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(New York, NY - March 1, 2004) - The winners of the 4th Annual Awards -- the longest standing awards dedicated to online search -- were announced today at the opening of Jupitermedia's (Nasdaq: JUPM) Search Engine Strategies Conference & Expo, running through Thursday March 4th at the Hilton New York in New York City. The members and editors of, the source for search engine marketing, made the selections.

"It was another great year for Google, with the company winning in all but one category where it was nominated," said Danny Sullivan, editor of "However, Yahoo! and its associated properties such as Overture, AllTheWeb and AltaVista gained a number of strong second-place wins. Overall, the awards reflect that searchers have a lot of great choices and resources to find what they are looking for," added Sullivan.

The Awards recognize outstanding achievements in online searching. The winners for accomplishments during 2003 are:

Outstanding Search Service
Winner: Google
Second Place: AllTheWeb & Yahoo!
Honorable Mention: Ask Jeeves

Best Meta Search Engine
Winner: Dogpile
Second Place: Vivisimo
Honorable Mention: Mamma

Best News Search Engine
Winner: Google News
Second Place: Yahoo! News
Honorable Mention: AltaVista News & Daypop

Best Image Search Engine
Winner: Google Images
Second Place: AltaVista Images

Best Shopping Search Engine
Winner: Yahoo! Shopping
Second Place: Froogle &
Honorable Mention: Kelkoo, BizRate & mySimon

Best Design
Winner: Google
Second Place: Yahoo! & AllTheWeb

Most Webmaster Friendly Search Provider
Winner: Google
Second Place: Yahoo!
Honorable Mention: Inktomi & AllTheWeb

Best Paid Placement Service
Winner: Google AdWords
Second Place: Overture
Honorable Mention: FindWhat, Espotting & Mirago

Best Search Toolbar
Winners: Google & Groowe
Second Place: Alexa
Honorable Mention: Copernic Agent

Best Search Feature
Winners: Google Definitions & AllTheWeb URL Investigator
Second Place: Google Calculator & AllTheWeb Calculator
Honorable Mention: Google Web API & Ask Jeeves Dictionary Search

Best Specialty Search Engine
Honorable Mention: Internet Archive, Scirus & Google Groups

For more information about the awards, how they were selected and the winners, please visit:

About ( is the Web's leading source of information about search engine marketing (SEM). Edited by renowned industry experts Danny Sullivan and Chris Sherman, the site provides essential resources including submission tips, searching tips, reviews, ratings and tests and many others including a "members-only" area. can be found on JupiterWeb's Network.

About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), ( headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading provider of global real-time news, information, research and media resources for information technology, Internet industry and graphics professionals. Jupiterweb, the online division of Jupitermedia, operates five distinct online networks: and for IT professionals; for developers; for interactive marketers; and for graphics professionals. JupiterWeb properties include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by over 20 million users and generate over 275 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes Jupiter Research, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 14 vertical markets. In addition, Jupiter Events produces offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Wi-Fi Planet, Search Engine Strategies and Internet Planet.

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