New Capstone Young Readers Website Wins Best Publishing Site Award
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – April 1, 2013 – CapstoneYoungReaders.com was recently honored by the Web Marketing Association with the 2013 Internet Advertising Competition Award for excellence in online advertising. A prestigious panel of the best in the internet advertising community, including professionals from CNN News Group, Google, IBM Interactive, Ogilvy Interactive, and PayPal, judged the entries on criteria such as creativity, innovation, impact, design, and copywriting. The IAC awarded CapstoneYoungReaders.com with “Best Publishing Site.”
In support of its expanded title offering, Capstone Young Readers unveiled its robust new website in February, which features close to 3,000 titles in various formats for toddlers up through teen readers. The site showcases its spring 2013 list of 160 titles, including a new range of picture books, new series for girls, board books for young learners, and DC Super Heroes chapter books, featuring the world’s greatest super heroes in never-before-told adventures. The website highlights best sellers, favorite characters, author bios, and an extensive backlist of fiction and nonfiction titles. Featured product pages include sample chapters, downloadable activities, and book trailers.
“Capstone Young Readers had a tremendous first year. We’re thrilled to celebrate our growth with the launch of a fresh new website that integrates seamlessly with our social media efforts. To be recognized by advertising design and technology experts with this award is an honor and another wonderful reason to celebrate. Our new site delivers up-to-the-minute information for readers about our titles, promotions, events, authors, media and more,” said Ashley Andersen Zantop, Capstone Group Publisher and General Manager.
Launched in 2012, Capstone Young Readers is the trade publishing program of Capstone. Capstone Young Readers offers a spectacular array of children’s books and ebooks from beloved authors Charles Reasoner, Kate McMullan, “Father Goose” Charles Ghigna, Alan MacDonald, Roberto Pavenello, Michael Dahl, Fran Manushkin, Diana Gallagher, and Steve Brezenoff, among others. With a stellar list and licensing partners Warner Bros. Consumer Products/DC Entertainment, Sports Illustrated Kids, the Smithsonian Institution, Tony Hawk, Inc., Capstone Young Readers inspires imagination and a passion for reading from toddlers to teens.