The Interactive Media Council Awards Bridgeline Digital With 7 Interactive Media Awards

BURLINGTON, Mass., March 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLIN), The Digital Engagement Company™, announced today that websites developed for Mizani (Beauty/Cosmetics Category), Sport & Health (Lifestyle Category), Safety-Kleen (Automobile Category), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Science/Technology Category), University of Delaware (College Category), Allscripts (Medical Category), and RegentAtlantic Capital (Professional Services Category) were honored by the Interactive Media Council as award-winners for the 2013 Interactive Media Awards™ (IMA). The IMAs recognize the highest standards of excellence in website design and development and honor organizations for their outstanding achievement. The competition is designed to elevate the standards of excellence on the Internet and offer winning sites a boost in marketing, exposure, and conversions.

"We are honored to have 7 different iAPPS driven sites to receive these prestigious Interactive Media Awards," says Thomas Massie, Bridgeline Digital's Chief Executive Officer. "From the 'Medical' category to the 'Professional Services' category, the range of accolades Bridgeline received by the IMA demonstrates the quality of Bridgeline's development team and their capabilities to develop superior websites and web stores leveraging the innovation of our iAPPS web engagement platform."

The websites for Mizani, Safety-Kleen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the University of Delaware all received the Best-in-Class award, the highest honor bestowed by the Interactive Media Awards. It represents the very best in planning, execution and overall professionalism. The websites developed for Sport & Health, Allscripts and RegentAtlantic won the Outstanding Achievement Award, the second highest honor bestowed by IMA.

To help bolster the end-user experience to meet smart phone adoption rates, most of the award-winning websites were developed using Responsive Design, a mobile-friendly design methodology which optimizes visitor experience by triggering web content to automatically adjust to the size of the screen accessing the website. In addition to the dynamic web experience, each of the seven websites feature a compelling design, interactive multimedia, innovative capabilities, and visitor tools that help increase overall customer engagement and led to the winning recognition in the 2013 IMAs.

About The Interactive Media Awards

The Interactive Media Awards™ recognize the highest standards of excellence in website design and development and honor individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievement. Created by the Interactive Media Council, Inc. (IMC), a nonprofit organization of leading web designers, developers, programmers, advertisers and other web-related professionals, the competition is designed to elevate the standards of excellence on the Internet and offer winners a boost in marketing and exposure. IMC serves as the primary sponsor and governing body of the Interactive Media Awards, establishes the judging system and provides the judges for the competition.

About Bridgeline Digital

Bridgeline Digital, The Digital Engagement Company™, enables its customers to maximize the performance of their mission critical websites, intranets, and online stores. Bridgeline's iAPPS® platform deeply integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, Social Media management, and Web Analytics to help marketers deliver online experiences that attract, engage and convert their customers across all digital channels. Bridgeline provides end-to-end Digital Engagement solutions and boasts an award-winning team of interactive services professionals. Headquartered in Burlington, Mass., with nine additional locations throughout the United States and a .NET development center in Bangalore, India. Bridgeline has thousands of quality customers that range from small- and medium-sized organizations to Fortune 1000 companies. To learn more, please visit or call (800) 603-9936.

CONTACT: Ryan Hadfield Bridgeline Digital, Inc. Content & Communications Specialist 781.404.5414

Source:Bridgeline Digital, Inc.