New York, NY – August 24, 2011 – Yodle, a leader in local online marketing, announced today that the company ranked 137th on the 2011 Inc. 500|5000. Started in 1982, Inc. Magazine introduced the Inc. 500|5000 list to celebrate the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States and has helped put companies like Zappos, E*Trade, Jamba Juice, Clif Bar and Vizio on the map.
“The Inc. 500|5000 list is a comprehensive representation of the nation’s most innovative independent companies. It is an honor to be included once again this year. This is truly a testament to the dedication of our employees who continue to delight our small business customers with unprecedented value and impeccable service,” said Court Cunningham, CEO of Yodle.
Yodle debuted on the Inc. 500|5000 with a ranking of 35 in 2010. Today’s ranking is the result of an impressive 2,046% growth rate over the last three years. Yodle has maintained such growth thanks to its investment in technology, data optimization, sales and service.
Yodle’s track record of proven success also enabled the recent acquisition of ProfitFuel, Inc., a leader in moderately priced local search engine optimization (SEO) services, earlier this year. The acquisition, along with Yodle’s breakout growth, made the combined company the largest independent provider of local search marketing in the United States. Today, Yodle’s team works with more than 24,000 local business owners with a wide range of marketing budgets, helping them to advertise their services online both simply and cost effectively.
Yodle continues to grow and is adding new team members in offices across the country. The company has its headquarters in New York City and additional offices in Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Charlottesville, Los Angeles, Scottsdale and Philadelphia. Visit yodle.com/careers to learn more about joining the Yodle team.
About Yodle Yodle, a leader in local online marketing and named fastest growing local online advertising company by industry analyst Borrell Associates, connects thousands of local businesses with consumers in a process so simple and cost-effective that business owners can’t imagine any other way to advertise. Yodle has developed an integrated approach to signing up and serving local businesses that are transitioning their marketing budgets online. Yodle is headquartered in New York, NY with a presence in 25 major cities across the United States.
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About the Inc. 500|5000 |5000 Conference Each year, Inc. and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars—the privately held local businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 |5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. 500|5000 0 community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 0 honorees and the list’s alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us September 22–24, 2011, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, located minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. For more information about the 2011 Inc. 500|5000 |5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony, and to register, visit www.Inc5000event.com or call 866-901-3205.