Website directories, reviews and awards sites

April 4, 2011

Looking for a best website in it’s genre?

Ranking engines
Alexa

Website rewards
http://www.webbyawards.com/

http://www.awwwards.com/  (orange = usability ; filters/tags for responsive etc) +
http://mashable.com/openwebawards/home/
http://www.iavisarts.org/winners-gallery-search.php?&event_id=2&entry_type=Websites&category_id=253 # (websites awarded for their visual appeal)
http://crunchies2008.techcrunch.com/nominations/   –
http://americandesignawards.com   (awards web agencies)
Time magazine’s slightly outdated The 25 Best E-commerce sites
BusinessWeek top sites of 2011
http://www.forbes.com/bow/b2c/main.jhtml   x

http://www.dutchinteractiveawards.nl/

Product/concept awards

https://www.cooperhewitt.org/national-design-awards/

 

Website reviews

http://www.thegoodwebguide.co.uk

Directories (ranked)
Yahoo!?
http://www.dmoz.org/
http://www.google.com/dirhp (with Google Rankings)
http://www.ciao.co.uk/Internet_11531_1

Ranked but not categorised
http://xomreviews.com

Find similar and alternative sites
Google trick 1 = link:URL
Google trick 2 = type part URLs or site names to find similars and alternatives


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