Recognized for achievements using online marketing tools to drive success
Orlando, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/09/2015 -- The Countess Group, a marketing and communications consultancy serving businesses and nonprofits, has been named a 2014 Solution Provider All Star Award winner by Constant Contact®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to more than 600,000 small organizations worldwide. The award, given annually to the top 10% of Constant Contact's international customer and Solution Provider base, recognizes these select organizations for their significant achievements leveraging online marketing tools to engage their customer base and drive success. The Countess Group is one such exemplary organization.
"We're ecstatic about this recognition by Constant Contact for achieving strong marketing results on behalf of our clients. Constant Contact's tools have helped us help our clients better manage their customer/constituent relationships, benefit from increased donor and volunteer engagement, and more," said Ken Countess, managing director of The Countess Group. "Customer engagement is at the heart of an organization's growth, and we plan to continue leveraging Constant Contact's great products and services to help our clients further develop these relationships in the year ahead."
The Countess Group (TCG) is a marketing and communications consultancy which has been providing strategic vision, tactical execution and measurable results for clients since 2001.
TCG provides value-added services such as:
- Strategic Marketing
- Marketing Communications
- Corporate Communications
- Email Marketing
- Social Media Marketing
- Public Relations
- Internet/Website Development and Optimization
Constant Contact Solution Providers are businesses that provide services tailored to the needs of small businesses or nonprofits—everything from web developers, to online marketing consultants, to advertising agencies and more. They use Constant Contact's online marketing tools to generate more business for both themselves and their clients.
Criteria used to select this year's All Stars included the following:
- Level of engagement with email campaigns
- Open, bounce, and click-through rates
- Use of social sharing features
- Use of mailing list sign-up tools
- Use of reporting tools
"Our Solution Providers are a core extension of our business, helping those small businesses and nonprofits who need some assistance with their marketing," said Arthur Steinert, vice president and general manager, channel partner sales and marketing, Constant Contact. "That's why we're thrilled to recognize The Countess Group for their commendable achievements – it's truly a win-win for both The Countess Group and the small organizations it serves."
About The Countess Group
The Countess Group (TCG) is a marketing and communications consultancy which has been providing strategic vision, tactical execution and measurable results for organizations seeking growth.
Now in its 14th year, the company is led by Ken Countess, an award-winning marketer and an accredited, nationally recognized expert on Email Marketing and Social Media Marketing. Ken's approach to educating audiences how to use email marketing and social media tools such as #LinkedIn, #Facebook and #Twitter to build their business has earned him the respect of loyal followers around the country.
Mr. Countess has held executive management positions at several Fortune 100 companies and has been a senior partner at Ascend Marketing, a 35-person marketing firm. While with such well-known companies as Motorola, Marriott, and Caremark (now CVS), Ken has been responsible for creation and delivery of multiple successful sales growth strategies, strategic messaging and communications, and change management programs for worldwide markets.
Learn more about The Countess Group at www.MarketYourBusiness.co (Editor's note: not .com).
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About Constant Contact, Inc.
Constant Contact helps small businesses do more business. We have been revolutionizing the success formula for small businesses, nonprofits, and associations since 1998, and today work with more than 600,000 customers worldwide. The company offers the only all-in-one online marketing platform that helps small businesses drive repeat business and find new customers. It features multi-channel marketing campaigns (newsletters/announcements, offers/promotions, online listings, events/registration, and feedback) combined with shared content, contacts, and reporting; free award-winning coaching and product support; and integrations with critical business tools – all from a single login. The company's extensive network of educators, consultants/resellers, technology providers, franchises, and national associations offer further support to help small organizations succeed and grow. Through its Innovation Loft, Constant Contact is fueling the next generation of small business technology.
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