Cleveland, OH, March 23, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- SparkBase (www.sparkbase.com
), a leading loyalty and gift card network for financial services providers, announced today that EVO Platinum Services Group (EPSG), a division of EVO Merchant Services, selected SparkBase to power its Platinum Rewards Network offering (www.platinumrewardsnetwork.net
). EVO Platinum Services Group is a professional sales organization and internal division representing EVO Merchant Services. EVO Merchant Services is the largest privately held acquirer in the United States and Canada providing services for over 250,000 businesses across North America, representing over $23 billion of volume and processing more than 340 million transactions annually.
“We looked at a number of loyalty, gift card, and mobile marketing solutions and selected SparkBase for Platinum Rewards Network because it was the best strategic fit for both our current and future needs,” said Paul Compton, Chief Sales Officer of EVO Platinum Services Group. Platinum Rewards Network is an all-in-one loyalty marketing system that allows merchants to have a turnkey program with custom-branded cards; promotions delivered by card, email, and text messaging; mobile coupons; and access to a brand manager for guidance and ideas on how to grow their business. Compton continued, “Although all of the vendors we reviewed had excellent products, we felt the ability of SparkBase to seamlessly integrate into our branded-offering combined with their innovation and support capabilities best fit our unique needs.”
Doug Hardman, CEO of SparkBase, commented, "By using the SparkBase processing platform to power it’s Platinum Rewards Network, EVO Platinum Services Group can offer its merchants cutting-edge reward, gift card and mobile marketing functionality. Our core business is to develop and support the type of loyalty and marketing programs that small and mid-sized businesses want. By using our system to underpin the Platinum Rewards Network, EVO Platinum Services Group can focus its resources on its primary business - card processing services - and still offer a world-class loyalty solution.”
About SparkBase – SparkBase entered the stored-value industry in early 2004 as the first truly independent gift and loyalty processing network. SparkBase continues to lead in innovation with its proprietary gateway, using patent pending technologies for processing stored value transactions with traditional cards, and new mobile payments methods like SMS messaging. Developed in-house at their headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, SparkBase has quickly emerged as a leader in gift and reward processing. For more information, visit http://www.sparkbase.com
ISOs and acquirers interested in learning more about accessing the SparkBase gift card and loyalty network to resell as a white-label solution to their merchant accounts can contact SparkBase at (216) 867-0877 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About EVO Platinum Services Group - EPSG is a division of EVO Merchant Services. EPSG is led by a team of seasoned sales executives whose motto “Trust. Integrity. Stability. Security.” is making tremendous success in expanding its customer base.