Google’s eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business community in each state. These cities’ businesses are using the web to find new customers, connect with existing customers and fuel their local economies.

"Bozeman was founded on commerce," said Mayor Krauss Tuesday morning with Chris Griffin.

Google continues, "Bozeman lives their motto of 'The Most Livable Place' by building a community that is supportive of both its citizens and its businesses. Their city website keeps residents updated on city happenings and resources, and organizations, like StartupBozeman, are dedicated to helping Bozeman startups succeed."