iAPPS ds is a cloud-based, multi-tenant SaaS solution and eliminates the need for organizations to maintain their own infrastructure for the solution. iAPPS ds customers can rely on Bridgeline's Tier-1, co-location, state-of-the-art hosting facility whether they're supporting 100, 1,000 or 10,000 franchisee or dealer websites.
Additionally, iAPPS ds offers out-of-the-box payment capabilities that enable organizations to allocate the cost of the solution across their franchise and dealer networks through monthly or yearly licensing fees. iAPPS ds licensing includes technical phone support for franchisees and local dealers and can range from $55 to $75 per month per dealer or franchise. Each license provides easy-to-use and powerful web content management, eMarketing capabilities and website analytics. Franchisees or dealers that require robust eCommerce capabilities can pay an additional $25 to $50 per month in SaaS licensing fees.
According to the International Franchise Organization, there are over 900,000 active franchises across North America.
About Bridgeline Digital, Inc
Bridgeline Digital is the developer of the award-winning iAPPS® Web Engagement Platform and related interactive solutions.
The iAPPS platform deeply integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and web Analytics capabilities within the heart of mission critical websites and eCommerce web stores, enabling customers to enhance and optimize the value of their web properties. Combined with award-winning interactive development capabilities, Bridgeline helps customers cost-effectively accommodate the changing needs of today's rapidly evolving web properties; enabling them to maximize revenue, improve customer loyalty, enhance employee knowledge, and reduce operational costs.
The iAPPS product suite is delivered through a Cloud-based SaaS business model, whose flexible architecture provides customers with state-of-the-art deployments that provide maintenance and daily technical operation and support; or via a traditional perpetual licensing business model, in which the iAPPS software resides on a dedicated server in either the customer's facility or Bridgeline's co-managed hosting facility.
Bridgeline Digital is headquartered near Boston with additional locations in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, New York, Philadelphia, Tampa, and Bangalore, India. Bridgeline has hundreds of customers ranging from middle market organizations to divisions within Fortune 1,000 companies that include: L'Oreal, Sun Chemical, Parametric Technologies Corp, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Novartis, Shaw Flooring, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Guardian Life, Tosoh, Dover, ViaWest, PODS, AARP, Cadaret Grant & Co., CFO Magazine, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. To learn more about Bridgeline Digital, please visit
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Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Senior Vice President of Marketing