Door Number 3 Wins a Webby People’s Voice Award
Leading International Award Honoring Excellence on the Internet Names Get Your Drug On Best in Pharmaceutical Category
Austin, TX (5.13.09) – Door Number 3 has won a Webby People’s Voice Award for its innovative website Get Your Drug On. Created for client, CEDRA Clinical Research, GetYourDrugOn.com takes a humorous approach at letting users create their own drug to cure whatever ailment they desire.
“The people have spoken, and they clearly found Get Your Drug On to be a creatively and cleverly developed web experience that communicates an important message in a fun, lighthearted manner,” said Prentice Howe, Door Number 3’s creative director. “Having our talented peers in the web community vote our work as the best is extraordinarily satisfying. Get Your Drug On is quite simply the people’s champion.”
At GetYourDrugOn.com users can cure interesting ailments and problems such as laziness, insufficient bank funds, and wandering eyes. Users can send a customized drug to friends with the click of a button. The message communicates the importance of patient recruitment for clinical trials, and encourages participation in a friendly, engaging way.
Winning a People’s Voice Award is evidence of a high level of loyalty and commitment from the online community – a community that understands and appreciates great work when they see it. The 2009 People’s Voice Award included 10,000 entries from all 50 U.S. states and over 60 countries around the world. Over 500,000 votes were cast.
Door Number 3 will be honored at the 13th Annual Webby Gala in New York on June 8. The Gala will be hosted by Seth Meyers, Head Writer of “Saturday Night Live” and host of Weekend Update. Special honorees who will be in attendance for the Webby Celebration include Jimmy Fallon, star of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”, Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, “Web Therapy” star Lisa Kudrow, and “Family Guy” creator Seth McFarlane.
About Door Number 3 (www.dn3austin.com) – Since its beginning in 1994, indie-shop, Door Number 3 has unlocked and unleashed its unique style of advertising and branding for clients from coast to coast. While respecting standard practices and appreciating proven methods, the maverick boutique shop goes far beyond causing consumer reaction. Instead, Door Number 3 influences behavior. Based in culturally and creatively rich Austin, Texas, the award-winning advertising, media and interactive agency represents a diverse stable of clients including The Dallas Stars, Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa, Habitat for Humanity, The University of Wyoming, Dallas/Fort Worth Area Tourism Council and CEDRA Corporation. Door Number 3 has been named one of fifty Central Texas Businesses to be named "Best Places to Work” by the Austin Business Journal.