&nbspOrange County, CA &ndashNow in its 15th year, the Web Marketing Association&rsquos WebAwards are recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world. Top faith-based media group and audience delivery service FrontGate Media was honored with not one, but two WebAwards in different categories. &nbspAn independent evaluation of websites by independent expert judges awarded FrontGate Media the Standard of Excellence recognition in the Marketing Website category and also in the Faith-based Website WebAward category.

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&ldquoOur site simply, and evidently effectively, documents our work in connecting ad agencies, marketing consultants, companies and organizations to the faith-based audience,&rdquo says founder and president Scott A. Shuford. &ldquoI am honored for the FrontGate Media website to be recognized by our marketing peers not just as a Faith-based site, but overall as a Marketing website.&rdquo

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The FrontGate Media website at http://www.FrontGateMedia.com equips Marketing Directors with extensive data and information on the media group&rsquos vast reach to all segments of faith-based Audiences, and immediate access to Media Kits for the group&rsquos websites and events, and on the firm&rsquos Audience Delivery Services in social media, public relations, and pay per click marketing. An extensive Marketing Blog is anchored by columns on Marketing Tips and a faith-based media Offer of the Week. The News channel contains an archive of Press Releases, Newsletters, Story Links, and the official news archive of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association.

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These WebAwards follow on the heels of FrontGate&rsquos award-winning status in the Internet Advertising Competition where the firm was awarded the Crystal Statue for the Best Faith-Based Website in the advertising industry overall.

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More than 2,000 entries from 42 countries were adjudicated in 96 industry categories during this year’s competition. Entries were judged on design, copy writing, innovation, content, interactivity, navigation, and use of technology. A complete list of the winning sites can be found at the WebAward Web site at http://www.webaward.org.

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About FrontGate Media

FrontGate Media is the largest internet &amp event media group and marketing service reaching the culture-engaged faith and family values audience which represents $4.6 billion worth of Christian products purchased by consumers annually according to &ldquoUSA Today.&rdquo The FrontGate Media group creates relationship and reach for organizations and companies to engage their more than 15 million email subscribers, 25 million monthly page views, and 600,000+ attendees at annual events, and though its Audience Delivery Services which include social media, public relations and pay per click marketing. The media group is #1 in reach to several consumer and leadership demographics in the faith and family values audience including event attendees, entertainment fans, music fans, church musicians and worship leaders, and political conservatives. FrontGate plays a key role in the success of faith-based, faith-friendly and family-friendly movie studios, non-profit organizations, publishers and authors, record labels and artists and more seeking to engage the Christian audience. http://www.FrontGateMedia.com.

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For more information on FrontGate Media or to interview founder and president Scott A. Shuford, please contact:

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Lori Lenz-Heiselman &ndash FrontGate Media
714-553-5181 or Lori@FrontGateMedia.com