San Francisco, CA, December 11, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- SynthaSite, the leading do-it-yourself free Web site builder, today announced the finalists in its global “Best Of SynthaSite” contest. The company’s first community competition received more than 1,000 entries from around the world and now it’s up to the public to help determine the winning sites.
Any individual, organization or company who built a site using SynthaSite could enter. The top five finalists in two categories – Business and Personal - were selected by a panel of SynthaSite judges who evaluated each site for focused purpose, visual appeal and innovative use of widgets. Finalists are listed below and can also be viewed at http://bestof.synthasite.com/. Each viewer can only vote once and voting is open December 9-31.
The “Best Of SynthaSite” winner in each category will be rewarded with: $1,000 USD; a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) lesson with SynthaSite CEO Vinny Lingham; and the Best SynthaSite logo, which can be used for promotional opportunities. SynthaSite will also honor the winner by featuring the Web site in the company newsletter and including it in SynthaSite CEO Vinny Lingham’s blog. The winner in each category will be announced in January.
SynthaSite’s Business Site Finalists:
The Wardrobe Studio -- http://www.thewardrobestudio.co.za
Digital Magic Studio Bloemfontein -- http://www.digitalmagic.synthasite.com
Cosmic Sensorium -- http://www.CosmicSensorium.com
Sovonex International -- China Product Sourcing http://www.sovonex.com
Word/noise Creative Studios -- http://www.wordnoise.com
SynthaSite’s Personal Site Finalists:
Codnor and District Local History and Heritage -- http://www.codnor.info
Forty-something -- http://www.forty-something.com
Grace Hu-Morley -- http://gracehm.com
Building Windmills EduTech -- http://edutech.synthasite.com
Camp Pendleton Team Handball -- http://cpteamhandball.com
Details: For more information, including voting, official rules, and deadlines, please visit: http://bestof.synthasite.com/
Social Media Links:
· Vinny Lingham’s Blog: http://www.vinnylingham.com/
· SynthaSite’s Blog: http://blog.synthasite.com/
· SynthaSite’s Twitter Feed: http://twitter.com/Synthasitehelp
· Vinny Lingham’s TechCrunch Elevator Pitch: http://pitches.techcrunch.com/pitch/122-synthasite
SynthaSite is at the forefront of the Web 2.0 movement, offering a free Web site creation tool that empowers everyday users and small businesses to easily create professional quality Web sites. SynthaSite’s intuitive drag and drop technology enables users to easily incorporate a variety of widgets including YouTube videos, Google Gadgets, PayPal Widgets and many more without needing to leave SynthaSite or see any html code. Privately-held SynthaSite, backed by Reinet Fund, is the recipient of numerous industry accolades including The Industry Standard 100 and a Fast Company Fast 50 Reader Favorite. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. For additional information, please visit www.synthasite.com or call 415-227-0250.