New York, NY – July 19, 2012 – Yodle, a leader in local online marketing, today announced that it has been named the ninth fastest growing company in New York. Crain's New York Business, publishers of New York business news and information, recognized Yodle in its "Fast 50" feature, an inaugural yearly spotlight on New York's most successful and innovative companies who seek out new markets and devise new growth strategies to stay on top.
"We are extremely proud to honor this year's winners and hear their stories of success," said Jill Kaplan, VP and Publisher of Crain's New York Business. "They're a reminder of what makes New York City such a promising place to do business."
The 50 privately held companies selected by Crain's New York Business represent a diverse range of industries that include advertising and marketing, energy, hospitality, manufacturing, staffing and recruitment, and technology. The winners were ranked by revenue growth from 2008 to 2011, with a minimum of $20 million in revenue for 2011. Yodle was recognized for a three-year growth rate of 367% and reported revenue of $88 million in 2011.
"We're delighted to receive such a high ranking in the Fast 50, which is further validation of the tremendous strides Yodle has made over the last few years to revolutionize how local businesses can grow through online marketing," said Court Cunningham, CEO, Yodle.
To see Yodle's write-up in Crain's New York Business, go to http://www.crainsnewyork.com/gallery/20120624/FEATURES/620009999/9
Yodle connects consumers to local businesses simply and cost-effectively. The combination of automated technology and comprehensive customer support makes Yodle simple 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 30,000 local businesses. To do so, Yodle establishes a comprehensive desktop and mobile web presence, implements unique SEO techniques that support a "first-page guarantee", and deploys proprietary paid search technology that dynamically optimizes online media buys across multiple desktop and mobile outlets. Yodle's solution also includes display advertising, review/offer management 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 #26 in the Forbes list of America's most promising companies. For more information, visit www.yodle.com or go to the Yodle company blog. You can also follow Yodle on Twitter, Facebook and Google+™.
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