Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 13, 2005
The Web Marketing Association is pleased to announce the technology related best of industry winners for the 9th annual international WebAward Competition (http://www.webaward.org), the InternetÂs premier award competition. The technology industry represents significant categories in the WebAward competition, and the Web Marketing Association again honors the Best Technology Web sites of 2005
ÂWeb sites are extremely important to the technology industry,Â said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. ÂCompanies can benefit from the independent evaluation recognition of their online efforts that the award judges provide. That is the goal of the WebAward Competition - to provide a forum to recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing some of the most effective websites on the Net today.Â
Here are this yearÂs top sites along with past WebAward winners in technology related categories.
Best Application Service Provider
2004 Leopard em Web site
2003 Exciting New Technologies
2001 Rocket Network
Best Computer Hardware
2003 HP Public Web Site
2002 Palm.com: Products, Services & Company Information
Best Computer Software
2005 Avid Technology, Inc. corporate website
2004 Wind River
2003 Novell Worldwide Web Site
2002 Terraspring Web Site
2001 Commerce One.Com
Best Computer Retailer
2005 HP's Direct to Consumer e-Commerce Store
2005 Disney Mobile Studios
2004 Sprint PCS Ready Link site
2003 BellSouth e-Bill Flash Demo
2002 Frontier CyberCenter Online Tour
Best Directory or Search Engine
2005 Scirus, a science focused search engine
2004 Scirus Web site
2003 Cancer.com Website
2002 Dynamic, Accurate Search Experience on TowerRecords.com
Best Internet Service Provider
2005 Fios Internet
2004 Verio Global IP Solutions
2003 AT&T Worldnet Service Registration Movie
2002 Verizon.net Redesign
2001 JackFlash Website
A complete list of past winners can be found at http://www.webaward.org
Web sites are judged on design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, navigation and ease of use. Each WebAward entry is judged against other entries in the category and then against an overall standard of excellence. The 2005 Best of Show WebAward is presented to Atlanta -based IQ interactive (http://www.iqtv.com), for their outstanding work on "National Geographic Â Inside The Mafia" at URL http://www.insidethemafia.com. The site was also awarded Best Entertainment WebAward.
Zugara (http://www.zugara.com) was named Top Agency at the 2005 WebAward Competition, taking home 20 awards, more that any other organization in the history of the competition. The Top Agency Award given to recognize the consistently outstanding development going on at interactive firms. Zugara is headquarted in Los Angles and took home Best Music site for Red Bull Music Labs, 11 Outstanding and 8 Standard of Excellence WebAwards.
The 2005 WebAwards are sponsored by BURST! Media (http://www.burstmedia.com), Oddcast (http://www.oddcast.com), NewsUSA (http://www.newsusa.com), OÂDwyerÂs PR Daily (http://www.odwyerpr.com), Small Army Creative Services (http://www.smallarmy.net), Burrelles Luce (http://www.burrellesluce.com), Line 56 Media (http://www.line56.com), Perseus Software (http://www.perseus.com) and PRWeb (http://www.prweb.com). The Web Marketing Association thanks it sponsors for helping to make this annual competition possible.
About the Web Marketing Association
The Web Marketing Association is an organization working to create a high standard of excellence for Web site development and marketing on the Internet. Staffed by volunteers, it is made up of Internet marketing, advertising, PR and design professionals who share an interest in improving the quality of advertising, marketing and promotion used to attract visitors to Web sites. Since 1997, the Web Marketing AssociationÂs annual WebAward Competition has been helping interactive professionals promote themselves, their companies, and their best work to the outside world. Now in its ninth year, the WebAward Competition has become the premier award event for Web developers and marketers worldwide.
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