June 02 2020
Three websites designed by TopSpot won awards at the 2020 Stevies in a competition with over 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes. The Stevies are part of the American Business Awards® and are open to all organizations operating in the U.S. In a wide array of categories and industries. This is TopSpot’s fifth consecutive year to participate in the annual awards and brings the total Stevies won to 42.
Introducing This Year’s Award Winning Websites:
Dimco Gray – Gold Award Winner in the Manufacturing Website Category
DimcoGray is a widely recognized plastic knob manufacturer and leading supplier of superior OEM-compliant knobs and handles based in Centerville, Ohio.
When it came time to redevelop their website, it was only natural that they turn to their current digital marketing provider, TopSpot. They wanted to create a responsive website that was clean and easy to navigate that would also increase online leads. It was also designed to highlight the company’s custom manufacturing capabilities. The site went live in late 2019.
Website Results: In the three months post-launch, the industrial website saw an increase of 68.18% in online leads when compared to the previous period. The trend has continued – in the six months post-launch, goals have increased 109.52% over the previous period.
Steel Warehouse – Gold Award Winner in the Metals and Mining Website Category
Steel Warehouse is a family-owned supplier and distributor of premier steel sheet coil with distribution, shipping, and processing capabilities.
For their new website, they wanted to create a responsive website that provided users with a great user experience and provided detailed information about their products and services. They also wanted to integrate a custom quote cart. The new site launched in September 2019.
Website Results: In the first 30 days post-launch, the website saw a 16.05% increase in users, and a 378.33% (287 vs 60) increase in online leads, (including 60 orders from their new quote cart!).
Quality Liaison Services – Bronze Award Winner in the Business Services Website Category
Quality Liaison Services (QLS) is a service provider that works with OEMs and suppliers to provide quality assurance and supplier representation services for a variety of industries. Their focus us to provide top-tier service with knowledgeable and responsive personnel.
QLS wanted a new website that demonstrated how they provide a link between OEMs and their suppliers by performing various services such as quality monitoring, sorting and containment, and other special projects. This branding message was an important design element woven throughout the site. To this end, TopSpot designed a responsive website with interactive graphics and content created to specifically highlight their proprietary software as well as the numerous industries they service. The new site launched in September 2019.
Website Results: Organic traffic grew each month with a 71% increase in average daily visits from September to January, which drove nearly 100 online and offline leads for the business.
The Stevies are judged by more than 1,000 of the world’s most respected executives, entrepreneurs, innovators, and business educators worldwide. The awards are given based on the final average of the judge’s scores. Approximately 30-40% of all entries win a Stevie.
“Despite the toughest business conditions in memory, American organizations continue to demonstrate their commitment to innovation, creativity, and bottom-line results. This year’s Stevie-winning nominations are full of inspiring stories of persistence, ingenuity, resourcefulness, and compassion.”Stevie Awards President Maggie Gallagher
TopSpot is incredibly proud of the work our Team has done to create websites that not only deliver quality results for our clients, but are also recognized as being above the industry standard by our peers. We are committed to always working hard to promote growth for our clients. And we are grateful to work with each and every one of them.
About the Stevie Awards – Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East 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 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.