IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognized by the familiar vocal jingles about credit score stories, freecreditscore.com™ was one of nine brands outside the music industry honored with a "Wanna Play?" Award at the annual NAMM award show on Sunday, Jan. 16 in Anaheim, Calif. The award is presented annually to companies and organizations whose ads inspire people to be musically inclined. This is the second time in three years that the parent company, ConsumerInfo.com, Inc., has been chosen.
Freecreditscore.com received the "Wanna Play?" Award for its "Check It" commercial because of its fun, energetic and positive branding. As the trade association of the international music product industry, NAMM recognizes companies that have encouraged people to pursue their passion for playing an instrument through their promotion of products or initiatives.
"Incorporating music into the freecreditscore.com commercials has resonated with our clients," said Mike Dean, president of Experian Consumer Direct. "We are thrilled to receive this recognition and will continue to leverage the power of music in our advertising as it brings fun and practical ways of helping customers solve the mystery behind their credit scores."
For more information, visit http://www.freecreditscore.com.
To view the winning commercial, visit http://bit.ly/fNO6nS.
Freecreditscore.com, together with freecreditreport.com®, is part of a family of online consumer credit reporting sites belonging to ConsumerInfo.com, Inc., an Experian company. ConsumerInfo was founded in 1995 to give consumers quick, easy and inexpensive access to their credit profile. It is now the leading provider of online consumer credit reports, credit scores, credit monitoring and other credit-related information. ConsumerInfo provides credit monitoring to its more than 3.1 million members and has delivered more than 20 million credit reports on the Web. As part of the Experian family, it continues to grow its membership base and develop innovative products to help consumers better understand their credit.
Freecreditscore.com and freecreditreport.com are part of a family of products from Experian that help consumers monitor and manage their personal finances.
Experian® is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 90 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score and protect against identity theft.
Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2010, was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and São Paulo, Brazil.
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