London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) March 27, 2009 -- Lloyds TSB has been named the number 1 website in the Business and Finance â Banks and Financial Institutions category for 2008 in the latest Hitwise UK Online Performance Awards program. The annual Hitwise UK Online Performance Awards recognise excellence in online performance through public popularity, awarding websites in more than 50 key industries online.
This year is the 4th Hitwise Annual Awards and Lloyds TSB has been awarded number one every year since the awards began.
In addition to the Internet Banking top spot, online.lloydstsb.co.uk was also awarded a Hitwise Top 10 Online Performance Award for 2008, ranking number 2 based on market share of visits among all UK websites in the Hitwise Business and Finance - Banks and Financial Institutions industry.
Results of the Hitwise UK Online Performance Awards are based on the Internet usage of more than 8 million UK Internet users with winners receiving the greatest market share of UK visits throughout 2008 in their online industry.
Ashley Machin, digital marketing director, Lloyds TSB said: "The Internet has fast become one of the most popular ways for customers to get information about financial services and to do their banking. Over the years we made sure that our online services evolve to meet customers' needs and as a result weâve seen both our website and our internet banking service grow in popularity. This award is a fantastic recognition of that."
Daniel King, General Manager of Hitwise UK said, "With the dynamics of online marketing continually evolving, the online success of LloydsTSB during 2008 is an incredible achievement. Receiving a Hitwise UK Online Performance Award acknowledges that Lloyds TSB is amongst the most popular websites visited by UK Internet users, signifying the strength of their online marketing".
Lloyds TSB Bank plc and Lloyds TSB Scotland plc are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority and signatories to the Banking Codes.
Lloyds TSB Bank plc Registered Office: 25 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HN. Registered in England and Wales no. 2065.