Our customers look to us to keep them at the forefront of communications best practices. The Society for New Communications Research is driving important research and industry education initiatives and we are excited to join them and contribute to this emerging space.
Lanham, MD (Vocus) April 24, 2007
Vocus, Inc (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management, announced today that it has joined the vendor council for the global nonprofit think tank, Society for New Communications Research (http://www.SNCR.org). As a member of the organization's Vendor Council, Vocus will participate on the advisory board and help SNCR remain at the forefront of new media by offering ongoing insight into the changing communications industries.
"New technological developments in media and communications and societal shifts in the way we communicate, consume and participate in the creation of media are changing the rules for public relations and marketing professionals," said Bill Wagner, chief marketing officer of Vocus, Inc. "Our customers look to us to keep them at the forefront of communications best practices. The Society for New Communications Research is driving important research and industry education initiatives and we are excited to join them and contribute to this emerging space."
"We are very pleased to add Vocus to our growing Vendor Council. The participation of the leading technology and solution providers gives us important perspective and helps to ensure that we are addressing the latest and most crucial issues in media and Internet communications technologies and trends," stated Jen McClure, executive director, Society for New Communications Research.
In addition to its work with the Society for New Communications Research, Vocus will be sponsoring a free webinar offering marketing and public relations professionals tips on incorporating social media into their PR strategy. Entitled "Maneuvering the New Media Landscape," the webinar will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at 3:00pm ET. To register for the webinar and download Vocus' accompanying whitepaper, "Optimizing Your Public Relations with Social Media," please visit http://www.vocus.com/socialmediawhitepaper.
About the Society for New Communications Research
The Society for New Communications Research is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) global think tank dedicated to the advanced study of new communications tools, technologies and emerging modes of communication, and their effect on traditional media, professional communications, business, culture and society. For more information, please visit http://www.sncr.org.
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 over 1,700 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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