SMTP Changes Name to SharpSpring and Stock Symbol to "SHSP" Effective Today

Name Change Reflects Focus on Marketing Automation as Well as New Management and Corporate Headquarters

Gainesville, Florida, UNITED STATES

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Dec. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMTP, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMTP), a global provider of cloud-based marketing technologies, has changed its name to SharpSpring, Inc. and stock ticker from "SMTP" to "SHSP," effective at the beginning of trading today.

"I am very excited to unify our organization under the SharpSpring brand," said Rick Carlson, CEO of SharpSpring. "Over the past year, SharpSpring has gone from the smallest piece of the overall business to the largest piece and this name change aligns us behind our strongest brand and strategic focus."

"Over the past year and a half, we have evolved from an email delivery company into a leading marketing automation technology provider that consistently wins business against the biggest names in the industry. SharpSpring has become a powerful brand in the marketplace, and in light of this, we have now chosen SharpSpring to be our corporate identity as well. SharpSpring is the future of the company from a brand and product perspective, and we look forward to benefiting from a more unified and streamlined brand strategy."

About SharpSpring, Inc.

SharpSpring, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHSP) is a rapidly growing, global provider of cloud-based marketing and email software solutions, ranging from marketing automation to scalable transactional email, email marketing, and mobile marketing services. The company's product lines, which include SharpSpring, SMTP and GraphicMail, are known for their innovation, flexible architecture, ease of use, and cost-effectiveness — all backed by high-quality, multilingual customer support. Learn more at,, and (SharpSpring, Inc. was formerly known as SMTP, Inc., and traded under NASDAQ: SMTP.)

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