VerticalResponse a Finalist in the 2010 American Business Awards

San Francisco Company Named A Finalist in Six Categories; Including "Customer Service Department of The Year"

SAN FRANCISCO, CA– June 7, 2010 – VerticalResponse, Inc. (), a leading provider of self-service email marketing, online survey and direct mail solutions for small businesses, today announced that it was named as a finalist in six categories of the American Business Awards. Continuing its success in the email marketing industry, VerticalResponse has won a series of company and executive awards recently, including a recent U.S. Small Business Administration award. As part of the American Business Awards, more than 2,700 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration.

"We’re honored to be considered for the American Business Awards, as we are competing against the best businesses in the country," said VerticalResponse CEO Janine Popick. "At VerticalResponse our customers are our top priority and we’ve got one of the best teams in the industry, so we’re excited to be recognized for our focus on customer service."

VerticalResponse was named as a finalist for the following six categories in The American Business Awards:

  • Nomination: VerticalResponse Customer Service Department
    Category: Customer Service Department of the Year
  • Nomination: A Small Business for Small Business – Leading Provider of Self-Service Email and Direct Mail Solutions
    Category: Best Overall Company of the Year – Up to 100 Employees
  • Nomination: VerticalResponse – Making Money by Helping Small Businesses Grow
    Category: Fastest – Growing Company of the Year – Up to 100 Employees
  • Nomination: CEO Janine Popick
    Category: Executive of the Year – Computer Services
  • Nomination: VerticalResponse's "Email Marketing Blog"
    Category: Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
  • Nomination: – A single site for all your marketing needs.
    Category: Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations

This year’s Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 21 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than 600 executives from across the U.S.A. are expected to attend. The event will benefit Oceana (, the largest international organization focused on ocean conservation. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network.

Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and specialized final judging committees will select Stevie Award winners from among finalists in final judging that will continue through May 28. Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of finalists 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 to easily create, manage and analyze their own direct marketing campaigns. VerticalResponse bundles email, online surveys and postcards to offer customers an integrated Web-based direct marketing solution that’s intuitive and affordable. VerticalResponse is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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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