VerticalResponse Presents Email Marketing Workshop During San Francisco Small Business Week, May 14, 2014

Local Small Businesses Will Learn How to Get Started With Email, Social Media

SAN FRANCISCO – May 12, 2014 – VerticalResponse®, a subsidiary of Deluxe Corporation that provides online marketing tools for small businesses, will present a free email marketing and social media workshop on Wednesday, May 14, during San Francisco Small Business Week.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of SF Small Business Week, an annual event honoring the vital contributions that more than 85,000 local small businesses have made to the city and their communities. It kicks off Monday, May 12, with the Flavors of San Francisco Gala and Small Business Expo and ends on Saturday, May 17, with neighborhood sidewalk sales across the city.

VerticalResponse, which was formed in San Francisco in 2001 and is currently headquartered downtown, has been a proud sponsor of SF Small Business Week for several years.

A key component of SF Small Business Week is a series of free educational workshops. As a thought leader in small business marketing, VerticalResponse will host a workshop on email marketing and social media:

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
“Get Started With Email Marketing in the Social Age”

For small businesses still trying to figure out how to get started with social media and make it work with email marketing, or for those just trying to get an email campaign out the door. Topics include email marketing best practices; a basic overview of social media; how to integrate email marketing with social media; and ideas to get started immediately. Location: Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, 1500 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 94109. Cost: Free

Jill Bastian, training and education manager at VerticalResponse, will lead the workshop. Jill has spent the last nine years at VerticalResponse arming small businesses and non-profits with the knowledge and confidence to succeed with online marketing.

The workshop is free and open to the public; however, space is limited. For more information and to register, visit

About VerticalResponse

VerticalResponse Inc., a subsidiary of Deluxe Corporation, provides a full suite of online marketing tools to help small businesses connect with their customers on email, social media, mobile and more. More than 1 million users worldwide have relied on the VerticalResponse platform to easily create, manage and analyze their own marketing campaigns, all from a single account. VerticalResponse is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. For more information visit, and connect on Twitter at and Facebook at

About Deluxe Corporation

Deluxe is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. More than
4.5 million small business customers access Deluxe's wide range of products and services, including customized checks and forms, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, search engine optimization and logo design. For our 5,500 financial institution customers, Deluxe offers industry-leading programs in checks, customer acquisition, fraud prevention and profitability. Deluxe is also a leading provider of checks and accessories sold directly to consumers. For more information, visit us at, or



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