Books That Make You Wins Gold W3 Award

Books That Make Wins a 2018 W³ 2018 Gold Award for Digital Excellence

The Books That Make You website, designed by the agency Black Château, is a 2018 Gold Award Winner in the General Website Magazine Category from the 13thAnnual W³ Awards. The W³ Awards honors outstanding Websites, Web Marketing, Web Video, Mobile Sites/Apps and Social content created by some of the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide.


Books That Make You was chosen as a Gold Winner award from over 5,000 entries, with less than 10% receiving the high-level accolade. Books That Make You is dedicated to providing book news, reviews, author interviews, and articles to inspire book readers everywhere.


Director of Marketing Communication and manager of the Books That Make You website, Bree Swider says, “It is an honor to win the gold W³ award. Our hope is to be a positive influence in the book world. We offer our support and encouragement to authors of all genres. We have created community to expose readers to new books, ideas, and entertainment. Most of all we want to provide a space for writers and book-lovers to have fun with literature.  We look forward to the continued growth of the website and are grateful for W³’s recognition and support.”


The W³ is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA). The AIVA is an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, interactive, advertising and marketing firms. AIVA members include executives from organizations such as Fast Company, Big Spaceship, Wired, Code and Theory, Disney, Microsoft, Facebook, Tinder, MTV, Sesame Workshop, Your Majesty, and Yahoo!.


Derek Howard, the director of the AIVA says, “The creativity and quality of this season’s entries surpassed even our grandest expectations. As the digital landscape continues to expand and break new ground, our winners are a testament to the creative capability that makes the internet a true work of art. On behalf of the over 750 members of The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, we laud the talents and dedication our winners showcased and commend all of this year’s entrants for their commitment to furthering the quality of the digital content we view.”


See the listing in the website’s winner’s gallery, listed under Black Château as the agency.


About W³ Awards

The W³ Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation- only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. Please visit www.aiva.org for a full member list and additional information. For more information about the W³ Awards, please visit www.w3award.com.


About Black Château and Books That Make You

Black Château is a marketing and PR agency specializing in promoting authors. The award-winning firm serves clients from around the world. Black Château’s sister company, Books That Make You, is a multi-media brand that promotes books through its website, radio show/podcast, and magazine features. Our motto: We believe in storytellers. Visit the Black Château and the Books That Make You websites for more information.

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Bree has a love of books and a passion for sharing stories. As a book blogger, writer and admin of this site, Bree’s goal is to spread the joy of reading with others.

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