RALEIGH, N.C. and NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloudforce 2011 -- iContact was honored by salesforce.com customers with one of the AppExchange Best of '10 Awards. In receiving this customer choice award for Mass E-mails, iContact joined all the winners in receiving recognition for their ability to take customer success to new levels in satisfaction and application excellence. Built using the Force.com platform, iContact can be found on the AppExchange, the world's most-popular marketplace for business apps, at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/.
iContact, the #1 private email marketing service provider, allows individuals and companies the ability to easily stay in touch with their contacts through Salesforce CRM without having to learn a new application. iContact for Salesforce allows users to see how each contact or lead responds to e-mails across multiple campaigns. This ensures that contact or lead is moving in the right direction in the marketing/sales funnel.
"Salesforce gave us the opportunity to create an integrated e-mail application on AppExchange for its customers and we are delighted that it's been so well received," said Jeff Revoy, chief product and marketing officer at iContact.
"We congratulate iContact for being recognized by customers in the mass e-mail category on the AppExchange in 2010," said Kendall Collins, chief marketing officer at salesforce.com. "iContact can help our customers realize success with e-mail marketing, extending the value of their Salesforce CRM deployments."
The Mass E-mail category, one of 11 separate categories, recognizes applications that deliver large e-mail campaigns and post-launch reporting. The "Best of" customer choice awards recognize AppExchange partners who have had excellent user reviews in a specific calendar year. They are awarded based on user-contributed reviews and do not reflect the opinions of salesforce.com, its employees or partners.
With more than 67,000 customers, iContact provides email marketing and social media tools for small to mid-sized businesses and non-profits. iContact's award-winning solutions allow for easy creation of email newsletters, surveys and other online marketing programs.
iContact (www.iContact.com) founded in 2003, obtained B Corporation status in 2010; iContactPlus, a suite of custom and managed services designed for mid-sized organizations, is available at www.iContactPlus.com.
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About the Force.com Platform and AppExchange
Force.com is the only proven enterprise platform for building and running business applications in the cloud. The Force.com platform powers the Salesforce CRM (http://www.salesforce.com/) applications, more than 1,000 ISV partner applications like those from CA Technologies, FinancialForce.com and Fujitsu, and 185,000 custom applications used by salesforce.com's 87,200 customers such as Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE and Sprint Nextel. Force.com also enables developers to make any enterprise app social by leveraging the social collaboration components including profiles, status updates, and real-time feeds available with Chatter.
Applications built on the Force.com platform can be easily distributed to the entire cloud computing community through the salesforce.com AppExchange 2 marketplace http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/, now featuring the ChatterExchange.