August 20, 2012 15:00 ET

SEOmoz Named One of Washington's Best Workplaces by Puget Sound Business Journal

2012 Finalists Honored and Winners Announced at Special Event on August 9

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Aug 20, 2012) - SEOmoz, the leading industry provider of search engine and social optimization software, was recently named a finalist for Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal. Moz was distinguished out of more than 230 nominees based on various employee benefit offerings, leadership culture, and work/life balance philosophies. The finalists and category winners were recognized at Safeco Field with over 1,100 people present. 

SEOmoz makes software for marketers with a focus on inbound channels including SEO, social media, content, and community. Their software combs websites to find errors or missed opportunities, and then makes recommendations based on best practices. Their SEO techniques help websites rank higher on search engine results, thus driving more website traffic for clients. With a current roster of nearly 16,000 paying subscribers and a monthly web count of over two million visitors to its very vocal online community, the company is a leader in the optimization space. SEOmoz is well known for their strong focus on company culture that thrives on a code of core values called TAGFEE, which focuses on embracing a community built on transparent, authentic, generous, fun, empathetic, and exceptional employees.

"If you've ever met me you've undoubtedly heard me emphasize the importance of company culture. SEOmoz is one of the best places to work because the Mozzers embody our TAGFEE values in everything they do," said SEOmoz CEO Rand Fishkin. "We're more than just a workplace -- we're a family and that's an invaluable asset for any business. We have such a great sense of community -- I'm proud to be a part of it."

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About SEOmoz

SEOmoz is the industry's most popular provider of search engine and social optimization software, easy-to-use tools and tutorials enabling businesses of all sizes to grow their traffic in the areas where people search most. The company is powered by a passionate group of Mozzers who aspire to provide pioneering technology that empowers users to leverage the reach of the Internet -- increasing visibility through organic search and social media marketing. The software's API capabilities connect the Mozscape web index with web-based campaign applications, Open Site Explorer and dozens of additional third party offerings -- helping brands gain greater mindshare easily and effectively. With a mission focused on education as well as technical innovation, SEOmoz hosts a powerful community of contributors and marketers united in bringing beneficial, user-oriented content to the top of the page.

About Puget Sound Business Journal

Puget Sound Business Journal is the region's premier source of business information, serving an unparalleled audience of business and community leaders. In addition to the weekly newspaper, the Business Journal provides daily updates via its web site and email alerts. The company also plays a vital role in bringing the area's leadership community together by hosting a wide variety of events throughout the year, from the annual 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies celebration to the Women of Influence awards event. Puget Sound Business Journal is a unit of American City Business Journals, which operates 40 local business newspapers throughout the United States. Visit Puget Sound Business Journal on the web at

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