Econsultancy has been selected as a ‘Webby Honoree’ in the business blog category of the prestigious Webby Awards.

The Webby Awards are the leading international honours for recognising excellence on the internet including websites, interactive advertising and online film and video.

Of the 10,000 entries submitted to the 13th Annual Webby Awards, fewer than 15% have been distinguished as an Official Honoree. The Econsultancy blog is just one of eight that have been recognised in the Business Blog category.

Ashley Friedlein, co-founder and CEO of Econsultancy, said: “We are delighted that the quality of our blog is being recognised internationally. We are continuing to make significant investment to ensure that our blog content is as relevant and as insightful as possible for our global community of 75,000 digital marketers.”

The Econsultancy blog also features in the AdAge Power 150 list of top media and marketing blogs.

Webby winners are chosen by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), a global organisation of industry experts and technology innovaters, such as David Bowie, Harvey Weinstein, Matt Groening, Jamie Oliver, Internet co-inventor Vinton Cerf, RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser, R/GA CEO Bob Greenberg, and Crispin Porter + Bogusky Partner and Chief Creative Officer Alex Bogusky.

Past winners include, eBay, Yahoo!, iTunes, Google, FedEx, BBC News, CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, NPR, Salon Magazine, Evite, Meetup, Wikipedia, Flickr, ESPN, Comedy Central, PBS, and The Onion., which received 170,000 unique visitors in March 2009, is the leading source of independent advice and insight on digital marketing and e-commerce.

Its reports, events, online resources and training programmes help a community of over 75,000 registered marketers make better decisions, build business cases, find the best suppliers, look smart in meetings and accelerate their careers.

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Media contact:
Linus Gregoriadis, Research Director, Econsultancy
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Published on: 3:48PM on 15th April 2009