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GetFugu Tips Into Revenue(January 12, 2010)
NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GetFugu, Inc. (OTCBB:GFGU), the next generation mobile search tool, announces today from the National Retail Foundation show (NRF) that it is enabling businesses to advertise on its global mobile advertising network. Businesses can begin registering on the company's website starting Jan. 31, 2010.
"As the preeminent trade show, NRF provides the perfect opportunity to unveil GetFugu's program," said Tim Sharp, Sr. Business Development Manager, GetFugu Inc.
Registration will be open to businesses of all sizes, enabling them to leverage the power of the GetFugu application, platform and tools. Advertisers can interact directly with their customers through the GetFugu "See It, Say It Get It" technology with a real-time connection directly to consumers' mobile phones.
GetFugu's advertising schedule for its free advertising application starts at just $9.99 per month. Large companies can take advantage of GetFugu's diverse user base while small businesses can target a more local audience, enabling both to quickly build cost effective mobile advertising programs.
GetFugu will seek to engage 1,000 commission based sales representatives within the first 90 days and grow to over 10,000 reps by year end.
National accounts will be handled through GetFugu's Los Angeles corporate headquarters. Additionally, coordination centers will be located in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Boston, Miami, Seattle, Houston and Atlanta to target regional small to midsized businesses.
Participation in the program will be open to both professional sales personnel and individuals interested in pursuing either a fulltime position or supplement to their existing income. How representatives can generate significant income and become part of one of the newest and biggest trend in mobile search technology explained on the company's website at http://www.GetFugu.com/MakeMoney.
The company will also engage 50 telemarketers to proactively contact major brands enabling them to create unique sales opportunities to their customers. The telemarketers will also provide sales leads to the best field representatives for any business that requests a face to face meeting.
"We have completed our initial technology build out, assembled a talented production team, launched our application on iPhone, Android and BlackBerry platforms and watched our user base begin to grow exponentially," said Derek Norton, Chief Operating Officer of GetFugu, Inc. "It is now time to turn our focus to advertisers and delivering on the promise of GetFugu. This sales effort will generate a significant monthly recurring revenue stream for GetFugu."
GetFugu, Inc.'s revolutionary "See It, Say It, Get It" technology is the first carrier agnostic, platform agnostic mobile search platform. GetFugu will change the way people access the web with their mobile phones. It is designed to facilitate and encourage users by integrating the mobile phone's core strengths-image, voice and location recognition-into a single customizable application. Additionally, GetFugu offers the only mobile ecommerce platform available worldwide today. The GetFugu platform will soon be available for 97% of the mobile phones available (over 3.3 billion handsets) worldwide. For more information on GetFugu, please visit our website at: www.GetFugu.com.
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For further information regarding how to advertise on the GetFugu mobile platform, contact GetFugu at 424-354-4800 or via email at [email protected].
Except for statements of historical fact, the matters discussed above are forward looking and made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements reflect numerous assumptions and involve a variety of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the company's control, that may cause actual results to differ materially from stated expectations. These risk factors include, among others, limited operating history, intense competition, and difficulty in developing, exploiting and protecting proprietary technologies; as well as additional risks factors discussed in the reports filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available on its website at http://www.sec.gov. Except as required by law, the company undertakes no obligation to update any information.
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