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Deloitte Recognizes Bridgeline Digital as One of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in North America

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Digital (Nasdaq:BLIN), The Digital Engagement Company™, today announced that it has been added to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™ list, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America. Bridgeline Digital earned this honor by achieving 136% revenue growth in the fiscal years of 2007 through 2011, the time period Deloitte assigned as its statistical criteria for the 2012 list.

"The companies on the Fast 500 list are among those that have demonstrated remarkable innovation, creativity and business savvy," said Bill Ribaudo, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP. "As a result, these companies have continued to successfully forge ahead in a challenging economic environment. We applaud the leadership and employees of Bridgeline Digital for this impressive accomplishment."

Bridgeline Digital credits its growth to the continued expansion of its iAPPS platform in the digital engagement market. The iAPPS platform deeply integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing and Web Analytics and empowers marketers to deliver online experiences that attract, engage and convert their customers across all digital channels.

"We are very excited and honored to be included on this list of companies that have demonstrated proven performance," said Bridgeline CEO Thomas Massie. "iAPPS innovation and rapid customer adoption continues to drive our growth."

About Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500™

Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private - in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2007 to 2011.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

About Bridgeline Digital

Bridgeline Digital (Nasdaq:BLIN), 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, 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 U.S. and an Asia Pacific headquarters in Bangalore, India, Bridgeline has thousands of customers that range from middle market organizations to Fortune 1,000 companies. To learn more, please visit www.bridgelinedigital.com or call (800) 603-9936.

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