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Cision PR Software Named Best Media and Information Monitoring Solution of 2013

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CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cision, the leading provider of cloud-based PR software, services and tools for the marketing and public relations industry, today announced that Cision's PR and marketing software has won the 2013 CODiE Award for Best Media and Information Monitoring Solution from the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA).

Cision was selected by a panel of expert judges and members of the SIIA, competing against other finalists in the category from Critical Mention and the LexisNexis Group. The CODiE Award "recognizes the best solution for capturing and analyzing content, editorial opinion or advertising across online, mobile, social and other media."

"In the era of big data, aggregating and analyzing real-time news across all media has become critical to providing organizations the insight they need to develop their marketing communication strategies," said Peter Granat, Chief Executive Officer of Cision North America. "We're thrilled to be recognized in this category, because it underscores our ability to seamlessly integrate content from all channels – broadcast, print, online and social media – into an easy-to-use software platform."

Cision's global monitoring and analytics solution includes more than 20,000 news sources from LexisNexis®; over 470 million blogs, social networking sites, video-and photo-sharing sites from Salesforce Radian6; and full broadcast news content from television networks and all 210 U.S. TV markets. Cision also monitors tens of thousands of news websites including content behind paywalls through their digital licensing relationship with NewsRight.

The selection marks Cision's fifth CODiE Award in the five years that its software has been eligible for entry in the competition. Cision PR software has been adopted by over 30,000 users in more than 20 countries since its launch in 2007. It's available in nine languages and used by 46 of the top 50 PR agencies, corporations, nonprofits, universities and social practitioners.

Cision PR Software's CODiE Awards History:

2013 Best Media and Information Monitoring Solution
2012 Best Online Business Information Service
2011 Best Marketing/PR Solution
2010 Best Social Media Aggregation Service
2009 Best Online News Service

About Cision:

Cision is the leading provider of software, services and tools to the public relations and marketing industry. Marketing and PR professionals use our products to help manage all aspects of their brands – from identifying key media and influencers to connecting with audiences; monitoring traditional and social media; and analyzing outcomes. Journalists, bloggers, and other influencers use Cision's tools to research story ideas, track trends, and maintain their public profiles. Cision is present in Europe, North America and Asia, has partners in over 125 countries and is quoted on the Nordic Exchange with revenue of SEK 1.0 billion in 2011. For more information, visit cision.com.

For More Information:

Andrée Beckham
Vice President, Marketing & Public Relations
312-873-6434
andree.beckham@cision.com

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