SOURCE: Branchfire


May 06, 2013 08:30 ET

Branchfire Kicks Off Teacher Appreciation Week With "Teacher Hero" Social Media Promotion

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week 2013 taking place May 6-10, Branchfire, Inc. today launched a social media promotion aimed at recognizing the heroic contributions teachers make in their communities and in the lives of students around the country.

The promotion encourages people to nominate their favorite Teacher Hero via a simple post on the Branchfire Twitter profile or Facebook page. Teachers and their nominators are eligible to receive a number of prizes, including gift baskets, free apps or even an iPad. Additional details can be found on the Teacher Hero promotion page.

"Everyone has a teacher hero," said Ravi Bhatt, co-founder and CEO of Branchfire. "We're making it easy for people to give props to their favorite teachers all week long via a fun social campaign that rewards educators who are making a difference in the world."

Branchfire develops productivity software and tools that make it simple to work with and share information. The Company's popular iAnnotate app for iPad and Android tablets is used by nearly 300,000 teachers and students to read, mark up and share documents and images with the swipe of a finger.

In addition to the Teacher Hero promotion, Branchfire is also offering iAnnotate for 50 percent off ($4.99) during Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10, 2013).

Keep up with Branchfire activities, announcements and updates in real-time on Twitter (@Branchfire) and Facebook (

About Branchfire
Branchfire builds software and tools that simplify how people work. Its award-winning iAnnotate app allows users to read, mark up and share documents and images via an iPad or Android tablet. The company also offers an enterprise version of iAnnotate for large organizations as well as a powerful software development kit (SDK) that enables businesses and developers to add secure document reading and annotation features to custom and commercial applications. Over 1 million people worldwide use applications powered by Branchfire. Based in Chicago, Branchfire is a privately-held company.

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