Seattle, WA ( your-story ) June 26, 2012 – Over the past three months, Avvo, Inc., the web’s largest expert-only health and legal Q&A forum( http://avvo.com/ ) and directory (www.avvo.com), has been the recipient of a number of local and national awards and nominations, recognizing the company’s industry disruption, dedication to customer service, and workplace culture. These awards include the:
- 16th Annual Webby Awards Best Health Website Nominee
- Winter/Spring 2012 14th Annual Web Health Awards Silver Award Winner
- Seattle Business Magazine 100 Best Companies 2012
- The International Academy of Visual Arts 18th Annual Communicator Awards
- Puget Sound Business Journal Washington’s Best Workplaces program finalist
- Puget Sound Business Journal Corporate Counsel Finalist
“Avvo was built on the belief that risks reap rewards,” said Leigh McMillan, vice president of marketing, Avvo, Inc. “Since the site launched in 2007, Avvo has disrupted the status quo in the health and legal professions by providing consumers with free and direct online access to doctors, dentists and lawyers nationwide. These awards and nominations are a strong validation of our mission, which is to provide the best possible service to our customers and workplace for our employees.”
Avvo’s mission is to empower people with the information and expert advice they need to confidently make the right decisions about their health and legal needs. Over the past five years, Avvo has grown to become the largest expert Q&A forum and directory of health and legal professionals available online. And today, over four million people each month turn to Avvo.com to get answers to their legal and medical questions from licensed professionals for free.
About Avvo, Inc.
Avvo provides trusted answers to consumer health and legal questions every 10 seconds. In Avvo’s free Q&A forum consumers can get free legal advice online( http://www.avvo.com/free-legal-advice ) or ask for free medical advice( http://www.avvo.com/health-information ) from more than 125,000 participating lawyers, doctors and dentists. Avvo’s professional directory provides comprehensive profiles, patient and client reviews, peer endorsements and the industry-recognized Avvo Rating for more than 90 percent of doctors, dentists and lawyers in the U.S. In March 2012, Avvo launched, “No Question Left Unanswered” (NQLU) (http://answers.avvo.com) which aims to provide one million trusted answers to consumer health and legal questions in 2012. Avvo is privately held with funding from Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures and Ignition Partners.
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