As the year draws to a close and we are all thinking about family, friends, and winding down for the holidays, it's time to reflect on the past year. 2012 threw us quite a few curve balls but as usual we came together to overcome all the challenges that arose as best we could. Perhaps no more challenging was when Hurricane Sandy hit NYC and we had to run the business remotely for almost two weeks while executing on disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
Of course, working in such a fast-moving industry where change and innovation occur daily, the major test is maintaining our reputation for bringing you the most current information on how to manage, adapt, and grow your business online.
With almost 200 contributors at ClickZ and Search Engine Watch who provide how-to information and walk-throughs of the latest technology, as well as our faculty of speakers and trainers at SES Conference & Expo and ClickZ Academy, we're lucky there's no shortage of talent. And let's not forget our full-time team of professional journalists who add outstanding industry reporting on a daily basis.
For this, we are fortunate to be rewarded with such loyalty and support from our readers, conference attendees, advertisers, and sponsors. So, we want to offer our most sincere Thank You for your contributions and feedback.
It's because of this great rapport we have that ClickZ, Search Engine Watch, and SES Conference & Expo have managed to remain three of the most trusted brands in the field when it comes to education, training, and industry news.
2013 is going to be an even more spectacular year for innovation in digital marketing. As people and companies change the way they consume media and create and share content, brand new opportunities will emerge. And we'll be there, as ever, at the forefront reporting on these new industry developments and technologies.
For now, take a break and enjoy the comfort of friends and family. But also remember those less fortunate, like those in Connecticut whose hearts have been broken and will be missing the joy and laughter of treasured loved ones this holiday season. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.
On behalf of the entire team at Incisive Media in New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Mumbai, we wish you all the very best for the coming new year. May it be prosperous, safe, and peaceful for everyone!
Managing Director, Incisive Media
Publishing Director - Interactive Marketing, Incisive Media
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