Localist Saves Marketers One Million Hours of Work and Powers More Than One Million Events, Achieving Major Milestones at Five-Year Mark

Localist customers reach 40 million hits per month as calendaring platform optimizes event content for marketers in multiple industries.

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“Localist has made our online event calendar ultra-usable and relevant to our users – members of the URI community and our neighbors,” said Kerri Hicks, manager of web communications at University of Rhode Island.

BALTIMORE, MD. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014

Localist, the industry’s only provider of an online calendar platform with an emphasis on marketing, today announced it has hit significant milestones in website reach and hours of work saved. Recently, Localist customers collectively reached one million hours of work saved. The average customer saved 8,000 hours of work per year over other calendar software. In fact, a recent survey of Localist customers found that minimizing overhead is the top-rated benefit of the platform.

“Localist has made our online event calendar ultra-usable and relevant to our users – members of the URI community and our neighbors,” said Kerri Hicks, manager of web communications at University of Rhode Island. “It has definitely saved staff time and resources. Now, we can focus on the content and not the tools, while enjoying state-of-the-art features. Most importantly, students love the social connectivity and we are seeing adoption like never before.”

In addition, the Localist platform reached 40 million hits per month, powering more than one million events across the nation. Localist has shown to raise web traffic more than 3,000 percent and increase event attendance by up to 70 percent. Event calendars powered by Localist are up to eight times more effective than email marketing campaigns.

The company has also announced the addition of new enterprise customers, including Northern Arizona University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Philadelphia University, University of California at San Francisco, University of Iowa and Whitman College. Localist’s intuitive, cloud-based calendar turns event content into a powerful marketing driver that saves time, boosts attendance, and increases overall brand awareness.

Since its launch in 2009, Localist’s sales have more than doubled each year, and the company now serves hundreds of enterprise customers in various industries, including higher education, healthcare, tourism and hospitality, nonprofit, health and beauty, marketing, media and government. The company is on track to double its revenue from last year.

“Since signing our first client in the summer of 2009, we have seen a steady growth of clients looking to reduce the time spent curating their event content,” said Mykel Nahorniak, CEO and co-founder of Localist. “Our robust calendar platform enables organizations to maximize productivity and efficiency, while increasing website traffic, event attendance and audience engagement. We’re excited to reach new milestones as we continue to expand our business and serve our clients.”

About Localist
Localist is the industry’s only provider of an interactive online calendaring platform that optimizes event content for enterprise marketing goals. The Localist platform helps marketing professionals take full advantage of their event content while delivering a unique and engaging experience for their audiences. Localist’s intuitive, cloud-based calendar takes the confusion out of managing events, turning event content into a powerful marketing driver that saves time, boosts attendance, and increases overall brand awareness. Localist serves hundreds of enterprise customers in various industries, including higher education, healthcare, media, cosmetics, sports, and government. In the past five years, Localist has powered more than one million events across the globe. For more information, visit localist.com or follow on Twitter @localist.


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