Bridgeline Digital Enters iAPPSds Licensing Agreement With Leading North American Pet Care Franchise

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLIN), The Digital Engagement Company™, announced today that it has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with a leading North American pet care franchise. Once deployed, the highly scalable iAPPSds platform will power over 150 of the franchise's locations across North America. The franchise selected Bridgeline for its all-encompassing digital marketing solution and ability to offer digital strategy services to franchisees through the iAPPS Success Group (iSG).

"This customer requires a highly scalable web engagement platform to power its growing franchise-base," stated Thomas Massie, Bridgeline Digital's Chief Executive Officer. "iAPPSds offers an intuitive, easy-to-use web solution for each of the franchise's locations. Through its innovative engagement features, iAPPSds will help local owners attract new customers and take advantage of critical local marketing strategies. While, at the corporate level, they have complete brand control."

iAPPSds deeply integrates web content management, eCommerce, eMarketing, Social Media management, and web analytics capabilities into a unified platform. This provides a centralized digital engagement platform for organizations that need to offer their dealer networks access to a high performing local micro-website that they can personalize, use to execute local marketing initiatives, measure results with analytics, and even drive ecommerce initiatives. At a corporate level, iAPPSds provides superior brand control and enables corporate marketing teams the ability to make marketing content available to their dealer network local micro-websites.

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

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