This recognition further validates our ability to deliver a wide range of great products that we've integrated into the most comprehensive on-demand solution for PR professionals.
Lanham, MD (PRWEB) January 17, 2007
Vocus, Inc (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations, today announced that it has been selected as a finalist for three 2007 Codie Awards by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). Vocus was selected as a finalist in the Best Business Productivity Solution for its Vocus PR Software Suite and Best Online Business Information Service for its Premium Media Database. Additionally, PRWeb, a Vocus service, has been recognized as a finalist in the Best Online News Service category.
"Vocus is honored that our peers and industry colleagues have selected us as finalists in three distinct categories," said Bill Wagner, Chief Marketing Officer of Vocus, Inc. "This recognition further validates our ability to deliver a wide range of great products that we've integrated into the most comprehensive on-demand solution for PR professionals."
Vocus' on-demand software solution provides the analysis, graphics and reporting capabilities public relations professionals need to draw meaningful conclusions and enhance their planning and strategies. The software suite manages media and analyst relationships; interactive email campaigns; projects and news; files, documents and other collateral; and online newsrooms.
Through a unique combination of journalist and peer review, the Codie Awards recognize 72 categories of outstanding products and services. This year's finalists were chosen from more than 1,200 nominations submitted by more than 600 companies -breaking the record set in the 2006 awards. Over 219 individuals in the trade press, consulting, educators, IT specialists and other neutral specialists have reviewed all of the products entered. The winner will be announced at the 22nd Annual Codie Awards Gala to be held on April 17, 2007 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA.
For a complete list of finalists in this year's competition, please go to http://www.siia.net/codies/2007/finalists.asp.
About Vocus, Inc. (http://www.vocus.com)
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes manage local and global relationships and communications with journalists, analysts, public officials and other key audiences. Our software helps customers manage media relations, monitor and analyze their news, conduct interactive email campaigns, build online newsrooms and manage government relations activities. Vocus' PRWeb service is also recognized as one of the Internet's leading online news and press release distribution services. Vocus' software is available in five languages and can be accessed from any computer via secure login over the internet with no need for internal hardware, software or IT support. 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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