Creative Awards

Apps and Websites of Note: Our Website Awards Team's Recommendations

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Mon, Mar 24, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

Once a month in this space we highlight apps and websites that we think might help to make your workday a bit more productive or enjoyable.  Here are this month's suggestions.

Local Vox
LocalVox logoA tool for boosting online marketing presence, LocalVox enables busineses to publish news, events, and deal announcements across social media, websites, local directories, and online newsletters.

Alibaba
About to launch its IPO in the U.S.A., this massive Chinese online marketplace handles more sales than Amazon and eBay combined.

Grammarphobia Blog
Everything you need to know about English grammar but were afraid to ask from authors Patricia O'Conner and Stewart Kellerman.

Secret
Find out for yourself all the dirty little secrets of Silicon Valley.  This app from Whisper, LLC is currently only available in North America, but may roll out in other countries soon. iOS, FREE.

Have a favorite app, blog, or website? Nominate it for one of our app awards or website awards in The American Business Awards (open to all organizations in the U.S.A.) or The International Business Awards (open to all organizations worldwide). Both competitions are currently accepting entries.

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Apps and Websites of Note: Our Website Awards Team's Recommendations

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Wed, Feb 26, 2014 @ 10:14 AM

Once a month in this space we highlight apps and websites that we think might help to make your workday a bit more productive or enjoyable.  Here are this month's suggestions.

TigerText
Originally designed as a business app for enterprise users, TigerText is like SnapChat for work. The mobile version lets you send text messages, pictures, or files that will automatically self-destruct. Available for Android, iOS.  FREE.

DesignNews.com
An online resource and 2013 American Business Awards winner providing news, opinion, analysis, case studies, and tutorials for engineers and engineering managers who design consumer and industrial products and systems.

tw telecom View
The blog of 2013 American Business Awards winner tw telecom, helping businesses of all sizes to access the most progressive, advanced technology in Business Ethernet and managed services.

Mixergy
Sign on to this site to read interviews with nearly 1,000 proven entrepreneurs.

Have a favorite app, blog, or website? Nominate it for one of our app awards or website awards in The American Business Awards (open to all organizations in the U.S.A.) or The International Business Awards (open to all organizations worldwide). Both competitions are currently accepting entries.

Tags: app awards, website awards, web awards, award winning websites, best website, good design website

Apps and Websites of Note

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Wed, Jan 29, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

Once a month in this space we highlight apps and websites that we think might help to make your workday a bit more productive or enjoyable.  Here are this month's suggestions.

CardMunch                cardmunch
A free app, from LinkedIn, which takes a picture of a business card and converts it to a contact, and displays LinkedIn profile information and any shared connections.

SlideShark 3.0                      
This Stevie Award-winning new version of SlideShark enables users to show PowerPoints from the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, and broadcast their presentations live over the Web. Free trial available for businesses.

Brazen Life                         
A blog that gives business advice for those working for companies or starting up a business on their own. It covers topics such as job search, social media utilization, advice for succeeding at your job, entrepreneurship, lifestyle design, and career growth.

The Sales Lion
Marcus Sheridan and his team have created a community of passionate people all eager to learn together, with the focus on inbound and content marketing.

Have a favorite app, blog, or website? Nominate it for one of our app awards or website awards in The American Business Awards (open to all organizations in the U.S.A.) or The International Business Awards (open to all organizations worldwide). Both competitions are currently accepting entries.

Tags: app awards, website awards, web awards, award winning websites, best website, best websites, good website design

How to Win a Stevie Award for Your Creative Work in 2011

Posted by Michael Gallagher on Thu, Mar 10, 2011 @ 11:24 AM

  

A new video entitled Creative Media Awards in the 2011 Stevies is now available - watch it here. It illustrates the opportunities available to creators of advertising, web sites and blogs, video, annual reports and other literature, apps, and other media to be recognized in three of the four Stevie Awards programs in 2011.

There are many advertising awards, video awards, web awards, annual report awards, and other media awards opportunities in the Stevies, particularly in The American Business Awards (open to all organizations operating in the U.S.A.), The International Business Awards (open to all organizations worldwide), and the Stevie Awards for Women in Business (also open to all worldwide).  There are even new categories this year for smartphone and tablet apps.

This video will explain all of the category options that are available to you, and how to prepare and submit your entries to the world's premier business awards programs.

Also get 10 Tips for Winning Web Awards in the 2011 Stevies, our free tipsheet.

Tags: business awards, Advertising awards, video awards, web awards, website awards