Application for the Award Program
(Note that positive criticism will be given. All criticism is for you to improve your website. If help needed, I will be able to lend you a helping hand)
Before entering your site into this program, please read the following.
Sites entered for awards must all meet the following:
|Overall look and feeling.
Is your main page inviting me to see more?
|Clean HTML coding
HTML coding needs to be in perfect shape. No unused tags.
|Meta tags well used
Meta tags are the key to good search engine functionality. Entering the right tags, will help your site in every way. Search engines, author, language, titles, look here for more information
|No broken links
There is nothing so irritating as following a broken link. A regular check, will prevent this.
|No broken images
Don’t you just hate red crosses where images are supposed to be?
Make sure nobody gets lost on your website. Is what I’m looking for easy to find?
|Do you treat your visitors with respect? In other words: if visitors of your site have questions, will you answer them correctly and within a short time?|
Sites entered for the content award must also meet the following:
|Downloads of high quality|
|Enough content to choose from|
Site entered for the interactivity award must also meet the following:
|Do your offer enough interactivity such as: Poll, Survey, Guestbook, Forum etc. In other words: do your members, visitors really have the opportunity to interact on your website? And besides offering, ARE your members active??|
|Are the interactivity tools working?|
Sites entered for the best layout must also meet the following:
|Don’t enter sites made with phpnuke, joomla, mambo etc.|
|You as owner, MUST be the designer of your website|
|Pictures on your site must have alt tags|
|All content needed to make the website must be made by yourself. Think of: background, link images etc.|
|Do you offer a way where visitors can contact you? And if you use a contact form, is there also an email available? Because forms often don’t work properly.|
|On long pages, do you provide a link to jump to the top of the page?|
If you feel your site meets the requirements for the award of your choice, fill out the form below.