Searchmetrics Selected by AlwaysOn as an OnMedia Top 100 Winner

Recognized for creating new opportunities in marketing, branding, advertising, and publishing

New York, NY, February 21, 2012: Searchmetrics, the world leader in search and social analytics software,today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMedia Top 100 winners.  Inclusion in the OnMedia 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Searchmetrics was especially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

Searchmetrics and the OnMedia Top 100 Companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s OnMedia NYC event on February 22st, 2012, at the Time Warner Center.

This two-day executive event features CEO presentations and high-level debates on which forces are disrupting user behavior and creating new opportunities in the marketing, branding, advertising, and public relations industries.

“The make-up of OnMedia 100 represents forward-thinking media companies in a year charged with disruptive change.  The emergence of Web-fueled TV and the explosive growth of smartphones and tablets are challenging the media world to transform itself into a global, consumer-focused industry. Coupled with the socialization of everything, this year’s digital media and entertainment startups are boldly charging into future, ready to reinvent the establishment with new, invigorating products and services,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “Web analytics are now embracing a social world, providing marketing and advertising companies with the targeted data that delivers on the promise of reaching consumers with meaningful, actionable messages.”

The OnMedia 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders.  The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.

Searchmetrics has been honored in the category of B2B: Advertising Analytics; the company’s industry-leading cloud solution for search and social analytics automates many aspects of SEO management, such as monitoring and reporting and keyword analysis, for agencies and in-house search marketers. Interested parties can check organic and paid ranking performance of their own domain and of competitors’ domains: http://suite.searchmetrics.com/en/research.

A full list of all the OnMedia Top 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2012-OnMedia-100-Top-Private-Companies

“Searchmetrics enables brands to determine their ‘search visibility score’ and ‘social visibility score,’ providing global marketers with instant access into competitive intelligence in organic, paid and universal search, as well as visibility on leading social networks,” said Dr. Horst Joepen, CEO, Searchmetrics. “The technology and Searchmetrics databases provide a ‘disruptive’ force in search and social analytics that we believe is already reorganizing the playing field for online marketing professionals.”

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