Web Awards & Cool Sites Awards
The Webby Awards have been embraced by the online community as the leading creative honors for digital media. The awards recognize the most creative and innovative web sites of the year and the talented editorial, technical, and design teams behind them. The travel site award winner can be found here.
The AXIEM AWARDS™
What's New Yahoo!
Yahoo!'s "what's new" on the web.
Netscape What's New
Netscape features a few new web sites everyday and gives them a rating. You can submit your site to Netscape for review.
Hot Sites / Cool Sites
No Limit Media
A collection of the best websites on the Internet. No Limit Media features many web design and development resources.
USA Today Hot sites
USA Today scours the web for sites that are hot, new, and notable. Visit their daily list to find some of the best sites the web has to offer. They look for sites that may stretch the design envelope and show where the web is headed…sites that offer something unusual or unexpected, or something just plain useful.
Starting Point Hot Site
Votes are taken from their What's New section for sites worthy of a Hot Site Award.
100 Hot Web sites
Directory of web sites based on web traffic and organized by category.
Cool Site of the Day
Cool Site of the Day is a wildly popular Internet award site that features interesting, provocative, and irreverent web sites from around the world.
Cool Central Site of the Hour
Delivers the best new web sites the moment they are discovered. Featuring Cool Central Site of the Moment, Hour, and Nick Click, Private . . . Eye.
The Best of the Cool Award consistently recognizes truly outstanding sites in terms of design, originality, and content.
Virtual Reference Meta-Index of Award Sites
A listing of different sites that host site of the day, hot sites, etc.
Web Pages That Suck
Keep your site from being nominated to web Pages That Suck, and you are probably doing well. However, you can learn a lot from web Pages That Suck about how to properly design your site from a marketing perspective.