June 12 2019


TopSpot Recognized at 17th Annual American Business Awards®

The TopSpot Team is pleased to announce its recognition in The 17th Annual American Business Awards® where we were recognized with 5 Gold Stevie® Awards for our website design and development work. This includes website awards in the Manufacturing, Business Services and Energy Categories.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

This year, more than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration. Judges consisted of over 200 professionals worldwide who participated in selecting the 2019 Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners.

Meet Our Latest Stevie® Award Winning Websites:

Cason Graye Homes – Gold Award Winning Materials & Construction Website

Cason Graye Homes is a custom home builder that has been exceeding expectations of its Houston clientele since 2004. When they came to TopSpot, they were in need of a website that reflected their brand and home building style. The local business also wanted to grow their organic presence for Houston and its surrounding neighborhoods.

Gold Award Winning Home Builders Website by TopSpot

Within the first 90 days of launching, organic traffic improved by 28.76% and form submissions driven by organic traffic increased by 540%. These trends continued well past their first 90 days too! When looking at their first 6 months post-launch compared to the previous time frame, organic traffic saw a 30.80% increase from Houston & its surrounding neighborhoods and a 117.39% increase in form submissions!

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Altius Technical Services – Gold Award Winning Business Services Website

Altius is North America’s leading industrial rope access training company and specializes in the training of IRATA and SPRAT industrial rope access courses. When they came to TopSpot, they were wanting a mobile-friendly website design that would put emphases on their rope training courses and team members while producing online leads for their business.

Gold Award Winning Business Services Website by TopSpot

Since launch, their new website has seen a 607.14% increase in online inquiries and a 67.01% increase in online revenue stemming from online bookings!

Their responsive design has also generated some success since launch. Mobile & Tablet traffic increased by 39.74% since launch and online form submissions from non-desktop traffic have also improved by 366.67%.

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Solaronics, Inc. – Gold Award Winning Energy Website

Solaronics, Inc. is a manufacturer of infrared heating products. Working closely with engineers, contractors and owners, Solaronics has helped to establish standards and guidelines for product construction, performance, operations and applications since 1962.

When Solaronics was ready to update their website, they turned to their current internet marketing agency, TopSpot. They were wanting a responsive website with a clean interface that provided the content and information a user would need before moving forward with a quote.

Gold Award Winning Energy Website by TopSpot

When reviewing the website’s post-launch success compared to the previous period, organic traffic is up by 38.17% and form submissions have increased by 80%. 

The new design assisted with some paid search wins as well!  The Solaronics Paid Search Program saw a 9.2% decrease in overall cost per click and a 50% increase in form submissions. Having a mobile-friendly design has led to a 37.79% increase in mobile & tablet traffic and a 422.22% increase in mobile & tablet form submissions!

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Universal Steel America, Inc. – Gold Award Winning Metals & Mining Website

Universal Steel America, Inc. is a specialty steel plate distributor and processor, with a comprehensive inventory of carbon & alloy plate, as well as a unique mix of processing capabilities. Using data to drive the new website design, TopSpot built them a mobile-friendly website that would drive online leads for their business.

Award Winning Distributor Website by TopSpot

Since launch, their online & offline leads (website form submissions and phone calls) have increased by 169.31%! This includes over 300 inquiries through their Contact Us, Quick Contact & Request a Quote Forms.

Their responsive design contributed to the increased number of website driven phone calls too! By tracking mobile phone number clicks as an event in Google Analytics, our Team was able to report a 252.71% increase in phone calls from mobile devices!

View the Universal Steel Website

The TopSpot Team has received a total of 39 Stevie Awards since first the American Business Awards® in 2015.

At TopSpot, we take pride in building sites that are not only recognized by our peers as being above the industry standard but as websites that also deliver results and help to improve the overall web presence for our clients. We understand that your website is often the face of your company and should make you look your best.

About the Stevie Awards –  Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.