Bridgeline Digital Honored With Fifteen Horizon Interactive Awards for iAPPS Driven Websites or Web Stores

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BURLINGTON, Mass., April 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLIN), The Digital Engagement Company™, announced today that it has received fifteen Horizon Interactive Awards for outstanding development of interactive web applications and websites. The Horizon Awards highlight the "best of the best" in interactive media production with this year's 11th annual competition facilitated over 1,000 entries from more than 25 countries. Evaluating categories ranging from online advertising to mobile applications, was an international panel of judges consisting of industry professionals with diverse backgrounds, as well as an end user panel. The 2012 winning entries showcase the industry's best interactive media solutions including web sites, mobile applications, print media, online advertising, video, and more.

"The 2012 competition has, once again, raised the bar for future competitions," said Mike Sauce, Founder of the Horizon Interactive Awards. "I can speak for the Judges by saying that we all were very impressed by the quality of the digital solutions by all of the entrants this year. There really seems to be a convergence of all forms of media providing rich user experiences with a renewed focus on sound marketing and design principles that clearly communicate a message. With fierce competition from all of the categories, this year's winners should be proud to be among the best of the best from around the world."

Bridgeline Digital was honored for outstanding website development for customers across a wide range of industries and verticals including Healthcare, Franchising, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals, and Associations. Additionally, each of the winning websites was developed on Bridgeline's iAPPS digital engagement platform. iAPPS helps marketers to attract, engage, and convert more visitors with the industry's leading digital engagement platform that empowers the delivery of segmented, persuasive content, integrated campaigns, and compelling online stores.

The list of winning sites includes:

Gold Award Winners:

AARP International – Advocacy/Non-Profit

Children's Hospital Colorado Orthopedics – Health / Human Services

Elevations Credit Union – Bank / Finance

Endo Health Solutions – Business to Business / Corporate

Moffitt Cancer Center – Health / Human Services

Winchester Hospital – Health / Human Services

Silver Award Winners:

Environmental Data Resources – Business to Business / Corporate

YMCA Retirement Fund – Bank / Finance

Bronze Award Winners:

Automated Financial Systems – Bank / Finance

American Psychiatric Association – Advocacy/Non-Profit

Exterior Portfolio – Business to Business / Corporate

GTE Financial – Bank / Finance

The Society of General Internal Medicine – Health / Human Services

Wellbridge – Health / Human Services

About the Horizon Interactive Awards

In its 11th year, the Horizon Interactive Awards was created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide. Since 2001, the competition has received tens of thousands of entries from countries around the world and nearly all 50 US States. Each year, those entries are narrowed down to the "best of the best" to be recognized and promoted on and international stage for their excellence. The judging process involves a Horizon Interactive Awards advisory panel, end user panel and a worldwide panel of judges consisting of industry professionals. Winning entries are dubbed the "best of the best" in the interactive media industry. For more information, visit

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 1000 companies. To learn more, please visit or call (800) 603-9936.

CONTACT: Kim Brown Bridgeline Digital, Inc. Director, Corporate Communications 781.995.0888

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