ARI Announces Acquisition of Duo Web Solutions

ARI’s online solutions will now include social media and digital marketing services.

ARI Network Services, a provider of website, software and data solutions for dealers, distributors and manufacturers, recently announced its acquisition of Duo Web Solutions, provider of social media and online marketing services for the powersports industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

“This acquisition is in direct alignment with our strategy to grow the digital marketing services side of the business. Duo Web Solutions’ proven social media services, including reputation management and SEM services will now be available to dealers, distributors and manufacturers in all the verticals we serve,” said Roy W. Olivier, president and CEO of ARI. “Together, we can deliver integrated digital marketing services designed to drive traffic online and in-store to grow our customers’ businesses.”

Heather Blessington, CEO of Duo Web Solutions, will join the ARI management team as chief marketing officer (CMO). In her role as CMO, Blessington will be responsible for corporate brand strategy, marketing communications, and facilitating revenue growth through sales and marketing initiatives.

“I am very proud to join the ARI team and to be a part of a rapidly growing, innovative company that recognizes the power of digital and social media marketing,” said Blessington. “My goal is to continually work with ARI’s team to enhance our value proposition for all customers. I look forward to launching ARI’s expanded services in the digital marketing space.”

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