updated 5/26/2011 11:47:33 AM ET 2011-05-26T15:47:33

CULVER CITY, Calif., May 26, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- mWEBB Communications, Inc. has been named a finalist in the 2011 American Business Awards for "Communications or PR Campaign of the Year" for its public relations campaign for the launch of AutoMD.com.

The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

"We are honored to be recognized by the American Business Awards," said mWEBB Communications President Melanie Webber. "We believe that having a good story is the heart and soul of a successful public relations campaign, and AutoMD.com has just that. It has been a privilege to tell AutoMD.com's compelling story of consumer empowerment and advocacy in the automotive repair process."

mWEBB Communications' public relations campaign for the launch of AutoMD.com focused on the website's unique ability to help car owners make the best possible automotive repair decisions, and resulted in broad-based media coverage across multiple channels.

The Stevie Awards were created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and business people worldwide. More than 2,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in the American Business Awards.

AutoMD.com is the most comprehensive and unbiased free online automotive repair resource and allows both car owners and DIYers to 1. Troubleshoot car problems, 2. Know how much auto repairs should cost, 3. Understand the steps needed and the time it should take with How-to Auto Repair guides, 4. Find the right local auto repair shop at the right price for their issue, and 5. Get auto repair questions answered by the AutoMD.com community.

About mWEBB Communications, Inc.

mWEBB Communications, Inc. ( www.mwebbcom.com ) is a full-service, multi-channel communications practice specializing in strategic public relations.  mWEBB serves consumer-facing and B2B clients across a range of verticals, including automotive, technology, social media, lifestyle and entertainment. Committed to finding each client's best story and creating buzz in a rapidly evolving media climate, mWEBB delivers strong client ROI and results-oriented service from a team of top-notch public relations and communications specialists.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com .

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           714.454.8776

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