Being named to the Washington Business Journal's list of fastest growing companies is in many ways attributed to our customers
Lanham, MD (PRWEB) October 8, 2009
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management, today announced it has been named one of the 50 fastest growing companies in the Greater Washington, DC-area. The company's average annual revenue grew 38.74 percent from 2006-2008 ranking Vocus #31 on the annual list published by the Washington Business Journal.
"Being named to the Washington Business Journal's list of fastest growing companies is in many ways attributed to our customers," said Bill Wagner, chief marketing officer at Vocus. "Despite a recessionary climate, Vocus continues to see significant growth in our customer base - it's a key point of validation in the value of our product."
Vocus provides public relations professionals with on-demand software to manage communications and outreach with media, analysts and other key influencers. This includes a database of media contacts, the ability to automatically track interactions with those contacts and monitoring of news coverage. In addition, Vocus provides robust analytics that enable PR professionals to report and measure results visually, with automated charts and graphs.
According to the Washington Business Journal's Web site, 50 companies collectively generated more than $14 billion in revenue in 2008. In order to make the annual ranking companies must have recorded three-year revenue growth of more than $2 million and achieved at least $10 million in earnings in 2008.
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes to fundamentally change the way they communicate with both the media and the public, optimizing their public relations and increasing their ability to measure its impact. Our on-demand software addresses the critical functions of public relations including media relations, news distribution and news monitoring. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a secure, scalable application and system architecture, which allows our customers to eliminate expensive up-front hardware and software costs and to quickly deploy and adopt our on-demand software. Vocus is used more than 3,700 organizations worldwide and is available in seven languages. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit http://www.vocus.com or call (800) 345-5572.
This release contains "forward-looking" statements that are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These are statements that are predictive in nature, that depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, or that include words such as "may," "will," "expects," "projects," "anticipates," "estimates," "believes," "intends," "plans," "should," "seeks," and similar expressions. This press release contains forward-looking statements relating to, among other things, Vocus' expectations and assumptions concerning future financial performance. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual future results to differ materially from those projected or contemplated in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties described in Vocus' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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