In case you have not heard the news yet, the Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards has extended it’s deadline to enter by an extra two weeks in order to allow the participants to complete their entries.  So if you want to participate in the online advertising award program devoted exclusively to all of the online formats in 95 industries, now is the time to act.

IAC Judges Update

Now that we have received the majority of entries for the IAC Awards, we will be selecting the judges for the competition. Past judges get the first opportunity to participate and then we will review the new nominations and  

WMA and Macworld

Congratulations to Eric Davis, a Web designer from Turlock, California who stopped by our booth at Macworld in January and won a video iPod in our drawing. Look for us at The Online Media and Marketing Association Conference in Hollywood and at AdTech – both San Francisco and New York.

Staying in touch with the WMA

The Web Marketing Association has undertaken a number of initiatives to help improve the communications between our organization and those who participate in our award programs.  Here’s how you can help stay in touch:

White list our email address wma@webaward.com. This address will be used for all of our update emails going forward.

Update your email preferences at http://www.webmarketingassociation.org/subscribe.asp. This page allows you to pick and choose what emails you receive from us.

Subscribe to our blog at http://blog.webaward.org . Our corporate blog may not be as fun to read as some more colorful blogs, but it will give you a running commentary on what is going on at the Web Marketing Assocaition.

Subscribe to our RSS feed at http://webmarketingassociation.simplefeed.net/subscription thanks to our new WebAward sponsor SimpleFeed. If you use are already using feeds, add us to your favorite reader. If you are not using RSS yet, you will be soon.

Bill Rice
President
Web Marketing Association
 

Interactive Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards – The 2006 IAC Awards Call for Entries has been extended through February 17th. This will be the only extension as the judging will begin on February 20th.  Enter your best work and win the recognition you deserve.

WebAward CompetitionWe are planning major changes to the 2006 WebAward competition and things are looking great. The call for entries will begin the first week of April with a June 30th deadline.


Web Site Re-Design Project Success Begins with a Strong RFP - Riker Danzig and Jaffe Associates’ path to an award-winning Web site

Association support goes online - The Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG) partnered with to create a Web site that would increase membership, as well as increase online communications and interactions among members. It raised funds as well.


Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
Anne Holland, Editor of MarketingSherpa  recently interviewed Steve Krug and you listen to a free (util February 15th) MP3 audio interview at http://www.marketingsherpa.com/sample.cfm?contentID=3165
You can order a copy of Steve’s book, Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability at http://www.sherpastore.com/dont-make-me-think.html?1069

 

Web Site Globalization Conference
Implementing the Global Web Organization Process and Infrastructure to Optimize Brand Extension and Global Returns

May 23 - 24, 2006
 ·  Hilton San Diego/Del Mar, Del Mar, CA

To register, please visit http://www.iqpc.com/na-805-10 or call 1-800-882-8684

 

 

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