Vocus provides us with a single platform that enables us to effectively communicate with state and local members and accurately track our activities
Lanham, MD (PRWEB) October 23, 2009
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management, today announced that 7-Eleven has renewed its subscription to Vocus' Government Relations Edition. The largest chain in the convenience retailing industry, 7-Eleven first signed with Vocus in 2008 to facilitate its state and local government relations program and has renewed its subscription for another year.
"Vocus provides us with a single platform that enables us to effectively communicate with state and local members and accurately track our activities," said Steve Watson, regional manager of Government Relations with 7-Eleven. "More importantly, we are able to use Vocus to report on our efforts as compared with our results, which is necessary to ensure we are meeting our organizational goals."
Vocus' Government Relations Edition provides a complete government relations management solution and features a comprehensive database of federal and state legislative contacts. Organizations also use the software to track projects, activities and legislation, maintain a professional online advocacy site and analyze lobbying efforts and legislative success.
"We view our customer renewals as a clear point of validation for the value of our product and also believe it's indicative of their satisfaction with our customer service," said Bill Wagner, chief marketing officer with Vocus. "Certainly Vocus puts valuable information at our customers' fingertips and we are pleased to have a global corporation like 7-Eleven renew their subscription; we look forward to the continuing relationship."
About 7-Eleven, Inc.
7-Eleven, Inc. is the premier name and largest chain in the convenience retailing industry. Based in Dallas, Texas, 7-Eleven operates, franchises or licenses approximately 7,800 7-Eleven® stores in North America. Globally, 7-Eleven operates, franchises or licenses more than 36,400 stores in 15 countries. During 2008, 7-Eleven stores worldwide generated total sales of more than $53.7 billion. For 15 consecutive years 7-Eleven has been listed among Hispanic Magazine's Hispanic Corporate Top 100 Companies that provide the most opportunities to Hispanics. 7-Eleven is franchising its stores in the U.S., and is expanding through organic growth, acquisitions, and its Business Conversion Program. Find out more online at http://www.7-Eleven.com.
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 by more than 4,000 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.
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