President & CEO Michael Alden Honored with 40 Under 40 Award

BEVERLY, MA September 3, 2014—Blue Vase Marketing, a premier Direct Response Marketing firm in Beverly, MA announced today that President and CEO Michael Alden was recognized with the Boston Journal “40 Under 40” award. This honor is awarded annually to 40 individuals under the age of 40 who are leaders in the business community and significant contributors to the local economy.

Michael Alden founded Blue Vase Marketing in 2009 and has managed its growth from a small call center with 10 employees, to a robust full service firm with over 100 employees, focusing on results in all facets of the marketing campaign and fulfillment services from concept to doorstep. Blue Vase Marketing has been recognized by Inc. Magazine in for the past two years on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing private companies. In 2013, Blue Vase had an impressive 222% three-year growth rate. Michael is also the host of The Alden Report, which airs across the globe, discussing the benefits of various products and services.

“It is a true honor to be recognized among this group of recipients,” said Alden “I view this award truly as a reflection of the people around me. My staff is world class and without them this achievement would not have been possible.”

Alden is also the author of Ask More Get More: How to Earn More, Save More, and Live More… Just by Asking!, which has reached the best-selling lists for the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and the number one position in three categories on the Amazon best sellers in self-help, motivation, and non-fiction. Ask More Get More has captured the attention of business leaders, best-selling authors, and television personalities for its honest and unique insights. Since its publication in February 2014, Ask More Get More has captivated readers with its powerful message of how to create new opportunities in life and business simply by taking charge.

Born to humble beginnings in Beverly, MA, Alden is passionate about the local community and active with helping charities such as the Greater Beverly YMCA and Beverly Bootstraps. Alden holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Suffolk University Law School.

The award ceremony for the 2014 Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 honorees will be celebrated October 16th at the Mandarin Oriental in Boston, MA. Details of the event can be found here.

About Blue Vase Marketing

Blue Vase Marketing, LLC was founded in Beverly Massachusetts in February, 2009 by local business entrepreneur, attorney, and best-selling author, Michael Alden. What started only a few short years ago as a small call center, has grown to a premier Direct Response firm providing full service turn-key solutions for Campaign Management of Direct Response Marketing products. Blue Vase Marketing has dedicated itself to remaining locally owned and operated by focusing its recruiting efforts on the Massachusetts North Shore area with company employment ranks comprised almost exclusively of North Shore residents.  A proud native of Beverly, Alden’s unique business perspective coupled with his legal background has enabled Blue Vase Marketing to become one of the fastest growing companies on the North Shore.

About Ask More Get More

Ask More Get More teaches readers a new way of thinking about what we want and how to get it. Alden’s pragmatic strategies and techniques can be used by anyone in any situation. Alden’s poignant anecdotes resonate with the reader, making his fundamental principles relevant. Alden’s honest insights have gained praise from powerful personalities including Nolan Bushnell, CEO Brainrush, Inc., founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese; Kevin Harrington, Chairman of and Original Shark from ABC’s hit TV show, Shark Tank; and Marilyn Tam, best-selling author of The Happiness Choice, Speaker, former CEO of Aveda, President of Reebok Apparel Products & Retail Group, and VP of Nike. Betsy Myers, author of Take the Lead and the former Senior Adviser to Presidents Clinton and Obama, and Founding Director, Center of Women and Business, Bentley University wrote, “Ask More Get More provides a roadmap to your personal dreams by asking the right questions and taking actionable steps. Michael Alden provides practical wisdom anchored by powerful personal stories. A must read –not just for business leaders –but for anyone who wants to live a more abundant life.”



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