BatchBlue is Calling All Small Business Super Heroes for Annual Award


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Providence, RI — May 24, 2010 — BatchBlue Software (, provider of the BatchBook social CRM (customer relationship manager) for small businesses and entrepreneurs, today began accepting nominations for its third annual Small Business Super Hero contest, which celebrates companies that are making great products, providing excellent service and are champions for their clients and their community. The competition, which is running simultaneously with National Small Business Week, May 23 – 29, 2010, will recognize small business owners who are creating innovative products and services and making responsible choices in their business practices.

“In past years, we’ve been impressed with submissions that highlighted businesses running organic restaurants, making music for kids, and building websites for non-profits. In that spirit, we’d like to continue to acknowledge businesses that in their own way are contributing to the greater good,” said BatchBlue President Pamela O’Hara. “One of the highlights of our year is reading all of the inspiring stories and getting to know the people behind these cool companies.”

Contest nominations are being accepted from May 24 – June 1. To nominate yourself or another small business Super Hero, reveal your super powers by providing a 200-word (or less) description at

This year’s Grand Prize package includes:
• Build-your-own customizable bicycle from Republic Bike
• “Free for Life” BatchBook account
• $500 MailChimp credit
• 800 MOO cards
• Free Shoeboxed Lite annual plan
• Two-pound bag Brown & Jenkins Gourmet Coffee
• Small business starter library that includes a copy of “Trust Agents” by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith, “B-A-M! Bust a Myth: Delivering Customer Service in a Self-Service World” by Barry J. Moltz and Mary Jane Grinstead and “The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan” by Tim Berry.

The winner will be announced on the BatchBlue blog at on Friday, June 4. To be inspired by previous years’ winners, visit and

About BatchBlue Software
BatchBlue Software’s flagship product, BatchBook, solves a crucial need by providing small businesses and entrepreneurs with web-based CRM software to manage and track the contact information, communications and tasks for their greatest asset—their people network. The company was established in 2006 with the goal of creating useful, user-friendly software for small businesses. BatchBlue co-founded The Small Business Web ( in March of 2009 with other customer-obsessed software companies to integrate their respective products and make life easier for growing businesses. Since early 2009, BatchBlue has also hosted the SBBuzz ( Twitter chats, which invite small businesses to share their tech know-how and best practices. Based in Providence, R.I., BatchBlue Software is a privately held company. More information is available at


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