PRWeb Named WebAward Sponsor by Web Marketing Association

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PRWeb has been named a 2006 sponsor of the Web Marketing Association’s 10th annual WebAward Competition.

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PRWeb is the perfect choice for helping us get the word out about the 2006 WebAward program

PRWeb, The Online Visibility Company, has been named a 2006 sponsor of the Web Marketing Association’s 10th annual WebAward Competition (, the Internet’s premier award competition that judges Web site development against an ever increasing Internet standard of excellence and against peer sites within an industry. The 2006 WebAward Call for Entries will begin April 2, 2006.

"PRWeb is the perfect choice for helping us get the word out about the 2006 WebAward program," said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. PRWeb's press release newswire allows us to target specific industries with our news stories and help us not only to reach important reporters and editors, but also search engine placements, which can increase overall visibility and site traffic."

"Supporting the online marketing community is an essential part of PRWeb philosophy," said Mick Jolly, Executive Vice President for PRWeb. "We are supported by those marketing professionals who value cost-effective distribution of their news releases. We see the WebAward program as another valuable way for marketing professionals who win an award to benefit from increased visibility. We are pleased to support the efforts of the Web Marketing Association and the WebAward program."

More than 2,300 sites from 33 countries were adjudicated in 93 industry categories during last year's competition. Entries are judged on design, copy writing, innovation, content, interactivity, navigation, and use of technology. The competition is judged by a team of independent Internet professionals representing a variety of relevant disciplines of Web site development. Judges included members of the media, advertising executives, site designers, creative directors, corporate marketing executives, content providers and webmasters.

The 2006 WebAward Competition current sponsors include BURST! Media (, SimpleFeed (, (, NewsUSA (, AdTools Inc(, ExactTarget (, Small Army (, Perseus Development Corp ( and PRWeb ( Media Sponsors include Website Services Magazine (, AdRants (http://www.adrants), MarketingVox (, MediaPost (, eComXpo (, Ad:Tech ( and Macworld (

The Web Marketing Association thanks all of its sponsors for helping to make this annual competition possible.

About the Web Marketing Association

The 10th annual international WebAwards competition sets the standard of excellence in 96 industry categories by evaluating Web sites and defining benchmarks based on the seven essential criteria of successful Web site development. The goal of the Web Marketing Association, sponsor of the WebAwards, is to provide a forum to recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing some of the most effective Web sites on the Internet today. Entrants benefit from a Web site assessment by a professional judging panel and the marketing opportunities presented to an award-winning Web site. For more information, visit

About PRWeb

PRWeb is the Internet's leading press release distribution newswire. PRWeb developed the direct to consumer press release distribution model in 1997 and has grown to be recognized as a leader in the press release and news distribution industries. PRWeb is the industry leader in search engine visibility and RSS deployment, serving more than 8.6 million customized RSS feeds to PRWeb visitors.

For more information contact:

William Rice

President, Web Marketing Association, Inc.


Mick Jolly

Executive Vice President


(866) 640-6397

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