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The Countess Group Earns 2016 Constant Contact Solution Provider All Star Award

Recognized for achievements using online marketing tools to drive success


Longwood, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/23/2017 -- The Countess Group, a strategic marketing consultancy now in its 17th year, has been named a 2016 Solution Provider All Star Award winner by Constant Contact, part of the Endurance International Group, Inc.'s family of brands and the trusted marketing advisor to hundreds of thousands of small organizations worldwide. The annual award recognizes the most successful 10 percent of Constant Contact's customer and Solution Provider base, based on their significant achievements using email marketing to engage their customer base and drive results for their organization during the prior year.

The Countess Group has consistently received international recognition for its unique approach, enabling businesses to reach their potential with marketing strategies and programs that target the audiences they are trying to reach.

"We're delighted to again be recognized by Constant Contact for achieving strong marketing results and engaging with our customers. Constant Contact's tools have helped us deliver solutions that help our clients better manage relationships, increase engagement, and grow sales," said Ken Countess, The Countess Group's managing director.

"With our coaching, our clients have come to understand the importance of using these tools to stay on the radar screen of their clients and prospects, cultivating much more meaningful relationships with them," Countess continued. "We envision using Constant Contact as a key component in our clients' marketing efforts to continue to develop these relationships in the years ahead."

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 during 2016:

- 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

"Email marketing continues to deliver the highest returns of any marketing channel. Our Solution Providers are a core extension of our business, helping those small businesses and nonprofits that need guidance and assistance with their marketing," said Jamie Waldinger, Senior Director Corporate Development & Strategy, Constant Contact. "We're thrilled to recognize The Countess Group for their commendable achievements in helping their small business customers become better marketers."

About Ken Countess
Ken Countess has held executive management positions at such well known companies as Motorola, Marriott and Caremark, where he provided award winning leadership for the fastest growing divisions of these industry leaders. Since 2001, he has consulted to some of the world's most recognized brands as well as provide coaching and training to thousands of attendees at his workshops.

As an Authorized Local Expert of Constant Contact, Ken is an award winning marketer and internationally recognized, accredited expert on Email Marketing and Social Media Marketing. His approach to educating audiences about how to use email marketing and social media tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to build their business or nonprofit has earned him the respect of loyal followers around the world.

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 clients since 2001. A Constant Contact Solution Provider, a member of the Microsoft Partner Network, and an affiliate of vCita, and Citrix (GoToWebinar), TCG provides value-added services such as:

- Strategic Marketing
- Marketing Communications
- Corporate Communications
- Email Marketing
- Social Media Marketing
- Content Marketing
- Public Relations
- Internet/Website Development and Optimization
- Customer Acquisition/Retention/Engagement
- Lead/Demand Generation
- Sales Training and Support
- Trade Show Support

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About Constant Contact
Constant Contact, an Endurance International Group company and a leader in email marketing since 1995, provides hundreds of thousands of small businesses around the world with the online marketing tools, resources, and personalized coaching they need to grow their business.

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About Endurance International Group
Endurance International Group Powers millions of small businesses worldwide with products and technology to vitalize their online web presence, email marketing, mobile business solutions, and more. The Endurance family of brands includes: Constant Contact, Bluehost, HostGator, iPage,, BigRock, SiteBuilder and SinglePlatform, among others. Headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, Endurance employs more than 4,000 people across the United States, Brazil, India and the Netherlands.

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