Top 10 Kentico Websites for September 2015

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Fall is here. The days are shorter and a chill is in the air, but our partners are still making hot new sites.

Implemented by NetConstruct
United Kingdom
Kentico Gold Partner

AEG is a 120-year-old tool manufacturer with not only a ground-breaking heritage in electrical tools and engineering, but a formative role in establishing the field of industrial design. Their site needed a new fresh, responsive design, which introduced new navigation with a focus on user journey and experience in multiple languages, as well as a 360-degree product viewer, video functionality, and a “featured product” area that would display specific tools. Finally, the site had to be prepared to encourage reviews and move towards a retail-focused approach.
Netconstruct used a responsive, mobile-first design, and multi-lingual approach, leveraging Kentico 8.2’s support for multi-lingual pages and fuzzy-search to allow for users to find tools with partial words and phrases.

Implemented by Continuum
Ireland
Kentico Gold Partner

iD Mobile is a new Irish mobile operator with a fresh approach that allows its users to choose from a range of options specific to their requirements, not those set by the provider. iD Mobile wanted a website and application that would highlight their unique mobile plans and be a clean and intuitive site with a range of customizations for the user. The website needed flexibility and no fuss with functionality paramount.
The new website enables the user to create a unique mobile plan, completely tailored to their needs. While highly complex in its technical implementation, the interface is easy to use. Continuum placed digital strategy and user experienced design at the center of the website design and build process. Since launch, the site has seen 105,000 monthly users, including 70,000 monthly mobile users. iD has recorded conversions stronger than the majority of Irish e-commerce websites.

Implemented by BizStream
USA
Kentico Gold Partner

Delta Education is a leading publisher of elementary school science curriculum in the United States. They sell hands-on science kits, readers, and other learning materials to K-8 educational institutions. The website needed to be a critical piece of a larger, integrated program, including catalogs, sales, and online efforts. Delta Education’s catalog and e-commerce needs were complex.
Delta needed to have a standard shopping cart process that worked with normal and bulk purchases, custom checkout process, integration with Avalara for tax estimation services, custom shipping cost calculation business rules, and a custom payment gateway provider (Stripe), and Delta’s ERP system. In a future phase, the site would need to integrate with Delta’s marketing efforts. Finally, Delta needed a mobile-friendly, responsive design that would allow for normal CMS, e-commerce, blogs, and event registration.
Using Kentico EMS 8.2, early results show page views of the key product increased by 30% and average time on page is up 15%.

Implemented by Union Digital
New Zealand
Kentico Gold Partner

Tui beer is one of New Zealand’s most loved brands and has been responsible for some of New Zealand’s most loved advertising.
The overarching goal of this project was to have a single view of the customer and to provide the most sophisticated, best-in-breed digital marketing platform. Utilizing Kentico EMS to measure ongoing engagement was also key, and coincided with a comprehensive lead scoring program. By the end of 2015, tui.co.nz will also deliver a unique experience for all visitors based on their previous digital behavior.
Using a range of Kentico’s out-of-the-box functionality alongside advanced EMS processes, Tui were able to transform the way their digital users interacted and engaged with the brand completely. It also allowed key decision makers to understand more about the audience and how they could interact with offline data. The new Tui experience has been resoundingly positive and showed a 25% improvement in Bounce Rate.

Implemented by Revium Pty Ltd
Australia
Kentico Gold Partner

Sumo Power is a new entrant in the retail energy market in Melbourne, Australia. The website is Sumo Power’s primary sales registration platform. It is designed for the online acquisition of retail energy customers. A secondary goal for Sumo Power’s website is the ability for the site to be used by Sumo Power’s preferred sales channels.
A challenge of the project was to optimize the customer conversion experience. Revium developed custom functionality for the concertina-styled sign-up form, the generation of personalized Price Fact Sheets, as well as real-time customized administration reporting. Using Kentico EMS 8.2, Revium implemented a mobile-friendly design, including lead scoring, lead nurturing, personalization, and Marketing Automation features to help Sumo Power reach its goal.
Since the site went live, engagement has vastly improved. The bounce rate has halved, the average time on site has tripled, and conversions have quadrupled.

