SEM agency adds to growing list of business achievement awards
PORTLAND, Ore. (August 22, 2011) – Anvil Media, Inc., a search engine marketing (SEM) and social media marketing (SMM) services agency, announced today it has been shortlisted for INC’s annual 500|5000 list. The nomination comes on the heels of Anvil’s listing as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Companies by the Portland Business Journal in 2010 for the fourth consecutive year. Anvil has seen growth in the past few months, including the recent acquisition of several new clients, which underscores these awards.
The Portland Business Journal’s annual list recognizes Oregon businesses that have achieved significant growth. The INC. 500|5000 list, which is in its fourth iteration, ranks the top privately-held companies in the country based on 3 year revenue figures, along with other factors. Anvil placed 79 of 100 on the Portland Business Journal list and 3,377 of 5,000 on the INC. 500|5000 list.
Anvil’s range of services, including search engine marketing and social media marketing, is in high-demand. As a result, Anvil’s growth has been organic and true to the company’s vision of being a highly respected SEM agency. This prominent placement on fastest growing lists, both national and local, highlight both recent and sustained performance.
“Anvil’s placement on lists like this shows our commitment to growing responsibly and profitably, and not just for growth’s sake,” stated Kent Lewis, President of Anvil Media. “We work hard to make sure our SEM clients happy, and the resulting growth is a direct result of hiring and developing phenomenal employees.”
A key component to Anvil’s continued growth has been the training and development of the account team, which is highly trained, certified and credentialed. The entire account team is Google AdWords and Analytics Certified and has been published in the industry. A vast majority of the team has also spoken at industry events, both locally and internationally. The exposure from these activities further fuels growth.
Anvil’s expertise stretches across many different industries, including eCommerce, education, financial services, healthcare & fitness, hospitality, manufacturing, professional services, publishing, software & technology and tourism. Anvil’s current service offerings include analytics, international & local search engine marketing (SEM), competitive benchmarking, conversion optimization, search engine marketing (SEM), website analysis & analytics, search engine optimization (SEO), pay-per-click (PPC) management, social media marketing and mobile marketing.
“We’re committed to providing relevant services that meet our clients’ evolving needs,” stated Hallie Janssen, Vice President of Anvil Media, Inc. “As the marketing world changes, we’ve been able to adapt, providing new services like SEM training, website conversion optimization and mobile marketing.”
About Anvil Media
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Anvil Media, Inc. is a search engine marketing (SEM) consulting agency specializing in website analytics, search engine optimization (SEO),mobile marketing, pay-per-click (PPC) management, social media marketing and online reputation management (ORM) auditing, planning and ongoing services. Anvil helps Fortune 2000 clients generate a return-on-investment (ROI) on their online marketing programs by auditing existing agencies, programs or managing SEM efforts. Current clients include Advantis Credit Union, BrightTalk, Cash4Books, Icebreaker, Janrain, Oregon Scientific, Planar Systems, Provenance Hotels, Real Networks, Right Management, SEMA,SolarWorld and The Nature Conservancy. For more information, visitwww.anvilmediainc.com.