It gives me great pleasure to announce that we have First Person who is Certified as Google AdWord Partner. Mudassar Saeed Khan is an SEO and Online Marketing professional from Islamabad who has achieved this feat. It is strange that we have so many Firms claiming to do digital marketing and still did not have a certified AdWord partner, But nothing to take away from this young gentleman who has reached there first.
Here is a description of what a AdWord Certified partner is.
Google AdWords Certified Partners are online marketing professionals, agencies, and other individuals – such as search engine marketers (SEMs), search engine optimizers (SEOs), and marketing consultants – who currently manage or want to manage AdWords accounts.
Also covered on Daily Dawn on May 16th
An online marketing professional from Islamabad, Mudassar Saeed Khan, has become Google’s first certified advertising partner in Pakistan. Badar Khushnood, country manager of Google-Pakistan confirmed the information. This Google AdWords Certified Partner status is awarded by Google to an individual or company which has individually passed a minimum of two Google certification exams or have an employee who has passed this exam illustrating practical expertise in managing accounts. In addition to this, individual or company must have managed at least $10,000 advertising spend over 90 days period. Mudassar Saeed Khan, who works for an IT firm, told Dawn: “I am very happy to achieve this status and am looking forward to help other Pakistani individuals and companies to get them recognised in this specialised area of online marketing.” — Staff Reporter