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Nebraska.gov Wins Web Marketing Standard of Excellence Award

LINCOLN, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Nebraska State Website is proud to accept the Government Standard of Excellence Award from the Web Marketing Association.

The Web Marketing Association is the producer of the WebAward Competition. Now in its 17th year, it's the longest running annual website award competition dedicated to naming the best websites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for all website development. Nebraska.gov is the go-to location for government online services for both Nebraska citizens and businesses. Year to date, the website records 1,035,247 pageviews with 723,630 unique pageviews reflecting the value of the portal when users are seeking to connect to their government agency, contact, or online mobile-responsive service. Analytics show that users range from 18-65+ years of age primarily using a PC, with ever increasing adoption on the mobile platform.

"We appreciate the recognition," noted Brent Hoffman, GM of Nebraska Interactive. "Our team focuses on the user and knows we need to deliver content quickly and easily. We're excited to know that we set the bar for Standard of Excellence on government websites. Especially appreciated is a comment by one judge who mentioned, ‘I've never actually considered visiting Nebraska until seeing this site... good job!'"

The Web Marketing Association judges each site by utilizing between two and five judges on seven different criteria, earning a score between 0 and 70 points. The average of the two highest scores serves as the entry's final score. The highest score in a given category wins Best of Industry for that category. If the remaining entries received a score of 60 or greater, they received the Outstanding Website award. If the site score is below 60, but equal to or higher than the average score for the industry, it will receive the Standard of Excellence WebAward.

About Nebraska.gov

Nebraska.gov (http://www.Nebraska.gov) is managed by Nebraska Interactive, LLC., part of digital government firm NIC's (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies. Nebraska Interactive works with state agencies to enable them to conduct state business online and improve public access to government information and is contracted by the Nebraska State Records Board to provide online services for Nebraska government agencies.

Users can find out more about online Government services in Nebraska through:
Twitter: http://twitter.com/nebraskagov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nebraska.gov

About NIC

NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV), which is celebrating 25 years as a company in 2017, has seen the transition of digital services from green-screen computers to mobile apps and artificial intelligence. Founded in 1992, NIC is the nation's premier provider of innovative government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government more accessible and convenient for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has a library of more than 12,000 digital government solutions for more than 4,500 federal, state and local agencies in the United States. Among those solutions is the ground-breaking personal digital government assistant, Gov2Go, aimed at providing constituents easy, personal interactions with government. Additional information is available at www.egov.com.

Contact:

for Nebraska.gov
Carmen Easley, 402-471-2154
Director of Marketing and Operations
carmen.easley@egov.com

@Nebraskagov
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