Winner of Website of the Year 2017: Radar

Radar has been voted ‘Website of the Year 2017’ by the Dutch public. For the first time since the start of the election, Radaren wins this coveted title. The team behind Radar received the award during the festive ceremony in Thuishaven.

The choice for Website of the Year is the largest online public award given annually to the best websites in the Netherlands. During the election, the 11th edition of the year, 655,835 votes were cast. The title has previously been won by Google (2007), Hyves (2008), AFAS Personal (2010), Tweakers (2009, 2011 and 2012), Beter Spellen (2013), Tweakers Pricewatch (2014) and (2015/2016) ).

Audiences chose their favorite in twenty-four categories, which were judged on content, navigation, design and intent of recommendations. There are two prizes to be won in each category: Best and Most Popular Website of the Year. ‘Best site’ is the site with the highest quality features score. The ‘most popular website’ is the page with the most votes. The overall winner is the website with the best relative rating with at least 10,000 unique votes and can be called ‘Website of the Year’.

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The following websites can call themselves ‘Website of the Year 2017’ in their category:

Best car website:
Most popular car website: Marktplaats Auto’s

Banking and investment
Dear banks and investment website: ASN Bank
Most popular banking and investment website: ING

Best career website: Unique Uitzendbureau
Most Popular Career Site: National Job Bank

Best Community Site: Gathering of Tweakers
Most Popular Community Site: Gathering of Tweakers

Consumer electronics
Best site for consumer electronics: Apple
Most Popular Consumer Electronics Site: Apple

Consumer goods
Best consumer goods website: Faja Lobi Surinamese food
Most popular consumer goods website: Faja Lobi Surinamese food

To date
Best Dating Website: FunkyFish
Most Popular Dating Site:

Education and training
Best education and training website:
Most Popular Education and Training Website: Beter Spellen

Best energy website: Energiedirect
Most popular energy website: Energiedirect

Best health website:
Most popular health website: ZorgkaartNederland

Dear Charity site: I am looking for a boss
Most Popular Charity Website: CliniClowns

Best Culinary Website: Smulweb
Most popular culinary website: Smulweb

Best Media Website: Radar
Most Popular Media Site: Radar

News & Information
Best News and Information Site: iCulture
Most Popular News and Information Site: Tweakers

Best Government Website: Fire Department
Most Popular Government Website: MyGovernment

Best shopping website: TopVintage
Most Popular Shopping Site: Greetz

Best Sports Website: PSV
Most popular sports website: PSV

Best Telecom Website: Simyo
Most Popular Telecom Site: Simple

Holidays and tourism
Best Vacation and Tourism Website: HolidayPirates
Most popular holiday and tourism website: TUI

Best Comparison Site: Tweakers Pricewatch
Most popular comparison site: Forbrugerforeningen

Insurance companies
Best insurance company website: DELA
Most Popular Insurance Company Website: Ditzo

Best Advantage website:
Most popular Advantage website:

spare time
Best Leisure Website: Paradiso
Most popular leisure website:

Weather & Traffic
Best Weather & Traffic website: Buienradar
Most Popular Weather & Traffic Website: Buienradar

Overall winner
Best website of the year: Radar

*) The choice of Website of the Year is an initiative by Emerce in collaboration with MultiScope

Photo: Maurice Mikkers (c)

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