Challenge participants and congratulations to the winning partners!
Posted by Sean Meng,
Global Program Lead, Google’s Certified Publishing Partner Program
About Google Certified Publishing Partnerships:
A Certified Publishing Partner can help when you don’t want to do it alone. Our publishing partners handle everything from setting up to optimizing and maintaining ads, so you’re free to spend more time publishing content on your site. Using Google best practices, our publishing partners are adept at maximizing performance and earnings with AdSense, DoubleClick Ad Exchange, and DoubleClick for Publishers. For more information, visit our website.