Overland Park, KS, June 02, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- VinSolutions, a leading developer of web-based CRM and ILM complete dealership marketing solution software, has been named a Finalist in the Business-to-Business Marketing Campaign category of The 2011 American Business Awards for the Be One with VIN: VinSolutions Marketing Blitz.
Finalists are recognized based on high average scores received during more than five weeks of preliminary judging. Results of the campaign to VinSolutions include social media accomplishments such as Facebook "Likes" on www.facebook.com/VinSolutions increasing 828% and Twitter followers to www.twitter.com/VinSolutions increasing to well over 3,200. VinSolutions distributed 10,000 wristbands as part of a contest and received 15,000 new and unique opt-in users, making “Be One with VIN” a household phrase in the automotive industry.
The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
Mike Dullea, VinSolutions’ CEO said, “One integration, one collaboration, one solution is more than just a catchy tagline for the VinSolutions 2011 marketing campaign; it summarizes our all-in-one product development through an innovative company culture driven to make automotive dealers more efficient and profitable. Be(ing) one with VIN speaks to the commitment and peace of mind that comes with our partnerships, certifications and alliances.”
This year’s Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 20 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than 600 executives from across the U.S.A. are expected to attend. The event will benefit Camfed (camfed.org), which fights poverty and HIV/AIDS in Africa by educating girls and empowering women to become leaders of change. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business Talk Radio Network.
Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. Stevie Award winners will be selected from among the Finalists in each category next week by members of 10 specialized final judging committees. More than 150 executives will have participated in judging this year.
About VinSolutions (www.vinsolutions.com)
VinSolutions consolidates data from all areas of an automotive dealership driving the dealer’s external marketing and internal management. An industry-leading developer of Internet-based desking, automotive CRM and Internet Lead Management (ILM) software, VinSolutions helps dealers find, sell and keep more customers profitably. In addition to CRM, ILM and Inventory control products, VinSolutions builds award-winning custom SEO optimized dealership Websites, mobile Websites, as well as uploading and branding inventory photos and videos. VinSolutions’ software exposes the profit leaks within an organization and maximizes the opportunities created. In addition to creating a ‘ball of data,’ VinSolutions accomplishes this through proven, best-practice training, consulting services and valuable customer support. This fully-integrated data is available across entire organizations, through the enterprise edition, from anywhere an Internet connection is available and can be viewed from any smartphone.
VinSolutions has been recognized by industry leaders for their suite of solutions including the Automotive Website Award for Best Integrated Website Platform, the Pinnacle Platform Award and PCG Digital Marketing Highest Recognition for Dealer Websites Award and Search Engine Marketing. VinSolutions has also been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in their 2010 Inc. 500 list, coming in 33rd for their industry and 447th overall.
VinSolutions is a Microsoft partner; is GM, Ford, Chrysler, Honda, Hyundai, Acura, Mazda, Toyota, Subaru, Volkswagen, Audi, Volvo, Saab, Mitsubishi, Kia and Nissan approved or certified vendor, and has working relationships, alliances and integrations with several automotive software service providers such as, but not limited to, Kelley Blue Book, Black Book, Galves, NADA, CARFAX, R.L. Polk, AIS Rebates, KnowMe, ADP, AutoSoft, Arkona, Autodata, Reynolds & Reynolds, RouteOne and DealerTrack.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.