Episerver Announces Winners of Annual Partner of the Year and Site Awards
Web2Print Experts, Adage Technologies and Guidance Recognized for outstanding digital marketing and e-commerce solutions
CHICAGO, IL, August 15, 2013: Episerver, a global software provider for innovative digital marketing and e-commerce solutions, recently announced its Partners of the Year and Site Awards winners from this year’s North American Partner Summit. Selection criteria included business value gained to the customer, and best-practice use of Episerver features and functionalities.
Marty Leamy, President at Episerver, Inc. explained, “Each of our award winning partners have demonstrated superior use of Episerver’s technology and online strategy, resulting in a seamless experience for the end user. We’re proud to recognize these partners, who are integral to Episerver’s mission to provide solutions that enable true web and user engagement and to drive business results for end customers."
Some highlights from this year’s awards include:
Web2Print Experts, Inc.: Partner of the Year
Web2Print is a leading marketing and e-commerce strategy consultant to the online print industry and an Episerver Partner since 2012. Web2Print executes global projects that involve solving large scale, localization, and print specific customizations and integrations. A current Web2Print and Episerver customer is Innerworkings, a leading global print vendor.
Through its partnership with Web2Print, Episerver supports B2B e-commerce, allowing companies to sell more at a lower cost and transform sales efficiency. “Web2Print consistently delivers a great online experience for business buyers. The firm compliments Episerver’s mission by providing technology to drive B2B e-commerce for online sales and customer care,” said Leamy.
Adage Technologies: Best Digital Marketing Site, Silverpop
Adage Technologies took home the Best Digital Marketing Site award for Silverpop.com, demonstrating industry-leading use of Episerver’s personalization and content targeting features. Adage Technologies is a full service Web and software development firm based in Chicago, Illinois. Adage has been an Episerver Premium Solution Partner since 2010, with a mission to develop strategic, creative and technical web sites and software that enable customers to have a distinct and unique presence.
Through Silverpop’s marketing automation technology, the site delivers a unique experience to each visitor, further deepening the online relationship with the user. Silverpop has seen the following improvements in online engagement since site launch:
- 17% increase in visit duration
- 20% increase in time spent on-page
- 64% increase in amount of time new site visitors are staying on-site
“Silverpop is an Episerver customer and technology partner whose implementation showcases capabilities of Episerver CMS personalization made more powerful when combined with Silverpop Engage. Adage Technologies expertly developed Silverpop.com to provide unified and relevant digital experiences to visitors. It’s truly an industry-leading digital experience, built by marketers for marketers, who expect nothing less than stellar.” said Leamy.
Guidance: Best e-Commerce Site, Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply
Guidance is a California-based Episerver Premium Solution Partner since 2010. The partner delivers a range of services, from high-transaction, fully integrated e-commerce sites, to mobile applications and enterprise solutions. Episerver recognizes Guidance for Murdochs.com, after the customer experienced the following post-launch results in a year-over-year comparison:
- 30% increase in unique monthly visitors
- 45% increase in average visit duration
- 53% increase in total page views
The new Murdoch’s web site has received excellent sales as well, with the retailer reporting that demand is outpacing the speed at which they can add inventory to the site. Leamy said “Murdoch’s Ranch and Home Supply is a creative and highly functional site, demonstrative of Guidance’s deep expertise in retail e-commerce. The site stands out by giving the retailer multiple merchandising opportunities, and will continue to scale with Murdoch’s at their desired pace. The design represents the Murdoch’s brand, and give shoppers a fun and socially integrated experience.”
Episerver empowers businesses to scale through the most customer-centric approach to digital experiences. Its Customer-Centric Digital Experience Platform™ features best-in-class content management and robust commerce, both backed by AI powered data and personalization solutions. The platform has consistently earned industry, analyst and media recognition for its vision, capabilities and customer commitment. Episerver’s 900+ partners and 825+ employees in offices around the globe are proud to help more than 8,000 brands enrich their customer lifetime value, increase revenue and grow their brands.
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Director of Corporate Communications, Episerver
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