South Jersey Industries Fuels PR Success with Vocus On-Demand Software

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Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations, announced today that South Jersey Industries has selected Vocus software to help automate and manage its public relations.

Vocus has provided us with one comprehensive PR management system

Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations, announced today that South Jersey Industries has selected Vocus software to help automate and manage its public relations. South Jersey Industries (NYSE:SJI) is an energy services holding company. Its largest subsidiary, South Jersey Gas provides natural gas service to over 315,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in New Jersey.

According to Joanne Brigandi, director of corporate communications, South Jersey Gas, they had used several disparate PR tools that did not produce the results they needed. They were looking for one complete solution to manage all their corporate communications needs. They wanted to replace the manual process of obtaining and a distributing hard copy news clip, which was unwieldy, time consuming and did not enable them to provide timely reporting of coverage.

"Vocus has provided us with one comprehensive PR management system," said Brigandi. "We are able to research members of the media, create targeted lists, track press conversations, distribute press releases, electronically monitor our news and report on our results all in one easy-to-use software suite."

Vocus provides an integrated on-demand software suite for PR professionals. The Vocus on-demand software suite manages media and analyst relationships; interactive email campaigns; projects and news; files, documents and other collateral; and online newsrooms. The software also analyzes media coverage and other PR information to provide real-time feedback on the effectiveness of PR campaigns and early intelligence on trends unfolding in the press.

"Public relations departments are moving away from using disparate PR tools in this new digital communications era," said Rick Rudman, president and CEO of Vocus, Inc. "Vocus provides one comprehensive product that helps corporate communications professionals manage all aspects of their PR efforts in a single all digital solution that is easy to use and affordable."

About Vocus, Inc.

Vocus is a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes manage local and global relationships and communications with journalists, analysts, public officials and other key audiences. Our software helps customers manage media relations, news monitoring and analysis, interactive email campaigns, online newsrooms, and government relations activities. Vocus software is delivered as an easy-to-use and cost-effective annual subscription, with no need for internal hardware, software or IT support. Vocus has more than 1,100 customers representing organizations of all sizes across a wide variety of industries. Our software is currently available in four languages, and is in use by customers around the world. Since 1999, we have achieved 23 consecutive quarters of revenue growth, and have received awards for company growth and product excellence. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America and Europe. For more information please visit http://www.vocus.com or call 800.345.5572.

About South Jersey Industries

South Jersey Industries (NYSE:SJI) is an energy services holding company for South Jersey Gas, South Jersey Energy, South Jersey Resources Group, Marina Energy and South Jersey Energy Service Plus. Visit http://www.sjindustries.com for more information about SJI and its subsidiaries.

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