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Vintank, Social Candy Partner To Provide Free Facebook Marketing Tools

Submitted By: Lewis Perdue, November 10, 2011
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Create custom landing pages, FREE integrated Wine Catalogs with Social Media Monitoring on Facebook

HEALDSBURG, CA, November 1, 2011 – Social Candy, Inc., the leading provider of easy-to-use and affordable SaaS-based Facebook marketing tools, today announced a technology partnership with VinTank, the leader in social media marketing analytics for the wine industry. The partnership delivers FREE Facebook app tools to allow wineries to put information about their wines and wineries on their Facebook fanpage. It also delivers easy-to-use tools to create, manage and monitor custom marketing campaigns like sweepstakes, contests, and more. The integration also provides analytics into VinTank'sSocial Connectto help wineries better understand the effectiveness of their Facebook marketing campaigns.

"Social Candy's template-driven online service is a great fit for what VinTank is delivering to the wine industry," stated Paul Mabray, VinTank's Chief Strategic Officer. "Their tools allow winery professionals to quickly and easily change their Facebook marketing campaigns, and our social media monitoring analytics provide the information they need to make better decisions. The thing that really inspires us (besides their great software) is their desire to help the wine industry succeed by giving away the catalogue features for free to help wineries succeed on Facebook. "

Social Candy is a template driven platform that allows wineries to create custom landing pages promote their wines, winery events and control their branding on Facebook. Quickly and easily use wine-maker videos, fan-gated promotions (2 for 1 tastings), multi-image rotators, RSS feeds and featured wines that's directly integrated with the winery's wine catalogs. The integration with VinTank's Social Connect, it allows VinTank users to monitor which wines people are interested in and what messaging or promotions are more effective to grow their business.

"VinTank has a great reputation in the wine industry delivering effective and powerful solutions for wineries," expressed Matt Kirk, Social Candy's Chief Technology Officer. "Our goal is to have wineries focus on having the best marketing campaigns, not on how to deploy them. We are committed to providing the best Facebook marketing tools for the wine industry that are easy to use and integrated into VinTank's Social Media Monitoring platform to quickly understand the most effective Facebook marketing campaigns."

The online product catalog is FREE with a FREE Social Connect subscription and Social Candy's enhanced services start as low as $19.99 a month ($240/year).

About VinTank

Vintank is a digital think tank that facilitates change through strategy, validating leading edge products & channels and the development of new & disruptive technologies. Our most recent product development, Social Connect, allows the wine industry to connect with the their consumers through social channels. VinTank Social Connect has processed over 240 million conversations with over 21 million conversations about brand, variety or region across more than 7 million social wine consumers. Our goal is to create partnerships and innovative products that catalyze wine a digital world for the broader benefit of the wine industry. Please visit for more information or contact
About Social Candy, Inc.

Social Candy is dedicated to providing affordable, flexible and easy-to-use tools for businesses to improve their marketing campaigns on Facebook. The cost effective and intuitive campaigns remove the financial and technical barriers for businesses to promote their brand, products and services on Facebook. Social Candy’s flexible architecture gives business users the ability to quickly and easily create and manage Facebook Fan Pages as well as run custom Facebook Promotions like sweepstakes and contests to improve awareness, grow Facebook fans and generate leads. Go to to sign up or try Social Candy for free. Also, visit us on Facebook at or contact us at 888-525-3653 today.

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