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9 Aug, 2012

Australia Wins “Gold” for Best Olympics Tourism Website Design


San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 – Australia has won a “Gold Medal” for the best-designed Olympics Tourism website. The USA won “silver” and Germany the “bronze.”

The “Website Olympics” was launched in honor of the 2012 Summer Olympics, by Bop Design, a San Diego web design agency. It evaluated the tourism websites of the top 8 medal winning countries from the Beijing 2008 Olympics:  China, the United States, Russia, Great Britain, Germany, Australia, South Korea and Japan.

Bop Design Business Principal, Jeremy Durant, commented, “Just like a small business website is a gateway to new clients, a country’s tourism website is a gateway to new visitors. We started the Website Olympics to evaluate not only how compelling the design and content are but how advanced the web development and SEO components are.”

Each country website was judged by the following factors:

  • Look & Design – colors and layout/navigation
  • Web Development – Internet technologies used, official Google PageSpeed score
  • SEO – Google Page Rank, MozRank, Hubspot Marketing Grader.

The results announcement asserts: “No Politics Involved.”

Access the Website Olympics results infographic by clicking here.

Bop Design is a boutique marketing communications firm that focuses on helping small businesses.