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2016 Sitefinity Website of the
Year Awards

Since its inception in 2011, the Sitefinity Website of the Year Awards have been recognizing websites powered by Progress Sitefinity for creativity, design, user experience, functionality and overall website presentation.

Meet the Winners

Intranet

Intranet Presidencia

In just few weeks, the platform has scored an increase of 50% in all the metrics - number of visits, page views, unique users, time of permanence, pages seen per session, etc.

Implemented by LFI Agencia Digital

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Ecommerce

M & M Food Market

Growth in mobile and tablet traffic as well as improved onsite metrics for these channels. Improved eOrder experience and growth in the number of online orders.

Implemented by Shikatani Lacroix Design

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Multisite

United for Healthier Kids by Nestlé

In multisite setup with 5 other public facing websites - unidosporcriancas.com.br, u4hk.ph, uxns.com.mx, unitedforhealthierkids.pk, u4hk.com.eg. Personalized for the 50 predicted markets. Load-balanced.

Implemented by F5

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Consumer Goods

Tropicana

Leveraged Multisite add-on to consolidate numerous markets with various websites into one cohesive environment sharing the same assets and site templates to achieve a consistent global brand.

Implemented by VML

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Food & Beverages

PDQ

The site allows content editors to get behind the steering wheel of their own website and easily add or edit news, community events, special promotions and add location finder, all in responsive design.

Implemented by Roger West

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Banking

Old National Bank

A key component in the company multichannel marketing strategy, this website leverages Sitefinity’s personalization and built-in events, blogs and email marketing modules to increase traffic from all devices.

Implemented by Old National Bank and InGen Technologies

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Insurance

Royal Neighbors of America

The site takes advantage of Sitefinity’s extensibility and scalability, while utilizing the Sitefinity Digital Experience Cloud to improve conversions.

Implemented by Royal Neighbors of America

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Royal Neighbors of America

Healthcare

Demelza Hospice Care for Children

Progress Sitefinity has enabled Demelza to start personalizing the journey for their different audiences, while achieving a fantastic new look and feel and great brand positioning.

Implemented by Itineris

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Demelza Hospice Care for Children

Education

Westminster College

The site takes full advantage of the Progress Sitefinity Ecommerce add-on for a new school merchandise online store. The site has realized a 15% increase in applications for the upcoming academic year, as well as a 22% drop in the average bounce rate.

Implemented by Westminster College

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Construction

MI Windows

Organic Search is now driving 60% of referred traffic to the site vs. 10% prior to Sitefinity launch. The visibility of the site has increased greatly allowing MI Windows to reach new customers at an increasing rate.

Implemented By Aardvark

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MI Windows

Manufacturing

Goodman

In multisite setup with a few other consumer-facing marketing websites. Integrated with Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Overall traffic increased by 17% YoY, where mobile traffic alone by 57%.

Implemented by Softway

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Energy & Utilities

ESB

Load-balanced, integrated with Newsweaver, Mailchimp and Campaign Monitor. The ESB team now enjoys significantly decreased publishing lead time.

Implemented by Arekibo

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Transportation

Allied

The site was redesigned in 2016 to increase conversion rates and decrease bounce rates. The new development increased the site speed in Google’s guidelines.

Implemented by Aptera

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Associations

SASED

SASED’s website with Progress Sitefinity has led to growth in traffic, while improving accessibility of content and creating a more dynamic user experience.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

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Services

Caliber Portfolio Lending

Building this site from the ground up, there were 3 different dynamic modules made by module builder, custom content types, shared content blocks and customized page templates.

Implemented by Caliber Home Loans

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Caliber Portfolio Lending

Sports & Entertainment

Packers Everywhere

Integration with 3rd party systems such as Offerpop together with Sitefinity’s strong mobile capabilities has resulted in a stunning 17% increases in page visits within the 1st week after launch, most of which from mobile.

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

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Packers Everywhere

Tourism & Hospitality

Big Bear Mountain Resort

Successfully consolidated 2 websites into 1, taking full advantage of Sitefinity multisite management add-on to preserve their unique brand identities into brand-specific micro-site sections.

