Word of mouth marketing company, BzzAgent, made a huge announcement today. BzzAgent secured $13.75 million dollars in VC (venture capital) funding to expand their operations.
The buzz is back on - and it's not just for buzz marketing companies. Investment in online businesses is brisk... and well deserved. We have all learned a lot from the sock puppet days of the first Internet boom. As more web services come online and people's comfort levels continue to warm towards buying online, the business models are much more intelligent, sophisticated and realistic.
You can view a news report on this investment here: ZDNet - Buzz-marketing Firm Rakes In $13.8 Million.