SOURCE: Ace Marketing & Promotions, Inc.

December 19, 2007 09:00 ET

Ace Marketing & Promotions Signs an Exclusivity Agreement With Selling Communications, Inc. to Become an Authorized Distributor of Solata Integrated Marketing Platform

VALLEY STREAM, NY--(Marketwire - December 19, 2007) - Ace Marketing & Promotions (OTCBB: AMKT) announced today that it has agreed with Selling Communications, Inc. to become an authorized distributor for the Solata line of integrated marketing technologies. As an authorized distributor, Ace Marketing will receive highly customized business development and support services for its clients as well as account exclusivity, in return for bringing the Solata solution to its wide range of customers.

"This exclusivity agreement is based on the impressive results produced by Ace Marketing so far," says Bruce Bolger, President of Selling Communications, Inc., developer of the Solata technology. "Their performance proves that today's promotional products distributors are becoming serious providers of integrated marketing communications services, with significant implications for the industry."

"Finding better ways to target new customers and increase sales is a major priority for any business. Our ability to offer clients a better solution makes us more important to our customers and creates new revenue opportunities," says Mike Trepeta, President of Ace Marketing, based in Valley Stream, NY. "Not only can we help customers with their critical business needs, but once companies focus on target marketing they immediately have more need for promotional products and other communications services to make their programs more effective."

Solata is a set of integrated business software tools that significantly increase the efficiency and measurability of marketing and publishing. Solata is designed to go beyond the wide variety of customer relationship management systems by enabling almost any company to affordably customize an enterprise solution that brings business development to the next level. Solata's integrated marketing modules take marketing to a new level of affordability and measurability by helping organizations:

--  Attract more qualified people to their websites and engage these
    people to become customers or prospects
--  Build a database of customers and qualified individuals who wish to
    remain in touch
--  Easily manage print and e-mail subscriptions
--  Enhance e-commerce or sale of advertising on the web
--  Generate more leads for salespeople, channel partners and advertisers
--  Create more memorable and meaningful relationships with the people who
--  Keep track of every lead, prospect, customer or subscriber from the
    very start to identify the source of business, cycle time and the various
    ways you touch your audience
--  Automate communication with people who want to hear from you in a way
    that keeps them receptive and responsive, including promoting new products,
    services or renewals
--  Integrate key sales, marketing and publishing tools on one platform so
    all processes and information exist on the same management dashboard
--  Motivate the people who can make your sales happen, including
    salespeople, employees, and customers
--  Measure results by tracking all activities on a customer-by-customer

Solata is designed for organizations large enough to require a business development system customized to their workflow and objectives, but need a more cost-effective program than those offered by traditional proprietary solutions.

Solata modules include:

-- SolataSearch: an opt-in search engine to increase traffic and signups
-- a co-op search engine to optimize content and
-- Solata Content Manager: to manage content and advertising
-- OK2SEND Permission Manager: to manage opt-ins and subscriptions
-- Solata Target Seller: to manage one-to-one customer relationships
-- Solata Affinity Manager: to manage co-op discount programs
-- Solata Cataloger: to manage buyer's guides, e-commerce, reader
-- Solata Incentive Manager: to manage incentive and loyalty tracking and
-- Solata Social Networker: to manage personal profiles, forums, blogs
-- Solata Survey Manager: to conduct multi-media surveys
-- SolataPortal: a complete information center incorporating all of the

Ace Marketing & Promotions, Inc. is a premier full service promotional marketing company offering a wide array of business solutions. Established in 1998, the company has built a successful, scalable business platform capable of consolidating a portion of the promotional products industry and integrating promotional products with larger customer needs related to business development and customer and employee relations. Ace presently has thousands of customer accounts, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to local schools and small businesses.

Selling Communications, Inc. is based in Tarrytown, NY. The Solata website can be found at Ace Marketing & Promotions, Inc. is located in Valley Stream, NY; its website is

About Ace Marketing

Ace Marketing & Promotions, Inc. is a premier Promotional Marketing solutions company. Its Corporate Overview is available at on the "About Us" tab. In addition Ace has also added several new revenue stream models. The long-term strategic plan is for Ace find new opportunities while leveraging its core competencies.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Michael Trepeta
    Ace Marketing & Promotions, Inc.
    457 Rockaway Avenue
    Valley Stream, NY 11581
    (516) 256-7766