Implemented by Mammoth Resorts / Still-Water Interactive / Falafel Software

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Big Bear Mountain Resort

Events

Families

The site has replaced two major company websites to achieve clean and uncluttered experience for customers.

Implemented by IDS Logic

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Graphic Design

Paper Pumpkin

Provides a mobile-friendly front facing application for customers and transfers day-to-day content creation and editing activities from the development to the marketing team.

Implemented by Stampin’ Up!

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Paper Pumpkin

Meet the Finalists

Intranet

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Assurant Solutions

Implemented by F5

Integration with CRM Assurant, ERP Assurant, Google Analytics, GTM, Tim SSO. Custom modules developed with KendoUI and ASP.NET AJAX.

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Intranet Presidencia

Implemented by LFI Agencia Digital

In just few weeks, the platform has scored an increase of 50% in all the metrics - number of visits, page views, unique users, time of permanence, pages seen per session, etc.

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Acontece na Nestlé

Implemented by F5

Nestlé’s Collaborators community portal noticed an increase in active intranet users from 50 to 2000+ users. Page load time decreased by 27%.

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Ecommerce

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Xpressflower.com

Implemented by А8

Used by more than 15 outlets around Singapore to execute orders. Average order size has increased by 20-30%. Orders from the outlets have increased by 50%.

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M & M Food Market

Implemented by Shikatani Lacroix Design

Growth in mobile and tablet traffic as well as improved onsite metrics for these channels. Improved eOrder experience and growth in the number of online orders.

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Jones Dairy Farm

Implemented by Clotho Digital

Site visitors increased by 50% YoY, and successful visits rose by 100%. Sitefinity Ecommerce has been customized to accommodate a multi-shipping address option per order.

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Multisite

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United for Healthier Kids by Nestlé

Implemented by F5

In multisite setup with 5 other public facing websites - unidosporcriancas.com.br, u4hk.ph, uxns.com.mx, unitedforhealthierkids.pk, u4hk.com.eg. Personalized for the 50 predicted markets. Load-balanced.

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FASTSIGNS

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

600+ websites spawned, one for each US franchise. Advanced search and multi-faceted Product/Solution galleries. Registered users can save products and solutions from the galleries to their own IDEABOOK. Various 3rd party integrations.

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Ruukki

Implemented by Siili

23 sites in multisite setup with 18 language options. Integrated with Oracle Eloqua, M-Files, PDM, DocRaptor. Load-balanced, personalized. Utilizing also Sitefinity DEC and KendoUI.

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Consumer Goods & Services

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Nextel

Implemented by F5

The site is personalized for 7 different markets and serves content to both corporate and individual users as well as people with disabilities. Load-balanced. Custom modules utilizing ASP.NET AJAX and KendoUI tools.

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Cesar

Implemented by Catapult Marketing

Significantly improved mobile customer experience and reduced bounce rate from mobile visitors after replacing old non-responsive website with new mobile-friendly responsive website.

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Tropicana

Implemented by VML

Leveraged Multisite add-on to consolidate numerous markets with various websites into one cohesive environment sharing the same assets and site templates to achieve a consistent global brand.

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Food & Beverages

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PDQ

Implemented by Roger West

The site allows content editors to get behind the steering wheel of their own website and easily add or edit news, community events, special promotions and add location finder, all in responsive design.

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Receitas Nestlé

Implemented by F5

Aggregates recipes content and services while having the flexibility to freely expand in volume, maintaining excellent performance with over 5 million accesses monthly.

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Nestlé Nescau

Implemented by F5

The site serves as a hub capable of delivering diverse content in a flexibly and agile manner with 4 different waves of communication, without any interruption in its operation. It integrates with Nestlé’s CRM and is load-balanced.

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Banking

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Texas Capital Bank

Implemented by Texas Capital Bank and Spire Agency

Website content updates no longer require IT support. The site is integrated with Pardot to create the opportunity for effective lead generation and nurturing while driving more traffic.

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Old National Bank

Implemented by Old National Bank and InGen Technologies

A key component in the company multichannel marketing strategy, this website leverages Sitefinity’s personalization and built-in events, blogs and email marketing modules to increase traffic from all devices.

