For our customers, timely news and information is the currency of their business and a key value driver
Lanham, MD (Vocus) October 22, 2007
Vocus, Inc., (NASDAQ: VOCS) a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management, today announced Vocus Mobile, a new version of its award winning public relations management software designed specifically for mobile devices. Customers can now access Vocus' on-demand software for PR management via a variety of mobile devices including the iPhone and Blackberry.
"For our customers, timely news and information is the currency of their business and a key value driver," said Bill Wagner, chief marketing officer of Vocus, Inc. "With this release, users of Vocus can now manage their important journalist relationships and access the news shaping their company and industry at anytime and in any place."
In the fast-paced, 24x7 news cycle, public relations professionals are increasingly on the go. Using Vocus Mobile, they can now use their mobile devices to:
- Access Global Media Database - Vocus Mobile customers will be able to access in-depth profiles of top journalists and bloggers, including preferred contact methods, schedules, recent headlines and even podcast interviews, to build and maintain relationships with the media.
- Distribute News to Media- The new mobile platform allows users to send their news directly to their targeted media list with one quick email and distribute their news to all their key media.
- Monitor Company and Industry News- Using Vocus Mobile, customers can monitor news from both print and online sources to continue to stay on top of and react to news in real-time, even when away from their desk.
- Track Public Relations Activities- Users can automatically access all their public relations activities with each media contact from their mobile device as well as record any new activities to keep a complete and current history of their key journalist interactions.
Vocus Mobile is available immediately for all Vocus customers at no additional cost.
About Vocus, Inc.
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 2,000 organizations worldwide and is available in five 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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