Wins Annual Web Marketing Award for ‘Standard of Excellence in Web Design’

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Appeal Media, a leading provider of custom web design and internet marketing, received the Standard of Excellence Web Award in the annual Web Marketing Association competition for the Web site it created for Trattoria Acqua Italian Restaurant in beautiful La Jolla Cove. The site is produced by located in the Gaslamp downtown, whose Art Director; Chez Ochoa composed and recorded 3 original songs for the web site

The Web Marketing Association presents its Web Awards annually for the best Web site in several categories. Appeal Media’s Web site for the restaurant, Trattoria Acqua at won in the ‘Outstanding Achievement in Web Site Development’ category.

"This nomination means a great deal to our team and especially to Chez, who not only provided the art direction for the site but composed and recorded the score. The music completely matches the emotion of the flash movie and feel of the entire site. As far as we know, we are the only web design team to create custom music to match the look and feel of each web site. It is a great honor and we are very excited about it." Said Tracy Ochoa, co-owner of Appeal Media.

Appeal Media was nominated for a 2005 Webby Award for the same web site for best use of sound or music. They were also recently featured in Create Magazine and on channel 7/39 News in San Diego.

About Appeal Media

Founded nearly seven years ago by Chez and Tracy Ochoa, is one of the leading web design firms in San Diego. The company offers a unique blend of exceptional talent, advanced technology and creative implementation to produce complete Web solutions, from simple HTML sites to very advanced custom sites with flash movies and custom composed songs to match the look and feel of each site. They also create complex databases, custom stores and animations. Internet Marketing is applied to completed sites to vastly improve visitors and greatly increase sales to each site. Visit for more information.

About Web Award

The Web Marketing Association (WMA) was founded in 1997 to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and corporate web development on the World Wide Web. Staffed by volunteers, this organization is made up of Internet marketing, advertising, PR and design professionals from around the country who share an interest for improving the quality of advertising, marketing and promotion used to attract visitors to corporate websites.

The Web Marketing Association is the producer of the Web Award Competition. Now in its 9th year, the Web Awards is the premier annual award competition that judges website development against an ever increasing Internet standard and against peer sites within their industry. More than 2,100 sites from 33 countries were adjudicated in 95 industry categories during this year's competition. Entries were judged on design, copy writing, innovation, content, interactivity, navigation, and use of technology.


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