Marriott Selects BrightEdge S3 Platform for SEO Management

BrightEdge Deepens its Expertise within the Hospitality Industry

San Mateo, Calif - May 31, 2012 - BrightEdge, the global leader in enterprise SEO, today announced that Marriott International has selected BrightEdge's enterprise-grade S3 SEO platform to manage and improve its footprint for organic search.

Marriott joins BrightEdge's rapidly growing hospitality and travel client base which includes leading travel and hospitality agencies HeBS Digital and Vizergy, car rental giant Alamo, Travelocity, and the White Lodging Group.

BrightEdge's S3 platform incorporates the features requested most often by enterprise SEO customers and builds in deeper social and SEO insight, more customization in dashboards, and flexible reports for deep analysis and status reporting. The platform offers frequent enhancements, with more than 10 new releases in the past 12 months; showcasing the company's continuous innovation and commitment to customer success. The platform continues to add functionality such as Adobe integration and the ability to monitor and maximize social channels such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

"It was important for us to find an enterprise SEO solution that offered both automated reporting and customizable dashboards that scale for multiple brands and thousands of keywords," said Lynne DeRoche, Senior Director, Online Acquisition Marketing, Marriott International. "We also needed a partner that had a solid understanding of the travel and hospitality market, and BrightEdge fit the bill on both fronts."

"We approach the enterprise SEO channel from a background of delivering enterprise class solutions, and know how important it is to provide clients with high quality SEO data, customizable dashboards and best in class competitive visibility for SEO," said Jim Yu, CEO of BrightEdge. "I'm very pleased to include Marriott in our community of travel and hospitality customers."

Marriott joins as BrightEdge revenues have grown by 400 percent, employee headcount by 200 percent, and having recently secured $12.6 million in Series C funding. The company's over 2,000 clients include seven of the ten largest retailers, eight of the ten top digital agencies, as well as technology and social titans including Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, VMWare and Symantec.

About BrightEdge

BrightEdge is the global leader in enterprise SEO, helping more than 2,000 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. BrightEdge is based in San Mateo, CA with offices in New York City and London.

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