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Arizona Dental Association Chooses Demandforce

Monday, March 04, 2013

Arizona Dental Association Chooses Demandforce07:15 EST Monday, March 04, 2013Award-winning Marketing Software Already Providing Impressive ResultsSAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AzDA Services, the for-profit subsidiary of the Arizona Dental Association, has chosen Demandforce, Inc., as it marketing and communications solution for its more than 2,200 members.Demandforce, an Intuit Inc. company, (Nasdaq: INTU) is now the preferred choice of 10 major dental associations, including the California Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association and the Texas Dental Association.Demandforce brings increased value to dentists by helping improve operational efficiencies, enhance online reputations and introduce practices to the 40 million consumers in the Demandforce Network.Demandforce helps practices become more effective by:Automatically sending appointment confirmation and reminders through email and text messaging to reduce no shows and help retain patients. Creating and sending customized and segmented newsletters to the right patients at the right time. Improving the practice's online reputation on websites, such as Google, Facebook and CitySearch Providing real-time visibility into the success of a practice by automatically tracking results from all marketing efforts."We thoroughly evaluate vendors before endorsing a program to ensure quality, value and commitment to our members surpasses our requirements," said John Lighthizer, director of business development at the AzDA Services. "Demandforce is a leader in its space and was the clear choice for marketing and communications for our members. Demandforce will help our members earn more revenue and improve their online reputation."Almost 300 AzDA members have already seen significant results, including more than 54,000 patient reviews and 26,000 appointment requests. Demandforce has also helped generate more than $24 million in revenue, including more than $1.3 million in revenue by retaining patients who might otherwise have been lost."We offer Dental Associations' members and patients an easy-to-use and effective marketing and communication system," said Patrick Berry, chief marketing officer at Demandforce. "We help members increase their online reputation across the Web, and increase operational efficiencies to allow them to focus on what they do best, oral health care." About DemandforceDemandforce, Inc., a leading online marketing and communication software service from Intuit Inc., helps local businesses thrive in the Internet economy using email communications, text messaging and online services. Demandforce combines an award-winning communications platform with best-in-class reputation and networking tools into one powerful Web-based application that seamlessly integrates with existing workflow systems to help businesses build a strong online reputation and leverage local network marketing. Founded in 2003, Demandforce has collected more than 2 million consumer reviews, which are published across the Web, and has generated more than $3 billion for its clients. The Demandforce Network connects end clients to almost 40 million local consumers.  For more information on how to use Demandforce, please visit www.demandforce.com.About Intuit Inc.Intuit Inc. is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for: small and mid-sized businesses; financial institutions, including banks and credit unions; consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, including QuickBooks®, Quicken® and TurboTax®, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. ProSeries® and Lacerte® are Intuit's leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants. Intuit Financial Services helps banks and credit unions grow by providing on-demand solutions and services that make it easier for consumers and businesses to manage their money.Founded in 1983, Intuit had annual revenue of $4.15 billion in its fiscal year 2012. The company has approximately 8,500 employees with major offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India and other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.SOURCE Demandforce, Inc.For further information: Jennifer de Guerre, Demandforce, Inc., 1-800-246-9853, pr@demandforce.com