May 10, 2012 – VerticalResponse is a finalist in 14 categories in the 2012 American Business Awards, including Company of the Year, Executive of the Year, New Product or Service of the Year and Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year.
April 20, 2012 – “The culture we’ve built here at VerticalResponse is one of our greatest assets, and every single employee contributes to making this company a fantastic place to work,” said Janine Popick, VerticalResponse CEO. “We work hard, but we play hard, too. It’s a tremendous honor to be recognized by the Bay Area business community.”
April 10, 2012 – “This is our first time participating in the Internet Advertising Competition, so being recognized in nearly every category we entered exceeded all expectations,” said Janine Popick, VerticalResponse CEO. “We’re particularly delighted to win Best in Show for best email message campaign, since email marketing is one of our core products.”
March 22, 2012 – Jason Li, founder of iReTron, nabbed the grand prize and will receive $4,000 in "seed money," as well as a free trip to attend the 2012 TEDxTeen conference in New York. iReTron encourages people to turn in their old cellphones and other electronic devices for cash.
March 1, 2012 – “This is really compelling evidence showing those who combine email marketing and social media obtain greater results from their campaigns, especially among small and mid-sized businesses that represent the majority our customer base,” said Janine Popick, VerticalResponse CEO.
Feb. 29, 2012 – VerticalResponse was presented with one silver and two bronze Stevie Awards® at the sixth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service gala, for Customer Service Leader of the Year, Front-line Customer Service Team of the Year and Telesales Team of the Year. More than 1,000 entries were submitted to this year's competition.
Feb. 15, 2012 – The new Roost by VerticalResponse iOS app lets small businesses easily manage social media efforts on the go, including posting status updates or photos, categorizing posts and obtaining detailed analytics. It is free and available now at the Apple iTunes Store.
“Our sales and support teams have performed beyond expectations under Kristen Hayer’s leadership,” said Janine Popick, VerticalResponse CEO. “Their commitment to making sure our small business customers’ marketing needs are met is unwavering. I am so proud of them.”
“Many of today’s transformational business icons started exhibiting their entrepreneurial side at a young age. Bill Gates started his first small business when he was sixteen,” said Janine Popick, VerticalResponse CEO. “We want to find passionate students who have interesting business ideas and help them bring those ideas to life, because these teens may very well be tomorrow’s business leaders.”
Knowing that small businesses often wish for more hours in the day, VerticalResponse added two noteworthy time-saving features to its newly acquired Roost social media marketing platform.