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Send Word Now

October 09, 2009 10:56 ET

Send Word Now™ Honored in Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies

Send Word Now's 358.2% Growth Rate Since 2005 Earns Mass Notification Provider High Marks in Inc. Magazine's 2009 Rankings

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 9, 2009) - Send Word Now, the leading emergency notification service provider, announced today that it was ranked number 825 in Inc. Magazine's 2009 list of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies in America. With a 358.2% growth rate since 2005, Send Word Now also earned a rank of 24 in the list of Top 100 Telecommunications Companies and a rank of 63 in the list of Top 100 Businesses in the New York-Northern New Jersey-Pennsylvania area.

"Send Word Now is rapidly expanding our impressive list of world-class clients, and we appreciate Inc. Magazine's recognition of our continued success," said Tony Schmitz, President and CEO of Send Word Now. "Some of the largest organizations in the world use and test Send Word Now every day, for everything from life-saving alerts to routine business communications, and time and again our service has met or exceeded all expectations. Organizations trust Send Word Now because of the service's reliability and ease-of-use, as well as our excellent customer support record."

The Send Word Now Alert Service enables organizations to rapidly communicate with thousands of people anywhere in the world within minutes, using the communications devices they already possess. Send Word Now's on-demand conference bridge capability and custom application for BlackBerry® smartphones ensure that contacts can easily be reached no matter where they are. Send Word Now's geographically-enabled alerts feature allows administrators to draw a shape on a map and contact only those individuals located in that area, enabling efficient crisis communications and helping to ensure business continuity.

About Send Word Now

Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting and response services for both routine and emergency communication. The easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification systems are used by government agencies, municipalities, universities, non-profit organizations and businesses, including many Fortune 500 companies, to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication in real-time. Designed to reach anyone, anywhere, anytime, with any device over any type of connection, Send Word Now's mass notification system is capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes. Send Word Now's Alert Tracer® provides a full audit trail of messages sent and received for after-action reporting and follow-up. The company is headquartered in New York City. Contact Send Word Now via e-mail at, via phone at 212-379-4900 or visit us on the Web at To contact our UK office, dial +44 (0) 844 335 6377 or e-mail

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