"VerticalResponse and vBulletin understand that community is best cultivated with regular, two-way communication through a variety of channels. Our email marketing tools are a perfect complement to vBulletin’s solutions," said Janine Popick, CEO, VerticalResponse. "Embedded in vBulletin, VerticalResponse allows users to easily create and send customized, professional email without leaving their vBulletin accounts, and grow traffic by proactively engaging their forum members."
"The Splendora newsletter became our #1 source of revenue only two years after we started using VerticalResponse," said Gina Pell, Founder and CEO, Splendora, a VerticalResponse customer for 10 years. "With VerticalResponse we were able to quickly scale, manage, and market to our email database effortlessly and elegantly."
“Our company was recognized across the board for excellence in the areas that matter most to our customers – from frontline customer service to those behind-the-scenes, who make the product work,” said Janine Popick, CEO, VerticalResponse. “We’re thrilled to see the hard work of our teams pay off, not only every day with happy customers, but with industry awards like this.”
"Before developing this seminar, we surveyed our users to see what marketing challenges they have, and the overwhelming response was lack of time," said Janine Popick, CEO, VerticalResponse. "We listened and created easily digestible segments with practical tips that users can take and immediately put it into action."
“Just as fashions change with the seasons, we decided that email templates needed an update,” said Janine Popick, CEO, VerticalResponse. “We all know that a fresh look can get more response for an email campaign, so small businesses don’t need to stick with the same old designs when they can jumpstart their email marketing campaigns with a makeover in 2011. Our contest challenges designers everywhere to make email templates fresh and relevant.”
VerticalResponse won the Best Entrepreneur Award, besting four other finalists in the category: Efficience, LLC, Knoxville, TN; Elite Editing, New York, NY; Proforma, Alexandria, MN; TRUSTe, San Francisco, CA. “Winning this award for a second year in a row underscores the fact that we’ve got a world-class team that constantly delivers the best service for our customers,” said Janine Popick, CEO, VerticalResponse. “Our success is a direct reflection of our customers’ success and the hard work of our team, whose enthusiasm keeps me motivated and excited to go to work every day.”
“All of this year's finalists exemplify the spirit of innovation our city is known for,” said San Francisco Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Steve Falk. “These innovative entrepreneurs and business leaders are not only committed to the success of their companies, but to our city's communities and economy.”
"For the last six years, we've been honored to be one of San Francisco's fastest growing private companies, and it really speaks to our passion for small business," said Janine Popick, CEO of VerticalResponse. "Entrepreneurs are what make us tick, and we build our company to give them access to powerful yet easy-to-use marketing tools that help them grow; if they grow we grow."
"VerticalResponse has proved itself to be one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America, and we are proud to honor them as one of the 2010 Technology Fast 500™," said Mark Jensen, managing partner, venture capital services, Deloitte & Touche LLP.
"It was harder than ever to be recognized in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business this year,” said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards. “Receiving a high score from the judges this year illustrates how well many women in business are doing despite the stiff challenges they face."