🎉 Save 17% or more with our annual plans. Click here.


Press Release | 3 min read

Keap Wins 11th Annual Best in Biz Award for Small/Medium Business Product of the Year

Sales and Marketing Automation Leader Honored for Helping Small Businesses Grow Without the Chaos

(Chandler, Ariz.– December 13, 2021) - Keap, the leader in sales and marketing automation software for small businesses, today announced it has been named a winner in the Small/Medium Business Product of the Year category for the Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America. Keap was selected from over 700 entries from companies across the US and Canada.

For entrepreneurial, growth-minded small business owners and their hard-working employees, Keap enables them to conquer the chaos and create repeatable, predictable growth. With 20 years of experience working with more than 200,000 business owners, Keap integrates core acquisition, nurture, and sales tools to provide the power and flexibility entrepreneurs need at a fraction of the cost and complexity of enterprise solutions.

“From the beginning, our mission has been to create solutions and tools that help small businesses to succeed because we believe that entrepreneurs have the power to change the world,” said Rajesh Bhatia, Chief Technology Officer at Keap. “To be recognized for our innovation by journalists who, over the years, have documented the rise of so many companies and understand what it takes to develop a successful product is humbling.”

This year Keap has delivered multiple advancements to its core platform, helping small businesses to gain greater visibility into sales performance, improve lead capture and increase revenue. Newly released solutions and features include:

  • Landing Page and Funnel Builders – New set-up wizards offer a flexible, easy-to-use way for entrepreneurs to create beautiful, professional-quality landing pages within high performing funnels, eliminating the need for third-party funnel builders.
  • Expanded Sales Pipeline Capabilities – With customizable deal stages, easy automations and powerful analytics, entrepreneurs can utilize the enhanced sales pipeline features to easily organize deals, automate follow-up and fulfillment processes, and gain greater visibility into sales performance.
  • E-commerce Enhancements – Expanded e-commerce capabilities give entrepreneurs the ability to quickly implement one-click upsells, discount codes and subscription payments, trigger powerful and intuitive automations, and sync directly with their CRM to scale their business and increase revenue while saving time.
  • SMS Functionality – New text marketing capabilities include automated text messaging and a broadcast texting feature with built-in compliance, saving businesses time and simplifying customer interactions by automating communication.This functionality also ensures that their message is actually READ. Texts have a 94% open rate.

The 11th annual Best in Biz program saw intense competition from public and private companies of all sizes in the U.S. and Canada, ranging from some of the best-known global brands to the most innovative start-ups. This year’s judges were impressed with the winning companies’ resilience and adaptability that allowed them to turn the challenges of the past 20 months into remarkable growth numbers, their exemplary dedication to their customers in matters small and large, and efforts to maintain and deepen their commitment to the environment and local communities.

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2021, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2021-winners. For more information about Keap, visit keap.com.

About Keap
For 20 years, Keap has helped liberate and empower small business entrepreneurs so they can strengthen their families, communities and the global economy. Keap pioneered the sales and marketing automation software market with its Keap Pro and Keap Max products along with expert coaching. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, the company is on a mission to simplify growth for 1 million entrepreneurs worldwide by 2030. Keap is funded by Goldman Sachs, Bain Capital Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Signal Peak Ventures.

About Best in Biz Awards
Since 2011, Best in Biz Awards has been the only independent business awards program judged by a who’s who of prominent reporters and editors from top-tier publications from North America and around the world. Over the years, judges in this prestigious awards program have ranged from Associated Press to the Wall Street Journal and winners have spanned the spectrum, from blue-chip companies that form the bedrock of the global economy to some of the world’s most innovative start-ups and nimble local companies. Each year, Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in 100 categories, including company, team, executive, product, and CSR, media, PR and other categories. For more information, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com.

Media Contact:
Kristin Hege
[email protected]

Was this post helpful?

Subscribe to our newsletter

Sign up here for useful content, relevant posts, special offers, and upcoming events, delivered right to your inbox.

Graphic of keap news on an iphone

Hello, have a question? Let's chat.

Got it