New Tendenci(R)-Powered Web Site Helps Firestorm Solutions LLC Prepare Businesses for Disaster

ROSWELL, GA--(Marketwire - August 6, 2008) - This week's close call with Hurricane Edouard -- the first hurricane in nearly three years to threaten a major U.S. city -- is prompting some businesses to examine their disaster plans. To help businesses identify their risks and how to manage them, Firestorm Solutions LLC, a strategic consulting firm focused on vulnerability analysis, threat assessment and mitigation, and crisis management, has launched a newly upgraded and updated

Designed by Schipul - The Web Marketing Company ( and powered by Tendenci Web marketing software (, Firestorm's new dynamic Web site is focused on the firm's "Predict. Plan. Perform." Methodology. It encourages business continuity planning and preparedness to protect people and meet governance obligations.

The site features Tendenci's easy-to-use Content Management System (CMS) to simplify keeping content updated to deliver the latest information to businesses in crisis. Its e-newsletter capabilities automate information gathering and dissemination, making it possible to prepare and send an e-newsletter with just a few mouse clicks. The site also features an online event calendar and registration, and integrates Really Simple Syndication (RSS) to automate the process of alerting subscribers to updates.

"Our new Web site will be an important element in our effort to build a culture of preparedness that will aid in saving lives and businesses," said James W. Satterfield, president and chief operating officer with Firestorm. "The team at Schipul - The Web Marketing Company understands that every crisis is a human crisis and their passion about preparing employees and the community for the next disaster can be felt throughout the Web site they've created."

Tendenci software -- developed and marketed by Schipul -- features Web-based disaster preparedness tools that can help organizations respond quickly and effectively. Tendenci's first responder functionality ensures that emergency communications reach critical people in an instant. Tendenci's volunteer coordination portal and emergency social services check-in features help to organize relief efforts.

About Schipul - The Web Marketing Company

Schipul - The Web Marketing Company developed and builds on the Tendenci Web marketing application, a powerful online tool with over a half million people logging in during the past year and millions of users overall. Schipul is based in Houston, and provides marketing services on the Internet to nearly 400 organizations from a variety of service industries in local, national and international markets. Schipul's corporate clients include Evergreen Exhibitions, ExtremeTix, Inc. and Reliant Park, among many others. Additional information about Schipul is available at and

About Firestorm Solutions

Firestorm is a strategic consulting firm which focuses on vulnerability analysis, threat assessment, crisis management and mitigation, employing a 'Predict. Plan. Perform.' model. Additional information is available at or call 1-800-321-2219.

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