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hodgsonConsulting Wins 2015 Web Marketing Association Award

Jun 29, 2016, 10:20 AM by Steve Mallory
Hodgson's work on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown website earns 2015 University Standard of Excellence Award.

KENSINGTON, Md. —June 29, 2016—hodgsonConsulting LLC, a full-service web consulting firm, today announced that its work on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ) website has earned the 2015 University Standard of Excellence Award for Web Development from the Web Marketing Association’s (WMA) WebAward Competition.

The award, which is part of the longest-running annual award competition dedicated to selecting the best websites in 96 industries, honors the achievement behind the creation of the UPJ website, labeling it a top entry in the university category. With the help of hodgsonConsulting, UPJ’s website is now focused on content, which the university finds crucial to reaching current and prospective students.

“This award is a source of pride for our firm,” said Matt Hodgson, president of hodgsonConsulting. “We work diligently in the education and association markets, designing and developing responsive websites that serve as brand ambassadors for our clients. Our work measurably increases prospective student and member interest.”

hodgsonConsulting implemented Episerver, a digital commerce and content management software provider, to manage website content on this project. Episerver’s simple, user-friendly Digital Experience Cloud allows businesses and organizations like UPJ to easily craft digital experiences and leverage powerful tools for marketing online content in an efficient, targeted manner.

"Partnering with hodgsonConsulting was a pleasure, and we're proud to share this award with them," said Karen Chastain, director of strategic alliances and global partners at Episerver. "The resulting University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown website shows the strong collaboration between the teams. Combining Hodgson's creative design strengths with our user-friendly Digital Experience Cloud platform is why this project turned out so well."

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About hodgsonConsulting LLC
hodgsonConsulting LLC is an award-winning web technology firm serving clients in the association, higher education, nonprofit, government and corporate sectors. We offer the latest technology and experienced project leadership to transform existing websites into well-designed, responsive, intuitive, lead-generating marketing tools. Our partners have developed sophisticated Content Management Systems to deliver seamless integrations and engaging customer journeys. Since our inception in 2001, we have helped hundreds of clients optimize their online presence and grow their business. For more information, please contact Karen Rosen at

About Episerver

Episerver connects digital commerce and digital marketing to help organizations create unique digital experiences for their customers, with measurable business results. The Episerver Digital Experience Cloud™ combines content, commerce, multi-channel marketing, and predictive analytics in a single platform to work full-circle for businesses online – from intelligent real-time personalization and lead-generation through to conversion and repeat business – with unprecedented ease-of-use. Sitting at the center of the digital experience ecosystem, Episerver empowers digital leaders to embrace disruptive, transformational strategies to deliver standout experiences for their customers – everywhere they engage. Founded in 1994, Episerver has offices in Australia, Denmark, Finland, The Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, UAE, UK and the USA. For more information, visit

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