Web Marketing Association’s choice of the best web sites
Most recently, the WMA (Web Marketing Association) announced the acceptance of entries in support of its 16th international WebAward competitions held yearly. The Web Awards serve to diversify standards defining competitiveness in the web industry benchmarks, which focuses on 7 key factors of a thriving website. The competition identifies the team and independent web expert achievements worldwide. In particular, this elevates those dominant in outstanding performance and website creativity. The deadline to submit an entry to enter the competition is scheduled for airing on May 31, 2012. In order to complete an entry form, and review the list of previous winners, visit the website www.webaward.org.
The Web Awards exist to appreciate organizations and people who have produced exceptionally dynamic websites in cyberspace, while providing constructive feedbacks to entrants about quality performance when compared to others in the industry. As stated by William Rice, the WMA’s (Web Marketing Association’s) president, the Web Awards enable society to value webmasters of excellence in the website industry. In particular, some people might misinterpret what the event is all about, as people consider it a beauty contest specially, but expert judges of the panel participate to assess the all-inclusive interactive experience and prize the websites deemed to be the industry’s best. The seven aspects of websites arbitrated to include content, copy-writing, design, technology, accessibility and interactivity, therefore, earning a numeric score on overall quality in all these areas.
Each entry for the WebAward is compared with various entries and assessed to determine the most excellent masterwork. When entrants achieve valuable Web Awards feedback, they can benefit from improved reputation and worldwide recognition.
The categories to be awarded at the 2012 Web Awards include:
The trophy for “Best of Industry” is provided in ninety-six industry categories, involving travel, government, financial services, advertising, medical, transportation and small business.
The “Best of Show” 2012 WebAward honor is the highlight of the competition and is achieved by the website developer or a team that dominates the competition. The WebAward “Top Interactive Agency” honor recognizes the most collaborative agency, earning the highest score in this particular area.
Annually, some corporations and various agencies’ progress in multiple categories, thus enabling the achievement of different awards, based on performance. This year the WMA Web Awards will provide individual organizations achieving 10 trophies or more with an award for each “Outstanding Interactive Developer.” The twelve-monthly Web Marketing Association WebAwards anticipates the competition will run its course from June to August, and the announcement of winners will be highlighted in September.