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Search Engine Website Award Winners
Best Media Search Engine
Best Emerging Search Discovery Engine
Best Social Search Engine
Best Overall Search Engine
Best Content Search Engine
Search Engine Website Awards
The WebGuild's Search Engine Website Awards is the first of its kind award launched to recognize leadership,
outstanding achievement, and innovation in the search engine industry.
The eligible categories for submission are as follows:
- Best Overall Search Engine
- Best Overall User Experience
- Best Vertical Search Engine
- Best Shopping Search Engine
- Best Emerging Search Engine
Terms & Conditions
Entry is open to all search engine websites.
There is no cost for participation.
The winners will be decided on by a panel of judges comprised of industry professionals and nominations
received for each search website. Search engines websites are encouraged to have their users vote for
their favorite search engine website.
The WebGuild assumes all entries are original and the entrant either owns the work or has permission from a
client or other appropriate party to enter the work, with all rights granted therein. In the event that an
entrant without such rights submits an entry, the entrant will not be eligible for the competition. The
WebGuild is not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant.
Entries must be live, functioning, and available on the Internet from the date of entry through June 27, 2007, and
accessible via standard web browsers and outside of a firewall.
When submitting a site, please provide the name of the Search Engine, search category, website url, and a short blurb about
the site. Also, include a contact name and valid email address.
Submission of any entry acknowledges the right of the WebGuild to use it for exhibition, promotion, and
publication purposes in any medium.
The WebGuild reserves the right to remove and disqualify ineligible entries at any phase of the competition
The websites will be evaluated based on five criteria: content, authority, navigation, design, accessibility.
The winners in their respective categories will be announced at the Searchnomics 2007 Conference on June 27, 2007 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, 5101 Great America Parkway,
Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA.
The deadline for submitting a site for the awards is Friday, June 15, 2007.
Can I withdraw my entry?
You may withdraw your entry by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
How will I know my entry was received?
You will see your entry listed on the Search Sites page.
How can I change my entry?
The following information can be changed on an entry at any time by contacting the WebGuild at email@example.com:
- Contact info.
- URL. The URL can be changed only if it is the same site that was nominated or if it has not yet been reviewed.
- Category entered. An entrant will be granted a category change if the site has not yet been reviewed.
Do you have to be based in the United States to participate?
Can I enter more than one category?
Yes, you can enter your website in more than one of the defined search categories.