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Mobile Application Ozmott Announces Public Relations Consultant

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile-shopping app Ozmott has announced an addition to their Marketing Department, Public Relations Consultant Jeff Barrett.

Barrett is the CEO of Status Creative, a proactive Grand Rapids based PR firm specializing in creative digital content.  In 2012, PR Newswire named him an Earnie winner for Best Use Of Video in Social Media. "Jeff's creative abilities have stood out to me this past year, so I am thrilled to work with him on the growth of our application," says Kristin Fehrman, Director of Marketing.  "Not only is his work fun, his professionalism and community connections will be a strong asset to our team," Fehrman adds.

Barrett has strong Michigan roots having worked on several projects for the state. Most notably, his work includes The Grand Rapids Lip Dub and Pure Michigan Statewide Singalong with Chrysler.  Both videos generated international attention and millions of views.  He is the Second Vice President of the Social Media Association of Michigan and engages people with his popular Twitter account @BarrettAll.  

"I see the potential of Ozmott, how powerful a marketing tool it can be for merchants, how convenient it can be for consumers and I get excited about the possibilities. They have a great team and I look forward to working with them to create another Michigan success story. Expect great things in 2013."

Ozmott has seen rapid growth in the nine months since its market release and is looking forward to working with Barrett for the next six months.  

The Ozmott application is available on both Apple and Android devices.

For more information about Ozmott, please call Kristin Fehrman at 231-883-9819 or email [email protected].

About Ozmott:
Ozmott is a mobile platform built to connect retail merchants with consumers through a virtual economy. The application relies on a sustainable deals model that allows consumers to take advantage of in-demand, merchant- supplied offers. Daily deal sites have seen increased growth over the past few years, yet Ozmott is different. Where most sites rely on individual purchases to unlock group deals, Ozmott aims to create a community; where users interact, make friends and gain access to 'Luxe Offers'. By introducing their own brand of virtual currency, or Pips, Ozmott users are encouraged to share deals with their friends to earn additional Pips where they later can be applied toward otherwise out of reach high- end lifestyle products.

SOURCE Ozmott

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