Ebix Joins Constant Contact’s AppConnect® Partner Program
Integration allows seamless syncing of contact information between Ebix
SmartOffice CRM and Constant Contact’s Email Marketing
WALTHAM, Mass. -- May 28, 2013
Constant Contact®, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCT) today announced that Ebix (NASDAQ:
EBIX) has joined its AppConnect Partner Program to integrate the Ebix
SmartOffice Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution with Constant
Contact’s Email Marketing tool to help Ebix’s customers harness critical data
to drive successful email marketing campaigns. The integration now enables the
more than 100,000 SmartOffice CRM users to seamlessly sync their existing
contacts and filtered lists with Constant Contact’s Email Marketing tool.
SmartOffice CRM users who don’t have a Constant Contact account can also
create one directly through SmartOffice CRM.
“In the insurance industry, it is critical to stay top-of-mind with your
customers and to create a positive experience through marketing efforts,” said
Dan Delity, corporate senior vice president and global head of sales, Ebix.
“This partnership with Constant Contact addresses a clear pain point for our
users: being able to easily create and send targeted email marketing campaigns
based on information stored in our SmartOffice CRM tool. We’re confident this
integration will help drive real business results for our customers.”
Ebix’s SmartOffice CRM solution is considered the insurance industry standard
for agency management, practice management, and enterprise CRM. The offering
helps insurance professionals improve their marketing efforts, provide
valuable reporting capabilities that drive better business decisions, and
create a customer-centric environment that helps increase sales.
“We are always looking for ways to simplify our marketing efforts while not
inhibiting the success of our campaigns,” said Emily Green, marketing
assistant, Single Point Partners. “This new integration between Ebix and
Constant Contact streamlines the whole marketing process and keeps us
connected with our customers.”
“There’s a really nice synergy between Constant Contact and Ebix as we are
both focused on helping our customers create great relationships with their
customers,” said Chris Litster, senior vice president of sales and marketing,
Constant Contact. “We know that accurately targeting customers to provide the
most relevant information is critical to maintaining those great
relationships. The robust data housed in Ebix’s SmartOffice CRM tool coupled
with Constant Contact’s proven Email Marketing tool gives our joint customers
the tools they need to get the job done.”
Constant Contact’s MarketPlace is an online resource that connects small
organizations with tools and services to help make the most of Constant
Contact tools and marketing campaigns for growing their business. Making the
MarketPlace possible is Constant Contact’s new AppConnect Development
Platform, which makes it easy to integrate third-party applications, like
Ebix’s SmartOffice CRM, seamlessly into Constant Contact’s core offering.
To learn more about Ebix or other applications that integrate with Constant
Contact's online marketing tools, please visit the Constant Contact
About Ebix, Inc.
A leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services
to the insurance industry, Ebix, Inc., (NASDAQ: EBIX) provides end-to-end
solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency
systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities
involved in the insurance industry.
With 30+ offices across Brazil, Singapore, Australia, the US, New Zealand,
India and Canada, Ebix powers multiple exchanges across the world in the field
of life, annuity, health and property & casualty insurance while conducting in
excess of $100 billion in insurance premiums on its platforms. Through its
various SaaS-based software platforms, Ebix employs hundreds of insurance and
technology professionals to provide products, support and consultancy to
thousands of customers on six continents. For more information, visit the
Company’s website atwww.ebix.com.
About Constant Contact®, Inc.
Constant Contact wrote the book on Engagement Marketing™ – the new marketing
success formula that helps small organizations create and grow customer
relationships in today’s socially connected world. More than half a million
small businesses, nonprofits and associations worldwide use the company’s
online marketing tools to generate new customers, repeat business, and
referrals through email marketing, social media marketing, event marketing,
local deals, digital storefronts, and online surveys. Only Constant Contact
offers the proven combination of affordable tools and free KnowHow®, including
local seminars, personal coaching and award-winning product support. The
company further supports small organizations through its extensive network of
consultants/resellers, technology providers, franchises and national
Constant Contact and the Constant Contact Logo are registered trademarks of
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