Company Ranks #3299 on Inc. 500|5000 with Sales Growth of 60%
NEW YORK, August 21, 2012 – Inc. magazine today ranked SCB Marketing on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs. Unified Payments tops this year’s list. SCB Marketing joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hat-maker Tilly’s, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
This year’s list includes 296 companies from Florida, of which only four are based in Brevard County. SCB Marketing, which was founded in 2006, grew from $1.4 million in 2008 to $2.2 million in 2011 – a 3-year growth of 60 percent – ranking the company #41 in the Inc. 500|5000’s Media division and #3299 overall. SCB Marketing strives to raise the quality of life in the communities in which it does business by acting as a catalyst for companies to grow and promote their businesses through its unique experience, extensive business network and proprietary products and services, including the award-winning SpaceCoast Business® and SpaceCoast Living® monthly magazines.
“We are honored to receive this national recognition for helping promote the Space Coast community and the businesses that make it up,” said SCB Marketing CEO and co-founder Jeff Piersall. “Our success is the result of helping our marketing partners to get the results they desire.”
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remained an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list reported having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.
“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500|5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” said Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
Josh Field, president
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies — as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.