RISMEDIA, August 31, 2010—Weichert, Realtors recently received the Interactive Media Awards (IMA) Outstanding Achievement Award for its website, Weichert.com. One of the nation’s most visited real estate sites, Weichert.com was determined to have excelled in all areas of the competition and represents a high standard of planning, execution and overall professionalism.
“We are honored to have our website acknowledged with such a prestigious award,” said James M. Weichert, president and founder of Weichert, Realtors. “This recognition is a testament to the dedication of our Internet and marketing departments who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make Weichert.com a convenient and comprehensive source for buyers and sellers online.”
The Outstanding Achievement award is the second highest honor bestowed by IMA. Weichert received the award in the real estate category, which included 63 total entries. Weichert.com received a score of 465 out of a total possible score of 500 points.
Re-launched in early 2010, Weichert.com underwent several enhancements to provide a simpler, more personalized experience for consumers searching for a home online. Now, it also allows visitors to share listings and other information on Facebook, Twitter and a host of other social media, networking and bookmarking sites.
“We continually make adjustments and improvements to our site to ensure that we are providing a top-notch experience for visitors. That is why it is so rewarding to see Weichert.com recognized as a leading real estate website,” said Mike Montsko, president of Weichert Lead Network, the Internet marketing arm for Weichert, Realtors.
Weichert.com regularly attracts more than 3 million visitors each month and consistently ranks as a top site among all real estate companies for the length of time that visitors spend at the site, according to Hitwise, which monitors the activity of major websites.
For more information, visit www.weichert.com.