FCR Media and vcita Partnership launch the Sitee Business Management application in Belgium
SEATTLE, WA and ANTWERP, BELGIUM/ACCESSWIRE/January 17, 2022 / FCR Media, a digital marketing company facilitating commerce for small businesses, announced the launch of a new app, Site, which aims to provide small Belgian businesses with a range of digital tools. The new app was designed in partnership with vcita, the Seattle-based small business management platform.
Designed as a self-service option to augment FCR Media’s managed services business, Sitee is a complete business management solution, providing the tools and features that independent contractors and small teams need to undergo a digital transformation so they can thrive in the current Covid-19 pandemic situation.
The app includes online appointment scheduling, automated billing, digital payment capabilities, a client communication portal and full CRM, as well as digital marketing software to power newsletters and personalized SMS.
FCR Media and vcita already benefit from a solid partnership, having shared a platform at Siinda Live conference in Berlin in October for a panel discussion titled “Digital Solutions for SMBs”, where they shared how FCR Media is repositioning vcita’s technology as FCR Media’s core offering for SMB users to realign the small business support system of FCR Media for the needs of the commercial ecosystem in 2022.
The new app represents an exciting opportunity for two small business-focused technology companies to work together to strengthen the local Belgian SME ecosystem, add value to their users and strengthen support for local businesses.
With the addition of Sitee, FCR Media is now able to offer a full suite of small business management tools that allow SMB owners to manage their business digitally, grow their business and meet customer expectations. when it comes to frictionless digital experiences.
“We are delighted to be able to offer Sitee to our independent and SME customers,” said Bart van der Heijden, Director of Strategy and Innovation at FCR. “Sitee is an easy-to-use small business management platform that allows small business owners to pivot online, complete their online offering, and manage everything remotely, in one place, eliminating any confusion or chaos. .”
FCR Media is also integrated with Yext, a platform that helps local small businesses with SEO and reputation management, so small business owners can control online reviews and manage their presence on media channels. social, all from one place.
“We are delighted to partner with FCR Media to apply our combined strengths to supporting SME owners in Belgium looking to seize new opportunities to rebound and grow their businesses,” said Rinat Bogin, Vice President of Partner Development at survived. “We see exciting potential for a new wave of small business growth and development, and we are committed to opening up access to the digital tools they need to bring that potential to life.”
Belgium has indeed experienced an accelerated digital transformation within its small business community. Belgian SMEs recognize that today’s customers expect self-service information portals, online shopping, simple appointment booking, digital payments and receipts and instant communication via chat and SMS .
“Sitee is actually a combination of all of our services that we already offer as managed services from our agency,” van der Heijden said. “We want small business owners to reach more customers, save time on their business, get paid faster, and manage their reputation. What we’ve tried to do with Sitee is bring it all together in a self-service platform to cater to all these different customer journeys.
Van der Heijden added that the new app goes beyond simple lead generation to actively help grow Belgian small businesses. “What we think is really important is that instead of just delivering leads on the website or running campaigns, we are part of the day-to-day business. We’re here to help grow the business with payments, with website campaigns and to help manage the growth of the business in a meaningful way,” he said.
In 2021, FCR Media took second place in the Digimedia Top 100, a ranking of the top 100 digital agencies in Belgium, largely thanks to its increased commitment to businesses. Its partnership with vcita to launch Sitee is one more way for FCR Media to pursue the same mission.
The FCR Media partnership represents the next step in an extremely active year for vcita in Europe. Earlier this year, vcita launched Prestato, a collaboration with a startup of the same name intended to serve SMEs in the Netherlands. In addition, vcita has partnered with Mastercard and the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry to launch Levelup21, an interactive educational challenge for French SMEs undergoing digital transformation.
vcita helps small business owners and entrepreneurs build and run a business they are proud of. Our dedicated business management platform and training center meet all the daily needs of SMEs, enabling them to stay competitive in an ever-changing digital economy. vcita’s easy-to-use app helps individual entrepreneurs and small teams run their entire business online, turning time-consuming tasks like scheduling, collecting payments, and marketing into simple, one-click operations. . We build strategic partnerships with global companies to create lasting customer engagement and new growth opportunities for SMEs. For more information, visit www.vcita.com/partners or follow us on LinkedIn.
About the RCF
RCF Media is a digital marketing agency employing 250 people serving the Belgian small business ecosystem. It has partnerships with Microsoft and Wix, is a leading partner with Google, the only Bing ads partner in the country, and manages goldenpages.be, the largest business directory in Belgium, as well as DexVille, an advertising agency. for large SMEs.
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