Overland Park, KS, August 26, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- VinSolutions, an industry-leading developer of Internet-based Customer Relations Management (CRM) and Internet Lead Management (ILM) software, is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by Inc. Magazine on their coveted 500|5000 list as one of America’s fastest growing companies for the second year; ranking 58th as the fastest growing software company and the 718th fastest growing company overall with sales growth of 439 percent over a three-year period.
“Making the Inc. 500|5000 for two consecutive years is a team effort. We are driven to excel in product innovation and to give our customers every competitive advantage there is to also succeed,” said Mike Dullea, CEO of VinSolutions. “Being recognized is an honor and just tangible proof that we continue to grow in the right direction. 2011 has been a big year for VIN and we will remain to be the company to watch in the automotive industry.”
The list profiles the top 500 and 5,000 privately held, employee-based firms in the United States of America. According to Inc.com, "There are nearly 7 million private, employee-based firms in America. Only the very best are awarded the distinction of being named to the Inc. 500|5000, the gold standard of entrepreneurial success."
About VinSolutions (www.vinsolutions.com)
VinSolutions, headquartered in Overland Park, KS, consolidates data from all areas of an automotive dealership - helping dealers to find, sell and keep customers more profitably with their fully-integrated “Dealership Marketing System.” VinSolutions’ all-in-one internal management and external sales and service marketing solution platform includes search marketing, online advertising, social media marketing tools, mobile marketing, websites, ILM (Internet Lead Management), CRM (Customer Relationship Management), sales force automation, desking, appraisal, finance, used vehicle marketing and market pricing, inventory management and distribution, window stickers, automated video tours, loyalty management and targeted marketing with email, text, direct mail and telemarketing services. This cloud-based system is available for large dealer groups and individual dealerships from anywhere an Internet connection is available and can be viewed from any smartphone including BlackBerry, Google DROID and iPhone. VinSolutions’ Dealership Marketing System is installed by their implementation experts and supported by best practice retail strategy consultation, process training and customer care.
VinSolutions was named the 33rd and 58th fastest growing software company on the Inc. 500|5000 in 2010 and 2011 respectively and has received many industry accolades including the Automotive Website Award for Best Integrated Website Platform and the Driving Sales Innovation Cup for VinLens™. VinSolutions is certified by GM, Ford, Chrysler, Honda, Hyundai, Acura, Mazda, Toyota, Subaru, Volkswagen, Audi, Volvo, Kia, Saab, Mitsubishi, Infiniti and Nissan and is ADP, Reynolds & Reynolds and DealerTrack DMS certified. Other alliances include, but are not limited to, Kelley Blue Book, Black Book, Galves, NADA, CARFAX, R.L. Polk, AIS Rebates, KnowMe, AutoSoft, Arkona, Autodata and RouteOne. Founded in 2006, VinSolutions became a wholly owned subsidiary of AutoTrader.com in 2011.
About Inc. Magazine (www.inc.com)
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 710,106, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology.