San Francisco, CA and Melbourne, AUS (PRWEB) January 02, 2013
Flippa.com, the #1 marketplace for buying and selling websites, has launched its first annual Flippie Awards, kicking off 2013 by honoring some of the best sites sold in 2012.
Nominated websites were chosen from over 29,000 websites and domains that were sold on Flippa.com in 2012. The Flippie Committee chose sites based on the level of interest they attracted from website buyers, as well as quality factors such as monetization, content and uniqueness.
With 5 separate categories, sites and domains in various industries will be honored with a Flippie. All of the sites nominated were sold on Flippa where more than $22 million in websites were sold 2012.
The categories for the Flippie Awards are:
Best Ecommerce Site
Best Site Content Idea
Best Site Monetization
Best Web/Mobile App
Best Domain Listing
Each category has 5 nominated sites competing for the award. The site that garners the most votes in all categories combined will also win the Flippie for Best Overall Site.
“Our sellers are the key to our thriving marketplace, and we wanted to acknowledge that by showing off some of the best websites and domain names we've sold in 2012,” stated Dave Slutzkin, CEO of Flippa. “It was a tough job! Our dedicated team diligently sorted through the tens of thousands of sites and domains sold on Flippa in the past year, representing over $20 million in sales. They've come up with some really fantastic sites for our first annual Flippie Awards.”
Voting begins on January 2nd and ends at midnight EST on January 30th. The winners will be announced February 4th, 2013. To see all the nominated sites, prizes, and fineprint; please visit blog.flippa.com/flippies.
Launched in 2009, Flippa is the #1 marketplace for buying and selling websites. Each month, over $2 million in websites and domains are traded on Flippa. Over 29,000 sites, valued at more than $22 million, were sold on Flippa in 2012 alone. The most notable of these included Mark Zuckerberg’s Facemash.com as well as iPhone application Taptivate.com, news site Inquisitr.com, and Pinterest analytics site PinReach.com.
More information at https://flippa.com/about