We just became the FIRST & ONLY Google Adwords Certified Partner in Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, TX and Tulsa OK. (verified 5.1.10)
The program rolled out on Monday April 26th and by Thursday we had our new badge.
As of today there is only ONE Certified Partner in Dallas, TX and NONE in Austin, Houston, San Antonio or Tulsa. We have Virtual offices in all cities, with two physical offices in Dallas, Tx.
Google announced they are retiring the old “Google Authorized Company” program for this more robust and stringent partner status. The old badge looks like this:
So if you are looking for a paid search agency, look for the Certified Partner badge – which MUST link to their page so you can verify they aren’t just borrowing the image from someone.
Qualifications include – at least one employee must pass both fundamentals and advanced exam, must manage at least $10k/mo over 90 days (we’ve managed nearly $1 million over 90 days).