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It’s Raining (Awards) at Yes Marketing!

By Elyse DeVries
Content Specialist

Get out your umbrellas; it’s raining awards at Yes Marketing! April showers are bringing honors and we’re so jazzed to share the news with you. This month six clients were recognized for a total of 13 awards in three separate competitions and Yes Marketing was honored for our commitment to data security and consumer protection!


The Webby Awards

The Webby Awards, an annual competition presented by the Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences to honor the best in digital media, received 13,000 submissions from 70 countries for this year’s awards and guess who was chosen as a top five finalist in the Email Newsletter Category? Our client, Spartan! The Spartan Life Newsletter was tapped an official Webby Award Nominee in the Email Newsletter category. This is a huge honor! Check out the details for the entry and take a look at the actual newsletter creative HERE.


 Internet Advertising Competition 

The Web Marketing Association hosts the Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) each year to recognize outstanding online advertising in 96 industries and 9 online formats including, online ad, video, mobile, newsletter, email and social media. Our clients won a total of five awards this year in the following categories:

  • Lands’ End for Best Retail Email Message
  • Choice Hotels for Best Travel Online Newsletter Campaign,
  • Community Coffee Welcome Series for Outstanding Email Message Campaign,
  • Spartan Life Newsletter for Best of Show Online Newsletter Campaign AND Best Sports Online Newsletter Campaign. See the winning campaigns here.


Horizon Interactive Awards 

The 17th Annual Horizon Interactive Awards recognize the best web sites, videos, online advertising, print media, and mobile applications. Five of our clients were chosen for seven awards including:

  • Olive Garden - Gold Winner in Email Promotion. View award
  • Marriott Traveler – Gold Winner in Email Newsletter. View award
  • Spartan - Best of Category in Email Newsletter AND Bronze Winner in Advertising/Integrated Campaign. View award
  • Choice Hotels – Gold Winner in Email Promotion AND Gold Winner in Email Newsletter. View promotion award | View newsletter award
  • Lands’ End - Silver Winner in Email Promotion. View award


The OTA’s Annual Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll

The OTA’s (Online Trust Alliance) Annual Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll assesses nearly 1,200 organizations to recognize excellence in online consumer protection, data security, and responsible privacy practices. We’re proud that we have, once again, made it onto OTA’s Honor Roll for our commitment to making the internet a safer, more trustworthy place.

Still here? Oh Good! Thanks for listening to us crow about our good news. It’s safe to close your umbrellas now.

Content Specialist

Elyse DeVries

Elyse DeVries is a Content Specialist at Yes Marketing where she is responsible for developing content to educate and inspire marketers. For the past decade, she has been sharing her passion for marketing technology as a digital marketer in the B2B software and services industry. When she isn’t creating content, Elyse enjoys exploring the forests, mountains, and seaside towns of the Pacific Northwest and traveling overseas with her husband and daughter. A proud SciFi & Fantasy nerd, Elyse spends her free time gaming, reading geeky novels, and seeing each and every Marvel movie on opening day.