Maintains Double Digit Increases in Sales for the Quarter and Acquires Key New Clients
LOS ANGELES, CA, May 3rd, 2005 – mobileStorm Inc., a leading provider of digital messaging solutions, today continued its recent growth trend by announcing that it had a 22% increase in sales from the previous quarter and a 65% increase from the same quarter a year ago. In addition, the company signed contracts with important new customers and rolled out key new upgrades to its core platform, Stun!
The company also launched a new division called Delivery Service Bureau to help clients better manage and achieve their digital messaging goals. mobileStorm officially launched its reseller program as well.
“The results of this quarter prove that mobileStorm is quickly becoming a leader in our industry,” said Jared Reitzin, chief executive officer of mobileStorm. “By rolling out a major upgrade of our core platform while at the same time continuing to increase our client base, mobileStorm is poised to capture an even greater market share moving forward.”
Expanded Client Base
mobileStorm gained a total of 130 new clients for the quarter from a variety of sectors, including:
Airlines – Qantas North America
Lobbying Organizations – American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Restaurants – Ark Restaurant Group/VIVID the Club (The Venetian), The Light Group (The Belagio Hotel & Casino), Sharkeez
Trade Publications/Organizations – Las Vegas Food & Beverage/Eye On Vegas, Digital Coast Roundtable
Record Labels – Om Records
Qantas North America’s database marketing needs had outgrown their systems. “With the growth in interest in traveling to Australia and New Zealand , we needed a more dynamic and robust system,” said Suzanne Hornwood, E-Commerce Marketing Manager at Qantas Airways. “Now we can deploy urgent and scheduled emails and set the pace in our fast moving fare sale marketplace.”
mobileStorm officially launched its Stun! Reseller Program to help gain entry into new areas for the company, such as the retail industry. One key reseller, Spacedog, has already brought on several of their top clients, including Qantas Airways. “As an interactive marketing company we are always looking for new ways to provide enhanced services to our clients,” said Seth Engelhard of Spacedog. “With Stun!, we can help our clients send highly targeted digital messaging campaigns to their customers to increase brand awareness and drive revenue.”
mobileStorm continued to offer new Stun! features over the course of the quarter. Key upgrades included:
Confirm (Double Opt-In) Subscribers – Allows customers to send a message to either a portion of or thei r complete database asking the users to confirm their subscriptions.
Do Not Mail List – Add email addresses, landline, cell phone and fax machine numbers that will be permanently blocked from receiving any future messages.
Enhanced Template Editor – Adds more features to incorporate into email messages, such as the ability to add frames/tables, view the HTML coding of the message, plain text option (for those subscribers that cannot receive HTML emails) and Undo/Redo option to correct mistakes.
Image Library – Enables customers to store common images, such as logos, pictures or graphics that need to be accessed for multiple mailings.
Delivery Service Bureau – A new services package that enables clients to improve their overall deliverability through such features as HTML testing, monitoring inbox delivery, blacklist alerts and list hygiene.
For more information go to www.mobilestorm.com. Pricing is based on total messages sent per month with a variety of options available.
mobileStorm Inc.™, based in Southern California , provides enterprise-class messaging solutions and marketing automation tools for businesses. The company’s “Multi-Digital Messaging” services help its clients drive profits by reaching, retaining, and responding to customers in the ways they wish to be reached. mobileStorm delivers millions of messages a month and has amassed a roster of highly visible clients such as Universal/Interscope Records, Quantas North America, AIPAC, Island Def Jam, Squaw Valley Ski Resort, Travelworm and ICE Nightclub.