Outsell Named as Finalist in 2013 Stevie(R) Awards for Sales & Customer Service
MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Jan 31, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Outsell (www.outsell.com), a digital marketing Software-as-a-Service
(SaaS) company that is transforming the way brands engage with
consumers, announced today its solutions have been named a finalist
in four categories in the seventh annual Stevie Awards for Sales &
Customer Service. Outsell's solutions have been recognized in the
following categories: Innovation in Customer Service, Call Center of
the Year, New Version of a Marketing Solution and Best Use of
Technology in Customer Service.
The awards are presented by the Stevie(R) Awards, which organizes
several of the world's leading business awards shows including the
prestigious International Business Awards. Nicknamed the Stevies for
the Greek word "crowned," the final results will be announced during
a gala banquet on Monday, February 25 at the Paris Hotel in Las
Vegas, Nevada. Finalists from the U.S.A. and several other nations
are expected to attend.
Outsell's Award Nominations:
-- Outsell's award-winning Digital Engagement Platform Version 3.0 -
finalist for New Version of a Marketing Solution Award.
-- The Customer Interaction Center (CIC) at Outsell - finalist for
Contact Center of the Year (up to 100 seats) Award.
-- Outsell's Customer Centric Sales System - finalist for Innovation in
Customer Service Award.
-- Outsell's Customer Interaction Center's Use of Online Chat Software
Solution and Smart Chat - finalist for Best Use of Technology in
Customer Service Award.
"This is a significant achievement to be recognized in four separate
categories for these prestigious awards. Outsell's Customer
Interaction Center and our sales and marketing platform have a proven
track record within the auto industry, and we are very proud to
receive this national recognition," said Mike Wethington, CEO of
Outsell. "We look forward to attending the event in February and
congratulations to all the hardworking employees at Outsell that
earned these nominations."
More than 1,100 entries from organizations of all sizes and in
virtually every industry were submitted to this year's competition,
an increase of 10% over 2012. Finalists were determined by the
average scores of 120 professionals worldwide, acting as preliminary
judges. Entries were considered in 30 categories for customer service
and contact center professionals, including Contact Center of the
Year, Award for Innovation in Customer Service, and Customer Service
Department of the Year; 41 categories for sales and business
development professionals, ranging from Senior Sales Executive of the
Year to Sales Training or Coaching Program of the Year to Sales
Department of the Year; and categories to recognize new products and
services and solution providers.
"Many of our preliminary judges have commented about the high quality
of the entries the competition received this year," said Michael
Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "Our final
judges will have a challenging but rewarding task, to determine the
Gold, Silver and Bronze placements."
More than 100 members of several specialized judging committees will
determine Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during
final judging, to take place January 28 - February 8. Details about
the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of
Finalists in all categories are available at
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.
Sponsors and supporters of the 7th annual Stevie Awards for Sales &
Customer Service include the BusinessTalkRadio Network and
About Outsell LLC
Outsell (www.outsell.com) is a digital marketing
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that is transforming the way
brands engage with consumers. Recognized by Inc. magazine as one of
the fastest-growing companies in America, Outsell's award-winning
Digital Engagement Platform offers clients the ability to
consistently engage with consumers across distributed sales networks
from the national to local level. Working with leading organizations
such as ADP, Omnicom and Saatchi & Saatchi, Outsell has created the
fastest path to drive measurable incremental sales for leading
Big Swing Communications
SOURCE: Outsell LLC
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