Buddy Media, a social enterprise software company that helps brands build and maintain relationships with consumers, announced record growth for 2011. Winning more than 300 new customers, including global brands such as Citibank, IBM Volvo and Yoplait, the company has scaled aggressively to meet demand.
In 2011, new offices in London, San Francisco and Singapore were opened and the number of employees have doubled in size with over 100 employees in January 2011 to more than 225 globally today.
Plans to move to a new 65,000 square foot space in New York’s SoHo neighborhood in February 2012 has also been announced.
“Over the course of 2011, Buddy Media remained intensely focused on building, supporting and selling the best social media marketing software on the market. This intense focus is the cause of all of these massive results,” said Buddy Media founder and CEO Michael Lazerow.
Big plans are being set for Buddy Media’s future including a product release schedule of three major releases per year, in which the company will launch significant new innovations. Currently, the Buddy Media product suite consists of four core products that include ConversionBuddy, ReachBuddy, ProfileBuddy and ConversationBuddy.
“I’m incredibly happy with Buddy Media’s product innovation and global expansion; it is the social marketing software of choice for the world’s largest brands and agencies to power their connections in this new, social world. The numbers speak for themselves and I’m excited for the rest of 2012, as the best is yet to come.”
Other milestones acheived in 2011 include being named the only social marketing software company to be ranked a “best” vendor in all categories among 41 competitors according to analyst firm Gleanster, the launch of ReachBuddy which gives customers the ability to create social content for any website or blog, and the expansion of Buddy Media University.
You can see for yourself how Buddy Media is setting the mark for social media marketing companies by checking out their official website.