Volusion Maintains Strong Momentum Despite Tough Economic Climate

E-Commerce Solutions Leader Grows Customer Base by 27%, Extends Capabilities of its E-Commerce Solution for Small to Fortune 500 Companies and Doubles Employee Base

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Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2009

Volusion, a leading provider of all-in-one e-commerce solutions, today announced that it continues to sustain its high level of growth in spite of the challenging economic climate. In the last eight months, the company has experienced significant growth in customers, ranging from first-time entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 brands that are building and running e-commerce sites using Volusion's award-winning platform. The growth is a direct result of Volusion's focus on delivering an easy-to-use and affordable e-commerce solution, continual implementation of new features and tools and an ongoing commitment to a customer-centric culture across the company.

"In today's challenging economic environment, Volusion provides a value to our customers that other providers cannot deliver," said Kevin Sproles, CEO of Volusion. "We are consistently enhancing our solution, our support and our commitment to helping each and every customer succeed online."

Key areas of growth in 2009 include:

-Customer Growth: Volusion currently powers more than 15,000 sites for both small and large merchants, a 27 percent increase over the last eight months. Notable customers include AceTool, Balsam Hill, Chicago Tribune, Crutchfield, Cuddleworks and The Los Angeles Times.

-Company Growth: In tandem with the increase in its customer base, Volusion continues to grow as a company. Volusion now ranks No. 5 in the Top 100 Inc. 500 Software companies for 2008 and experienced 1,900 percent growth from 2004 to 2007. To support the development, Volusion has doubled its number of employees over the last eight months. Currently there are over 120 Volusion team members split between its Simi Valley, California, and Austin, Texas, offices.

-Product Enhancements: Volusion continues to extend the value of its award-winning solution which includes a hosted site, a PCI certified shopping cart and 1000's of built-in tools and features. Within the last nine months, Volusion launched Social Store Builderâ„¢, a tool that allows store owners to easily feature their products directly on social networking sites, and vZoom!â„¢, an enhanced merchandising feature that provides customers with detailed images of items without a click of the mouse. Volusion now also offers comprehensive search engine marketing (SEM) services for its customers, which include the implementation of a customized search engine optimization (SEO) strategy and a Fast Traffic campaign aimed at driving immediate and sustained increases in visitor volume.

Volusion offers the industry's most comprehensive and feature-rich e-commerce software for online merchants, providing a platform that is scalable, secure and reliable with around-the-clock support. Volusion has received numerous accolades and awards, including the 2008 Small Business Computing Excellence in Technology Award for Best Ecommerce Storefront. The company was recently named a finalist in the 2009 American Business Awards for "Business Innovation of the Year" and "Fastest-Growing Company."

About Volusion
Volusion is a leader in e-commerce solutions for online businesses. Over the last 10 years, more than 15,000 companies have used Volusion to succeed online, including market leaders such as Motorola, Disney, PEZ, Chicago Tribune, Michigan State University, Crutchfield and thousands of small businesses. For more information about Volusion, please visit http://www.volusion.com.

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