New York, NY (PRWEB) April 20, 2007
The 11th Annual Webby Awards today recognized bargain-hunting phenomenon http://www.dealnews.com as an Official Honoree, a distinction that recognizes work exhibiting remarkable achievement.
The 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states. Out more than 8,000 entries submitted, fewer than 15% received this honor and were deemed Official Honorees.
Named one of the best services of 2006 by PC World, dealnews is the web's leading guide to the best editor-screened deals on consumer electronics, computers, men's apparel, and more. Every day, dealnews editors screen hundreds of specials and only review those that pass the dealnews test: Is it the guaranteed lowest price and is it sold by a reputable store?
Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence in Web sites. The awards are judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization that includes David Bowie, Harvey Weinstein, Arianna Huffington, Matt Groening, Jamie Oliver, amd Internet inventor Vinton Cerf.
"The Webby Awards honors the outstanding work that is setting the standards for the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards. "dealnews.com's Official Honoree selection is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators."
"It's exciting to be recognized by The Webby Awards," said Dan de Grandpre, founder and CEO of dealnews.com. "We know that smart shoppers and bargain-hunters have been longtime fans of dealnews, but it's always an honor to be recognized by other leaders and innovators in the industry. With our redesign this month and exciting new features in the works, we're hoping to be an official nominee next year."
dealnews.com, Inc. operates a network of six web sites that guide consumers to the best deals on consumer electronics, computers, men's apparel, and more. Its flagship site, dealnews.com, was named one of the best services of 2006 by PC World. Relying on its team of expert editors, reader intelligence, and proprietary research tools, dealnews.com showcases up to 100 of the top deals, coupons, and sales every day. Founded in 1997, dealnews is headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama with editorial offices in New York City.
About The Webby Awards
Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. Established in 1996, the 11th Annual Webby Awards received a record 8,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Adobe; The Creative Group; Verizon; AOL Video; dotMobi; Level3; Adweek; Fortune; Reuters; Variety; Wired; IDG: Brightcove; PricewaterhouseCoopers; 2advanced.Net; KobeMail and Museum of the Moving Image.