December 14, 2005
Washington, DC— Sandra Waggett and her company MSW Interactive Designs LLC (MSW-ID) were selected as finalists in two categories, Best Entrepreneur and Best Online Advertising Campaign, in the 2005 Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs.
The Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs, www.stevieawards.com/women, is an international awards competition recognizing the accomplishments of women executives and business owners.
Best Entrepreneur Finalist
As Best Entrepreneur finalist, Sandra Waggett, founder and President of MSW Interactive Designs LLC was acclaimed for her entrepreneurial spirit that built a national network of nearly 4,000 clients from coast to coast. She has redefined the limits of the small home-based business from her Capitol Hill office by building a unique and tightly integrated Internet business model with multiple revenue streams from clients in different market segments. This strategy has brought MSW-ID to the forefront positioning Sandra to compete with publicly traded companies in market share and branding in her industry.
Best Online Advertising Campaign
In the Best Online Advertising Campaign, MSW Interactive Designs LLC was recognized for achievements in creating a comprehensive online marketing strategy for eCommerce storefront
WhereBridesGo.com, which is designed, developed, owned and operated by MSW-ID. The judges recognized the campaign that utilized newsletters, eZines, targeted pay-per-click, and search engine optimization techniques all carried out by the MSW-ID staff. The integration of WhereBridesGo.com into the family of 40 wedding planning portals owned and operated by MSW-ID further bolstered site traffic, which increased by 100 percent as a result of this campaign. Finally, MSW-ID received trademark status on the phrase “Where Brides Go”, a major step in building the brand recognition and positioning her to tie all the sites together as the “Where Brides Go” network.
The Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs are governed by a board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors that features many leading women entrepreneurs and luminaries in business, including Carrie Fitzmaurice, Publisher for Entrepreneur Media, Inc.; Dr. Lisa Krinsky, Chairman & President for SFBC International; and Dr. Betty Spence, President of The National Association for Female Executives. The awards are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards, hailed as “the business world’s own Oscars” by the New York Post (April 27, 2005). Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
MSW Interactive Designs LLC is a website design and hosting firm that helps small business professionals achieve a successful Internet presence. MSW-ID creates effective web sites, includes ongoing maintenance at no charge, and provides unbeatable customer support. To learn more about how at MSW-ID, We put the Web to Work for you, contact at 877-211-5492 or visit http://www.MSWInteractiveDesigns.com.
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