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Likeable Media Named 2013 "Best Places to Work" by Crain's New York Business

Likeable Media

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Likeable Media, the award-winning, global social media firm, has been ranked sixth on the prestigious list of "Best Places to Work in New York City" by Crain's New York Business for the second year in a row.

Likeable Media's CEO, Carrie Kerpen, commented on the achievement stating, "We are thrilled to make the Crain's New York 'Best Places to Work' list again, giving further proof that Likeable Media is one of the most likeable agencies to work with in the social media space. Talent management is critical to success in any business, and at Likeable Media, in order to create a more likeable world, we must be an agency that is simply a pleasure to work with at all times. I am extremely proud of our employees, the work they do, and their commitment to making Likeable Media one of New York City's best places to work for the past two years."

The final rankings of the "Best Places to Work in New York City" were unveiled at a Crain's New York Business luncheon on December 6 and published in the magazine's December 9 issue. Crain's New York Business, in partnership with independent research firm Best Company Group, selected this year's 75 winners based on the results of a confidential employee-driven survey. Employees evaluated their companies in areas such as benefits, mission, policies, and opportunities advancements. The survey also covered organizational leadership, planning, culture, training and development, and overall employee satisfaction.

"Winning this award is validation for all of the hard work our team has put into improving our organization. Likeable Media's spot on Crain's 'Best Places to Work' list is a testament that the agency's culture resonates. We've come so far and will only continue to get better," said Brian Murray, Director of Talent and Culture at Likeable Media.

Staying true to its belief that business must be likeable, the agency is committed to creating a more likeable world by providing an entrepreneurial environment that is both rewarding and challenging for employees. Recent activities include potluck meals, food drives, field days, and professional development trainings.

"We work in an environment that allows us to grow professionally, while constantly being inspired to do so by those around us," said James Reichert, Community Manager at Likeable Media.

Likeable Media, a two-time Crain's "Best Places to Work," joins the ranks of Bonobos, MetLife Financial Group of New York, Microsoft, and New York Cares.

About Likeable Media: Likeable Media is an award-winning, global social media and word-of-mouth marketing firm with a focus on creating compelling content. Likeable Media has worked with over 200 brands and is the only agency to win three consecutive WOMMY awards from the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA). In 2012, Likeable Media was named number 146 on the Inc. 500 Fastest-Growing U.S. Companies List. In 2013, Likeable Media was named one of the Top 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Businesses by WPO and American Express OPEN and the 6th "Best Place to Work in New York City" by Crain's New York Business.

CONTACT: Michele Weisman Likeable Media Manager, Social Media & PR 212.660.2458 michele@likeable.com http://twitter.com/ottogrl

Source: Likeable Media