WSI Achieves 6 Standard of Excellence Recognitions in the Web Marketing Association’s 2010 WebAwards
– WSI Displays Outstanding Achievement in Various Industry Verticals –
Toronto, Ontario, October 26, 2010 – Rated the world’s #1 provider of digital marketing solutions, WSI received 6 Standard of Excellence recognitions in the 2010 WebAwardsorganized by the Web Marketing Association (WMA). The annual WMA Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the field of Web design and development. This year, WSI submitted a total of 12 entries and was rewarded with 6 Standard of Excellence recognitions in the Toy and Hobby, Travel, Regional, Health Care, Education, and Manufacturing industries. These prestigious honors reaffirm WSI’s leading position in the advanced and fast-paced digital marketing industry.
The Standard of Excellence recognitions went to sites developed by the following WSI Consultants (at the time):
- Husam Jandal, a WSI Consultant from Dubai, received the Toy and Hobby Standard of Excellence for Build-a-Bear (www.buildabear.ae) as well as the Travel Standard of Excellence for Hotels Operator (www.hotelsoperator.com)
- Hubert Hopkins, a WSI Consultant from South Carolina, received the Regional Standard of Excellence for Spartanburg Convention and Visitors Bureau (www.visitspartanburg.com)
- Nitesh Joshi, a WSI Consultant from the UK, received the Health Care Standard of Excellence for Cosmetic Surgery Clinic (www.professionalcosmeticsurgery.co.uk)
- Mark Brecheisen, a WSI Consultant from Minnesota, received the Education Standard of Excellence for Northwestern College (www.nwc.edu)
- Lorna McArthur, a WSI Consultant from Georgia, received the Manufacturing Standard of Excellence for MTI Whirlpools (www.mtiwhirlpools.com)
Ron McArthur, president of WSI (at the time), says, “Submissions in WMA’s premier award competition are judged based on seven specific criteria including design, innovation, content, interactivity, copywriting, ease of use and use of technology. Internationally known brands such as Disney, UPS Whiteboard, Honda, and FedEx compete annually to be awarded a WMA WebAward, and WSI is proud to compete alongside these global leaders. This year, we showcased the exceptional achievement of our WSI Consultants by submitting 12 outstanding WSI websites for the WMA WebAwards. We are thrilled that 6 out of the 12 WSI submissions have been acclaimed for their Standard of Excellence in various industry categories”.
The Web Marketing Association (WMA) has been organizing its annual WebAwards for 14 years, and the award competition is today’s premier website award program. Website awards recognize the talented individual and team efforts in creating outstanding website development and generating Internet marketing exposure for site. WSI’s achievement of 6 Standard of Excellence recognitions this year displays its remarkable development and design work over several web solutions developed for various organizations and institutions. This year’s achievement adds to WSI’s collection of Standard of Excellence recognitions over the past 4 years the company has participated in the program.
“WSI truly stands for we simplify the Internet,” Ron McArthur explains, “By simplifying the Internet, WSI is helping businesses expand their reach, increase their online brand exposure, generate leads and tap into new revenue opportunities through effective web design coupled with a strong digital marketing strategy. At WSI, the focus is on the ABCs of Digital Marketing Success; the A being Advanced Technologies, B is Building Targeted Traffic and C is Conversion Architecture, the art of converting website traffic into customers. Again, I want to congratulate all the WSI Consultants who were recognized in this year’s WMA WebAwards competition”.
About WSI – we simplify the Internet:
WSI is the world’s #1 franchise offering digital marketing services to suit the needs of multiple industries. The company has the world’s largest Digital Marketing Consultants’ network and a strong head office in Toronto, Canada. WSI Digital Marketing Consultants have helped thousands of small and medium-sized businesses realize their online marketing potential. By using innovative Internet technologies and advanced digital marketing strategies, businesses can have a WSI Digital Marketing System tailored to their individual needs to elevate their Internet presence and profitability to new levels. With the support and cooperation of its customers, franchise network, employees, suppliers and charitable organizations, WSI aims to help make child poverty history through its global outreach program.