SoundBite Communications Recognized as "Best in Class" for Client Satisfaction and Loyalty

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 14, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SoundBite Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:SDBT), a leading provider of on-demand, multi-channel proactive customer communications, today announced the results of its first annual client satisfaction survey. The company earned an overall client satisfaction and loyalty rating of 98 percent, with 100 percent of respondents identifying SoundBite's Proactive Customer Communications Offering as a valued solution for their business needs.

SoundBite collaborated with Omega Management Group Corp., specialists in Customer Experience Management strategy, to conduct telephone interviews across its client base to determine their level of satisfaction and loyalty. SoundBite achieved a 98 percent client satisfaction rating, which Omega considers "Best in Class," across all major categories and criteria, including:  

  • Account Management — ease of doing business, the ability to understand client needs and work collaboratively to achieve key business objectives
  • Campaign Implementation — ability to deliver quality campaign strategies that meet stated business goals, and responsiveness to changing requirements
  • Product Application — Overall performance, campaign management and multi-channel capabilities of SoundBite's Engage™ platform, and return on investment
  • Product Usability—ease of use, and ability to design, execute, measure and optimize campaign strategies
  • Support—knowledgeable and responsive support staff, effectiveness of training courses and materials, and high quality user documentation 

"SoundBite continues to differentiate itself in the market through industry-leading client service and the high performance and ROI of our Engage platform," said Diane Albano, executive vice president, global sales and client management of SoundBite Communications. "Our passion for client success is unwavering; it's in our DNA. Our people are in the trenches every day developing strategies that address business challenges and capitalize on opportunities for our clients." 

"Our analysis of the survey responses indicate that SoundBite Communications clearly understands the importance of consistently exceeding customer expectations for service quality," said John Maraganis, president and CEO of Omega. "That kind of commitment to customer service excellence defines what we call 'The Loyalty Zone,' and helps lock-in profitable, long-term customer relationships."

SoundBite's client satisfaction survey findings follow the recognition from Ovum's recently published Decision Matrix Report on Proactive Customer Communications. The company ranked #1 in Client Sentiment while also achieving industry-leading technological assessment scores in strategy, features and functionality, data integration, and reliability and scalability. 

About SoundBite Communications

SoundBite Communications is a leading provider of on-demand, multi-channel proactive customer communications solutions designed to transform the way organizations communicate throughout the customer lifecycle to build trusted, lifelong and profitable relationships. Clients can leverage SoundBite's proactive customer communications offering and expertise in designing, executing and optimizing communications strategies to engage in relevant customer interactions that deliver long-term business value. Visit for more information.

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