Website of the Year 2012

The Good Web Guide celebrated its fourth Website of the Year Awards at a reception held at Century Club in central London on 20th November, where the winners were announced. The Awards attracted an ever higher standard of entries, making the judging even trickier. With an impressive line up of judges, the industry experts put the entered sites through their paces, choosing both category winners and one overall winner, drawn from the shortlist. Bec Astley Clarke, founder and MD of Astley Clarke, the destination site for luxury designer jewellery, was in charge of proceedings and announced the winners.

2012's Awards wouldn't have been the same without the sponsors and companies that kindly donated prizes to the winning sites. In response to popular demand, there were twelve website categories covering a wide range of lifestyle interests, with one overall winner drawn from all the categories.
The Winners

The Winners

The wait is finally over as Bec Astley Clarke announces the winners of this year's Awards.
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Shine The Spotlight

Shine The Spotlight

James Fyrne sheds some light on the online arts and entertainment magazine, SoGlos.
Sponsors

Sponsors

The GWG is proud to announce partnerships with a number of companies, who will sponsor categories.
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5 Good Reasons to Enter the GWG Awards

5 Good Reasons to Enter the GWG Awards

Entering awards is an important part of a company's remit.
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Criteria

Criteria

Websites need to engage the visitor from the outset. Does your site cut the mustard?
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The Shortlist

The Shortlist

These are the sites that are in the running for Website of the Year.
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Shine The Spotlight

Shine The Spotlight

Co-founder, Andrew Hunter, of Adzuna, the classified ads search engine, gives us an insight into the business.
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WeHeart

WeHeart

We talk to James Davidson of the hip online lifestyle and design magazine.
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The Judges

The Judges

Alex Chesterman, Alexandra Chong, Gabrielle Hase, Julie Meyer and Chris Turner are on the panel.
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Loco2

Loco2

The team behind this website for buying European train tickets, gives us a quick insight into the company.
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Alpine Guru

Alpine Guru

The mountain experts give us an insight into the business.
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Careers4U

Careers4U

We talk to Celia Middleton about the site that lets its visitors explore the world of work.
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Adzuna

Adzuna

Co-founder, Andrew Hunter, of Adzuna, talks about the classified ads search engine.
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Country Calling

Country Calling

We catch up with Laura Miles to talk about the lifestyle and culture site for the West Country.
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LittleBird

LittleBird

Sarah Wuttke, founder of the daily deals website for families, talks about her business.
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Notable Sites

Notable Sites

The long list, the sites that got through the first round of judging.
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Blighty Antiques

Blighty Antiques

We talk to Sarah Seccombe of the antiques portal, winner of Britain's Best Antique Shop 2012.
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Lemon Squeezy

Lemon Squeezy

We catch up with Anna Atkins, founder of the popular recipe website.
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Hip & Healthy

Hip & Healthy

Sadie Macleod, founder of the online magazine for health, fitness and beauty, talks about her website.
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Abbreviations.com

Abbreviations.com

We catch up with Yigal Ben Efraim and find out about the web's largest resource for acronyms and abbreviations.
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