ATLANTA, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kudzu (http://www.kudzu.com/), a leading source for local business information and consumer reviews, is pleased to announce the winners of their annual "Best of 2013" contest.
Over 5 million local businesses competed across a wide range of categories including home, auto, health and professional services. Winners were determined based on thousands of votes from consumers in the Kudzu community nationwide, from larger metropolitan areas such as Atlanta and Phoenix to small towns across America. Local businesses achieving the top honor will be recognized with a 'Best of 2013' badge displayed on their Kudzu business listing page.
"We were overwhelmed by the response to our Best of 2013 contest," said Fran Wills, General Manager of Kudzu. "This year consumers came out in record numbers to show support for their favorite local businesses. People trust Kudzu to help them make informed decisions about local service providers, and the 'Best of' contest is a hallmark of our brand.
Please visit http://www.kudzu.com/best for a full listing of the Best of 2013 winners.
Kudzu.com helps consumers evaluate local services and choose highly rated providers in their area. The website features expert videos, business profiles, consumer reviews and money-saving deals in every major U.S. city. Kudzu.com is owned by Cox Search Inc., a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company. Cox's businesses include Cox Communications, Manheim, AutoTrader.com and Cox Media Group. For more information, please visit http://www.kudzu.com/.
Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group (CMG) is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America's leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company's operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and 1 local cable channel, 57 radio stations, 8 daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.