LiensNC Receives International Award for Outstanding Achievement

LiensNC Receives International Award for Outstanding Achievement

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interactive Media Awards (IMA) recently announced the winners for the First Quarter 2013 competition recognizing outstanding achievement in the design, development, management and promotion of websites to increase the standards of excellence on the Internet. The LiensNC site,, received an Outstanding Achievement Award, specifically honored for excellence in the Reference category.

The Outstanding Achievement Award is presented to entries that excel in various criteria including design, usability, innovation in technical features, standards compliance and content. In order to win this award, the site had to meet strict guidelines in each area — achieved by only a fraction of IMA entries.

Executive Board President of LiensNC, LLC, Nancy Ferguson, said, "LiensNC LLC, was fortunate to partner with NIC's exceptional leadership, technical and creative teams for implementation of this landmark legislation, even as it was an ongoing work in progress. NIC created the web application platform in a phenomenally short time frame while maintaining high quality standards."

The LiensNC template features a responsive design that allows the site to be viewed from a variety of display sizes without losing important details or features. LiensNC utilizes a QR code feature, which was designed to give potential lien claimants an easily accessible method for using the site from their mobile device while on location at the construction project site. In addition to incorporating new technologies, the site uses clean lines, simplistic content, and an easy flow in an effort to increase the usability of the system.

"We are extremely honored to receive recognition for Outstanding Achievement through such a prestigious award," said Mukesh Patel, NIC Services, LLC President. "It was a challenge to create a system that met the specific statutory requirements while keeping focus of the varied uses and demands of owners, contractors, potential lien claimants and closing attorneys. My team spent countless hours planning, developing, designing, and implementing the LiensNC website, and we are committed to continue improving this service in North Carolina."

About LiensNC, LLC

LiensNC, LLC is a joint venture of the nine title insurance underwriters who provide most of the title insurance coverage in North Carolina. The mission statement of the LLC: "Working to protect mechanics' lien rights and provide transparency of information related to real property law through quality and professional services."

About NIC

NIC Inc. (NAS: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government portals, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. NIC provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Additional information is available at

About NIC Services, LLC

NIC Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIC and provides consolidated payment services. This experience has allowed NIC to develop a system of operational best practices that encompass the full lifecycle of payments, from origination to disbursement to reporting. These practices allow NIC to deliver secure, reliable, and enterprise payment solutions to our partners.

NIC Services, LLC
Kim Tanner, 919-525-4703
Director of Operations
LiensNC, LLC
Nancy Ferguson, 888-690-7384
Executive Board President

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