Vocus and PRWeb Launches French PR Suite and PRWeb

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Completely localised Vocus Public Relations and PRWeb products now available in France

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Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and PR software, has launched a brand new French Vocus Public Relations software suite and PRWeb online news release service.

This initiative began in April of 2010, when Vocus acquired Datapresse, a market leader in providing French media contact data. Vocus has incorporated Datapresse’s data, including their extensive media database, into its existing VocusPR product to create a new, entirely localised French product complete with all French data. The total number of media contacts available has nearly doubled, from 36,000 to over 66,000 contacts. The total number of searchable outlets has also seen a significant increase from 9,700 to over 17,000 outlets. In addition, customers with access to global data will now have access to French-based forward features.

PRWeb France will offer customers distribution to France-based media, search engines, news sites and consumers, to share their news and drive sales. Like the US & UK version of PRWeb, the French product is focused on increasing online visibility, driving website traffic, and generating publicity for customers quickly.

”As we continue to expand internationally, we are working to provide relevant, localised products for each specific market” says Rick Rudman, Chief Executive Officer at Vocus. “The launch of VocusPR and PRWeb France is a significant move for the business as we aim to build on our US and UK success and continue to invest and scale operations in Europe.”

About Vocus
Vocus(Nasdaq: VOCS) is a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and PR software that helps organisations of all sizes reach and influence buyers across social networks, online and through the media. Vocus provides a software suite for social media marketing, content distribution and public relations to help customers generate awareness and increase sales in today’s customer-led buying process. Vocus is used by more than 40,000 organisations worldwide in seven languages. For more information, please visit http://www.vocus.com or call +44 (0) 20 3426 4000.

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