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Independent Authority,, Ranks PRWeb as the #1 Online News Distribution Service Proven for Driving Web Site Traffic, For Third Month in a Row

Vocus' leading online news distribution service.

PRWeb provides incredible value to firms who are looking to disseminate press releases

PRWeb, Vocus Inc.'s (NASDAQ: VOCS) leading online news distribution service, today announced that it has been ranked #1 among the top 10 press release distribution companies, by, an independent authority on vendors who supply Internet marketing products. PRWeb has held the top spot for three months in a row including June, July and August of 2009.

PRWeb's search optimized news releases are a proven to drive Web site traffic and boost search engine rankings. scored PRWeb as "excellent" in all five of its evaluation categories which include, "Need Analysis," "Vision," "Dependability," "Performance" and "Service."

"PRWeb provides incredible value to firms who are looking to disseminate press releases," said Jeev Trika, partner at "Of all the distribution channels we evaluated, PRWeb had a superior GUI interface, press release approval process, service response times, size and quality of distribution network, and overall value attained after the press release has been distributed."

PRWeb has built an industry leading news release distribution network - that includes bellwethers like Google News, Yahoo! News, the Associated Press and - and makes its customers' news available to more than 70 million unique visitors in the United States alone. In addition to the PRWeb syndication network, PRWeb news releases are distributed directly to an audience of more than two million visitors each month on including 250,000 RSS subscribers and 35,000 reporters and bloggers.

"The recognition of our service in's monthly rankings program is validation of the ongoing effort we place to make sure that PRWeb is a key tool for search engine optimization, or SEO," said Jiyan Wei, director of product management for PRWeb. "We are constantly engaging with the best and brightest in the industry to make sure we have a tool that serves the needs of the search marketing audience."

About PRWeb
PRWeb is recognized as a leading online news and press release distribution service worldwide. Since 1997, PRWeb has been changing the way businesses, marketing departments and public relations firms think about press releases. PRWeb was the first company to develop a distribution strategy around direct-to-consumer communication and to build and offer a search engine optimized platform for press release distribution. PRWeb is an online news distribution service of Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand public relations management software. For more information, go to

About Vocus
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes to fundamentally change the way they communicate with both the media and the public, optimizing their public relations and increasing their ability to measure its impact. Our on-demand software addresses the critical functions of public relations including media relations, news distribution and news monitoring. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a secure, scalable application and system architecture, which allows our customers to eliminate expensive up-front hardware and software costs and to quickly deploy and adopt our on-demand software. Vocus is used more than 3,700 organizations worldwide and is available in seven languages. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit or call (800) 345-5572.

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