Attributes of Award Winning Websites – A study of the 2010 WebAward winners and what made them successful

Attributes of Award Winning Websites – A study of the 2010 WebAward winners and what made them successful is a new study now available from the Web Marketing Association. Our goal is to provide the Web development community with insights into current industry trends by examining various aspects of websites selected as winners in the 2010 WebAward competition for website development and comparing them to those entries that were not selected as winners.

“We think this study will help give those developing websites important insights into industry development trends,” said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. “Since 2006, we have gathered demographic data on the sites entered. Whether you are in an agency or a corporate interactive marketing department, it is always difficult to benchmark your efforts and demonstrate to senior management and/or clients how your efforts compare. The results of this study will be one way to help accomplish that task.”

The study includes information on the following topics:
Target Audience
Development Platform,
Programming Platform,
Site Developer
Budget

The study also examines specific website features including:
Email Mailing List
RSS Feeds
Use of Flash
Live Chat
Use of Audio and Video
Inclusion of Banner Ads
Shopping Cart
Multiple Languages

To see what we found from the 1,092 sites submitted to the WebAwards in 2010 in our free 24 page Attributes of an Award Winning Website Study, please go to http://www.webaward.org/awardwinning_report.asp

To enter the 2011 WebAward competition for Website Development, please go to the WebAward.org Website.

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