SD Model Makers Named One of Constant Contact's 2012 All Stars

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SAN MARCOS, Calif., March 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SD Model MakersTM, producers of museum quality replica ship models, has received the 2012 All Star Award from Constant Contact®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to more than half a million small organizations worldwide. Each year, Constant Contact bestows the All Star Award to a select group of businesses and nonprofits who are successfully leveraging online marketing tools to engage their customer base, and drive success for their organization. SD Model Makers' results ranked among the top 10% of Constant Contact's international customer base.

As a widely recognized leader in handmade maritime models, SD Model Makers master model shipwrights produce replica ship models in magnificent detail. The company offers models in the following categories: Naval Warship Models - from pre-WWI onward to today's latest nuclear powered aircraft carriers; United States Coast Guard Models; Ocean Liner and Cruise Ship Models; Tall Ship Models, and Commercial Vessel Models as well as, private recreational vessel models. Available in any size or scale desired, each ship model comes fully assembled with a solid hull - hand carved from kiln-dried mahogany. Every ship model includes brass pedestals, a polished mahogany base board, and a brass name plate. Model sizes start at 12-inches and can go to 6-feet or more in length, depending on the customer specification.

SD Model Makers President, Captain Brad Poulos, states: "I read their book (The Constant Contact Guide to E-Mail Marketing), attended their workshops and did everything suggested – not surprisingly, this allowed our company to achieve strong marketing results and connect with our customers in a relevant and consistent basis. We're happy to be recognized by Constant Contact for utilizing Constant Contact's tools that have helped us to better manage customer relationships and engagement."

Constant Contact customers using either the company's Email Marketing or EventSpot tools are eligible for this award. Constant Contact looked at the following criteria to select this year's All Stars:

  • Level of engagement with email campaigns and events
  • Open, bounce, and click-through rates
  • Event registration rates
  • Use of social sharing features
  • Use of mailing list sign-up tools
  • Use of reporting tools

"We're always delighted when small businesses and nonprofits are successful," said Gail Goodman, CEO of Constant Contact. "We're honored to recognize SD Model Makers as an All Star, and to be able to shine the spotlight on its achievements in 2012."

ABOUT SD MODEL MAKERSTM

SD Model Makers offers museum quality scale model replicas of commercial, military and private vessels. The company can produce ship models in any size or scale desired, as well as display and transportation cases. For further information contact Captain Brad Poulos at (760) 525-4341 or www.sdmodelmakers.com

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About Constant Contact®, Inc.

Constant Contact wrote the book on Engagement Marketing™ – the new marketing success formula that helps small organizations create and grow customer relationships in today's socially connected world. More than half a million small businesses, nonprofits and associations worldwide use the company's online marketing tools to generate new customers, repeat business, and referrals through email marketing, social media marketing, event marketing, local deals, digital storefronts, and online surveys. Only Constant Contact offers the proven combination of affordable tools and free KnowHow®, including local seminars, personal coaching and award-winning product support. The company further supports small organizations through its extensive network of consultants/resellers, technology providers, franchises and national associations.

Constant Contact and the Constant Contact Logo are registered trademarks of Constant Contact, Inc. All Constant Contact product names and other brand names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Constant Contact, Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Captain Brad Poulos Office: (760) 525-4341 E-Mail: captainbrad@sdmodelmakers.com

Source: SD Model Makers