More than 200 franchise brand websites were reviewed by industry judges, and 75 were recognized as best-in-class. Each of these categories were meticulously evaluated by a panel of 12 judges and given a score on a ten-point scale; the website rankings are based on a composite average of these scores. Below are the brands that earned a gold recognition -- ranked tied for 11th and 13th.
The judging panel was comprised of industry experts: Sean Fitzgerald, of 1851 Franchise; Nick Powills, of No Limit Agency; Batchelor, CEO and Jack Monson, Director of Digital Strategy, of Qiigo; Michelle Rowan, President of Franchise Business Review; Craig Slavin, CEO of Franchise Navigator; Jamshaid Hashmi, CEO of ClickTecs; Kay Ainsley, Managing Director of MSA Worldwide; Keith Gerson, President of FranConnect; Stan Friedman, President of FRM Solutions; Steve Beagelman, CEO of SMB Franchise Advisors; and Todd Bingham, President of Pinnacle. Each judge was tasked with judging hundreds of submissions, from which they awarded 75 standout franchise development websites with a gold, silver or bronze designation.
13: Toppers Pizza | www.toppersfranchise.comhttp://www.toppersfranchise.com | Score: 7.08
13: Pillar to Post | https://www.pillartopostfranchise.com/ | Score: 7.08
13: Lawn Doctor | http://lawndoctorfranchise.com/ | Score: 7.08
13: Chop Chop | http://ownachopchop.com/ | Score: 7.08
11: Boston’s | https://www.bostons.com/franchise | Score: 7.16
11: Anytime Fitness | https://www.anytimefitnessfranchise.com/ | Score: 7.16