“We are pleased with the progress we saw with our Intentional Direct Mail solution in 2019 and are very excited about our strategy aimed at growing this segment of the business in 2020,” said Bruce Howard, Chief Executive Officer of UpSnap.
Mr. Howard continued, “While the current economic environment is challenging, we have positioned ourselves well to withstand any hiccups related to COVID-19. We continue to operate our business as usual, since our platform is cloud-based, our sales are all done digitally, and orders are received digitally. In addition, our reseller partnerships remain intact and agency relationships remain strong and we continue to receive new orders and renewals.”
Q1 Financial Highlights
- Recognized revenue from Intentional Direct Mail (“IDM”) for the twelve months ended December 31, 2019 was $825,000 compared to $534,000 for the same period in 2018, an increase of 55%. Recognized revenue from IDM for the three months ended December 31, 2019 was $143,000 compared to $171,000.
- IDM mailers sent for the three months ended December 31, 2019 was 112,335 for a total of 604,944 for FY 2019. Revenue from IDM is recognized upon mailers being sent.
- Total operating revenue for the twelve months ended December 31, 2019 was $1.7 million compared to $2.7 million for the same period in 2018. Total operating revenue was $360,000 for three months ended December 31, 2019 compared to $580,000 for the three months ended December 31, 2018.
- Total operating costs for the twelve months ended December 31, 2019 were $2.3 million compared to $3.4 million, a decrease of 32%. Total operating costs for three months ended December 31, 2019 was $528,000 compared to $680,000 for three months ended December 31, 2018.
This news release should be read in conjunction with UpSnap’s audited financial statements and the accompanying notes, as at and for the three and twelve months ended December 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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