Alvinology wins a Silver at W3 Award 2010

Notice something different on my blog masthead?

I won a Silver Award for this year’s W3 Award for Project R – the wedding proposal I pulled off on this blog.

This came as great news, shortly after Rachel and I just celebrated our first anniversary cum shared birthday on 26 October.

Here’s the press release on the award win via omy.sg, Singapore Press Holdings:

omy.sg wins two Silvers in the 2010 W³ Awards

Singapore, 4 November 2010 omy.sg, the bilingual news and interactive web portal of Singapore Press Holdings, was awarded two Silvers in the 2010 W3 Awards. The winners were announced by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA) last month.

omy.sg secured a Silver for its Project R: wedding 2.0 (http://blog.omy.sg/alvinology/project-r) in the Viral Marketing – Blog category, and a Silver for its website (http://omy.sg) in the Website Features – Structure and Navigation category.

Entries were judged on a ten point scale by the judges. The highest award was Best in Show, followed by Gold and Silver. A category may have multiple winners, or no winners at all.

Websites were judged on their creativity, usability, navigation, functionality, visual design, and ease of use. Entries for the Marketing category, on the other hand, were judged by their creativity, impact, messaging, copywriting, and use of medium.

Associate Editor Lee Kuan Fung said: “We are honoured by the recognition from IAVA, one of the most respected associations around. Omy.sg will continue to break new grounds in providing the best value and highest quality for our users and advertisers.”

The W³ Awards honours creative excellence on the web, and recognises the creative and marketing professionals behind award winning sites, videos and marketing programs. It is judged by the IAVA, an invitation-only body consisting of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts. This year, it received more than 3,000 entries in the various categories. For more information, please refer to http://www.w3award.com.

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Regn. No. 198402868E

Thanks for the recognition IAVA. 🙂

On another note, some shameless plugging again – Rachel and I need your help to vote for one of our photo (daily if possible as they allow for one vote every 24 hours) for Citi Mobile’s “Take Your Bank Anywhere” Photo Contest to help us win a trip to anywhere in the World.

To vote, you need to click LIKE on the Citibank Singapore Facebook fan page first. Following which you can go to this page and vote for our photo titled “Checking out the nearest Citibank Gourmet Pleasure at ONE°15 Marina Club!”:

It's the picture with the yachts, don't vote wrongly! Thank you! :)
It's the picture with the yachts, don't vote wrongly! Thank you! 🙂

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