“This may be the best training I have ever attended. The material was excellent and the trainer was outstanding.” Delta Communications

“Having the power of being able to say you are GoogleAdWords certified is huge from a credibility standpoint for our clients.” Sarasota Herald-Tribune

“We’ve already seen new revenue opportunities created and closed just days after certification.” Stephens Media

“I would recommend this program to all sales executives that are involved in selling digital.” Sandusky Newspaper and Radio Group

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Local advertisers will spend $5.8 billion on paid search in 2017. That’s more than 7% percent of the total amount spent on local online advertising. Are you capturing your share?

Maximize your ad share through our Google AdWords Certification-Training Program! Local Media Association can train your sales professionals to be experts in Google AdWords in no time at all. The certification trainer, Amie Stein, who produced this course is one of the best in the industry and has worked with and trained hundreds of sales professionals during her career. Participants are trained to take the Google-administered exams for final certification.

With the Google-approved certification your sales professionals will be in high-demand by local advertisers. As the Google experts they will be able to maximize search campaigns for clients and sell more of this in-demand service.

On-demand online training

For the first time, the program is now available on-demand via our e-learning platform. No need to wait for the live courses to be announced. Simply sign-up and start whenever you are ready. This training offers the flexibility to participate at your own pace and includes 13 online modules, complete with mock exams and study guides.


Cost for LMA members is $395. There are volume discounts if you have more than five participants. Need more information or have questions? Contact Peter Conti, Sales and Marketing Director, at 804-360-9434 or by email.