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Advance Local, the parent company of Advance Media New York, has achieved status as a 2022 Google Premier Partner – a designation that puts Advance among the top three percent of Google Partners in the country.

To qualify as a Premier Partner, a company must meet Google’s certification, performance and ad spend requirements. The company must demonstrate year-over-year advertising client growth, client retention, results-delivering product diversification beyond Search, measured by spending percentages in Display, Apps, Video and Shopping and investment in Google Ads or Google Marketing Platform.

“Congratulations to our Premier Partners for being among the top 3% of Google Partners in the United States. These companies stand out based on their commitment to developing product expertise, building new client relationships, and helping their current clients grow. We look forward to supporting them as they help their customers succeed online,” said Davang Shah, Senior Director, Google Ads Marketing.

The Google Partners program has undergone significant changes for 2022, including redefining what it means to be a Premier Partner through new, advanced program requirements and offering new Premier Partner benefits to support growth and success with Google Ads.

Advance Local is part of a select group of Premier Partners in the Google Partners program. This program is designed for advertising agencies and third parties that manage Google Ads accounts on behalf of other brands or businesses. Its mission is to empower companies by providing them with innovative tools, resources, and support to help their clients succeed and grow online.

“Advance Local’s designation as a Premier Partner is a testament to our goal of driving business impact for our clients through strategic and thoughtful digital marketing programs. Our mission at Advance Local is to strengthen and empower the communities we serve. As marketers, seeing how we can help our business community grow drives our teams to make sure we’re putting forth best in class digital marketing programs.”

As a Google Premiere Partner, Advance Local has access to 24-hour advanced Google Ads support, continuing education and monthly insights from Google on changing consumer behaviors and industry trends.