CAMBRIDGE, MA - January 15, 2008 - HubSpot, an Internet marketing company, today announced that Website Grader, a free marketing and SEO tool, was honored with the Interactive Media Award's (IMA) Outstanding Achievement award in the 'Science/Technology' category. The IMA is an international competition designed to recognize the best websites and the people and organizations who created them.
Since its creation in 2006 by the Interactive Media Council, Inc. (IMC), the IMAs have recognized the best in web design and development. The awards are held quarterly and acknowledge a wide range of industries. Categories only appear once each year.
Receiving a judges' score of 472 out of 500, the award given to the Website Grader Internet marketing tool is the second highest honor from the IMC. Website Grader was selected based on design, content, feature functionality, usability and standards compliance and cross-browser compatibility.
Website Grader is a free online marketing and SEO tool from HubSpot designed to show companies the strengths and weaknesses of their websites. Websites are ranked and given a score from 0 to 100. The Internet marketing tool was named one of PC Magazine's Top 100 Undiscovered Web sites in August 2007.
"Website Grader has enjoyed a tremendous amount of attention and excitement since we opened it up to the public last year," said Brian Halligan, CEO of HubSpot. "We continue to believe that HubSpot helps companies improve their websites to make them more effective at inbound marketing to get found by more prospects and convert these prospects into more leads for their business."
HubSpot is an inbound marketing system that helps your company get found online, generate more inbound prospects and convert a higher percentage of them into leads and customers. HubSpot helps companies get found by more prospects using search engine optimization and marketing, leveraging blogs and the blogosphere and engaging in online social media. By using landing pages, lead intelligence and marketing analytics, HubSpot customers convert more prospects into leads and customers. Based in Cambridge, MA, HubSpot Internet marketing can be found at www.HubSpot.com and the Website Grader free marketing and SEO tool is available at www.WebsiteGrader.com.