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Bridgeline Digital Selected For the 2018 Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide for Second Consecutive Year

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (BLIN), a provider in cloud-based Web Content Management, eCommerce and Marketing Automation software, announced today that it has been selected as a vendor in “The Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide, 2018”. Bridgeline is listed in the SaaS Applications and On-Premise or Hosted Software categories.

The trusted Gartner Vendor Guides are used by Global Marketing and IT application leaders to research, develop and evolve their organization's digital technology stacks and improve upon their customer experience. In the 2018 Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide, Gartner noted that “digital commerce is a major component of superior customer experience,” and that “rapidly advancing technologies such as artificial intelligence, IoT sensors, APIs and microservices are influencing innovation in many different areas of the commerce ecosystem.”

eCommerce is a core component of digital transformation, allowing organizations to improve customer experience and drive innovation for their business. Companies seeking to transform digitally should use this guide to understand the vendors in the digital commerce ecosystem and prioritize their investment accordingly.

The Bridgeline Digital Experience Platform empowers companies to drive innovation by leveraging the built-in enterprise eCommerce, web content management and marketing automation capabilities of the platform to attract, engage, and nurture prospects, as well as drive revenue through higher conversion rates. In addition to being hosted in a PCI-DSS certified environment, Bridgeline’s platform manages all aspects of the customer journey in a cloud-based or managed hosting offering.

Bridgeline provides a full enterprise eCommerce experience with intelligent search, product catalog management, product recommendations, dynamic merchandising, promotions engine, checkout process, and account management in addition to strategic integrations with a broad set of best-of-breed providers for taxation, payment, shipping, fulfillment and more.

Bridgeline’s eCommerce platform enables companies to quickly and easily expand into new markets with highly scalable internationalization capabilities. The solution provides the ability to create multiple storefronts that are localized to cater to different markets – handling the complexities of multiple languages and currencies, taxation, payment configurations and more.

“We are extremely honored to be included in Gartner’s Digital Commerce Vendor Guide for the second consecutive year,” said Carl Prizzi, EVP of Product. “Bridgeline is strategically positioned as a strong performer for companies seeking rich, global commerce expertise with B2C, B2B and B2B2C experiences for manufacturing, retail and distribution industries.”

The Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide, 2018 can be found here. (Gartner Subscription required)

Gartner, The Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide, 2018, Jason Daigler, Christina Klock, Sandy Shen, Penny Gillespie, Mike Lowndes, Mark Lewis, Dayna Ford, 29 August 2018.

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About Bridgeline Digital

Bridgeline Digital, The Digital Engagement Company™, helps customers maximize the performance of their full digital experience - from websites and intranets to online stores and campaigns. Bridgeline's Unbound (formerly iAPPS®) platform deeply integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, Social Media management, and Web Analytics to help marketers deliver digital experiences that attract, engage, nurture and convert their customers across all channels. Headquartered in Burlington, Mass., Bridgeline has thousands of quality customers that range from small- and medium-sized organizations to Fortune 1000 companies. To learn more, please visit www.bridgeline.com or call (800) 603-9936.

Contact:
Carl Prizzi
Bridgeline Digital, Inc
EVP Products & Solutions
press@bridgeline.com