E-Mail List Marketing Innovator L-Soft Opens New U.S. Office

Fast-growing software firm opens second office in Washington D.C. area to serve increasing customer demand

Bethesda, MD (August 21, 2001) – L-Soft, creator of the industry's most widely used e-mail list management software, announced today the opening of its new Bethesda, MD, office to support its growing business. The office will serve as the new home for the marketing and sales departments, while the company's technical staff will remain at the company's Landover, MD, headquarters.

"With our growing global customer base and upcoming product enhancements, we felt it was a good time to add to our staff and increase our marketing outreach," said Eric Thomas, L-Soft's CEO and founder. "More and more companies are turning to e-mail marketing as a cost-efficient method for building and maintaining customer relationships, especially in the current economy. Bethesda offers us an established high-tech business community, a highly trained workforce and access to regional, national and global markets."

The new office is located at 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 330, Bethesda, MD, 20814. The phone number is (301) 731-0440. L-Soft also has offices in London, UK, and Erlangen, Germany, in addition to the company's European headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden.

L-Soft, purveyor of the original LISTSERV® software, provides e-mail list management solutions to more than 2,500 organizations locally and across the globe. The company serves approximately 200 customers in the greater Washington community including Smithsonian Institution, American Red Cross, U.S. Senate, The Washington Post, The Pentagon/Public Affairs, George Washington University, United States Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, America Online, Food and Drug Administration, Discovery Channel, LifeMinders.com and The Morino Institute.

About L-Soft

L-Soft specializes in the development of products and services for professional e-mail communication management. Since 1994, L-Soft has pioneered the e-mail communication industry with LISTSERV®, the premier software for e-mail list management. L-Soft's technology is tailored for commercial usage, offering outstanding performance, reliability and scalability. In 2000, L-Soft was recognized as the 17th fastest growing tech company in the state of Maryland by professional services firm Deloitte & Touche, growing at a rate of 639 percent over the previous five years. Originally launched in 1986, LISTSERV software will celebrate its 15th anniversary this year.

L-Soft Press Contact

Susan Brown Faghani
1-301-731-0440, Ext 4

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