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New MECLABS Buy Complements Research Offer

November 13 2007

Research and marketing science firm MECLABS Group has bought fast-growing lead generation company InTouch for an undisclosed sum. The Group already owns MarketingSherpa and MarketingExperiments.

InTouch, a provider of lead generation services for 'complex sales', was recently named in Inc. Magazine's annual ranking of the 500 fastest-growing private US companies. Dr. Flint McGlaughlin, MECLABS Director, comments: 'Today's acquisition continues to assemble a new kind of company that leverages recent breakthroughs in marketing sciences.'

MarketingSherpa uses research to produce and publish case studies and benchmark data for marketing professionals and is online at www.marketingsherpa.com , while MarketingExperiments (www.marketingexperiments.com ) is a research firm with a laboratory conducting 'real-time marketing experiments' to determine 'what really works' in marketing.

InTouch CEO Brian Carroll comments, '...all of us at InTouch are excited about tapping into MarketingSherpa's practical case studies and know how, and MarketingExperiments' online laboratory to discover what really works. Together, we can profoundly change the way people think about lead generation for the complex sale.'

Founded in 1995, InTouch is on the web at www.startwithalead.com and Carroll's popular B2B Lead Generation Blog at http://blog.startwithalead.com .

All articles 2006-22 written and edited by Mel Crowther and/or Nick Thomas unless otherwise stated.

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