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The Good Web Guide Website of the Year Awards 2017

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The Good Web Guide Website of the Year Awards continue to put innovation and online excellence at the top of the agenda.

Since The Good Web Guide Website of the Year Awards inception in 2009, the Awards have been supported by celebrity entrepreneurs and tech experts including Sarah Beeny, Jamie Murray-Wells, Julie Meyer, Alison Cork and Kate Russell. They have a stellar line up of judges once again this year, industry experts who are lending their support in the search for winning websites.

Get your site in front of industry experts, influencers and journalists and become part of The GWG family. Give your site the recognition it deserves and enter the awards today.

We are delighted to be sponsoring the Web Apps and Services category, which is new for 2017. Now in their 9th year, the Good Web Guide Awards are firmly established as one of the leading awards for websites that showcase the latest in technological application, functionality, design, e-commerce, business process and information dissemination. Entries are open to everyone from the established player to the kitchen table start-up.

A panel of respected judges, including Sophie Conran and Jeff Lynnn of Seedrs, will pick winning sites and readers will choose the winner of the People’s Choice award.


Fashion*: For e-commerce, designers, bloggers, stylists and editorial sites
Interiors: Covering e-commerce, information and advice, home improvement, interior design, architecture, blogs and forums
Food & Drink: E-commerce, resources for wine, food and recipes, blogs and forums
Travel & Leisure: Tour operators, online guides, associated travel services, blogs and forums
Arts/Culture: Promoting art or culture in any medium, art galleries, museums, online guides, art criticism and information. Includes music, film and performing arts
Really Useful: For sites/apps that we can't live without (information/news based, crowdfunding, group buying, networking, dating or retail/service providers).
Finance: For online trading, financial news, services, blogs and comparison sites
Business/Corporate: Promotion and marketing of organisations, businesses; online resources to support and inform entrepreneurs and business owners, business networks and forums
Educational: Learning resources - both online and offline, interactive games to help inspire /adults/children to learn
Charity/Social Enterprise: Sites for individual charities and charitable/non profit organisations that inform and support their visitors and communities
Best of British: A celebration of a truly British website, either with a retail focus or information/editorially based
Property: Property portals, estate agencies and associated services, including property maintenance
Wellbeing: For e-commerce, providers of health, fitness or beauty services, both online and offline, forums and editorially lead sites
Gardening: Covering e-commerce, information and advice, forums and blogs
Startups: For enterprises that have been operating for under two years (no earlier than June 2015), providing either goods or services
Luxury: For premier brands across all sectors (retail, travel or services based)
People's Choice: For those sites/apps that want their customers and fans to vote for them, as opposed to putting their site forward for scrutiny by the judges.
Children*: For retailers, designers, bloggers, apps and editorial sites.
Web Apps & Services* - From FinTech to online HR systems, this is for browser-based applications and businesses that pride themselves on their interactions with their users.
Far Eastern* - For companies and enterprises working out of the Far East, ecommerce, business or information based.

* denotes a new category for 2017

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