Simonseeks scoops Website of the Year Award 2009

by Charlie

Simonseeks has beaten off strong competition to be named "Website of the Year" in the Good Web Guide's first ever awards – not bad for a website launched only four months ago!

Good Web Guide Awards

Simonseeks was on the shortlist of 25 websites which were whittled down from more than 1,000 entries. Sites were judged on their design, originality, content and ease of use by an independent panel including Emma Jones, founder of; Sháá Wasmund, founder of; Liane Dietrich, MD of; Yanique Francis-Lalin, senior web analyst at; Nick Wills, founder of; and Arabella Dymoke, MD of

Judge Yanique Francis-Yalin (Twenga) said of, “I especially like the way the user content is organised and that there are standards to ensure good quality content.” Meanwhile, Nick Wills ( commented, “It’s solid, executed well and could go a long way.”

The award was accepted by our editor Nick, on behalf of all the team here at Simonseeks.

Nick Trend accepting Good Web Guide Award

It's a great boost to know that all the hard work done by the Simonseeks team and our community of writers is being recognised and rewarded with this award from the Good Web Guide