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2010 eircom Golden Spiders Winners

 

The winners of the 2010 eircom Spiders are shown below!

01 Best Financial Services Website

Sponsored by CMC Markets

Nominated

All About Business
bonkers.ie
Health Insurance Authority
Mind the gap
No Nonsense
PayLessTax.ie
permanent tsb
RaboDirect The Straight Talking Online Bank

Winner

Paylesstax.ie

Its design is simple yet elegant with slick functionality. It was commended for its innovative approach to an age old problem….paying taxes

02 Best Travel & Tourism Website

Sponsored by ArgusCarHire.com

Nominated

Heritage Week
Hostelworld.com
Ireland.com
Irish Ferries
Trim Castle Hotel by Net Affinity
Where to Eat

Fota Wildlife Park
Fitzwilliam Hotel by Net Affinity

Winner

Fota Wildlife Park

The site uses a wide range of social media tools, keeping them up to date and current. It is engaging for both a child and adult audience.

03 Best Community & Charity Website

Sponsored by DoneDeal.ie

Nominated

George Best Foundation
Letsomeoneknow.ie
FIS Interactive Course
Gaelport.com
SendARibbon.ie
UrAbility.com
Business Houses Athletic Association
Children’s Sunshine Home

Winner

SendARibbon.ie

It achieved its aim of reaching 100,000 people in a week. A well developed campaign, easy navigation, and successfully delivering a message and raising money for Action Breast Cancer.

04 Best Retail Excellence

Sponsored by Realex

Nominated

DID Electrical
James Whelan Butchers
Magee Clothing
Merlin Car Auctions
Printing.ie
Smyths Toys
Tesco Mobile
The Corkscrew Wine Merchants

Winner

James Whelan Butchers

Their site provides a delightful experience from the moment that you arrive on the home page, the recipes, videos, and cooking hints ensure that their target market will return again and again.

05 Best e-business Website (exclusive web)

Sponsored by Webfactory

Nominated

Dresses.ie
EventElephant
Hostelworld.com
JustEat.ie
NeonSMS
PayLessTax.ie
Shockeronics
Visionnet.ie

Winner

Hostelworld.com
EventElephant

Event Elephant
By ‘taking the tour’ potential customers can see how easily they can plan their event and how useful the site can be to them.

Hostel World.com
The strong search and navigation elements match this demand and there are a host of useful and interesting features to assist the most demanding of travellers.

06 Best Campaign

Sponsored by Ad2One

Nominated

Aviva Stadium Digital Activation
Bulmers Berry
Life’s more interesting when you tell the truth
Nissan LEAF Irish Market Launch
Pizza Hut Delivery
Powers Whiskey
Take Control
Your Heineken Facebook

Winner

Nissan LEAF Irish Market Launch

The campaign blended social media interaction, digital tools and online engagement superbly to encourage a buzz that transferred into the real world.

07 Best News Website

Sponsored by Adtech

Nominated

Cork Independent
Cork Student News
HeinekenMusic.ie
Insideireland.ie
MerrionStreet.ie
Newstalk.ie
Todayfm.com
98fm.com

Winner

Newstalk.ie

The site has many useful features including, handy tags for each item, repeat news broadcasts, podcasts of interesting live soundbytes, social media links and interactive comments.

08 Best Education Website

Sponsored by IEDR

Nominated

ASI Louth
edcoDigital.ie
Entrepreneur of the Year
FIS Interactive Online Course
Joyces Dublin
Natures Calendar Ireland
Sixth Form Survivor Campaign
The National Digital Learning Resources website

Winner

Sixth Form Survivor Campaign

Much more than a dietary advice site. It didn’t just advise its student audience on what to do, it engaged with them about healthy eating, whilst connecting into social media sites to reach the maximum possible audience.

09 Best Web Design & Development Agency

Sponsored by Independent Trustee Company

Nominated

Arekibo
Webfactory
Export Technologies
ICAN
Lightbox
Lucidity Digital
Strata3
CKSK

Winner

Strata3

They demonstrated through their portfolio of designs a clear understanding of their clients core message, a real competitive technical edge and an impressive ability to take difficult subject matter and make it relevant to all generations.

10 Best Entertainment Website

Sponsored by Intel

Nominated

98fm.com
HeinekenMusic.ie
Hunky Dorys, Sexy Scrum
Irish Film Board Media Hub
Movies.ie
Oxegen 2010 Music Festival
Swan Cinemas
www.spin1038.com

Winner

HeinekenMusic.ie

The site incorporates the complete package; good design, lively content, lots of interactive opportunities, useful links, and authoritative subject material.

