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Outstanding real estate Web sites grab awards

Web Marketing Association launches annual competition

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The Web Marketing Association this week launched its 8th annual WebAward competition, which recognizes achievement in 80 industry categories including real estate. The deadline for entry is June 30. The competition judges Web sites on design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, navigation and ease of use. Each entry is judged against other entries in the same category and also against an overall standard of excellence. Past winners for best real estate Web sites include, and The competition is open to all organizations and individuals involved in developing corporate Web sites worldwide, including interactive agencies, Web site owners and corporate marketing and e-commerce departments. Web sites must have been or will be in general use for at least part of 2004 to be eligible. Some of the categories include real estate, financial services, small business, travel, advertising, transportation and healthcare. "Now mo...