Winner of ‘08 U.S. Presidential Election Best Internet Marketing –

Barack Obama’s internet marketing leads Democratic sweep of top three positions in Ten Golden Rules Ranking of Presidential Candidates Internet Marketing Report

Boca Raton, FL – August 07, 2007 - Ten Golden Rules, a search engine marketing and website design company, announced today that Barack Obama ranked No. 1 in the first 2008 United States Presidential Election Best Internet Marketing Report. The rating system is based on 13 components of internet advertising, search engine marketing and political website design.

The ranking of presidential candidate’s websites uses criteria such as search engine performance, viral marketing, social marketing, email marketing and Internet marketing for search engines. The top 6 candidates based on fundraising were scored on a ten point scale for 13 total criteria. The website led 5 of 13 categories including Alexa ranking (21,125th ranked site) MySpace friends (155,801), Twitter followers (3,829) links to the website (199,000) and generated incredible buzz from a YouTube video “I Got a Crush on Obama’.

“We used our proprietary internet performance evaluation to develop a Ranking of Presidential Candidates Internet Marketing Programs,” explained Jay Berkowitz, CEO of Ten Golden Rules. “The Obama campaign is generating incredible buzz for the candidate, and clearly the Democratic websites are far ahead of the Republican Candidates websites at this early stage in the campaign.”

Results of the 2008 United Sates Presidential Election Best Internet Marketing Report:

Barack Obama – 5.92
John Edwards – 5.85
Hillary Clinton – 5.54
John McCain – 4.62
Mitt Romney – 4.54
Rudy Giuliani – 3.7
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The 2008 Presidential election campaign has taken many different approaches to attracting voters. Online marketing for political campaigns has increased the demand for search engine marketing and political website designs.

About Ten Golden Rules:
Ten Golden Rules was founded in 2003 by Jay Berkowitz. The Florida web site marketing consultant specializes in strategic website marketing, internet marketing for search engines, internet advertising for business to consumer and business to business and online marketing for political campaigns. For more information please visit The 10 Golden Rules Internet Marketing Podcast is available at and on iTunes.

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