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GovDelivery Congratulates Clients Recognized by Government Technology Magazine and the Center for Digital Government for Having Best Government Websites in the Nation

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

GovDelivery Congratulates Clients Recognized by Government Technology Magazine and the Center for Digital Government for Having Best Government Websites in the Nation06:05 EDT Tuesday, September 04, 2012ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery announced today that five GovDelivery clients were recently awarded the distinction of being amongst the 'Best of the Web" winners for Best Government Websites in the country by "Government Technology" magazine and the Center for Digital Government. The clients recognized include Sacramento County, Alameda County, Riverside, CA, Raleigh, NC, and Louisville, KY. In fact, Louisville claimed first place in the city portal category for its focus on making city services and government widely available to its now 90,000 subscribers. Visit http://www.louisvilleky.gov to see Louisville's winning website. Other client finalists considered for Best of the Web included the States of Maine, Nebraska and Michigan. Best of the Web honors governments whose websites demonstrate innovation, usability and maximum functionality for users. Best of the Web honorees have sites that also contribute to governmental efficiency through effective service delivery. Submissions from U.S. cities, counties and states were judged by executives from the Center for Digital Government, along with a panel of past Best of the Web winners. "We are proud of our clients for their innovative approach and their relentless commitment to providing access to information and maximizing their connection with the public," said Scott Burns, CEO of GovDelivery. "GovDelivery is equally committed to continuing to help local governments leverage the power of digital communications to reach more people more effectively than ever before possible. Our core platform, GovDelivery Digital Communication Management (DCM), leverages government websites and other digital properties to push and promote news and updates to citizens, providing a proactive solution that enhances government websites." GovDelivery DCM is used by more than 550 government organizations to reach more people, automate communication, save money, and improve mission-critical results by allowing the public to sign up for and receive updates on specific topics and emergency notifications, including road closures, health and safety news, and veteran's affairs updates through voice, email and other digital channels such as social media and SMS. For a more information on Best of the Web and a full list of the winners click here http://bit.ly/BestWeb_PR.About GovDelivery GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, helps government maximize direct connections with the public while reducing communications cost. More than 550 government organizations worldwide, including more than half of major U.S. federal agencies, as well as state, county, and city governments in the U.S., and local authorities and central government agencies in the United Kingdom, use GovDelivery to optimize their effectiveness, efficiency, and engagement in communications with the public. GovDelivery is an ICG (Nasdaq:ICGE) company. For more information, visit http://www.govdelivery.com. The GovDelivery logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8030CONTACT: Mary Yang Communications Manager 651-726-7317 mary.yang@govdelivery.com