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Vantage Communications Selected as Agency of Record for TouchPal Keyboard Developer, CooTek

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 28, 2013) - Vantage Communications, an award-winning global technology PR firm, is proud to announce that it is the agency of record for mobile app developer, CooTek. Dedicated to improving the usability, functionally and overall value of mobile devices, CooTek's app, TouchPal Keyboard, is the only free app on Android, Windows and iOS platforms to offer advanced swipe technology, contextual prediction, and extendable plug-ins. Leveraging its media relations expertise and industry relationships, Vantage successfully launched the most recent version of TouchPal Keyboard for Android, and introduced the app to iOS and Windows users, driving three million total downloads in just four months -- a significant accomplishment in a market with very well-established keyboard providers.

Vantage knew that TouchPal Keyboard is relevant to several different verticals -- consumer, enterprise, and mobile publications. Garnering coverage in these industry sectors would drive the most amount of downloads for TouchPal. Based on targeted outreach, Vantage successfully garnered feature articles about the app in all of the relevant verticals including top tier publications like Lifehacker, TheNextWeb, Engadget, Slashgear, GigaOm, and Mobile Enterprise. One editor even said, "TouchPal Keyboard, a free app from CooTek, deserves your attention..."

"Vantage has demonstrated an unmatched aptitude for garnering media attention and getting results," said Michael Wong, CEO of CooTek. "TouchPal is making it easier for people to use their mobile devices at home or in the workplace, and the Vantage team has been a fantastic resource to help us deliver this message to directly influence downloads. We look forward to seeing continued success as we roll out new TouchPal features and updates."

The go-to firm for the mobile industry, Vantage recently won Ragan's PR Daily '2012 Media Relations Awards' for its quick response to breaking news; has held "Superstar" status for the last three years as 'Mobile PR Firm of the Year' by Mobile Village; and was named a 'Top 10 Agency for Startups' by The Agency Post. Vantage's mobile division supports clients throughout the entire mobile ecosystem.

About Vantage Communications
With offices in San Francisco, New York and Orlando, Vantage Communications is an award-winning tech public relations agency. With 22 years of public relations expertise, Vantage Communications brings both passion and senior-level technology experience that help companies succeed. Vantage leverages established connections and business savvy to get our clients' stories maximum exposure. These high-impact results also generate raised awareness and increased sales. The firm has been recognized for many results-focused campaigns, receiving awards from Golden Bridge, Stevie, Magellan, International GALAXY, and Hermes and many more. For more information, please visit http://pr-vantage.com/ or follow our company blog, Vantage Points.