Online Business of the Year
This category highlights the achievements of those who have accepted the opportunity to develop their business through this modern medium. You should be able to demonstrate good internet site construction. Give examples of how this has improved or affected your business.
The judges will be looking for evidence of the following points:
Innovation / creativity – Is this site or development/products within this site innovative? How is the concept of this site, the way it is managed, run and developed?
Internal/external development – Was the site created internally or externally? If externally, how individual is the site and how well did the two companies collaborate in its development?
Impact on Staff – Show how you have trained staff in its use and understanding, and how many staff have access.
User Friendly – What steps were taken to make sure the site was user friendly?
Cost Impact / Labour saving – Was cost taken into consideration when establishing this site and has it proved to be cost effective?
Impact on development – What impact has this site had on the business overall? How has this affected the running of the business in other areas? Have changes been initiated by this site?
StockingsHQ.com were the winners of the award in 2012
The judges said of our winner: “A fantastic website, easy to navigate around and with a good use of colours creating a wonderful experience for the visitor. The site is informative with easy access to information needed.”
Managing director David Blackwell said: “The award is a tribute to all of the team. We won the award back in 2006, so it’s great to still be here six years on and to be recognised locally. We have put in a lot of hard work, so this is atribute to everyone here and all those back in the warehouse, it’s a real team effort.