SOURCE: PerkettPR, Inc.

October 17, 2008 18:10 ET

PerkettPR Adds Five New Clients -- Recognized for PR 2.0 Leadership

Seasoned High-Tech PR Firm Expands Services and Client Base; Founder Shares Secrets of Success at New Marketing Summit

BOSTON, MA and DETROIT, MI and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 17, 2008) - PerkettPR, Inc., provider of exceptional public relations, social media marketing and communications campaigns for B2B and B2C companies worldwide, today announced its continued growth with the addition of new clients GiftGirl, Lotame, Marteleron, TeleMessage and Wavemark. As evidenced by the diversity of its client roster and recent nomination as a "Best of the Best" PR firm by IT Journalists, PerkettPR continues to gain national recognition as a "PR 2.0" leader -- combining traditional PR methods with social media marketing and customer communications campaigns for companies worldwide.

"Wow, I am smiling! The PerkettPR team has demonstrated domain expertise in PR within traditional and Web 2.0 channels," said Scott Hoffman, CMO of Lotame. "They are an asset to me and my organization -- proving their clear business value from day one."

PerkettPR's newest client partners include:

--  GiftGirl -- (Rye, NY) -- The online destination for personalized gift
    advice -- helping men and women identify the perfect gift for the women in
    their lives based on custom profiles and hand selected gift items from
    founder Jean Vouté Pratt. (www.giftgirl.com)
--  Lotame -- (NY, NY) -- A platform enabling targeted advertising to
    customizable audiences through social media. (www.lotame.com)
--  Marteleron -- (NY, NY) -- An early stage company that has developed an
    innovative, patent-pending technology that enables the efficient routing of
    Internet Protocol calls among carrier gateways. (www.marteleron.com)
--  TeleMessage -- (Acton, MA) -- Powers messaging applications and
    systems for Wireless and Wireline Operators, ISP's, Portals and ASP's,
    including text to landline capabilities for consumers  (www.text2land.com)
--  WaveMark, Inc. -- (Littleton, MA) -- Leader in providing clinical
    inventory management solutions to hospitals, hospital networks and device
    manufacturers (www.wavemark.net)
    

Sharing some of the firm's secrets of success, Christine Perkett recently spoke on the value of "PR 2.0" at The New Marketing Summit (http://www.gonewmarketing.com) at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. and was also recently featured on BusinessWeek -- alongside 17 other industry notables from Digg, TechCrunch, Zappos and other "Interesting CEOs for your Twitter Rolodex."

Perkett continues to lead PerkettPR and its clients into the new world of PR. The firm's services have expanded to include Web 2.0 and social media marketing -- including video scripting, production and promotion -- as well as direct-to-user campaigns that encompass promotion, customer service and online/offline events. Perkett was awarded "Best Communications, PR/IR Executive of the Year" from the American Business Awards in June and is currently a finalist for PR Agency Executive of the year from PRNews -- to be announced in November. Founded in 1998, PerkettPR's unique business model -- a virtual PR firm comprised of senior-level professionals from across the country -- continues to be emulated -- but never duplicated -- in the PR industry.

"We're finding that the integration of traditional PR methods with the flexibility and reach of social media have enabled us to make a dramatic difference in PR success for clients across numerous industries -- consumer, tech, healthcare, publishing, telecom and more," said Christine Perkett, President and Founder of PerkettPR. "Not only are clients and prospects taking note of our innovative campaigns and positive measurable results, but the industry is as well. It's an exciting time to be in PR."

Resource Links

PRSourceCode's 3rd Annual "Top Tech Communicators" Study: http://www.prsourcecode.com/top-tech-mid-agency-2008.asp

BusinessWeek CEOs Take on Twitter: http://images.businessweek.com/ss/08/09/0908_microblogceo/10.htm

PRNews PR People Awards: http://www.prnewsonline.com/awards/prpeopleawards2008_event.html

About PerkettPR

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