After many years and millions of emails, I finally received a SPAM message that I can finally take advantage of (insert assorted joke here).?

The US Local Business Association recently deemed gap intelligence, inc the 2008 Best Market Research & Analysis company of all of San Diego.?

Naturally we are flattered to receive such a prestigious award and never thought that the day would come that we would receive top billing in America?s Finest City.*** Huge asterisk here for footnote below.?

We are thrilled about winning the Best of 2008 San Diego Award and hope to defend our title in 2009. ?

We are actually considering expanding our eligible categories by entering the Best of ?Most Boston Red Sox Fans Employed?, ?Worst Air Conditioned / Heated Building?, and ?Most Coffee Consumed?.

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

GAP Intelligence Receives 2008 Best of San Diego Award

U.S. Local Business Association?s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement

WASHINGTON D.C., November 24, 2008 — GAP Intelligence has been selected for the 2008 Best of San Diego Award in the Market Research & Analysis category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA).

The USLBA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USLBA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2008 USLBA Award Program focused on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USLBA and data provided by third parties.

About U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA)

U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA) is a Washington D.C. based organization funded by local businesses operating in towns, large and small, across America. The purpose of USLBA is to promote local business through public relations, marketing and advertising.

The USLBA was established to recognize the best of local businesses in their community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations, chambers of commerce and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to be an advocate for small and medium size businesses and business entrepreneurs across America.

SOURCE: U.S. Local Business Association

CONTACT:

U.S. Local Business Association

Email: PublicRelations@USLBA.net

URL: http://www.USLBA.net

Congratulations to US!!

***Huge asterisk:? We are well aware that the US Local Business Association is a fictitious organization hoping to make money on the sale of their $1 plaques.? We never inquired about buying our own plaque, but could not pass the opportunity to exploit a free press release and image of our award.

? If you are a small business owner and have received a similar award from the USLBA, please read the ? gave the organization earlier this year.