Kim Kolb of HighTouch is Now Inbound Marketing Certified

July 08, 2009

CAMBRIDGE, MA—HighTouch Marketing & Design (http://www.hightouchweb.com), a leading web design and internet marketing firm for small businesses, announced today that Kim Kolb has been certified as an Inbound Marketer by Inbound Marketing University (http://www.inboundmarketing.com).

To become a certified inbound marketer, Kolb had to complete 10 live webinar classes and one review session taught by the following inbound marketing professors: Chris Brogan (New Marketing Labs), Brian Carroll (InTouch), Mack Collier (MarketingProfs), Rand Fishkin (SEOmoz), Eric Groves (Constant Contact), Ann Handley (MarketingProfs), Jeanne Hopkins (MarketingExperiments), Lee Odden (Top Rank Online Marketing), David Meerman Scott (New Rules of Marketing & PR), Marshall Sponder (Monster.com), Elyse Tager (Silicon Valley AMA) and Mike Volpe (HubSpot).

The program concluded with a comprehensive inbound marketing certification exam held on June, 22, 2008 and the results were announced today. There were 5,000 marketers enrolled in the program and only 500 were certified. "We feel that inbound marketing is the future...it's not a fad and it's not going away, said Kolb. "In order to stay competitive and keep delivering the highest quality services to our clients, we need to evolve and stay involved with inbound marketing."

"We view this as a very important milestone in our company and will look to form strategic partnerships with other inbound marketing firms and software companies," said Kolb.

Inbound Marketing University is hosted on http://www.inboundmarketing.com, a new online community created by HubSpot (http://www.hubspot.com) for those interested in the growing industry of inbound marketing.

About InboundMarketing.com

InboundMarketing.com is a destination site and online community for anyone interested in the concept of "inbound marketing," marketing focused on getting found by customers. InboundMarketing.com brings together all stakeholders who are involved in the growing industry of inbound marketing in order to learn, share knowledge and build relationships. InboundMarketing.com is hosted and moderated by HubSpot, Inc.

About HighTouch

Marketing and designing world-class web sites is what HighTouch does best—and they serve their clients by staying current on new ideas, being receptive to client needs, and responsive to whatever service is needed to help their clients succeed. HighTouch considers themselves mentors, as much as they are experts—and enjoy they teaching their clients how to leverage inbound marketing and technology to make their businesses more competitive and successful.

Over the years, HighTouch has gathered a sizable Internet client base and a solid reputation for excellent customer service.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT

Dave Kolb
President & CEO
www.hightouchweb.com/contact

(719) 573-0084

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