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BankUnited

Implemented by Bayshore Solutions

BankUnited was able to create a simple, automated three-step approval process that would keep the institution in line with industry regulations. This enabled expedited content publication while keeping it accountable.

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Insurance

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Vaudoise Assurances

Implemented by Wide Agency

Seamless integration with internal enterprise systems and Google API as well as plans for SharePoint integration ensure this website greatly improves the work of both marketing and IT departments.United Fire Group.

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United Fire Group

Implemented by United Fire Group

Leveraging Progress Sitefinity, this website has managed to increase the number of sessions with 6000 for the 1st month after launch and has drawn new customers and potential job seekers.

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Royal Neighbors of America

Implemented by Royal Neighbors of America

The site takes advantage of Sitefinity’s extensibility and scalability, while utilizing the Sitefinity Digital Experience Cloud to improve conversions.

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Healthcare

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Press Ganey

Implemented by iMarc

Progress Sitefinity provided flexibility to build custom modules to support a state-of-the-art website design and enhanced functionality to reflect the company's thought leadership and content-driven brand.

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Beaumont Health

Implemented by Centretek

Sitefinity was chosen to replace three disparate healthcare system websites, each with their own CMS infrastructure and distributed content management teams, outdated designs and feature sets.

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Demelza Hospice Care for Children

Implemented by Itineris

Progress Sitefinity has enabled Demelza to start personalizing the journey for their different audiences, while achieving a fantastic new look and feel and great brand positioning.

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Education

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The Hague University

Implemented by Estate

Utilizes a broad range of out-of-the-box connectors that come with Sitefinity to integrate with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and SalesForce. Sitefinity’s simplistic back-end interface increased content managers’ productivity by 400%.

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Peirce College

Implemented by Primacy and Peirce College

Building the website on Sitefinity allowed to clearly analyze different marketing channels and their impact on the leads/conversions as well as improved SEO value, creation of campaign landing pages, and ease of content updates.

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Westminster College

Implemented by Westminster College

The site takes full advantage of the Progress Sitefinity Ecommerce add-on for a new school merchandise online store. The site has realized a 15% increase in applications for the upcoming academic year, as well as a 22% drop in the average bounce rate.

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Construction

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MI Windows

Implemented By Aardvark

Organic Search is now driving 60% of referred traffic to the site vs. 10% prior to Sitefinity launch. The visibility of the site has increased greatly allowing MI Windows to reach new customers at an increasing rate.

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Fibo

Implemented by Syone

Utilizes the Sitefinity load-balancing and e-commerce capabilities. Website visits are 5 times as many as last year’s average. Marketing team is fully independent.

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Quadrangle Architects

Implemented by Flywheel Strategic

28% increase in mobile sessions. Social traffic up by 88% Traffic from key global markets increased by as much as 90%. Sitefinity portal area on the website, connected to Deltek Vision software.

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Manufacturing

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Goodman

Implemented by Softway

In multisite setup with a few other consumer-facing marketing websites. Integrated with Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Overall traffic increased by 17% YoY, where mobile traffic alone by 57%.

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Streamlight

Implemented by Trellist Marketing and Technology

Since launch, bounce rate has dropped by 15%. Onsite engagement has also increased: number of pages viewed per session rose by 25%, pageviews by 15% and average session duration increased by 7%.

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Haworth

Implemented by Springthrough

Utilizes Sitefinity DEC; multisite, translation, load-balancing, e-commerce functionality, as well as Project Feather (MVC). The site is translated into 11 languages and has seen an increased engagement after switching to Sitefinity.

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Energy & Utilities

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Chelan County PUD

Implemented by Chelan County PUD

Various customizations and 3rd party system integrations with SharePoint, BookingBug, Cold Fusion and more. Mobile traffic and time on site increased by 10% YoY.

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ESB

Implemented by Arekibo

Load-balanced, integrated with Newsweaver, Mailchimp and Campaign Monitor. The ESB team now enjoys significantly decreased publishing lead time.

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Momentum Energy

Implemented by Momentum Energy

Digital sales increased 10 times. Integrated with Salesforce Marketing Cloud and a custom billing platform. Utilizing Sitefinity Site Sync add-on.

