iVision Mobile News - March 2009

Club Deportivo Chivas USA Set To Score with Mobile in 2009 with iVisionMobile’s iMessenger

Los Angeles, CA – March 25th, 2009 - iVisionMobile, Inc. today announced that Los Angeles-based Major League Soccer team, Club Deportivo Chivas USA, has chosen the iMessenger platform for managing its mobile promotions and communications during the 2009 season.  iVisionMobile will work with Chivas USA to create, manage and track mobile campaigns, including alerts, mobile coupons, and real-time text to screen voting and polling.  The team will use mobile marketing to build an opt-in database while providing fans with important news and updates, incentives, special discounts, and instant win opportunities.

“Using iVisionMobile’s platform will greatly enhance our communication with fans,” said Alex Gallegos, Director of Marketing for Club Deportivo Chivas USA.  “We chose iVisionMobile after receiving very positive feedback from several teams who have experienced ongoing success with the iMessenger platform.  The iMessenger interface is very easy to use, the pricing is reasonable, and they provide a complementary set of tools that will help us maximize results.”

Acquiring Club Deportivo Chivas USA as a customer underscores iVisionMobile’s position as one of the leading mobile marketing provider to sports teams across the country.  In their final two seasons, the Seattle Supersonics worked closely with iVisionMobile to develop a comprehensive mobile strategy that generated hundreds of ticket sales and produced ROI in excess of 1300%. 

“We are thrilled at the opportunity to work with Club Deportivo Chivas USA,” remarks Omer Samiri, CEO of iVisionMobile, Inc.  “We have fostered great relationships with the professional teams that we represent, and working with an MLS team for the first time is a significant accomplishment for our company.  Our clients’ results really highlight the importance of mobile marketing as a cost-effective solution and integral component of a company’s overall marketing strategy.”

iVisionMobile is used by small, medium and large enterprises across different industries and verticals as a self-service mobile communications and CRM platform with a robust suite of tools to create and manage various types of mobile marketing campaigns.  The iMessenger patent-pending platform supports text alerts, mobile content delivery via WAP push and MMS, premium SMS, interactive voting/polling, and multi-message text trivia and surveys while also providing a sophisticated CRM and analytic solution.  iMessenger is complemented by Nav2.0, the mobile industry’s first turnkey tool that gives clients and resellers the ability to create customized templates of the iMessenger dashboard specific to their needs.

About iVisionMobile
iVisionMobile is an industry leader in advanced technologies for mobile marketing, communications and m-commerce.  iVisionMobile provides a turnkey web-based platform that allows companies to independently create, activate, monitor and control mobile marketing and communications. iVisionMobile works with companies across different industries and also offers a Private Label software license for resellers.  To learn more about iVisionMobile, Inc. please visit www.iVisionMobile.com or call 866-655-5302.

About Chivas USA
Founded in 2004, Los Angeles-based Club Deportivo Chivas USA has achieved remarkable success in just four seasons in Major League Soccer. In 2008, the Mexican-owned club qualified for the MLS Cup Playoffs for the third year in a row, to the delight of its passionate supporters. In addition, the club’s innovative grassroots programs demonstrate its deep commitment to the Southern California community, while the Chivas USA youth teams and Soccer Academies offer unprecedented opportunities to the region’s best young talent.