Enter to win a copy of Domains 360, A new book about the Fundamentals of Buying & Selling Domain Names by Peter Prestipino, Editor-in-Chief of Website Magazine.
To enter, visit the WMA Contest Page before Friday, September 23rd.
The Web Marketing Association’s MobileWebAwards competition is currently accepting entries and is looking for additional qualified judges to help adjudicate this year’s award program. This award program recognizes the individual and team achievements of Web professionals all over the world who create and maintain the best mobile websites and the best mobile applications. The Competition Web site is located at http://www.mobile-webaward.org and the deadline for entry is September 30, 2016.
To nominate yourself or someone within your organization, please complete the Judge’s Nomination Form. Mobile development professionals selected as judges will be contacted during the first week of October.
“Since 1997, the WebAwards have helped define the standards for website development. The MobileWebAwards are doing the same for responsive websites, mobile-specific websites and apps designed for mobile devices,” said William Rice, president of the Web Marketing Association. “Smartphones and tablet computer use continues to explode and companies are racing to be allow users to connect and interact with them using mobile devices. We are looking for individuals who have direct experience developing for the expanding mobile platform. Our judges must have an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in mobile development, an eye for a well-designed interface and the objectivity to score entries according to a predefined set of criteria”.
Judging for the MobileWebAwards will take place in Mid-October, 2016, and winners will be notified by e-mail one week prior to the general announcement of winners in December, 2016. Judges will consist of a select group of Internet advertising professionals with an in-depth understanding of the current state-of-the-art in mobile website design and mobile application development. Past competition judges have included top executives from leading corporations, institutions and media organizations such as Ogilvy Interactive, R/GA , Saatchi & Saatchi, Blattner Brunner, Sun Microsystems, National Cable & Telecom Association, Refinery, Euro RSCG, A&E Television Networks , New York Post Interactive, Ernst & Young , J. Walter Thompson, Xerox, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, and Aristotle.
Entries will be accepted in both the Mobile Website and the Mobile Application formats. Entries will be judged on seven criteria:
- Ease of Use
- Use of the medium
“Judging an award show like the MobileWebAwards is a great way to share your experience and expertise with the mobile development community, said Rice. “It is an honor and an important responsibility when you are chosen to participate as a judge. You are helping to set the standard for award winning advertising throughout the Web”.
The Web Marketing Association is pleased to announce the call for entries for its 5th annual international MobileWebAward competition. It recognizes the individual and team achievements of Web professionals all over the world who create and maintain outstanding mobile Websites and mobile applications. The deadline for entry in the 2016 MobileWebAwards is September 30, 2016. The entry form for this award program can be found at http://www.mobile-webaward.org.
“As Internet traffic from mobile devices is set to overtake desktop devices, it is becoming more critical than ever to have an effective online presence tailored to mobile devices.” said William Rice, president of the Web Marketing Association. “The goal of the MobileWebAwards is to both recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing some of the most effective mobile Web sites and mobile apps on the Internet. Whether a responsive website, mobile-specific website or a mobile app, our expert judges will select the best offerings in 96 industries.”
The MobileWebAwards were judged on seven criteria seen as requirements for a success mobile website or mobile app. They include Creativity, Impact, Design, Content, Interactivity, Ease of use and Use of the medium. Each mobile website or mobile app entry is judged against other entries of the same format in its industry category and then against an overall standard of excellence.
This year’s top awards will include:
- A “Best of Industry” MobileWebAward will be given in each of the 96 industry categories, including financial services, medical, small business, travel, advertising, transportation and government.
- The competition’s highest honor, the 2016 MobileWebAward “Best of Show,” will be given to the one best mobile website and one best mobile app that the judges believe represents the pinnacle of outstanding achievement in Web development.
- The Web Marketing Association will also recognize the interactive agency winning the most awards in the competition with the “Top Interactive Agency” WebAward.
- Each organization that wins 5 or more MobileWebAwards will be awarded an Outstanding Mobile Interactive Developer trophy.
Last year’s top awards winners were:
WSI won Best of Show Mobile Website for Lastejaam, which also was recognized as Best Family Mobile Website. Lastejaam provides an easy library of children’s TV shows and games provided by the Estonian Public Broadcasting company.
