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How can we earn Specialist Challenge Certificate?

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How can we earn Specialist Challenge Certificate? Our Agency has 3 certified individuals and partner badge. We also would like to know how can we get premier partner badge?

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How can we earn Specialist Challenge Certificate?

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Hi Helen,

 

The Specialist Challenge was last operated in Q3 2016 and there was not one in 2017. The Specialist Challenge was a special certificate for individuals to earn showing that all available AdWords certifications were earned. This means that the person earned Fundamentals, Display, Search, Mobile, Video and Shopping. It is encouraged that all professionals that utilize AdWords for clients go ahead and earn these now, without the Specialist Challenge since, at this time, we have no information to present about it for 2018.

 

Exams, certifications and training is moving to the Academy for Ads platform, which you can access here. This is where you will want to stay connected to in order to learn about any movements with certifications like the Specialist Challenge. In the next few weeks exams and certs will be fully migrated to Academy for Ads and no longed presented at Google Partners. Academy for Ads is open now for complete usage. 

 

Earning and maintaining the Premier Partner badge is much like being a badged Google Partner... but amplified greatly. When your agency is at the level to be qualified for it, the agency will be contacted by Google Partners. You can use this information to learn more about the general requirements, although the specifics and fine details are not available publicly. 

 

Kind Regards,

 

James

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Google My Business & Google Ads Top Contributor
Google Partner | GYBO Agency | Local Guide | My Profile


 


 


 

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How can we earn Specialist Challenge Certificate?

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Hi Helen,

 

The Specialist Challenge was last operated in Q3 2016 and there was not one in 2017. The Specialist Challenge was a special certificate for individuals to earn showing that all available AdWords certifications were earned. This means that the person earned Fundamentals, Display, Search, Mobile, Video and Shopping. It is encouraged that all professionals that utilize AdWords for clients go ahead and earn these now, without the Specialist Challenge since, at this time, we have no information to present about it for 2018.

 

Exams, certifications and training is moving to the Academy for Ads platform, which you can access here. This is where you will want to stay connected to in order to learn about any movements with certifications like the Specialist Challenge. In the next few weeks exams and certs will be fully migrated to Academy for Ads and no longed presented at Google Partners. Academy for Ads is open now for complete usage. 

 

Earning and maintaining the Premier Partner badge is much like being a badged Google Partner... but amplified greatly. When your agency is at the level to be qualified for it, the agency will be contacted by Google Partners. You can use this information to learn more about the general requirements, although the specifics and fine details are not available publicly. 

 

Kind Regards,

 

James

____________________________________________________________
Google My Business & Google Ads Top Contributor
Google Partner | GYBO Agency | Local Guide | My Profile