Best General Interest Websites
Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best General Interest web site as part of the annual WebAward Competition. Since 1997, the WebAwards are recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world.
Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve while receiving valuable independent feedback on your development efforts.
Best General Interest websites are selected by judges who review the entered websites using the seven criteria below:
- Ease of use
- Use of technology
As a participant, you will receive:
- An independent evaluation of your General Interest Website by independent expert judges
- Valuable feedback to help Benchmark your efforts against other General Interest industry websites.
If your site wins recognition with the General Interest WebAward, you will also get:
- A beautiful statue or certificate of achievement to display proudly
- Higher visibility for your company
- A great marketing opportunity to promote your site to the media
- Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
- The admiration of peers, friends and co-workers – maybe even a raise!
- A personal achievement for your resume
Each year the Web Marketing Association's WebAward Competition names the Best General Interest
web site. Best websites are selected by judging the entered websites using
seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of
technology, innovation and content. Websites not selected as best General Interest
website are also eligible for an Outstanding Website Award or a Standard of
Setting General Interest Trends and making General Interest News
Entering the WebAwards can help keep you up on General Interest Trends by showing you how other General Interest websites compare to the WebAward standards. You also can make General Interest news if you have the Best General Interest website. General Interest news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.
The 2022 WebAward competition has ended. Please add your name to our mailing list to be notified about WebAward 2023.
Here are the past Best General Interest WebAward winners:
|2022||Forum One||AARP Livability Index|
|2021||VIA Studio||Celestial Bodies of the Past Present & Future|
|2020||Alexander & Tom, Inc.||Fort McHenry Virtual Tour|
|2018||Cybercenter||Concurso Vitrinas y Fachadas de Navidad de Transbank|
|2014||Risdall Advertising Agency||Sealed Mindset Website Redesign|
|2013||Baltimore County||Enjoy Baltimore County Tourism Website|
|2012||Recr. Boating & Fishing Fdn||Take Me Fishing|
|2010||The Hong Kong Heritage Project||The Hong Kong Heritage Project|
|2009||Risdall Marketing Group||The LandLovers Web Site Design|
|2008||Small Army||Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Website|
|2006||Bridge Worldwide||Noxzema Site Redesign|
|2005||Meredith Interactive/LHJ.com||Try-A-Hairstyle, from LHJ.com|
|2003||The Scotts Company||www.scotts.com|
*some URLs may no longer be valid, especially for older WebAward winners.
To view other industry winners, please click on the link below:
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