BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLIN), The Digital Engagement Company™, announced today that iAPPS Content Manager has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious 2013 CODiE Awards. This marks the fourth consecutive year that iAPPS Content Manager has been selected as a finalist for Best Content Management Solution, having been selected as the CODiE Award winner in 2010. Established by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the CODiE Awards recognize excellence in business software, digital content, and education technology. "The CODiE Awards competition was extremely competitive this year with a record number of innovative products and solutions competing," said Kathy Greenler Sexton, VP & General Manager for the Content Division at SIIA. "All of our CODiE Awards finalists should be commended for their innovation and market-leading products and services." All SIIA CODiE nominated products and services are subjected to a rigorous evaluation conducted by seasoned industry experts. More than 1,000 companies over the past 28 years have been recognized by SIIA for achieving greatness in demanding industries that expect innovative thinking. Winners of the 2013 CODiE Award will be announced on January 31st. "Once again, iAPPS Content Manager is recognized as a CODiE Award finalist, a testament to the strength and sophistication of the iAPPS platform," said Thomas Massie, Bridgeline's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We launched the first iAPPS module over four years ago under the vision that an easy-to-use and deeply integrated suite of web software products would be a force in the web industry. The combination of the CODiE Awards, analyst reviews, rapid iAPPS license growth, and strong customer adoption continue to validate our unique market strategy." Bridgeline's iAPPS platform is the industry's leading Digital Engagement solution and the only platform offered to customers as either a SaaS or perpetual license that unifies Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and web analytics capabilities. The iAPPS platform enables users to swiftly enhance and optimize the value of their web properties.