Texas Retail Electricity Provider, Bounce Energy, Wins 2011 Outstanding Web Development Award

Bounce Energy Has Been Named the Recipient of Web Marketing Association's WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development

HOUSTON, TX--(Sep 19, 2011) - The Web Marketing Association recognizes the best websites in 96 industries in the 15th annual international WebAward Competition. The award recognizes teams and individuals' efforts in website development and generating marketing exposure. Bounce Energy competed in the energy category and was the only retail electricity provider to receive an award.

Websites that were entered were judged on a scale of 0-10 points in areas such as design, interactivity, technology, content, innovation, copywriting, and ease of use. Each site earned a score between 0 and 70 points. BounceEnergy.com, the official website of Bounce Energy, scored very highly on content, interactivity, and copywriting, receiving a total score of 62.5 out of 70 points. Bounce Energy creates content to help consumers make educated buying decisions regarding their electricity service. Plus, Bounce Energy publishes numerous blog posts, articles, and videos to help consumers save money on their electricity bill and around their home, and to learn about green living.

Bounce Energy is leading the way in technology and innovation by providing its current customers access to the industry's best Account Management tool. Customers are able to view and pay their bills, receive their electricity usage information, transfer service, keep track of their rewards and promotions, and receive exclusive special offers on other services. They are also given the option to become a Bounce Energy Ambassador where they can easily promote Bounce Energy content through their social networks. Through the Refer-a-Friend Program, they're given tools to easily refer their friends to Bounce Energy, to earn discounts on their bills, by using email, Facebook, Twitter, and their own Refer-a-Friend cards.

The Bounce Energy website is designed for customers to easily navigate. Customers can find Bounce Energy's rates and plans easily organized into the type of plan for customers to easily sort enabling them to find a plan that fits their needs faster. The Bounce Energy website also features a Savings Calculator where customers are able to calculate the savings they will earn when they switch to Bounce Energy.

The website also integrates enhancements for customer interaction. If a customer needs help during their order process or has a question about their account, they can chat directly with a representative through a chat pop-up on the website. Customers can also find and ask questions in the company's expansive FAQs section.

As the nation's most "liked" electricity company on Facebook, Bounce Energy has also integrated parts of its web site into the world's largest social network site, including a complete customer sign up process and the ability to provide special offers and weekly deals. Consumers can also get expedited customer service through Bounce Energy's Facebook page.

About Bounce Energy

Bounce Energy is a privately-owned and full-service retailer of electricity in Texas, offering affordable, comprehensive and innovative plans to help customers easily manage their electricity service. As one of the fastest growing Texas electric companies, Bounce Energy has done so by developing its own technology infrastructure and applications. Bounce Energy's internally designed technology includes applications for customer billing, product management, web site and content management, partner management and tracking, customer behavioral marketing, reporting and analytics.