Bing Agency Awards: Diversity & Inclusion Champion of the Year
Merkle was awarded Diversity & Inclusion Champion of the Year for being the agency or technology partner to demonstrate the strongest commitment to diversity and inclusion, both in the day-to-day, as well as through specific activities and initiatives.
The Forrester Wave™: Customer Database and Engagement Agencies, Q2 2018
Forrester Research, Inc., an independent research firm, ranked Merkle as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Customer Database and Engagement Agencies, Q2 2018.
All awards & recognition
US Search Awards 2014
Merkle RKG has been honored with a US Search Award for Best Use of PR in a Search Campaign for its work with JetBlue’s Fare Options initiative. The program launched a PR search campaign to support JetBlue’s image following the announcement that they would no longer provide a free first checked bag. Merkle RKG used paid search ads to dominate the SERP by launching a campaign with appropriate keyword coverage, geo-targeting, and bidding to ensure top positions on all devices and running informative ad copy in the JetBlue brand voice. Most notably, this is the second consecutive US Search Award win for the agency, which also took home an award in 2014 for the Best Local Campaign in Search. Merkle RKG was also shortlisted for the Best Use of Search-Finance category for its work with CAN Capital.
Inc. Hire Power Awards
The Inc. Hire Power Awards recognize the private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past three years. Merkle RKG was ranked among these top job creators in the advertising & marketing industry in the US, and it was the highest ranking full-service search and digital agency in the list.
Merkle RKG has been recognized by Inc. magazine for being one of the fastest-growing private companies in America and has landed a place on the Inc. 5000 list for four separate years. Merkle RKG was most recently recognized for its superior services including PPC, SEO, social media marketing, comparison shopping and feed management, display advertising and multichannel attribution management services, as well as its 3-Year Growth Rate of 282% in 2014.
2014 Stevie Awards
At the 12th Annual American Business Awards, Merkle’s marketing program, the 2013 Marketing Imperatives took top honors in the Marketing Campaign of the Year category for Corporate Reputation and Professional Services. This is the second consecutive Stevie win for the agency, which took home a bronze in 2013 for its inaugural 2012 Marketing Imperatives campaign. Marketers can learn more about the Marketing Imperatives in Merkle’s 2014 version, Marketing Imperatives — The Rise of the Platform Marketer.
Advertising Age Agency Report Rankings
In the Agency Report issue of Advertising Age, Merkle was recognized for its rapid growth. Accolades include: Fastest Growing Top 20 US Agency from All Disciplines 17th Largest US Digital Agency Network 10th Largest and Fastest Growing CRM/Direct Marketing Network in the World 10th Largest and Fastest Growing Search Marketing Agency 7th Largest US CRM/Direct Marketing Network Top 25 US Mobile Agency (Ranked 19th) Top 50 Agency in the World (Ranked 22nd) Largest US Agencies from All Disciplines (Ranked 20th)
Forrester Loyalty Tech Wave 2019
Forrester Research, Inc., an independent research firm, ranked Merkle as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Loyalty Technology Platforms, Q2 2019.
Loyalty360 Top Ten Award
The Top 10 Awards are awarded based on a variety of criteria. These include award submissions; association involvement; impactful articles, interviews, and features; analyst briefs; technology assessments from internal analysts; and peer feedback on each of the brands, suppliers, and individuals that submitted. All elements were judged by a panel comprised of the Loyalty360 editorial staff, internal analysts, and a group of select Loyalty360 awards judges.