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Hipcricket Launches New Version of AD LIFE SiteBuilder to Optimize Mobile Marketing Effectiveness

Real-Time Data Insights Helps Brands & Agencies Improve Content Personalization Across Entire Mobile Ecosystem

BELLEVUE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/20/14 -- Hipcricket®, Inc. (OTCBB: HIPP) (OTCQB: HIPP), the leader in mobile engagement and analytics, has released new patented features to AD LIFE® SiteBuilder, a key product within the AD LIFE platform used to create powerful mobile websites. With the new product enhancements, brands can gather and unify data sets across all mobile touch points to personalize the user experience and increase the effectiveness of a brand's mobile marketing and advertising campaigns.

According to Cisco, global mobile data traffic grew 81 percent in 2013 and the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the world's population in 2014. With the new version of AD LIFE SiteBuilder, brands and agencies can not only build a mobile website in a matter of hours but they can also capture a whole new set of data that allows them to provide a more personalized user experienced while ensuring full compliance with U.S. and international privacy laws.

"Understanding mobile data is integral to the overall success of any marketing or advertising campaign," said David Hostetter, chief technology officer at Hipcricket. "Collecting data in silos without any way to unify it across the mobile touch points creates a fragmented, uncontrolled customer experience. AD LIFE SiteBuilder's new features turn data into real-time, actionable insights to improve ROI and accelerate time-to-market for marketing campaigns."

The AD LIFE platform supports more than 7,000 device types and screen sizes allowing brands and agencies to easily reach their audience without additional time-consuming development work, leading to better performing campaigns and increased return on investment.

About Hipcricket
Hipcricket, Inc. (OTCBB: HIPP) & (OTCQB: HIPP) provides a unified mobile engagement platform that drives awareness, sales and loyalty. Its AD LIFE® platform has been used by internationally recognized brands and agencies to power more than 400,000 campaigns across SMS, 2D/QR codes, mobile websites, advertising networks, social media and branded apps. For additional Hipcricket news and information, visit www.hipcricket.com or text "NEWS" to 24474.

Hipcricket®, AD LIFE® and the Hipcricket logo are trademarks of Hipcricket, Inc. All rights reserved. 2009-14.

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