Fairfield and Litchfield Counties, Conn., Westchester County, N.Y., and Berkshires, Mass. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013
William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty announced that the company is one of the winners of the 2013 Standard of Excellence WebAward for their websites williampitt.com and juliabfee.com. The award is presented by the Web Marketing Association.
Paul E. Breunich, President and Chief Executive Officer of William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, offered his “Congratulations to Vin Socci, Chief Operating Officer of William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty and Deryck Ali, Director of Information Technology of William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, for their efforts on designing and creating our winning company websites.”
According to the Web Marketing Association, “Since 1997, the Web Marketing Association’s annual WebAward Competition has been setting the standard of excellence for website development. Independent expert judges from around the world review sites in 96 industries. The best are recognized with a WebAward. The WebAward Competition is the premier award recognition program for Web developers and marketers worldwide.”
The sites are judged on seven criteria on a 10 point scale. The criteria is based on design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, copywriting and ease of use. Each site can earn a score between 0 and 70 points. If the site receives above the average of the industry but below 60 points, the entry receives the Standard of Excellence Web Award. For more information view the Web Marketing Association’s WebAward site here.
As stated on the Web Marketing Association’s Levels of WebAward Winners page, this particular WebAward “recognizes the standard of excellence for which all Web sites should strive. Winners at this level demonstrate that their site is above average and will receive a personalized WebAward certificate for their efforts.”
Paul Breunich said, “We have a strong internal network of graphic designers and IT professionals. They work very hard to ensure the best use of our site for our users, so we are thrilled to learn that we are among the best in the real estate industry not only regarding our sales, but also with our marketing platforms.”
The winning http://www.juliabfee.com and http://www.williampitt.com sites include unique global features and functions such as translation into 19 different languages, translated videos on demand, and exchange rates that are updated three times daily and can be displayed in more than 50 currencies. The websites feature advanced and versatile search options that allow consumers to define and refine how they want to search, whether it’s by lifestyle, map, agent, town, or county. The cover layout is constantly updated with seasonal photography and there is a featured new listing turning belt that allows customers to see the newest properties on the market. Community content is an important component to the site and is offered through different modules such as the blog, the videos and town guide brochures.
About William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty
Founded in 1949, William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty manages a $2.6-billion-plus portfolio with more than 1,000 sales associates in 28 brokerages spanning Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Westchester County, New York. William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, combined with partner firm Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, is now the largest Sotheby’s International Realty® affiliate globally, the third-fastest-growing real estate company nationally, and the 23rd-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States. Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty serves the luxury home market throughout Westchester County, New York. A full-service real estate firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty provides ancillary services including commercial services through its affiliation with Building and Land Technology, a second-generation development company based in Stamford, Connecticut; William Pitt Insurance Services; and an award-winning global relocation division. For more information, visit the website at williampitt.com.
Sotheby’s International Realty’s worldwide network includes more than 13,000 sales associates located in 660 offices throughout the United States and 49 other countries and territories.
William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Contact:
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William Pitt Real Estate LLC