The Countess Group - Marketing and Communications

VIP Club Grows to over 850 Members

Email Marketing and Social Media Marketing Campaigns Hit New Heights


Orlando, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/25/2014 -- Experiencing rapid growth in its VIP Partner Club, The Countess Group, a strategic marketing and communications consultancy, announced today that club membership now exceeds 850 businesses and non-profit organizations. Adding 100 new members in just over 2 months, the company’s VIP Partner Club allows members to receive expert assistance launching and optimizing their Constant Contact email marketing campaigns and social media marketing efforts.

Ken Countess, The Countess Group’s Managing Director, an accredited Constant Contact Platinum Solution Provider and Authorized Local Expert, began offering the service in 2013 to help clients get more out of their email marketing campaigns.

“One of our members experienced a 400% growth in sales,” said Countess.

“Becoming a member of our VIP Partner Club is even easier than joining a hotel or airline loyalty program,” Countess continued. “Participation in the program enables members to get high impact announcements, newsletters and social media campaigns out the door quickly, and then get back to focusing on what they love most – running their business or non-profit. A quick phone call or e-mail to our office (407-242-4200 or can make membership happen within minutes.”

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.

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
- Customer Acquisition/Retention/Engagement
- Lead/Demand Generation
- Customer Relationship Management
- Sales Channel Development
- Sales Training and Support
- Trade Show Support

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 by visiting the company’s website at Connect with the company at Facebook (, Twitter (, Google+ (, Pinterest (, and LinkedIn (

About Constant Contact, Inc.
Constant Contact wrote the book on Engagement Marketing™ – the new marketing success formula that helps small organizations create and grow customer relationships in today’s socially connected world. More than half a million small businesses, nonprofits and associations worldwide use the company’s online marketing tools to generate new customers, repeat business, and referrals through email marketing, social media marketing, event marketing, local deals, digital storefronts, and online surveys. Only Constant Contact offers the proven combination of affordable tools and free KnowHow®, including local seminars, personal coaching and award-winning product support. The company further supports small organizations through its extensive network of consultants/resellers, technology providers, franchises and national associations.

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