GetItNext Wins Interactive Media Award GetItNext, an innovative new search solution that dramatically improves how people use the eBay marketplace, today announced that it has been awarded the 2007 Interactive Media Award.
News-Antique.com - Nov 26,2007 - Toronto, ON – November 2007 – GetItNext, Searching eBay Made Easier, an innovative new search solution that dramatically improves how people use the eBay marketplace, today announced that it has been awarded the 2007 Interactive Media Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Auction category.
GetItNext successfully passed through a comprehensive judging system in which IMA judges utilized a points-based scoring system to rate www.getitnext.com on five specific criteria, with a score from 0-100 awarded for each criterion. GetItNext received a cumulative score of 470 out of 500, scoring 90 or higher on each of the following five criteria:
GetItNext’s President and CEO, Ron Stewart was ecstatic when he received the news from IMA: “They notified me by email and I honestly needed to read it twice to believe it. First thing I did was forward the email to the rest of the team and then I followed-up with a phone call to our designer to congratulate him”.
The Outstanding Achievement award is the second highest honor bestowed by IMA and represents a very high standard of planning, execution and overall professionalism. Recent winners of the award include high-profile companies like Accenture, Air Canada, Dell, and recent online social utility phenomenon Facebook. “To even be mentioned in the same category as these companies is remarkable”, Stewart continues. “To receive recognition such as this after only 5 months of being live to the public says a lot about this company and is an absolute tribute to our design team”.
The Interactive Media Awards are annual awards, but are judged on a quarterly basis, with a wide variety of categories segmented over the course of the year. For more information on IMA, please visit: www.interactivemediaawards.com.
Getitnext is an easy to use search solution that dramatically improves the buying experience of the eBay marketplace. In contrast to current first generation eBay tools and techniques, GetItNext’s Web 2.0 design gives users an experience closer to a desktop application than a traditional Web page. As a result, GetItNext’s proprietary search techniques and industry leading tools make eBay easier to use and saves users time and money.