“Our Intentional Direct Mail (IDM) metrics continue to improve quarter after quarter and is gaining significant traction among SMBs across the country,“ said Bruce Howard, CEO of UpSnap. “Targeting the correct audience is key to any advertiser and empowering small businesses with a powerful advertising tool such as IDM not only helps them target their potential clients more effectively, but more importantly, drives potential clients to become paying clients.”
Q1 Financial Highlights
- Recognized revenue from Intentional Direct Mail (“IDM”) for the three months ended March 31, 2019 was $209,000 compared to $47,000 for the same period in 2018.
- IDM mailers sent for the three months ended March 31, 2019 was 149,770, a 42% increase over Q4 2018. Revenue from IDM is recognized upon mailers being sent.
- Total of 190 IDM campaigns were sold during the quarter.
- Total operating revenue was $0.456 million for three months ended March 31, 2019 compared to $0.629 million for the three months ended March 31, 2018.
- Total operating cost for three months ended March 31, 2019 was $0.539 million compared to $0.752 million for three months ended March 31, 2018.
This news release should be read in conjunction with UpSnap’s unaudited financial statements and the accompanying notes, as at and for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, together with the related Management Discussion and Analysis. Those documents have been filed with certain securities regulatory authorities in Canada and are available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and on the UpSnap website at www.upsnap.com.
UpSnap provides highly-targeted, data-driven mobile advertising to attract the ideal audience for brands big and small. Combining first-party proprietary data and real-time analytics, UpSnap goes beyond location to deliver site agnostic and results-driven campaigns that produce qualified, engaged customers. UpSnap tailors each campaign to align with unique business goals, delivering the right customers for more meaningful exposure and better business results.
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