Valuevine Named "Clear Leader" Among Competition by Social Media Explorer

August 2010 – Valuevine, a leading digital marketing platform for retailers, was recently named the “clear leader” among it’s competitors in the franchise retail space by Social Media Explorer. Social Media Explorer is recognized as part of the Power 150 Marketing Blogs by Ad Age. In the review, 5 solutions were evaluated for their platform capabilities related to empowering franchise marketers with the ability to orchestrate global marketing initiatives over social media, while executing them at the local level.

“Valuevine has everything a franchise or brand with multiple locations needs in a social media management platform. Then they go above and beyond and try to help those businesses get better by leveraging each client’s network of stores to help one another.”

Social Media Explorer,  August 2, 2010

“We are pleased to be recognized by Social Media Explorer as a leader in this space,” said Neil Crist, Valuevine CEO and Co-Founder. “Our solution’s value proposition continues to evolve rapidly, thanks to the partnership of over 25 national brands and nearly 1000 retail locations under management. These thought leading brands understand the tremendous value of a localized social media presence, and they are committed to enabling their location managers with marketing ready content.”

About Valuevine
Founded in 2009, Seattle-based Valuevine provides software applications that enable businesses to more easily discover, engage, and target digital promotions & announcements to consumers across devices, leveraging the power of geo-aware social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Foursquare. In addition to powerful customer search features, the technology also facilitates marketing content creation, approval, collaboration, and publishing capabilities for multi-location retailers and franchises. Today, Valuevine’s technology powers promotions for nearly 1000 business locations nationwide, including premier consumer brands. For more information, visit