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Transportation

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Wizz Air

Implemented by Wizz Air

The site features 23 languages, utilizing a 3rd party translation provider in the background. The site enjoys faster performance and easily editable content at the same time.

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Dublin Airport, daa

Implemented by Arekibo

A dramatic increase in user engagement: users are more engaged with the site, viewing more content and staying longer. The site integrates to Advam Prebook parking and ecommerce engine.

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Allied

Implemented by Aptera

The site was redesigned in 2016 to increase conversion rates and decrease bounce rates. The new development increased the site speed in Google’s guidelines.

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Associations

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Chicago Dental Society

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

Brought in-house all website editing and updates from an outside vendor. Implemented a dynamic website that allows for easy updates to dentist records, dentist searches, mentors programs, store and class fields.

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SASED

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

SASED’s website with Progress Sitefinity has led to growth in traffic, while improving accessibility of content and creating a more dynamic user experience.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Global

Implemented by Trellist Marketing and Technology

Through Enterprise Multisite Management and Localization add-ons the website serves content for different markets and in different languages with superior user experience.

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Services

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Organized Living

Implemented by Organized Living and Sparkbox

The site takes advantage of the Sitefinity MVC support. Since launch, the site ranks higher on search results and enjoys a significantly higher number of incoming leads. Integrates with MS Dynamics CRM.

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Caliber Portfolio Lending

Implemented by Caliber Home Loans

Building this site from the ground up, there were 3 different dynamic modules made by module builder, custom content types, shared content blocks and customized page templates.

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EasyPark

Implemented by Graphically Speaking

Upgrading from an older Progress Sitefinity version, this website was able to accommodate more product categories which aided brand amplification and boosted online conversions.

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Sports & Entertainment

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BSL

Implemented by Turkish Basketball Federation

Ease of use of the system as well as simplistic drag and drop interface enables content editors to dynamically update the website saving time and resources and boosting productivity.

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Packers Everywhere

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

Integration with 3rd party systems such as Offerpop together with Sitefinity’s strong mobile capabilities has resulted in a stunning 17% increases in page visits within the 1st week after launch, most of which from mobile.

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Yash Raj Films

Implemented by Idealake

Reduced bounce rate by more than 70% after switching from a non-responsive website to Sitefinity CMS. Managed to move content updates and edits to in-house marketing team thus cutting on costs drastically.

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Tourism & Hospitality

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The Henry Ford

Implemented by Perficient Digital

Astounding results just 9 months after launch: site management efficiency increased by 50%, traffic is up 12%, conversions are up 16%, digital collections usage is up 150%, online revenue has increased by 24%.

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Big Bear Mountain Resort

Implemented by Mammoth Resorts / Still-Water Interactive / Falafel Software

Successfully consolidated 2 websites into 1, taking full advantage of Sitefinity multisite management add-on to preserve their unique brand identities into brand-specific micro-site sections.

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Spa Experience

Implemented by Itineris

Key integration with Booker business management software made possible for online booking of spa services. Sitefinity also managed to preserve SEO rankings despite changing the domain name.

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Events

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Families

Implemented by IDS Logic

The site has replaced two major company websites to achieve clean and uncluttered experience for customers.

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Smart Financial Centre

Implemented by Bill Young Productions

Takes full advantage of the Progress Sitefinity module builder tools to build automated scheduling and routines with minimal additional coding. Combines powerful website with digital signage and marketing functionalities.

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GES

Implemented by Aptera

Utilizes to full extend the multisite and multilingual capabilities of Progress Sitefinity to run multiple sites in different geographic regions and markets while having the ability to create new ones at scale with ease.

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Graphic Design:

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TSCPA

Implemented by Americaneagle.com

The site leverages a contemporary design where the entire resolution of the screen is used to utilize the most space. Over half of site users now are returning visitors and average time spent on site has doubled.

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Paper Pumpkin

Implemented by Stampin’ Up!

Provides a mobile-friendly front facing application for customers and transfers day-to-day content creation and editing activities from the development to the marketing team.

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Catapult Marketing

Implemented by Catapult Marketing

Empowered content creators to edit the website independently from developers which increased the number of updates per month and ultimately the quantity of unsolicited requests to participate in client RFPs.

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