11 Best Sports Website

Sponsored by News Access

Nominated

GAA
GolfCourses.ie
Heineken Cup
Irish Football Association
Irish Pro Cycling
Nicolas Roche
RacePix.com
Cork City Football Club

Winner

Irish Football Association

It provides an informative, clearly organised user experience. It uses high quality visuals and is easy to navigate. A must visit for any football fan.

12 Best Listings Website

Sponsored by Circulator

Nominated

counsellingdirectory.ie
DoneDeal.ie
Free Trade Ireland

iDevelop.ie: Irelands House and Garden Website
mrs2be.ie
photographers.ie
Raymond Potterton Auctioneers
WhoseView.ie

Winner

WhoseView.ie

It goes beyond just being a listings website, qualifying the information provided with user reviews. The website itself has a fresh design and is intuitive and usable.

13 Big Mouth (People’s Choice)

Sponsored by Rabodirect.ie

Nominated

Cass Flowers
TwentyMajor
Alex Donald
Niamh O’Reilly
Keith Malone
Humphrey Jones & Jeremy Stone
Eoin Lettice
Faye Dinsmore
Ronan Palliser
David Cochrane

Winner

Humphrey Jones & Jeremy Stone

The most influential on-line voice in Ireland today. Voted for by the public, with 1,000’s of votes cast. Frogblog came out on top for having the biggest mouth!

14 Community (People’s choice)

Sponsored by Lightbox

Nominated

www.whosview.ie
www.politicalworld.org
www.politics.ie
www.queerID.com
www.corkchamber.ie
www.mrs2be.ie
www.tattoo.tv
www.irishabroad.com
www.irishpokerboards.com
www.music4you.ie

Winner

www.tattoo.tv

The public cast 1,000’s of votes for their favourite website. Tattoo Tv has opened up new communication avenues, enhancing their users knowledge, ultimately building an on-line community.

15 The Graduate

Sponsored by CKSK

Nominated

Lydia Smolin
Elena Verling
Ivan Corless
Kevin Toher
Tom Cunningham

Winner

Lydia Smolin

One of this years graduates of Visual Communications & Design at the Dun Laoghaire IADT. Their website displays their wide variety of skills including Web Design, Motion Graphics and Print. Their creative style and attitude is evident throughout their work along with their eye for detail and excellent typographic application.

16 Best Digital Editor

Sponsored by Pressieport

Nominated

Anne Marie Boyhan
Beautycouture.ie – Niamh O’Reilly
Lisa Pereira
Mikey Robinson
RaboDirect – Aoife Mahon
Vincent Donnelly

Winner

Vincent Donnelly – Movies.ie

In a crowded market this site competes even with big media rivals due to the original and high-quality material it publishes on a seemingly constant basis. The depth and relevance of content that is always available on the site has made the winning Editor the obvious choice for the Digital Editor 2010 award.

17 Best Mobile App

Sponsored by Arekibo

Nominated

MyHome.ie iPhone Application
Visit Dublin App
Oxegen iPhone App
Medieval Dublin
Aviva Health Mate iphone app
National Lottery iPhone App
TV3 App
Hostelworld.com iPhone app

Winner

Hostelworld.com iPhone app

It is easy to navigate and provides a wealth of information on where to stay in nearly every country a user might be visiting. The application is cleanly designed, with a very usable interface and the information provided is up-to-date, complete and extremely useful for the application’s target audience.

18 One to Watch

Sponsored by TV3

Nominated

Shannon Dry Cleaners
Mediacontact.ie
SafeText.ie
JUST Mobile
Realer
Emerald Surfwear
JOE.ie
AutoDirect.ie

Winner

SafeText.ie

Novel, brilliantly implemented, gorgeous to look at, and easy to use, the winners site also provides a genuinely useful free service that will make lots of peoples’ lives better. It also cleverly and seamlessly combines internet and SMS technologies. What’s not to like? This site is the real deal: one to watch

19 Internet Hero

Sponsored by Business&Finance

Winner

Dylan Collins

The founder of Jolt Online Gaming, one of the leading online games publishers in the world. Considered to be one of the most experienced online gaming / media entrepreneurs in Europe. His ongoing success has proven Irelands potential to develop it’s own digital industries and serve as a European hub for the on-line economy.

20 Grand Prix

Sponsored by Eircom

Winner

Fota Wildlife

Well developed, rich in content, visually appealing with good navigation. The site makes good use of images and interactive tools, building up a strong relationship with its users. It has also grown a strong online community encouraging repeat visits. There is also good integration with social media tools which are constantly updated and always have something new to offer.

 View the gallery from the 2010 Awards here.