The countdown has started for the 2007 WebAwards
as entries are accepted until May 31st 2007.
The Web Marketing Association is looking for the best websites in 96 industries. If you know someone who deserves an award in any of those categories, you can submit the entry right now.
There are many new entries already and more are coming in. The list of categories is impressive.
But right now here is the complete press release from the Web Marketing Association.
The Web Marketing Association is now accepting entries into its 11th annual international WebAward Competition. The WebAwards is the standards-defining competition that sets industry benchmarks and recognized the best web sites in 96 industries. The deadline for entry is May 31, 2007 and the WebAward Web site is located at www.webaward.org.
“Even the most amazing web sites remain invisible without the proper recognition,” said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. “The WebAward competition not only recognizes the best web sites on the Internet today, but our participants get valuable feedback from our experts judges to help make their web site better in the future”.
The WebAwards competition judges website entries on seven criteria: design, innovation, content, use of technology, interactivity, copywriting and ease of use. Participants receive not only their score for each criteria, but the average for their industry and the overall WebAwards to provide them benchmarks for their own web development efforts.
Participants in the 2007 WebAwards will receive:
• An independent evaluation of their Website
• Valuable feedback to help benchmark your efforts and it relationship to its industry.
• A free copy of the 2008 Internet Standards Assessment Report when published
If your site wins a WebAward, you will also get:
• A beautiful image plaque or certificate of achievement to display proudly
• Higher visibility for your company
• A great marketing opportunity to promote your site to the media
• Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
• Best of Industry winners will also receive a free press release distributed by PRWeb.
Judges are leading Internet professionals that are selected from hundreds of nominations every year. They volunteer their time and talent to help improve the standard of excellence of Web development. Most judges have participated in the WebAwards for several years.
Judging for the 2006 WebAwards will take place in June through August, with winners announced in September. Judges will consist of a select group of Internet professionals who have direct experience designing and managing Web sites, including members of the media, interactive creative directors, site designers, content providers and webmasters, with an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in Web site development and technology.
The WMA’s WebAward competition is the only major award program to provide in-depth, quantitative analysis of results that help entrants develop standards of excellence for future innovation. The aggregated results of each WebAward competition are published in the annual Internet Standards Assessment Report which will be provided to each participant.
To enter, go to www.webaward.org and create a free nominator account. The deadline is May 31,2007 so don't wait, enter today!
So login to the 2007 WebAwards
cast your vote and submit your favorite site on the web. There is a wide list of categories to look for. You can even submit your own blog to the competition. This is a great way to find great new sites from around the world. Check it out as winners will be declared later this year.
This message was sponsored by the 2007 WebAwards.