Best Mono website of the year

We've found a winner! A big thank you for all the wonderful submissions of small business websites.



Tiroler-Gebirgs-Imkerei Farthofer created by website designer Laura Liesegang at HEROLD in Austria

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Selected for:

  • Excellent portrayal of the SMB’s brand and purpose

  • Great use of parallax scrolling

  • Creative use of images to create new sections

  • Good use of On-Site Engagements to drive CTA

  • Creative use of imagery (different shapes)

  • Great use of a global colors and spot colors to express a bold color palette

  • It scored very high on Google Page Speed tests, including mobile and desktop

gallery of judges' favorites 

We're truly impressed with all the beautiful websites that have been submitted, and it was wonderful to see so much creativity come to life on the Mono Platform. With so many fantastic website entries, we've decided to showcase some of the judges' favorites below to highlight some unique and creative uses of the Mono Platform.

Creative use of the Mono platform

Using logo shape on columns

Use of on-site engagements

Use of on-site engagements

Gradient overlay in header / sticky button

Sticky buttons for social and cart

Header overlay and typography

Use of password protected pages

Best use of visuals

Isolated images and creative row transitions

Subtle effective images and graphics

Imagery sets a mood

Engaging row slider imagery

Elegant images

Best use of video background

Video background

Best use of typography

Use of color and weights

Type overlaying images / color

Playful typography


Accessible website


Creatively designed header and rows

Engaging home page design/layout

Creatively designed header and rows

Creative layout and use of white space

Creative layout with image list

Split screen layout

Creatively designed header

join the competition

how to enter

Calling all website designers! We know that you use the Mono Platform every day to build websites for small businesses, but now we want to see what you can do.

From now until February 3, 2020 - Mono is running a competition to see who can build the best SMB website. We'll announce a winner at the end of February!

the winner takes it all

The winner will receive a 250 USD/ 220 EUR Amazon gift card. 

Simply send us a link to the website at:

It would be great if you could answer the following questions:

  • Did you use a template?
  • How much time did you spend on building the website?
  • Why do you think that you should win? (max 200 words)

*See terms & conditions below

the criteria


We'll look for design best practices, including:

 Use of Global Styling for key design elements, such as fonts, buttons and modules

A harmonious and consistent use of color palette across the website

An overall positive user experience, such as easy-to-use header/navigation/footer

TIP: Extra points if you use the award-winning Mono Template System!



We'll look for content best practices, including:

Use of Global Data and Global Data tags for key business information

Clear calls-to-action that encourage online conversion, and help drive business for the SMB

Use of On-Site Engagements to capture website visitor attention



We'll be testing your website performance for: 

  Page speed (mobile and desktop)

 Number of structured data points

 Optimized viewports

No custom CSS

share the competition!

Want to share the competition with your team? Download this PDF and send it to your team of website designers working on the Mono Platform.

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If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out at:

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1. It must be a live website subscription with an attached domain
2. You may submit a maximum of three websites
3. Please note that you will not receive any feedback on your submission
4. You may not receive help from anyone working at Mono Solutions specific to building a website for this competition
5. By submitting a website to this competition, it may be used as an example website by Mono and may be used in our marketing
6. The website will be judged by a select group of Mono team members from the design, education and sales teams