Boston, MA, March 20, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- The Web Marketing Association is looking for the best advertising Websites in the world as part of their 21st annual international WebAward Competition for Web site development at the WebAward Web site
. The WebAwards is the standards-defining competition that sets benchmarks for 96 industries, including advertising, design and marketing web sites, based on the seven criteria of a successful Web site. The deadline for advertising web sites to enter to be judged is May 31, 2017.
“The advertising industry is very competitive when it comes to Web development and companies can benefit from the independent evaluation of their online efforts,” said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. “Advertising websites need to balance their wish to show off creativity and capability via their webs design with the equally important need to inform prospects and clients.” Increasingly awards have been added to new business pitches to demonstrate third party validation of skills and to increase creative credibility to prospective clients.
All advertising entrants benefit from receiving valuable feedback in terms of their specific scores compared against the average scores for their industry. They also may receive specific comments from the WebAward’s professional judging panel on their Web site development efforts.
Winners of a WebAward in the advertising and marketing categories will also receive:
· Handsome statue or certificate of achievement
· Increased visibility for their company
· Marketing opportunity to promote the company website to the media
· Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
· A highlight for your resume.
· Admiration of peers, friends and co-workers
Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best Advertising Website and Best Marketing Website based on the scores submitted by the competition judges.
Recent winners of the Best Advertising Web Site
2016 – TMP Worldwide for TMP Worldwide Website
2015 – MediaMath for Marketing's Big Moment
2014 – The Engine is Red for The Engine is Red Website
2013 – LIQWID for LIQWID
2012 - Venables Bell & Partners for Slim Jim's Center for Spice Loss
2011 - Corey McPherson Nash for Corey McPherson Nash Website
2010 – Metia for Mass Effect 2 Silverlight Campaign
Recent winners of the Best Design Web site
2016 – Torchbox for Museum of London
2014 – Ideas On Purpose for United Technologies Corporation Web Site
2013 – SapientNitro for Palms.com Redesign
2012 – Valtech for Normann Copenhagen
2011 – Activeark for Marimekko.com
2010 – H2O Associates for Tom Hoch Design Web site
Recent winners of the Best Marketing Web site
2016 – Ferrero-Tic Tac for Tic Tac Minions Sweepstakes Website
2014 – R2integrated for R2integrated Website
2013 – WebbMason for Rebranding for Interactive Success: WebbMason
2012 – UrbanDaddy for UrbanDaddy + Herradura Mixology Battle Royale (which also won Best of Show 2012)
2011 – IQ for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
2010 – Physicians Interactive for Physicians Interactive Corporate Website
Advertising related Websites can be entered into consideration for the 2017 Best Advertising Website and other related WebAwards at the WebAward Website
The 2017 WebAwards are sponsored by the following leading organizations: PR.com, EContent Magazine, iContact ad:tech conferences, Cranberry Radio, and Website Magazine. The Web Marketing Association thanks these companies for their commitment to the entire online marketing community.
About the WebAwards
The Web Marketing Association
was founded in 1997 to help define the standard of excellence for online marketing. Our internationally known award programs, such as WebAward Competition for Website Development, Internet Advertising Competition and the MobileWebAwards, recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing the most effective online marketing programs on the Internet today. Entrants benefit from assessment of their marketing efforts by a professional judging panel and the marketing opportunities presented by being recognized as an award-winning web developer.