HostReview.com announced the beginning of its 7th Annual Awards campaign with the opening of nominations for the Readers' Choice Awards
November 27, 2012 (Newswire) - HostReview.com, a leading online destination for the web hosting industry, announced the beginning of its 7th Annual Awards campaign with the opening of nominations for the Readers' Choice Awards - a community-focused competition recognizing the best web hosting providers of 2012. Over the years, the HostReview awards have become the most reputable and much-anticipated competition in the web hosting industry.
HostReview is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Readers' Choice Awards, sponsored by WebiMax. Hosting providers and users can submit nominations for their favorite web hosting company by visiting http://www.hostreview.com/awards/2012/nominations and will have the chance to take a prize - Black iPod Touch 32GB.
By taking part in the competition the web hosting companies have the chance to receive acclaim as an innovator, be recognized by industry peers and customers and stand out from the crowd. The 25 nominees with the most nominations will make it to the voting round.
Entry deadline is December 16th, 2012. Voting starts on December 17th. In a month-long voting period HostReview's online community will decide the Top 10 best web hosting companies of 2012.
The 2012 Annual Awards take a fresh look at the web hosting industry. Their scope has been expanded to cover the increased demand for cloud services. For that purpose, HostReview has complemented the well-known Best Cloud Service Provider Award with three new categories reflecting the rapid developments in the cloud space.
The following categories are included in this year's awards: Best Web Hosting Company, Best Dedicated Server Package, Best Affordable Hosting, Best Managed Hosting Service, Best Reseller Hosting, Best VPS Provider, Best Cloud Service Provider, Best Hybrid Cloud Solution, Best Managed Cloud Solution, Best Private Cloud Service and the 5th Readers' Choice Awards.
This year's awards will honor compelling companies that have shown excellence in the rapidly changing hosting environment and have made the biggest impact on the industry during the year. Only 10 exceptional companies will win in each category.
When ranking the web hosting firms, the HostReview editorial team takes into consideration a variety of factors, including offered services, package diversity, customer support, new products and services, feedback, and overall performance of the selected companies.
The HostReview Annual Awards will culminate with the announcement of the Top 10 best companies in each category on January 21st, 2012.
HostReview (http://www.hostreview.com) is a popular online destination for people who look for the best hosting deals. The site features a comprehensive article section, industry news, and one of the most complete directories of hosting service providers. HostReview.com is frequented by various audiences, ranging from industry insiders to internet entrepreneurs.
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