Lyris Wins Best in Biz Award 2013

Award Recognizes Lyris’ Outstanding Customer Support

Emeryville, Calif. – November 21, 2013 - Lyris, Inc.(LYRI), a global provider of digital marketing solutions, today announced it has been named a silver winner in the Best in Biz Awards 2013 for Support Department of the Year. Lyris was selected for its outstanding customer support and expert assistance in solving email and digital marketing challenges.

“This award recognizes our knowledgeable support team and underscores our commitment to ensuring that our customers realize the full value of our platform,” said Pamela Sogge, senior vice president of customer success for Lyris. “Digital marketers need their questions answered and issues resolved in a timely manner; Lyris is dedicated to providing the technical expertise and insights to help our customers succeed.”

The third annual Best in Biz Awards program, which focuses on companies based or operating in North America, was the most competitive in its history, with the highest number of awards submissions to date and the most distinguished judging panel yet assembled. More than 500 entries were received this year, from a wide array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada.

The Best in Biz Awards program is the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. This year’s winners were determined by an independent panel of 51 judges from top-tier news, business and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms, such as Bloomberg Businessweek, USA Today, Fast Company and more.

For a full list of winners in Best in Biz Awards 2013, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2013-winners.

About Lyris

Lyris is a global provider of digital marketing solutions that help companies engage with customers in meaningful ways. Lyris products and services empower marketers to design, automate, and optimize data-driven interactive marketing campaigns that facilitate superior engagement, increase conversions and deliver measurable business value. Lyris' high-performance, secure and flexible digital marketing applications improve marketing efficiency by providing automated digital message delivery, robust segmentation, and real-time social, mobile, and interaction analytics. The Lyris solutions portfolio is uniquely comprised of both in-the-cloud and on-premises solutions – Lyris HQ, Lyris LM - combined with customer-focused services and support, and delivered on a powerful integration platform that connects data and marketing workflows across the enterprise. More than 5,000 companies worldwide partner with Lyris to manage and execute sophisticated digital marketing campaigns across email, social, Web and mobile channels.

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 three separate programs annually: North America, EMEA, and International. Entries are currently being accepted in the third annual Best in Biz Awards 2013 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) program, until the final entry deadline on January 24, 2014. Any organization from any industry operating in EMEA may enter any of the more than 50 company, department or team, executive and product categories. For more information about the entry process and categories in the EMEA program, please visit: http://emea.bestinbizawards.com.

PR Contact:

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Blanc & Otus for Lyris
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