Internet Awards

Internet Awards


Internet Awards

Each quarter, Hitwise awards the 10 most popular websites across each of the 160+ Hitwise categories, and annually, the top 10 searched for brand terms overall. Each winner is presented with a Hitwise Top 10 award, which includes tools to help you promote your site as a Hitwise Top 10 Award winner. Winners are notified by email at the close of every quarter.

Companies are not required to be a Hitwise client to qualify for the Hitwise Top 10 Award program. Top 10 Website Awards are based on popularity according to the percentage of user visits a website receives compared to other sites in their category during a specific period. The Top 10 Searched for Brand Awards are based on the volume of searches for a specific term during a given period as well.

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2007 News

Industry Celebration & Networking Party

Join us for the Hitwise Online Performance Awards and celebrate the most-popular websites.


"The Hitwise Online Performance Awards celebrate the #1 website in each industry for 2006 - over 130 industries in Singapore; over 160 in Australia and New Zealand". This unique awards program recognises excellence in online performance through public popularity. Winners receive a framed award and a special #1 website badge for display online. Using the largest online sample in the world, Hitwise will announce 2006's most-visited website in each industry, based on market share of visits from Internet users in a local market.


At the last Hitwise Online Performance Awards events in Auckland, Singapore and Sydney, over 700 online marketing executives enjoyed a short awards presentation hosted by a celebrity MC, plus entertainment, followed by a networking cocktail party. Once again, the 2007 Hitwise Online Performance Awards will be the online industry networking event of the year.

Article scoops Hitwise award, By Louisa Hearn - 24th February 2006
(Credit: The Sydney Morning Herald) has been named the number one print media website in Australia at the Hitwise Online Performance awards.

The Hitwise annual award ceremony honours websites that have generated the most traffic in their sector and the findings are based on the number of visits logged by the media measurement company.

According to Hitwise, was the most visited website in the print media category based on the 2.75m Australian internet users it monitored last year.

Two other news/media categories were highlighted during the ceremony: an IT media category scooped up by, and a communities/directories/guide category, awarded to

James Borg, Asia Pacific marketing manager said: "The awards are based on the number of visits to the sites. We measure every site that Australians visit and rank them up against one another on a daily basis. Using this data we have been able to come up with an annual award."

Hitwise is an Australian company headquartered in New York with offices worldwide and it monitors traffic through ISP data partnerships and opt-in panels.



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