Patron Technology Wraps Up 2011 With More Than 250 PatronManager CRM Clients
Arts organizations of all sizes are moving from multiple databases and multiple systems to PatronManager CRM.
New York, NY – January 25, 2012
Patron Technology ended 2011 on a high note with more than 250 clients for PatronManager CRM, the all-in-one cloud-based system that integrates box office functionality, fundraising, e-mail marketing, and staff collaboration. Since the launching of the system in 2010, small and mid-sized cultural organizations in more than 34 states, Canada, and the U.K. now use PatronManager CRM, and the list continues to grow as organizations realize the power and ease of use of PatronManager CRM.
Stephanie Riso, Operations Director of the Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre, says, “PatronManager CRM, which came highly recommended, finally enables us to consolidate our marketing, development, and ticketing into one place – a critical need for our company. It was brilliant of PatronManager to team up with Salesforce to create a dynamic system which will no doubt propel our 15-year old organization into adulthood. Thank you PatronManager!”
Mark Malkovich IV, General Manager of the Newport Music Festival, confidently adds, “We partner with excellence, and investing in the Newport Music Festival’s future with PatronManager CRM was a no-brainer.”
According to Eugene Carr, Founder and CEO of Patron Technology, “What continues to energize us as we develop and increase PatronManager CRM’s functionality is the reality of having a system built on the Salesforce.com platform that offers small and mid-sized organizations technology just as powerful as that used by the biggest arts organizations. And since it’s a 100% cloud-based system, it’s affordable for these small and midsized arts organizations. The speed at which we’ve continued to sign up clients shows that PatronManager CRM fills a significant need in our industry.”
ABOUT PATRON TECHNOLOGY:Patron Technology strives to revolutionize the arts industry by offering world-class customer relationship management (CRM) and e-mail marketing technology at a price that every organization can afford. Founded in 2001 by Eugene Carr, the New York City-based company is the leader in e-marketing technology for arts and non-profit organizations. The company’s PatronMail e-mail service is used by over 1,800 arts and cultural clients in all 50 states and eight countries overseas. Patron Technology is dedicated to educating the non-profit community about e-marketing. In the spring of 2011, Eugene Carr (CEO) and Michelle Paul (Product Manager) co-authored and published the book Breaking the Fifth Wall: Rethinking Arts Marketing for the 21st Century. In addition, the company presents a regular schedule of live e-marketing seminars across the country, monthly e-mail newsletters, blogs, and live educational webinars.
ABOUT PATRONMANAGER CRM: PatronManager CRM, launched in 2010, was developed in partnership with salesforce.com and the Salesforce Foundation. PatronManager is a 100% cloud-based system that integrates box office services, fundraising, e-mail marketing, and staff collaboration, enabling organizations to put all their vital customer information in one place, accessible by the entire staff. With PatronManager CRM, organizations can sell more tickets, target their marketing and fundraising efforts more effectively, provide better customer service at the box office and beyond, and make their organization more efficient.
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