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WSI Named Top Agency by Web Marketing Association for Second Year in a Row

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WSI Named Top Agency by Web Marketing Association for Second Year in a Row

Eric Cook by Eric Cook

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Eric considers himself a “recovering banker” of 15 years, who for the past eleven years has focused his efforts as a digital strategist, helping his clients (mostly community banks) better understand and leverage the power of the Internet as a strategic business tool. An award-winning web designer with WSI, the world’s largest digital agency network, Eric is a two-time contributing author to the best-selling book Digital Minds – 12 Things Every Business Needs to Know About Digital Marketing. Consistently rated in the top five digital marketing books on Amazon, the book is in its second edition and available in three languages.

A sought-after, nationally-recognized speaker in the financial services industry, Eric is a member of the National Speakers Association and loves sharing his knowledge to help educate and inspire others. He is the co-creator of a weekly webinar show called Free Webinar Wednesdays, founder of the Banker Education Series webinar series, and serves as a faculty member at several banking schools around the country where he teaches bankers about digital strategy, online marketing and social media. He is a WSI Certified LinkedIn Professional and holds undergraduate degrees in business administration and psychology. While working full-time as a community banker, Eric earned his MBA and completed the three-year Graduate School of Banking program in Madison, WI in 2003.

Professionally, Eric helps his clients in all areas of digital marketing, which includes mobile-responsive web development, search engine marketing and optimization, social media strategies, e-mail communication, and “big-picture” digital strategic planning. He’s the co-founder of, a service created to help businesses understand their risk when it comes to operating in today’s digital world. When he’s not helping his clients succeed online, he can typically be found on one of his many bicycles training for his next mountain bike/triathlon race or spending time with his wife and two (very spoiled) golden retrievers.



WSI brings home 13 more WMA WebAwards in the 2020 competition and has again earned Top Agency Award recognition.

We are proud to announce that for the second year in a row, WSI has been crowned the Top Agency by the Web Marketing Association. The Top Agency Award recognizes the consistently outstanding development going on at interactive digital marketing firms. Again this year, WSI outranked our global competition and won the most WebAwards in this year's WMA WebAward competition. 

Award-Winning Web Designs

As a global digital agency network, WSI won 13 awards in the 2020 WebAwards competition, as well as seven Outstanding Website WebAwards, and four Standard of Excellence WebAwards. The addition of these awards brings WSI's total WMA Award tally to over 115 and reaffirms its place among the leading web development agencies of the world.  

It’s also worth noting that our office has also been individually recognized with a Web Award in the past for Best Banking Website. We’re excited to have contributed to the 115+ total Web Awards the WSI network has received over the years.
The WebAward Competition is the premier showcase for website development in more than 96 industry categories. WSI has been entering into the awards competition since 2007, which just happens to be the year our local WSI office joined the network. Our trophy mantle now includes two Top Agency awards, 6 Outstanding Development awards, and over 115 individual WMA Awards. 

Thank You For Your Support!

Our global WSI network of Digital Marketing Agencies helps thousands of businesses and organizations in various industries, maximize the potential of the internet for business growth and profitability. Receiving this award for Top Agency for the second year in a row in WMA's prestigious annual Web Development Competition makes all of us incredibly happy and proud. 
This confirms our ongoing and exciting responsibility to continuously raise the bar and set new standards for our clients. We would never have been able to achieve this recognition without the tremendous support and close teamwork of our network of Consultants, agencies, suppliers, partners, employees, and customers--THANK YOU!

About WSI

WSI is the world’s largest network of Digital Marketing Consultants with its head office in Toronto, Canada. WSI Digital Marketing Consultants have helped over 100,000 businesses with their online marketing strategies. Our Michigan-based office was opened in 2007 and focuses on the community banking sector. With 15 years of hands-on banking experience to help our clients connect and engage with their customers online, we’ve had the pleasure of working with community banks and other businesses around the country. 

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