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TMCNet:  Send Word Now Prepares for Historic Northeast Blizzard

[February 08, 2013]

Send Word Now Prepares for Historic Northeast Blizzard

NEW YORK, NY, Feb 08, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Send Word Now, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and incident management services, announced today that the company is prepared to assist clients and prospects with critical alerts as the Northeast prepares for a winter blizzard. The storm, which started Friday morning, is expected to continue into Saturday.


Blizzard warnings are already in effect from coastal Maine to metro New York City and Long Island. The National Weather Service issued warnings for heavy snow and strong winds with gusts up to 45 mph. One to two feet of snow can be expected in New York, with some areas of New England potentially getting up to three feet.

Businesses, organizations, and communities in the affected areas have already started making emergency preparations for the impact of this storm, named Winter Storm Nemo. Send Word Now customers can rely on the company's robust, on-demand alerting platform to send warnings, updates, and instructions with any type of device at any time. Send Word Now's 100% uptime guarantee ensures customers that their messages and notifications will be delivered during an emergency.

"Send Word Now was my first call in preparation for Winter Storm Nemo. In a business where communication and relationships are critical, we need to know that we can get messages out quickly and reliably," said Jonathan Stern of Meridian Capital Group. "That is why we selected the Send Word Now platform." If your company or organization does not yet have an emergency notification service in place and would like assistance or access to a trial account, please contact us at info@sendwordnow.com and we will help you without delay.

For more information on communication best practices during natural disasters or severe weather, download our webinar and slides titled "Avoiding Winter Woes: Strategies on Protecting your Business from Extreme Weather" here.

About Send Word Now Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting and incident response services for both routine and emergency communication. The easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification service is used by government agencies, municipalities, universities, non-profit organizations and businesses, including many Fortune 500 companies, to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication in real-time. Send Word Now's Alert Tracer(R) provides a full audit trail of messages sent and received for after-action reporting and follow-up. Designed to reach anyone, anywhere, anytime, with any device over any type of connection, Send Word Now's mass notification system is capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes. The company is headquartered in New York City. Visit our website at http://www.sendwordnow.com or email us at info@sendwordnow.com.

Marketing Contact: Sheri Ann Laza-Schmitz Send Word Now (212) 379-4937 slaza-schmitz@sendwordnow.com SOURCE: Send Word Now mailto:slaza-schmitz@sendwordnow.com

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