Implemented by A.K.A. New Media Inc.
Canada
Kentico Gold Partner

The Princess Margaret Cancer Hospital is one of the five top cancer centers in the world, and The PMCF raised over $88 million last year to support breakthrough research, patient care, and education. The site needed to be fully mobile responsive, SEO optimized, accessibility compliant, and adopt the latest UI best practices. The PMCF’s former website was static, not mobile responsive, did not engage with its users, was not accessibility compliant, and difficult to manage.
A.K.A. established a new mobile-responsive website that capitalized on the inherent capabilities of the latest version of Kentico. This provided The PMCF a host of communication tools that allowed them to manage their online presence easily internally. A.K.A. also devised a compelling and engaging design strategy that met the unique needs of The PMCF. Since launch, the site has seen a dramatic improvement in stability, a significant improvement in the efficiency of maintaining the website, and has been independently verified as being AODA compliant.

Implemented by Major Digital
United Kingdom
Kentico Gold Partner

The client is an international events organizer with more than 50 years’ experience. Based in the United Arab Emirates, the forum organizes conferences and exhibitions across the globe in a broad range of industry sectors. They were seeking a visually appealing, easy-to-navigate site that could be used to promote their agriculture event, GFIA 2016. The site needed to be available – partly – in Arabic and involved the enablement of multilingual functionality and the development of right-to-left and non-Roman character display functionality.
The new site features a mega menu that mirrors Kentico's content tree to make it as easy as possible for site editors to update the menu layout, editable animations (including parallaxing), and an editable multi-section page layout. This multi-lingual, responsive site utilizes custom-built Event modules (launched September 21st), which are tightly integrated within the Kentico framework, and allow the control of advertisements, exhibitors, and speakers across the site.

Implemented by The Pull Agency
United Kingdom
Kentico Gold Partner

Gatineau offers an advanced range of skincare. Their new e-commerce site needed to replace the existing site, convey the brand, display their complete product range, and integrate customer shopping experiences. This required a seamless, integrated site with easy filtering, discounts, communications, and the ability for staff to use existing systems. The key challenges were the integration of the existing payment gateway and the creation of a flexible product filter, integrated order reporting, and a responsive experience across all devices.
Kentico was integrated with SagePay for easy order processing. Gatineau wanted to keep using their existing back office system, which was integrated with Kentico. The site was made responsive for the mobile user. Finally, Gatineau integrated Kentico’s Online Marketing features. The site has seen a 25% increase in traffic from returning customers and processed over 300 orders in the first few weeks with no problems.

Implemented by Create Studios
Australia
Kentico Gold Partner

Power2Motivate is a global leader in performance improvement with a set of products and services that focuses on customer loyalty and employee recognition. The main goal for the new site was to give Power2Motivate a fresh new responsive design that accurately reflected the strength and growth of the brand.
The main challenges were ensuring the site’s interactive features and unique behaviors worked across all devices, that the site integrated properly with Pardot and Google Analytics, and that images were optimized for quick response. The Power2Motivate Business Development team has been able to transform their process, and the new design and site have become integral parts of the company’s overall sales and marketing strategy.

Canada
Kentico Gold Partner

For over 30 years, the Worley Parsons Cord Group is a family of companies that collectively delivers project-management expertise and skilled-trades personnel for the fabrication, module assembly, and field construction of heavy-industrial projects across Western Canada. The site needed a human-first user experience that highlighted the WP brand as well as career opportunities for the brand. E-Cubed leveraged Kentico 8’s responsive design features and integrated the site with Teleo to alert career-seekers about opportunities effectively with the Worley Parsons Cord Group. The site made use of modern design features including mobile-responsive text and scrolling page design.

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Pavlína Mahovská

Hi, I’m the Channel Marketing Manager - currently on maternity leave. I loved to work with you. Anyway, feel free to contact my colleague, Dana Tousova, with your requests for MDF and marketing materials.

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