Over the past 15 years, Media Link, Inc. has developed a professional track record of serving local and regional businesses through effective and budget-friendly marketing, PR and advertising campaigns. Media Link, Inc. is a woman-owned small business with a number of key accomplishments demonstrating our commitment to excellence.
Media Link is a Proud Google Partner
Our official Google Partner status demonstrates our strong performance in managing Google Search, Display and YouTube. We stay up to date with trends, participate in training sessions and manage our campaigns as cost effectively as possible. We maintain this status by adjusting bids, targeting and researching keywords several times a week. This guarantees your money is well spent at any time.
To join the Google Partners program, companies and their staff must demonstrate specific skills and capacities:
- Pass Google AdWords tests and get certified
- Meet AdWords minimum spend requirements
- Prove agency and client revenue growth
- Sustain and grow client base
Benefits of being a Google Partner include access to Google’s events, trainings, industry research and product updates. We also receive access to Google Partners Community, Google’s promotional offers and are able to signal expertise and experience in using Google AdWords products.
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Media Link Developed its Own Proprietary Software
In August 2011, Media Link launched its own proprietary media buying software, Media Link Software™. We began offering this new software option to other advertising agencies and media buyers nationwide. According to Nielsen Media Research, our web-based media buying software marks the first time an advertising firm has created a user-designed platform for media buying incorporating Nielsen TV and Radio ratings. Media Link Software™ represents a significant advance from the systems now leading the market. Our technology quickly and accurately sifts through Nielsen data to more accurately project ratings and provide media buyers a distinct advantage in the negotiation process.
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2014 Honoree of the Quad Cities Chamber’s Small Business Excellence Award
Applicants are judged based on their display of innovation, leadership and community involvement, as well as their history and organizational culture.
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2011 and 2016 Recipient of Rock Island’s Hard Hat Award
Rock Island’s annual Hard Hat Awards honor people who left their mark on the city. From million dollar investments to seemingly minor improvements, the Hard Hat Awards honor business owners and community leaders putting the money and hard work into making Rock Island a better city.
2015 ATHENA Award Nominee
Presented annually by chambers of commerce, women’s organizations and universities, the ATHENA Leadership Award is established through local host organizations in partnership with ATHENA International’s underwriters, local businesses and
individual sponsors. Nominations are solicited, and an ATHENA sculpture is awarded to an individual in the community who:
- Has achieved the highest level of professional excellence
- Contributes time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community
- Actively assists others, particularly women, in realizing their full leadership potential
2013 Winner of the NDIA’s Illinois Small Business Award
The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is America’s leading Defense Industry association promoting national security. It is a non-partisan, non-profit association headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. The Iowa-Illinois Chapter provides geographic coverage for Iowa and the western 1/3 of Illinois, furthering the national objectives and policies. Each year, SBA’s Illinois District Office honors small businesses and small business advocates for their contributions to Illinois’ economy and society.
2016 PR Network Member of the Year
PR Network of the Quad Cities recognizes a current member who honors outstanding accomplishments in the fields of marketing and public relations in the Quad Cities.
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