SEO is one of the fastest growing Internet media channels today. The first annual SEO World Championship is aimed to highlight the advantages of SEO surrounding the advertising community and help sustain the technical development within optimization. The main challenge of this contest is for a website to rank as high as possible on the organic search engine results on all 3 search engines (Google, Yahoo and MSN). The winner will be determined based on an average ranking between the selected search engines. The prices including a car for the 1st place, and a Caribbean cruise for the 2nd runner up. The Keyphrase to optimize for is "globalwarming awareness2007".
SEO World Championship Rules.
- Site must include either a SEO World Championship text link or a banner. (The banner may be linked or not linked)
- Valid contact information must be found on the site, E-mail is preferred.
- Your official domain must be registered the same day or after January the 15th 2007.(All domains registered before the 15th of January 2007 will not qualify for the competition, no record of the domain is allowed. See archive.org)
- Website will not use SEO methods which are clearly not approved by Search Engine Guidelines for example: doorway pages, etc. See Google webmaster Guidelines. (Any participant ignoring the Google webmaster guidelines will not qualify for a prize)
The current top contender for the keywords in Google is Globalwarming-Awareness2007.com, a site by an Italian SEO team which showcases some contest shirts.