Our vision has always been to help small businesses compete as effectively as the large ones.- Ali Tajsekandar, CEO of Wishpond
Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 21, 2014
Wishpond, the online marketing platform for SMB’s that makes it easy to generate leads and sales, announced an annual revenue increase of 13.45x, with 25% month-over-month growth in 2013. Wishpond’s customer base increased by 587%.
The company’s exponential growth has been fueled by the addition of multiple ad platforms, popular new marketing tools, social ads, targeted global marketing campaigns, and high profile customer successes - making it one of the leading digital marketing platforms on the market today.
“Being on the forefront of digital innovation for the social media marketing boom is paying off in spades. Our soaring growth is accelerated by focusing on new product development, customer successes, and the international market,” said Ali Tajsekandar, CEO of Wishpond. “Our vision has always been to help small businesses compete as effectively as the large ones. Our marketing automation tools are easy to use for every business around the world. I see no signs of slowing down.”
2013 Milestone Achievements
2013 YOY Revenue and Customer Growth:
- Massive annual growth - 13.45X revenue increase Year-over-Year
- Consistent average growth - exceeding 25% month-over-month
- Acquiring 72,328 new customers in 2013 - surpassing an 85,000 sign-up base
- Excelling in global growth - 68% of customer increase from outside of the US
- Top 3 non-US growth countries - Brazil, Canada and the UK
- 35% of new users were from non-English speaking countries
- Outperforming in mobile optimization - with 39% of participants engaging via mobile devices in 2013 vs. 27% in 2012
2013 Product Developments:
- Twitter Contests - Wishpond developed one of the very first Twitter contest applications, allowing customers to run the full gamut of Wishpond promotions via their Twitter accounts.
- Customer Database Expansion - Significant advancements revamped the Wishpond Customer Database, including the ability for merchants to run Facebook ads with segmented demographics through custom audiences and look-alikes. Wishpond continues to add sought-after enhancements to its social advertising tools.
- Instagram Photo Contest App - The Instagram photo contest app enables businesses to easily host photo contest on this popular photo-sharing site, and collect customer data, analytics and more via the Wishpond Online Marketing Suite.
- Music Contest, Coupon, and Referral Promotion Application s - More social promotions were developed for the Online Marketing Suite, giving customers increased marketing options, for one monthly fee. Each contest and coupon and can be run on Facebook, Twitter, websites and blogs.
- Email Automation - Wishpond enhanced its easy-to-use email tools, to enable targeted email automation, with personalized meta-tags. Emails can be sent directly from the Online Marketing Suite, with simple import and export options.
Wishpond is the leading online marketing software platform with over 85,000 business customers worldwide. Wishpond’s integrated, all-in-one Online Marketing Suite is designed to empower businesses to generate, engage, understand and convert leads to grow their customer base across mobile, social, online and local channels - in 44 languages.
A business can use Wishpond’s Online Marketing Suite to create lead generation pages, interactive social promotions, run highly targeted social ads, obtain insightful new lead demographics, run retargeting ads, and convert customers through automated segmented emails - all from one simple dashboard.