Top 10 Kentico Websites for January 2015


We are in mid-February, the sun is shining, the snow is melting, what a perfect time to take a look back at the Top 10 Websites created on Kentico and submitted in January 2015. There was no New Year hangover evident with 170+ websites registered in the first month of the year making the job of picking a top 10 quite difficult. Take a deep breath and look below at some of the awesome winners including: The Designer Sunglass Company, National Geographic Traveller, Hunter Fan and more.


Implemented by Pixelbuilders
United Kingdom
Kentico Bronze Partner

The Designer Sunglass Company is a UK seller, specializing in Italian brands, and supplying sunglasses to global superstars such as Will.I.Am.
As an entirely new venture, the website’s goals were to quickly gain market share, create brand awareness and, as with most e-commerce websites, generate sales. The website makes use of the full suite of Kentico e-commerce features. The ease of use and functionality available in the e-commerce modules were one of the key reasons for choosing Kentico. The website is fully responsive and integrates with SagePay payment gateway.

Implemented by Devotion
Kentico Gold Partner

In their own words, National Geographics Traveller „championed sustainable travel before it became a trend, celebrating journeys that are about place, experience, culture, authenticity, living like the locals, and incredible signature photography“. The magazine, recently launched in Australia and New Zealand, employs storytelling and you-are-there photography to inspire readers to get up and go, with the theme of „Nobody Knows This World Better“.
Devotion Digital worked with Adventure World, National Geographic Traveller’s Australia and New Zealand partner, to develop a website that inspires and converts customers. Digital and print subscriptions, newsletter signup, competitions and blogs make up some of the functionality. Fundamentally, it’s the use of big visuals and the distinctive National Geographic gold logo that delivers customer familiarity and stickiness.

Implemented by GoldenComm
Kentico Silver Partner

SecureAuth provides secure access control through 2-Factor Authentication and Single Sign-On for enterprises all over the world. In cooperation with Merge Design & Interactive, the goal was to create a secure, fully responsive website which integrated with the existing marketing automation solution and CRM.
Unlike in the past, new landing pages can now be created by business users who also have access to full tracking capabilities. The integration also gives the marketing team better visibility to optimize the online campaigns (for example search, content, e-mail and offline efforts) and helps them make better marketing decisions based on this information.  By employing the Personalization feature, end-users are provided with a great repeat experience. SecureAuth also migrated legacy, their WordPress blog, to the Kentico platform.
As a result of these changes, the number of new leads has increased significantly and bounce rates decreased.

Implemented by Ascedia
Kentico Silver Partner

Alto-Shaam is a recognized leader in the food service industry, offering commercial cooking solutions and systems to companies around the world. Alto-Shaam engaged Ascedia to develop a best-in-class web experience that establishes Alto-Shaam as the digital leader in the industry.
With the previous solution, it was difficult to update content and create landing pages and the solution did not offer a possibility for marketing automation. This has been facilitated with Kentico CMS,  which provided an improved user experience, including better navigation, brand-support and responsive design.
Interactive product videos that incorporate 3D rendering, animation, photography and videography, take users on an interactive tour of product features and benefits as they scroll through the page at their pace. The web experience now reflects the brand and leadership position of Alto-Shaam in the industry.

Implemented by NetConstruct
United Kingdom
Kentico Gold Partner

All Pond Solutions is an online business specializing in pond and aquarium products and accessories. The business needs had outgrown the existing shopping cart solution and the site required a fresh and modern e-commerce solution built on a flexible marketing e-commerce platform.
All Pond Solutions partnered with Netconstructs to build a fully responsive website that integrates into the existing ERP system for order processing, stock control and pricing. The site has a built-in trade ordering solution and supports multiple languages as the business expands into Europe.

Implemented by Ntara
Kentico Bronze Partner

Hunter Fan has a 128-year tradition of manufacturing ceiling fans. The company has been perfecting their craft to maximize comfort, energy, efficiency and aesthetics in the homes of their ever-evolving customers.
Hunter Fan worked with their trusted partner, Ntara, to update their brand and then build a site that translated the new look and feel online, while showcasing additional product features. Tailored to the Hunter Fan’s needs, Ntara crafted a scalable, responsive site that required the implementation of a new CMS.
Utilizing Kentico 8.2, Ntara built a complex e-commerce solution, customized for the various sales channels and product availability by retailer. This includes custom Kentico administration modules, integrations to multiple third-party systems, and a product management system developed by Ntara. Ntara expanded the Hunter Fan online ecosystem, igniting the sales of thousands of new items, never previously available online. The combination of this new ability and the newly designed website was responsible for about 50% of their online revenue last month.

Kentico Gold Partner

Alaska Denali Travel are, with their 20-years of experience, experts on Alaska and Denali. With their team of travel consultants and partners across the state, Alaska Denali Travel helps people arrange vacations tailored to their individual interests and needs.
The core objective for E-Cubed was to create a unified immersive experience that is fully mobile-responsive. The new website employs product cards with rich search filtering and integrates interactive maps.

Palmetto Fun Raising, a successful school fundraising company, created a new program called CORE Challenge to help students build character while raising money.
They decided to run the program using a web-based app to increase engagement with administrators, teachers, parents, and students, as well as provide tracking, payment, and reporting tools for the fundraising activities. BlueKey designed and built the solution as a responsive web application on Kentico CMS because of its robust out-of-the-box capabilities, role management, e-commerce, and reporting tools. In addition, through custom online donation tools and social media integration, results showed an increase in traffic, engagement, and ultimately fundraising.

Implemented by Heartburst Digital
Kentico Bronze Partner

Global Interaction is the Australian Baptist church’s cross-cultural mission organization. Global Interaction relies on donations from its supporter base as well as volunteer workers.

The goals for the redesign and redevelopment of the website were to increase donations, to improve admin efficiency through integrated e-commerce and to increase engagement across a wider supporter base and the general community.

Global Interaction specified a seamless user experience to donate via Blackbaud netcommunity, and therefore achieving backoffice integration to Raiser’s Edge CRM.
Kentico custom development was required on the projects search and smart linking of the organization‘s workers with projects, to personalize the donation experience.


Implemented by PUXdesign
Czech Republic
Kentico Gold Partner

BEMATECH is a leading Czech producer of window fashion and sun protection. BEMATECH partnered with PUXdesign and their goal was to present a large portfolio of products with an emphasis on the advantages and visual attractiveness of individual product types.
Presenting a large number of products required a well-arranged solution both for BEMATECH’s end clients and B2B partners. The new web site is fully responsive and will soon be available in 10 languages, each running on its own domain. Using Kentico enabled BEMATECH to place products and product categories on the same level in the menu. The website also employs document attachments for photo galleries, ensuring simple photo management for end-users as well as using Kentico’s built-in smart search function.


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