New York, NY – February 6, 2014 – Yodle, a leader in local online marketing, today announced that it has been named by Forbes as one of the most promising companies in the country. Forbes ranked Yodle in ninth place on its annual list of "America's Most Promising Companies." This marks the third consecutive year that Yodle has been featured on the prestigious list and the first time that it has been included in the top ten.
"We are proud that Forbes has named us again as one of the most promising companies in America," said Court Cunningham, CEO at Yodle. "It's gratifying that a leading business media company like Forbes has recognized that Yodle is poised to fully capitalize on a significant opportunity in the local online marketing space."
Forbes' third annual list of America's Most Promising Companies recognizes 100 privately-held, high-growth companies. Companies that made the cut boast compelling business models, strong management teams, as well as notable customers and investors. Forbes' final assessment was based on growth (both in sales and hiring), quality of management teams and investors, margins, market size and key partnerships. To view the full list of companies please follow the link here.
This recognition from Forbes is just the latest accolade that Yodle has received. Yodle was most recently named by Google™ as the winner of the North America Google AdWords™ Premier SMB Partner Award in the Mobile Champion category. Yodle also picked up multiple awards in 2013 for its business growth, job creation, technology innovation, entrepreneurialism, and workplace and culture.
Yodle connects consumers to local businesses simply and cost-effectively. The combination of automated technology and comprehensive customer support makes Yodle easy to use. Yodle's offering is also ROI-driven: local businesses set a budget for which they receive calls and emails from qualified consumers. Today, Yodle delivers results for more than 40,000 local businesses. To do so, Yodle establishes a comprehensive desktop and mobile web presence, implements unique SEO techniques, and deploys proprietary paid search technology that dynamically optimizes online media buys across multiple desktop and mobile outlets. Yodle's solution also includes retention marketing and a simple performance dashboard. Yodle's competitive advantage is derived from the sheer scale of its local performance data across multiple industries. Yodle is ranked #9 in the Forbes list of America's most promising companies. For more information, visit www.yodle.com, www.yodle.net, or go to YouTube to see a video of Yodle reviews from our customers. You can also follow Yodle on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.
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