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Contact: Alyssa Kirkman
866/342.5642, ext. 151
akirkman@wddalliance.org

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS SERVICES FOR WDDA MEMBERS

WASHINGTON, DC  (April 5, 2011) - The Window & Door Dealers Alliance is partnering with Champion Management and LocalBasix to complete the marketing and public relations services available to members. The WDDA already offers online reputation management firm Marketing Pilgrim as a cost-cutting member service. The addition of these two new services rounds-out our menu of web management and marketing services.

“We have designed a package of world-class PR services exclusively for WDDA members,” says Ladd Biro, CEO of Champion Management. “These services are tailored to the specific needs of window and door companies and affordably priced so that every WDDA member can experience the benefits of a comprehensive, targeted media relations campaign.” Champion Management is an award-winning marketing, communications and PR agency that specializes in driving positive exposure for mid-sized companies in consumer, trade, and social media.

LocalBasix is prepared to help small and medium businesses learn, understand, and navigate the quickly changing world of Internet Marketing. LocalBasix is prepared to train and empower your business by giving you insights into search marketing, social media, blogging, mobile and more.  “We will work with you on your level to make sure that valuable marketing resources are being used to help your particular business the most,” explains Frank Reed, CEO. “LocalBasix will help you create a winning strategy and take the right actions for online success.”

"The majority of our members are small to medium-sized businesses. Both of these profit-improving services are designed to help these businesses maximize their visibility and reach,” says Alyssa Kirkman, Sr. Manager, Association Services of the WDDA. “Along with Marketing Pilgrim, these two companies aim to help solve your marketing and public relations issues.  We hope members will take advantage of these excellent services, at preferred member pricing, so that they will be positioned to succeed when the market recovers. "

To learn more about WDDA's newest member benefits, visit www.wddalliance.org/member-services-champion.html or www.wddalliance.org/member-services-local-basix.html.

About the WDDA
The Window & Door Dealers Alliance (WDDA) is the only business organization advancing the vital interests of independent window and door dealers. The primary mission of the WDDA is to represent the interests of retail, wholesale, and dealers of new and replacement windows, doors, skylights, and related building products. Based outside Washington, DC, the WDDA offers education and training. The WDDA is an initiative of the National Glass Association. www.wddalliance.org