VerticalResponse Wins Support Team Of The Year At 2011 American Business Awards

Email Marketing Firm Earns Its Second Stevie Award

SAN FRANCISCO – June 28, 2011 – VerticalResponse, Inc., a leading provider of self-service email marketing software, online survey, social media and direct mail marketing solutions for small businesses, earned a Stevie® Award for Support Team of the Year at the 9th annual American Business Awards&smark;.

The awards were presented during ceremonies at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The ceremonies were hosted by Cheryl Casone of FOX Business Network and broadcast nationwide on radio by the Business TalkRadio Network.

VerticalResponse took home top honors from a pool of six finalists in the Support Team of the Year category. In addition, the company was a finalist in the following four categories: Product Development/Management Team of the Year; Best Overall Company of the Year (Up to 100 Employees); Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations (Company Website); and Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations (Marketing Blog). More than 200 executives across the country participated in the judging process to determine the finalists and Stevie Award winners.

“Our support team is the first one-on-one point of contact for hundreds of thousands of small businesses helping them grow their businesses with email marketing. We are extremely proud of our team’s hard work to ensure our customers have a positive experience with our company and our product,” said VerticalResponse CEO Janine Popick. “Customer support is so crucial to our business and it’s absolutely thrilling to be recognized by leaders in the business community, in the category of Support Team of the Year.”

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. More than 2,800 entries from organizations of all sizes and nearly every industry were submitted for consideration in the 2011 Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of honorees in all categories are available at

About VerticalResponse

VerticalResponse Inc. is a leading provider of self-service email marketing, online surveys and direct mail services empowering small businesses and non-profit organizations to easily create, share and analyze their own marketing campaigns. Users can benefit from a wide variety of features including more than 700 free email marketing templates in a variety of categories; the ability to share their content over several social media networks; and tracking on everything from email marketing to social media responses so that they can understand campaign success. VerticalResponse offers customers an integrated Web-based marketing solution that’s intuitive and affordable. VerticalResponse is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. For additional information, please visit

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at


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