Vocus Launches Completely Redesigned Public Relations Suite

Vocus Launches Completely Redesigned Public Relations Suite(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and public relations software, today launched the Winter ’14 release of its Public Relations Suite (Vocus PR Suite). This release introduces the most popular updates and enhancements requested by Vocus PR Suite users over the past year, with additional enhancements to streamline the user experience.

“Vocus’ market-leading Public Relations Suite is already the most robust and sophisticated PR tool available today,” said Vocus Chief Executive Officer Rick Rudman. “After listening to our customers, we’ve now made it even better. Vocus is committed to investing in our top-of-its class PR Suite. We will continue to give our PR Suite customers the tools they need to succeed.”

New features include an updated user experience, broadcast editing, advanced media and outlet results filtering, and the ability to edit scheduled distributions.

  •     Updated User Experience

Every page in the Vocus PR Suite has been completely redesigned to modernize and improve the user experience. The new user interface is more responsive and easier to navigate. Commonly used features have been highlighted, making it easier for the user to harness the industry leading power of Vocus PR and accomplish common tasks within the system.

  •     Advanced Media Contact and Media Outlet Filtering

Real-time filtering of media and outlet search results speed up and simplify research and discovery. Users can now dynamically update Media Contact and Media Outlet search results based on multiple criteria right from the results screen. These real-time filters include tier, type, medium, subject, DMA, location, influencer designation and media contact role.

  •     Editing Scheduled News Release Distributions

Having to make last minute edits is something every PR professional is familiar with. With the Winter ’14 release, users can easily make edits, change distribution options, and reschedule an email or PRWeb distribution seamlessly within the Suite with no loss of data.

  •     Broadcast Editing

New editing tools allow Streaming Broadcast subscribers to alter video news clips directly within the PR Suite. Users have the ability to show an entire program or edit to specific start and end point.

To learn more about the Vocus PR Suite, visit: http://www.vocus.com/advanced-pr.

About Vocus 
Vocus (NASDAQ: VOCS) provides leading cloud-based marketing and public relations software and consulting services enabling companies to acquire and retain customers. The company offers products and services to help clients attract and engage prospects, capture and keep customers, and measure and improve marketing effectiveness. More than 17,000 annual subscription customers across a wide variety of industries use Vocus software. The company is headquartered in Beltsville, MD with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit http://www.vocus.com or call (800) 345-5572.

Forward-Looking Statement
This release contains “forward-looking” statements that are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are predictive in nature, that depend upon or refer to future events or conditions or that include words such as “may,” “will,” “expects,” “projects,” “anticipates,” “estimates,” “believes,” “intends,” “plans,” “should,” “seeks,” and similar expressions. This press release contains forward-looking statements relating to, among other things, Vocus’ expectations and assumptions concerning future financial performance. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual future results to differ materially from those projected or contemplated in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties described in Vocus’ filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The risks and uncertainties referred to above include, but are not limited to, risks associated with possible fluctuations in our operating results and rate of growth, our history of operating losses, risks associated with acquisitions, including our ability to successfully integrate acquired businesses, risks associated with our foreign operations, interruptions or delays in our service or our web hosting, our business model, breach of our security measures, the emerging market in which we operate, our relatively limited operating history, our ability to hire, retain, and motivate our employees and manage our growth, competition, our ability to continue to release and gain customer acceptance of new and improved versions of our service, successful customer deployment and utilization of our services, fluctuations in the number of shares outstanding, foreign currency exchange rates and interest rate