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

Cision Honored by CODiE Awards, Software Industry s Most Prestigious Competition

CHICAGO, February 1, 2013   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 a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. Offering the industry s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. For more information, visitwww.cision.com or follow @Cision on Twitter.

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Vanessa Bugasch
SVP, Global Marketing
312-873-6550
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