Top 10 Kentico Websites for October 2012

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We are happy to introduce another 10 great projects created on the Kentico platform, including two new implementations of our online marketing features available within the Kentico EMS license.
The Red Cross Care Partners website is designed to showcase a new major initiative for Red Cross Canada. Red Cross Care partners is a new program that brings together the Canadian Red Cross’s tradition of compassion, experience and quality personal support services with the respected nursing and therapy services of partner organizations to deliver home and community-based health care in Canada's most populous province, Ontario.

Red Cross Care Partners
Implemented by:
ecentricarts, Canada
Kentico Gold Partner
 
Melbourne Central is a style-laden destination for shopping, eating and entertainment in Melbourne’s CBD, with close to 300 stores to explore in a unique and modern architectural space. The GPT Group who own and manage the center selected Kentico EMS as their CMS platform for the following reasons:
• Kentico is already running 5 GPT shopping center websites with more coming online soon
• Each site has an equivalent mobile website
• Kentico integration bus was used to integrate with other systems such as the upcoming iPhone and android apps
Lead Scoring & E-commerce is used to generate user rewards for actions on the site

Melbourne Central Shopping Centre
Implemented by:
Webcoda, Australia
Kentico Gold Partner
Oxford Instruments design and manufacture high technology tools for research and industry. They needed a website which would allow them to present a wide range of products to a large and varied customer base across the world, whilst allowing each of the businesses within the group to retain control over their content. The user experience has been enhanced and user journey simplified by employing Kentico EMS to deliver a site featuring responsive design, customized content based on user behavior and location, lead scoring and customer segmentation.

Oxford Instruments
Implemented by:
Ridgeway, United Kingdom
Kentico Gold Partner
Since the site launch on September 17, 2012, site visits are up 115% and new visitors are up 67% over the previous year. iMedia attribute these improvements to Kentico’s SEO features, of which they took full advantage. A few of the key features of the site are: commerce integration, including the UPS shipping connector from the Kentico Marketplace; dynamic, customized menus; a searchable document library built using Kentico Smart Search; and a custom distributor locator. This distributor locator allows the user to search for distributors in the US and Canada based on a zip or postal code and search radius.
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Lubriplate
Implemented by:
iMedia, USA
Kentico Certified Partner
Swiss bank Valiant wanted to introduce a new portal for its young community in which their teenage clients could generate their own content by posting their dreams and wishes on the site. Maxomedia created a responsive design platform for this purpose, which also allows community members to vote for posted wishes. Those with the most votes are considered by the bank for realization. Many a dream is coming true through this fantastic community project. All ideas are possible; owning a pony, meeting Justin Bieber, helping children in Kenya - young people are full of great ideas.

Valiant V4U
Implemented by:
Maxomedia, Switzerland  
Kentico Certified Partner

The Bridgespan Group is a nonprofit advisor and resource for mission-driven organizations and philanthropists. The redesigned website offers the sector free, high-quality strategy tools and insights. The new site hosts a job board and information on leadership development, retention, and recruitment, as well as descriptions of new services. Finally, the redesigned site creates space for visitors’ voices to join critical discussions via comments on articles and blogs as well as content rating throughout the site.

The Bridgespan Group
Implemented by:
The Bridgespan Group, USA

 
The Health Match BC website is a place where health care professionals from across Canada and around the world can find and pursue career opportunities in British Columbia. The site offers an enticing look at the province, as well as free recruitment and job placement services. Registered health professionals have access to job search tools like job postings, CV uploads, and online applications.

HealthMatch BC
Implemented by:  
Number 41 Media Corporation, Canada
Kentico Certified Partner
The new Women’s College Hospital Foundation (WCHF) website supports the WCHF as they raise funds for a new $555 million state‐of‐the‐art hospital, invest in women’s health research, and ultimately revolutionize health care for women. Developed in Kentico, this website integrates seamlessly with A.K.A. raisin’s powerful online fundraising system to support the WCHF capital campaign and other fundraising initiatives. The result is a dynamic online presence that elevates the WCHF brand online, raises awareness about the important work of the hospital, and drives donations.

Women’s College Hospital Foundation
Implemented by:
A.K.A. New Media, Canada
Kentico Gold Partner

 
Ricola Ltd is a manufacturer of high-quality herb drops which are exported to more than 50 countries. The aim was to create a new company website with multi-lingual and multi-country support. Therefore, every single market has its own presence within the new website. Furthermore, Ricola's technical Partner YooApplications AG is continuously implementing custom templates, developing Kentico Widgets and creating new features. The features include custom tree node types with specific behavior, a self-created navigation controller to auto-generate navigation, a dynamic sitemap as well as Google sitemap generation out of existing nodes.

Ricola
Implemented by:
YooApplications, Switzerland
Kentico Partner

 
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University has some 26,000 students enrolled at six different campuses. They were using an internally-developed Classic ASP CMS to manage over 400 websites, with tens of thousands of pages, documents and images. They needed a CMS that could handle the complex nature of their sites, as well as make the migration to the new system as painless as possible for the hundreds of content managers who update their sites. Kentico CMS fitted that bill because of its similarity to the existing system, its many ready-to-use modules, and its fantastic support. The migration went very smoothly and the content managers carried on without missing a beat.
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Nelson Mandela University
Implemented by:
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa

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Lenka Navratilova

I am currently on maternity leave with my little daughter, but I still have time to keep you informed about the best projects created by our clients and partners on Kentico. I previously worked as a Partner Manager taking care of our partners' needs.

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