|[August 30, 2013]
New Conversion Academy Awards to Honor eCommerce Companies that Maximize Conversion via Superior Online Shopping Experiences
BOSTON --(Business Wire)--
Inc., the market leader in online shopping cart recovery, today
announced the Call
for Entries for the first marketing and online retail industry
awards that recognize eCommerce companies for maximizing conversion
rates by delivering superior online shopping experiences. Nominations
Conversion Academy Awards will be considered via online voting as
well as by a panel of industry judges from organizations that specialize
in eCommerce and conversion optimization. The submission deadline is
August 30, 2013.
Who: The Conversion Academy Awards are open to any company that
owns and operates an eCommerce site. eCommerce software and services
vendors may also co-submit for an award with their eCommerce clients.
The 2013 submissions will be reviewed by an esteemed panel of industry
Tim Ash (News - Alert), President & CEO, SiteTuners
Mark Bartlett, Director of Customer Experience Practice, Crown Partners
Artemis Ebneyousef Berry, VP of Digital Rtail, Shop.org
Charlie Cole, President & CEO, The Line
Rick Kenney, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Demandware
Charles Nicholls, Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, SeeWhy (News - Alert)
Brian Walker, SVP of Strategy, hybris
What: There are five 2013 Award categories. Five finalists will
be selected for each category and one winner will be chosen from each
group. Information about scoring criteria and the selection process is
available on the Award
Rules page. Categories are:
Best customer checkout experience
Best eCommerce storefront
Best mobile/tablet eCommerce experience
Best eCommerce marketing campaign
Best overall eCommerce user experience
When: The nomination period for the 2013 awards begins today and
closes on August 30th. Five finalists in each category will
be announced September 9th. The five winners will be
announced online and honored at the Shop.org
2013 Annual Summit on October 1st. Prior to the winners
announcement, finalists will be featured in a September 24th
webinar highlighting best practices in eCommerce conversion.
Where: To enter, visit the online awards entry form, with
complete award rules and instructions, at http://www.conversionawards.com.
There is no fee to submit.
How: Winners will be selected through a combination of online
audience voting (25% of scoring - of the 25 finalists only) and ranking
by the panel of industry judges (75% of scoring) from various companies
that specialize in eCommerce and conversion optimization techniques.
Audience (News - Alert) voting will take place online via an Awards website to be
launched and communicated via social media, in conjunction with the
announcement of the finalists, in September.
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