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ReachLocal Wins Silver in 2015 American Business Awards(SM)

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Sept. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ReachLocal Inc. (NASDAQ:RLOC), a leader in powering online marketing for local businesses, announced today that it won Silver in The 2015 American Business Awards. Its ReachEdge solution was awarded a Stevie® in the "New Product or Service of the Year — Lead Generation Solution" category during The American Business Awards event in San Francisco on Friday, September 11. ReachEdge was also named a winner of the crystal People's Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Products.

More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for The American Business Awards consideration.

ReachLocal's ReachEdge provides local business owners with the right balance of marketing science and art, without taking their attention away from the various responsibilities that exist when running a business. Business owners receive insights, like the exact days and times people are contacting them and how effectively their team is responding to leads and converting them into new customers, to help them improve ROI.

"It's great to see ReachEdge recognized for the value that it brings to local businesses," said ReachLocal's Chief Product Officer. "We've heard directly from our clients that ReachEdge allows them to know exactly how many leads they are getting from each of their marketing sources both offline and online."

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 200 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.

About ReachEdge

ReachEdge is an award-winning lead conversion and marketing automation system that integrates website optimization, powerful lead follow-up software and a simple-to-use mobile app designed to provide transparency into marketing results and tools to optimize sales for local businesses. With these tools, businesses can make themselves more easily accessible to current and potential customers, track and organize leads that come in through various sources – online and offline – and stay in contact through automated email follow ups and tools to drive more efficient conversions. ReachEdge is available in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., the Netherlands, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and Austria.

About ReachLocal

ReachLocal, Inc. (NASDAQ:RLOC) helps local businesses grow and operate their business better with leading technology and expert service for our clients' lead generation and conversion. ReachLocal is headquartered in Woodland Hills, Calif. and operates in four regions: Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America.

CONTACT: Media Contact: ReachLocal, Inc. Amber Seikaly Vice President Corporate Communications (214) 294-0242 amber.seikaly@reachlocal.com

Source:ReachLocal, Inc.