SOURCE: Genius.com

November 24, 2008 08:08 ET

Genius CEO, David Thompson Tapped to Lend Insight and Commentary on Leading Sales Destination Website

Thompson Joins Zig Ziglar, Tom Hopkins and Other Renowned Sales Experts on CanDoGo™ Sales Advice Website

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - November 24, 2008) - Genius.com Incorporated®, the leading on-demand provider of B-to-B marketing solutions for sales and marketing professionals, today announced that Genius.com CEO, David Thompson has been selected and added to the list of sales luminaries who offer advice on CanDoGo.com, a leading sales advisory website. The first in a series of videos can be found at www.candogo.com and will also be available at http://www.genius.com/us/news/videos.html.

On the CanDoGo site Thompson, Ziglar, Hopkins, Craig Elias, Jill Konrath and others lend their insight and acumen through a series of 90 second videos that provide tips and tools for today's sales professionals. In his video series, Thompson, who founded the Sales 2.0 Conference and co-authored "Sales 2.0 For Dummies," discusses everything from new Sales 2.0 tools and technologies to selling faster in today's economic climate.

"It's a privilege to be featured alongside such great sales visionaries as Zig Ziglar and others. I look to add my unique perspective as an entrepreneurial CEO, former WebEx CMO, and reformed marketer who saw firsthand success when Sales and Marketing collaborated to qualify and connect with their best prospects," said David Thompson, CEO and Co-founder of Genius.com.

"We are gratified to have David join us as a sales expert on CanDoGo. His years of experience, first as a visionary marketer and then as an innovative CEO, provides a fresh point of view that will be hugely valuable to sales professionals who are looking to achieve success in today's economic environment," said Michael Norton, CEO of CanDoGo.

About Genius.com

Genius.com Incorporated is the leading on-demand provider of B-to-B marketing solutions that enable sales and marketing professionals to instantly identify and connect with their best prospects online, without IT involvement. Over 500 corporate customers and 35,000 users worldwide have adopted Genius solutions, including SalesGenius® and MarketingGenius®, to simplify and improve lead generation and qualification efforts.

Genius.com's unique technology delivers instant email campaign results and prospect website visit tracking directly to frontline Sales reps, so they can immediately qualify and follow-up on their best opportunities. Genius.com pioneered Sales 2.0, a group of leading on-demand vendors whose solutions leverage Web 2.0 technologies to improve sales connection and close rates. Genius.com is a privately held company, funded by Accel Partners, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Emergence Capital and Walden International, with headquarters in San Mateo, CA. For more information visit www.genius.com or email info@genius.com.

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