– SusQtech, a provider of
online community tools and training services to the association and non-profit
industry, said that it has acquired Live Elements, a provider of social media
consulting and online community development services.

Financial terms of the
deal were not disclosed.

SusQtech, which specializes in Microsoft SharePoint
technology, said that the acquisition will allow it to immediately roll out a
full slate of social media strategy services to its existing client base of
over 140 customers, which include the American Gas Association, AARP and the
National Defense Industrial Association, among others.

Rob Hustick, the CEO of
Live Elements, will serve as SusQtech’s new vice president of social media and
digital strategy.

Live Elements has developed online communities and
collaborative web sites for the National Retail Federation, DC Public Schools, and the American Society of Interior Designers.


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