Durham, NC (Vocus) May 19, 2010
iContact, an industry leader in email marketing services for small and mid-sized businesses, and JitterJam, a pioneering social marketing software provider, today announced a partnership to help businesses build trusted relationships with their current and potential customers.
This collaboration combines iContact’s feature-rich email marketing solutions with JitterJam’s unique social media, email, and mobile engagement platform and intelligent contact database. Businesses now have the ability to easily create multi-channel campaigns on a single platform using their existing iContact email lists and templates along with the contacts they’ve cultivated across other social and mobile channels.
“We were looking for an email marketing partner that provides powerful features and capabilities for our customers and a world-class API for deep integration with our platform,” said Ric Pratte, President and CEO of JitterJam. “iContact provides JitterJam customers with all the tools they need to easily create impactful email marketing campaigns along with their social media and mobile outreach, and the integration makes it easy for current iContact customers to expand their marketing outreach to the real-time web seamlessly and without having yet another silo of customer data.”
JitterJam is a comprehensive web-based integrated social marketing platform for multi-channel engagement and marketing. Its rich feature set includes social monitoring and engagement through Twitter, Facebook, email and FriendFeed; email marketing integration with iContact; mobile marketing through a native text messaging campaign tool; multi-channel message and campaign creation, scheduling and measurement; the Make Me Happy™ permission marketing system; and much more. JitterJam’s capabilities enable businesses to develop trusted relationships with their current and potential customers, and to communicate with them through the channels they most prefer.
“We are pleased to partner with JitterJam to provide our customers with the ability to integrate iContact functionality with social media and mobile marketing. JitterJam’s unique capabilities will help businesses develop deeper and more trusted relationships with their contacts,” said Jeff Taylor, Director of Business Development for iContact. “Email continues to be a cornerstone for businesses to drive consumer engagement and adoption, and we’re proud that JitterJam selected iContact for deep integration into their revolutionary platform.”
The iContact integration has been completed and is commercially available for use within the JitterJam platform.
Founded in 2008, JitterJam empowers consumer-facing businesses to leverage social marketing and have it perform in concert with their other marketing initiatives. JitterJam is a comprehensive platform that integrates social media, e-mail, and mobile engagement with an intelligent contact database and the tools needed to turn social interaction into new opportunities for revenue growth. JitterJam is headquartered in Bedford, NH. For more information on JitterJam and to sign-up for a free trial, visit http://www.jitterjam.com.
For media inquiries, contact Margaret Donnelly, VP of Marketing & Business Development, Margaret.donnelly(at)jitterjam(dot)com or 603.782.4909.
With more than 63,000 customers, iContact provides email marketing for SMBs and non-profits. iContact allows for easy creation of email newsletters, surveys, and autoresponders. Market leaders like Intuit, Vonage, Symantec, International Paper, LG Electronics and ReMax, use iContact to build stronger relationships with their customers and prospects at a fraction of the cost of traditional marketing methods.
iContact, designed for the Small Business market is available at http://www.iContact.com ; iContactPlus, a suite of custom and managed services designed for mid-sized organizations, is available at http://www.iContactPlus.com .
For media inquiries, contact Chuck Hester, APR, Communications Director,
Chuck(at)iContact(dot)com or 919.459.1451.