Demandforce Delivers Integration With Intuit QuickBooks
Automates Marketing and Communications for Small Businesses
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Take Intuit's best-selling small business financial management software.
Combine it with Demandforce's leading online marketing and communication
service. The result: an opportunity for 4 million QuickBooks®
users to better engage with customers, drive higher retention and grow
Just six months after Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) acquired Demandforce,
the two companies have integrated their flagship products to create a
comprehensive marketing and customer communications tool that taps into
the power of QuickBooks data. The new service will offer small
businesses a seamless way to market their companies like never before.
"We were impressed by Demandforce's next-generation,
software-as-a-service offering that provides high-value to small
businesses," said Kiran Patel, executive vice president and general
manager of Intuit's Small Business Group. "Integrating Demandforce with
QuickBooks is a natural progression for the business and a real win for
By using the Intuit Partner Platform, Demandforce automatically pulls
key customer and transaction data from QuickBooks. This access to
customer information lets small businesses target and customize their
outreach efforts. After transactions are completed and an invoice has
been created, Demandforce automatically sends a "thank you" email to
capture consumer reviews and satisfaction survey data.
"Our vision has always been to help small business thrive in an Internet
economy," said Rick Berry, president of Demandforce. "Intuit Partner
Platform has enabled us to quickly provide an integrated solution which
is even more rewarding now that we are under one roof. This is not only
beneficial for QuickBooks users, but more importantly to our current
user base, as it further exposes them to more consumers in the
By connecting with QuickBooks, users can be up and running on
Demandforce in one day, without having to enter any data. The powerful
software has generated $3 billion in client revenues for customers and
prompted 2.4 million consumer reviews. There are also 37 million
consumers connected to the Demandforce Network that helps increase a
small business' exposure.
Demandforce is available for QuickBooks Pro, Premier and Online users at
Intuit App Center [insert hyperlink]. To learn more about the offering
or request a demo visit: www.demandforce.com.
For more information about the Intuit Partner Platform go to: www.developer.intuit.com.
Demandforce, Inc., a leading online marketing and communication software
service from Intuit Inc. helps local businesses thrive in the Internet
economy using email communications, text messaging and online services.
Demandforce combines an award winning communication platform with
best-in-class reputation and networking tools into one powerful
web-based application that seamlessly integrates with existing workflow
systems to help businesses build a strong online reputation and leverage
local network marketing. Founded in 2003, Demandforce has collected more
than 2 million consumer reviews, which are published across the Web, and
has generated more than $3 billion for its clients. The Demandforce
Network, connects end clients to almost 40 million local consumers. For
more information on how to use Demandforce, please visit www.demandforce.com.
About Intuit Inc.
Intuit Inc. is a leading provider
of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized
businesses; financial institutions, including banks and credit unions;
consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and
services, including QuickBooks®,
Quicken® and TurboTax®,
simplify small business management and payroll
processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. ProSeries®
and Lacerte® are Intuit's
leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants. Intuit
Financial Services helps banks and credit unions grow by providing
on-demand solutions and services that make it easier for consumers and
businesses to manage their money.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had annual revenue of $4.15 billion in its
fiscal year 2012. The company has approximately 8,000 employees with
major offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India
and other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.
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Source: Intuit Inc.
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