FreshDirect won Best of Show Mobile Application for FreshDirect iPhone App, which also was awarded Best Food Industry Mobile Application. This app allows individuals to order groceries online today for delivery tomorrow.
TopSpot Internet Marketing was named Top Interactive Agency for the 2015 MobileWebAwards competition. They received 6 awards, including: Best Small Business Mobile Website, Best Medical Mobile Website, Best Construction Mobile Website, Best Sports Mobile Website, Best Catalog Mobile Website, and an Outstanding Mobile Website Award.
Judging for the 2016 MobileWebAwards will take place in October and winners are expected to be announced in late December. Judges will consist of a select group of Internet professionals who have direct experience designing and managing mobile Websites,–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. Past WebAward judges have included top executives from leading organizations such as A&E Television Networks, Agency.com, BGT Partners, Worldwide, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Comedy Central, Disney, Euro RSCG, Ion Global, J. Walter Thompson, John Deere Company, New York Post Interactive, Organic, Inc., Refinery, R/GA, Saatchi & Saatchi, SAP, Starwood Hotels, Sun Microsystems, Warner Bros. Online, Xerox and Website Magazine.
The 2016 MobileWebAwards are sponsored by the following leading organizations: Website Magazine, PR.com, Small Army Creative Services, VerticalResponse, EContent Magazine, ad:tech conferences, SEO Inc, and Cranberry Radio. The Web Marketing Association thanks these companies for their commitment to the entire online marketing community.
About the MobileWebAwards
The Web Marketing Association’s 5th annual MobileWebAwards are based upon the success of its long running international WebAward Competition for Website Development and the Internet Advertising Competition. All Web Marketing Association award programs 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 entry.
NetFinance Interactive 2016
November 29 – December 1, 2016
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Carlsbad, CA
The event for Financial Services executives, NetFinance Interactive is the one-stop shop for digital and multi-channel thought leaders. It’s an event where you’ll learn, gain inspiration and find solutions for your business – all while building lasting relationships. This year, we’ll have topics covering the full spectrum digital success from online marketing and mobile to customer acquisition and retention strategies. At NetFinance, we aim to spark new insights for you so if you have a challenge, we’ve got you covered.
For more info, go to http://netfinanceint.wbresearch.com/
The 4th Annual Digital Marketing Exchange has once again raised the bar with cutting-edge content led by the companies you want to hear from! Our invitation-only event presents speakers paving the way of digital transformation, delivering leading practices and dialogue-driven debate on key topics of interest. Our exclusive group includes digital marketing leaders from companies such as The NY Times, Zappos, Kiehl’s, AT&T, Adore Me, Brown-Forman and much more! Event will take place September 18-20, in San Diego, California. Click here to request an invitation.
The Web Marketing Association supports a number of industry conferences that we feel are worthy of our members attentions. One such conference is eTail East, August 15 – 18, 2016 at the The Sheraton in Boston.
eTail is at the cutting edge of multi-channel and eCommerce. At eTail, inspiration meets innovation. Experience electric keynotes and tailored networking in the heart of historic Boston. Learn more at: http://etaileast.wbresearch.com
We hope to see you there.
The Web Marketing Association’s 20th annual international WebAward competition for website development is giving you a second chance.
This premier website recognition program has extended its entry deadline to June 10th. So you have two additional weeks to submit what might be the best website in 98 different industries. Its easy to enter and feels great when you win!
If you have already entered, June 10th is also the final day to edit your entries before they are sent to our expert judges.
Enter today at http://www.WebAward.org
It comes down to this:
You want to be recognized for your outstanding web development work. The 20th annual WebAward Competition recognizes the best websites in
96 different industries.
If you’ve already entered, your work will be reviewed by independent Internet professionals that will judge your site on seven different criteria and provide feedback that can help direct future development.
If you have not yet entered, it’s easy and now is the time to fix
The deadline for entering this year’s WebAward Competition is
Tuesday, May 31st. That means you only have one more week to enter or
you’ll miss out on this outstanding marketing opportunity.
Enter today at http://www.WebAward.org
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