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BrightEdge Announces Record Growth

Revenues Increase 300 Percent Year over Year; 3200 Plus Global Brands Now Leverage BrightEdge's S3 Platform

London, UK Sept 10, 2012 - BrightEdge, the global leader in enterprise SEO, today announced unmatched growth and business performance for the twelve months ending Q2 2012. BrightEdge revenues have increased 300 percent Year-over-Year (YoY), from end of Q2 2011 to end of Q2 2012.

The company also announced that they now support more than 3,200 brands around the globe on the company's S3 platform making it the most utilized enterprise standard for search engine optimization technology. Leading brands rely on BrightEdge S3 for its patented SEO share-of-voice competitive tracking, support for Google Search+ Your World and unique social SEO capabilities for its customers.

The company has funneled its growing revenue back into its business, growing to more than 110 global employees across their San Mateo, Calif., New York City and London offices and has moved into a new custom-built corporate headquarters this week that will accommodate the company's growth up to 250 staffers. Hiring efforts also continues with more than 20 open positions available across the company's global locations.

Clients have been forthcoming with their support and acknowledgment of BrightEdge http://www.brightedge.com/customer-case-studies with enterprise clients such as Andrew Taylor, at Citrix commenting, "BrightEdge has the technology and the day-to-day people that stand behind the technology and work with you to strategize your goals."

BrightEdge serves as both a partner of Facebook, Twitter, and Adobe as well as the preferred supplier as these leaders in digital have selected BrightEdge to manage their organic search globally. BrightEdge and Twitter case studies highlighting the benefits of managing search and social channels together are hosted on Twitter's web site: https://dev.twitter.com/case-studies/tiny-prints-sees-47-increase-search-rankings-using-twitter-and-bright-edge

BrightEdge and Adobe case studies highlighting the benefits of managing paid and organic search together can be found here: http://www.brightedge.com/PPC-SEO

"The market for Enterprise SEO is hot right now, with tremendous demand from leading brands to grow their search marketing traffic and conversions. I am excited to see BrightEdge emerge as the trusted standard in Enterprise SEO," Jim Yu, CEO, BrightEdge. "Our business has scaled to be the clear leader and continue our track record of technology innovation and customer success for our 3,200 brands."

BrightEdge pioneered enterprise-grade search engine optimization (SEO) in 2008 by delivering the first and only cloud-based platform that systematically allowed enterprises to grow their web site traffic and revenue through organic search. Today, it is the most widely used enterprise-grade search engine optimization (SEO) platform around the globe.

Technology Innovation drives growth
The company has accelerated its momentum via leading technology innovation in the market and being the first to market to launch numerous innovations to its industry-leading SEO platform including:

About BrightEdge
BrightEdge is the leading site, search, and social management solution for global enterprises, helping more than 3,200 of the world's largest brands stay ahead in the rapidly evolving Internet landscape. BrightEdge S3 harnesses the power of analytics on big-data to drive revenue from web sites, search engines and social networks across the globe in a measurable, predictable way. Client list includes seven of the ten largest retailers, eight of the ten top digital agencies, hospitality leaders such as Marriott, as well as technology and social titans including Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, VMWare and Symantec.

BrightEdge is based in San Mateo, CA and is privately held with financing from Intel Capital, Battery Ventures, Altos Ventures and Illuminate Ventures. For more information, please visit www.brightedge.com, friend us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/seoplatform or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/brightedge.

Joe Groves / Diane Schreiber
Spark PR for BrightEdge
+44 (0)207 033 7780 / +1 415 321 1871
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