SAN DIEGO, CA — October 4, 2011—Digital consulting agency Visceral announced today that the agency received Outstanding Achievement in Website Development at the Web Marketing Association’s 2011 WebAwards for its work on the redesign of the First Book website.
Now in its 15th year, the WebAward program is the premier annual website award competition that recognizes industry sites that have set the standard of excellence for website development.
This year, thousands of site sites from dozens of countries were judged in 96 industry categories on criteria including, design, copy writing, innovation, content, interactivity, navigation and use of technology
Other winners in the association and nonprofit space include the American Cancer Society, the National Cherry Blossom Festival, and the 40 Days of Water Challenge and Mobile Drink Tracker.
“We’re thrilled that the Web Marketing Association has acknowledged the First Book website with an Outstanding Achievement Award,” said Visceral’s Chief Strategist, Will Sullivan. “This site was the result of a fabulous collaboration with a dedicated First Book team. We’re thrilled that awards organizations continue to recognize the efforts undertaken to plan, design and launch a site that has helped move the organization forward in achieving its noble mission.”
Visceral re-launched Firstbook.org in February 2011 for the DC-based national literacy non-profit organization. Since its launch, the site has received awards from the Interactive Media Awards, the New Media Awards the and now the WebAwards.
Visceral is a digital consulting agency specializing in strategy, design, content and development. We have offices in San Diego, Seattle and Columbus. Website: www.thisisvisceral.com.
With over three decades of industry expertise, Visceral has developed a number of award-winning digital communications campaigns for an international client roster, including Cause Communications, the U.S. Army, California Olive Ranch, First Book, Huawei, Carney and iBAHN among many others.
About the Web Marketing Association WebAwards
Founded by the Web Marketing Association in 1997, the WebAwards is the standards-defining competition that sets industry benchmarks for the best web sites based on the seven criteria of a successful website.
The goal of the WebAwards is to provide a forum to recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing some of the most effective websites on the Internet today.
Beyond validation, entrants benefit from a website assessment by a professional judging panel, which provides specific feedback on how each site ranks against standards of excellence. For more information, visit www.webaward.org.