WordStream Honored on the Inc. 5000 for Sixth Consecutive Year
BOSTON, MA, AUGUST 16, 2018 — WordStream Inc., a SaaS company that provides online advertising software and services, has landed on Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of the country’s fastest-growing private businesses for the sixth year running. Thanks to 535 percent growth, the Boston-based firm earned the #924 spot in this year’s list.
Scoring a spot in the Inc. 5000 is no easy task. According to the magazine’s chief editor, James Ledbetter, the honorees have, on average, grown six times over since 2014. What’s more, only 6 percent of the companies honored by Inc. over the years have made the list six times. For WordStream to remain in the top 1,000 honorees is pretty special.
The recognition as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. adds to a strong list of accomplishments for WordStream in 2018. In June, the Boston Business Journal recognized the company as one of the Best Places to Work in the city. The following month, the Content Marketing Institute awarded the WordStream blog the honor of Best Topic-Specific Blog in the 2018 Content Marketing Awards.
“We’re absolutely thrilled to appear on the Inc. 5000 list for a sixth straight year,” said CEO Howard Kogan. “It’s a terrific example of our resilience and long-term success as a company, and a testament to our loyal customers and outstanding employees.”
The honorees have been invited to the Inc. 5000 Conference and Gala in San Antonio, TX this October. The conference aims to “engage and inspire,” empowering business owners with the insights and tools they need to continue growing at impressive rates. Leaders from the world’s top businesses attend in order to provide these insights. Past speakers include Daymond John, Lisa Price, Barbara Corcoran, and Hamdi Ulukaya.
WordStream Inc. provides software and consulting services to help small- and medium-sized businesses get the most out of their online advertising efforts. One of the most acclaimed features of WordStream’s intuitive software is the 20-Minute Work Week: a customized workflow that walks advertisers through the steps they need to take to improve their Google Ads, Bing Ads, and Facebook Ads performance. WordStream is also known for its award-winning free tool, the AdWords Performance Grader. In mere seconds, the tool provides an advertiser with key insights into how they can improve their Google Ads campaigns. WordStream is a Google Premiere Partner.
About the Inc. 5000
The 2018 Inc. 5000 is based on percentage of revenue growth between 2014 and 2017. To qualify, companies must be privately held—for profit—in the U.S. They must have been established and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. 2014 revenues must have exceeded $1,000,000, and 2017 revenues must have exceeded $2,000,000. Inc. Magazine reserves the right to reject applicants for subjective reasons.
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