SOURCE: ShopIgniter


November 16, 2011 13:25 ET

ShopIgniter Social Commerce Solution Awarded Gold in 2011 Best in Biz Awards

Win in Enterprise Service of the Year Category Validates ShopIgniter's Ability to Meet the Needs of Large Retailers and Brands

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - Nov 16, 2011) - ShopIgniter, a provider of innovative social commerce software, today announced that they were awarded "Gold" in the 2011 Best in Biz Awards, "Best Enterprise Service of the Year" category. Hundreds of entries were received from an impressive array of public and private companies in a variety of industries, sectors and regions. The impressive panel of 20 judges boasts more than 470 years of combined experience and have written for a combined total of more than 180 consumer, business, financial, trade and technology publications nationwide. Based on the judges' evaluations, the winning companies represent the best in American businesses.

"We are honored to be recognized as a Best in Biz Gold winner, in the enterprise service category," said Matt Compton, CEO and president of ShopIgniter. "The social Web is fundamentally changing the way products are discovered, bought and shared, and leading brands require enterprise-class solutions to create social commerce experiences that consistently engage their customers. Our technology platform is designed to run repeatable, value-driven social commerce solutions on an enterprise scale."

Unlike one-off solutions, ShopIgniter integrates with existing back-end systems of enterprise brands and retailers to build and leverage a complete view of their consumers' buying behavior. ShopIgniter is the first software provider to fully integrate social promotion capabilities with enterprise-class social commerce functionality using a secure, platform approach, enabling consistent program management on the back end that activates and engages consumers on the front end.

Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2011 were determined by scores from a panel of high caliber judges from top-tier business and technology publications, as well as analyst firms, including: Accounting Today,, ECT News Network, eWeek Channel Insider, Financial Times, Fox News, Hartford Business Journal, Insight Media, Kelsey Group, King Features Syndicate, Lab Reviews, Network World, PC Magazine, Portfolio, Puget Sound Business Journal, Tech.Blorge, Tech-Gaming, Techtalk and Wired.

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2011, visit:

About ShopIgniter
ShopIgniter is a rapidly-growing, social commerce software company. ShopIgniter helps retailers and brands activate their customer networks to extend their reach and generate revenue through social commerce efforts. ShopIgniter provides social commerce software that includes the Social Promotion Engine™ to power shareable coupons, referral and loyalty incentives, private and flash sales, group promotions and social ratings and reviews; a fully-transactional Facebook store with in-stream purchasing; and social commerce analytics; all of which are delivered via a cloud-based, social commerce platform.

With customers such as Nike Golf, Levi's, CafePress, Kaenon, and Generation Orange, ShopIgniter meets the social commerce needs of a variety of companies including enterprise retailers, brand manufacturers and their interactive agencies. More information about the company can be found at

About Best in Biz Awards
Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two programs covering the U.S. and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), respectively. Any organization from any industry in the awards program's region boasting demonstrated success can enter any of the more than 40 company, department or team, executive and product categories. Entries for Best in Biz Awards 2012 EMEA are currently being accepted from all companies based in or operating in Europe, Middle East or Africa, with an early entry deadline of Nov 30, 2011. For more information about the submission process and categories in both the U.S. and EMEA programs, please visit:

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