The 2012 Best of The Web Finalists have been chosen!  The nominees with the most votes were given the opportunity to join the finalist round where they will be judged by our expert panel of Judges.

During the finalist phase, 19 judges hailing from all corners of the industry will be evaluating websites using a set of standardized rating criteria.  Among the judges are Deena Neste,  Founder of Mature Market Sales Source; Kaye Swain, Writer for SandwichINK; and Shannon Martin, Director of communications for Aging Wisely. Please check out our judging page to see the complete list.

Rating rubrics have been defined on a category level to ensure the most objective and relevant feedback, but includes criteria such as:

  • Quality of content
  • Credibility and accuracy
  • Navigation and design
  • Usability
  • Frequency of posts
  • Other category-specific qualifiers
Each category will result in a winner based on the average of judge ratings and one winner will be chosen based on total popular vote.  Winners are set to be announced on March 15, 2012.

The Finalists

To view the finalists in each category, please go to the category listed below.

Consumer Resources

Industry Recognition and Resources If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at [email protected]