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Awards + Recognition

We’re honored our work, insights, and innovative processes have been recognized by organizations across North America both within and outside the web, marketing, and design industries.

National Recognition

The honors listed below are 100% unsolicited.

In 2014, 2015, and 2016, U.S. independent market research group Clutch recognized Followbright as one of the top WordPress agencies in the country, right up there with competitors 5x our size. Learn more about Clutch's WordPress designer and WordPress developer research and results.

  • Top WordPress Designer AwardTop U.S. WordPress Designer Award 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Top WordPress Developer AwardTop U.S. WordPress Developer Award 2014, 2015, 2016
  • QUDOS logo Top 12 Denver Web Agencies
  • Best Website Design Blog Award logo Top 50 U.S. Web Design Blogs 2016
  • Best Web Design Firm 2016 Top 10 Best Web Firms Oct. 2016

Magazines and Books

  • WEb Design Index book coverWeb Design Index
  • .NET magazine cover.NET Magazine
  • Entrepreneur magazine coverEntrepreneur
  • HOW Magazine cover 2013HOW 2013
  • Build Your Own Website bookYour Own Web Site
  • HOW Magazine coverHOW Magazine
  • Web Designer Idea book coverWeb Idea Book
  • Vows Journal magazine coverVows Journal
  • Applied Arts magazine coverApplied Arts
  • University of Denver magazine coverDU Magazine

Featured on the Web

  • Smashing Magazine
  • CSS Mania
  • W3C Sites
  • Screenalicious
  • Best Web Designs
  • The Daily Slurp
  • ExpressionEngine Showcase
  • Applied Arts Online
  • Think Vitamin
  • Web Designer Wall
  • Best Websites Gallery
  • Web design awards gallery
  • cssloggia
  • Right Marketing
  • Social Media Today

Online Reviews

Google: 5 star reviews on Google (See Google reviews here.)
Yelp: 5 star reviews on Yelp (See Yelp reviews here.)

Misc. Recognition

  • Posh'd website design awardFeatured Posh'd Featured Real Estate Site Winner
  • Best of Summit awardBest Web Company of Summit Award
  • ACLR Website of the MonthCollege & Research Libraries Site of the Month
  • Most Dependable awardMost Dependable Web Company in the West


Denver TV station Fox news logoIn 2016, one of Followbright's community-focused websites/web apps was the focus of a featured story on Denver Fox TV news. Read the complete write-up and watch the video clip here

Invited Speaker

Followbright owner Erin Pheil has been an invited speaker for:

  • HOW Interactive Design Conference
  • Creative Freelancer Conference (CFC)
  • RGD Ontario (Association of Registered Graphic Designers) webinar
  • Executive Forums Colorado masterminds
  • Marketing Mentor podcast
  • Colorado Parks & Recreation Association (CPRA) annual conference

Columnist and Advisor

Followbright President Erin Pheil's bi-weekly column on improving business websites was featured twice-monthly in the Summit Daily News, the official newspaper of a destination Colorado ski resort community, from 2003 - 2016.  Erin was also invited to guest post on author Denise Richardson's consumer advocate blog.