Edie – nearly the best website there is

Edie is the second best business website in the UK, according to the judges of the country's most widely recognised award for online publications.

The Association of Online Publishers runs an annual awards scheme to celebrate the achievements of the best websites out there.

edie was shortlisted for Best Website 2008 – Business and was the only site on the list to receive a special mention.

We were pipped at the post by Reed Business Information’s XpertHR.co.uk site which scooped the prize for the category.

Judges described edie as: “Really impressive entry that has undergone a complete redesign in the judging year. With effective integration of video and building up a strong community, the site is allowing users to communicate in different ways.”

Winners of other categories included such national treasures as the BBC, the Guardian, the Sun and the NME.

No other environmental sites made the shortlist in any of the 16 categories.

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