<p><em>Network Solutions’ storefront design wins the Outstanding Website Award from the Web Marketing Association. It competed with 2,400 entries from 45 countries around the world and received scores well above the industry average.</em></p>
<p>(PRWEB) – Recognizing the best Web sites in 96 industries, the Web Marketing Association’s WebAward is today’s premier Web site award program. Yesterday it was announced that Network Solutions®, the leading provider of e-business solutions for small business, has been given the 2008 Outstanding Website Award for its innovative and elegant storefront design.</p>
<p>Competing with 2,400 entries from 45 countries around the world, the Network Solutions storefront site effectively and easily combines the educational and design elements for selling the company’s services including Web site hosting, online marketing, and Web site design options. The site is easy to navigate, and combines a contemporary and stylish look. To win the Outstanding Website Award, the site was presented to a panel of three judges assuming the role of target users. After evaluating the site based on seven different judging criteria, the two highest scores were averaged for the final score, which resulted in the Outstanding Website Award going to <a href=”http://www.networksolutions.com”>www.networksolutions.com</a>.</p>
<p>“Our overall score was well ahead of the industry standard,” said Sophie Shiatis Delpierre, Vice President of Web Sales & Online Marketing for Network Solutions. “Our scores were very high in the areas of content, technology, interactivity and copywriting, which demonstrates that our site achieves its main purpose by providing an excellent experience for our customers.”</p>
<p>Now in its twelfth year, the WebAwards is the premier competition gauging the excellence of sites on the Web.</p>
<p>About the Web Marketing Association:</p>
<p>The Web Marketing Association was founded in 1997 to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and development of the best websites on the World Wide Web. Staffed by volunteers, this organization is made up of internet marketing, online advertising, PR, and top web site design professionals who share an interest in improving the quality of online advertising, internet marketing, and website promotion. Producers of the WebAward Competition, the Web Marketing Association is visible online at <a href=”http://www.webaward.org”>www.webaward.org</a>.</p>
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