SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ONTRAPORT, provider of the comprehensive business and marketing automation platform OfficeAutopilot, today announced its 2012 results, including strong customer and revenue growth and numerous industry awards. During 2012, ONTRAPORT's revenue grew by more than 40% percent over its 2011 revenue of $3.3 million. ONTRAPORT's user base grew to 4,000 in 2012, which represented an increase of 70% over 2011. To support this dramatic growth, ONTRAPORT added 18 employees over 2012. ONTRAPORT's dramatic growth, industry innovation and work culture were recognized with numerous industry awards during the year, including being placed at #102 overall & #10 in software on the Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing companies in the U.S., being named one of the Top 100 most innovative companies in America by Red Herring, and receiving an Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces award.
ONTRAPORT attributes its growth to its strong focus on customer service, alignment of the Office Autopilot platform to the specific needs of small and mid-sized businesses, and substantial word-of-mouth marketing among its customers about the business value of Office Autopilot. During 2012, clients as diverse as world-renowned authors, caterers, financial services providers and even a retired grandmother teaching knitting online used Office Autopilot to start, systemize and scale their businesses. ONTRAPORT held its first user conference in October, at which more than 315 companies from around the world were represented. At the conference, ONTRAPORT gave a sneak peek of its forthcoming redesign of the Office Autopilot platform.
In 2012, ONTRAPORT strengthened the Office Autopilot platform with the addition of membership sites, expanded payment processing & affiliate features as well as their totally redesigned and widely praised Form Builder.
2013: Looking Ahead
ONTRAPORT expects 2013 to be another high-growth year for the company. During the next 12 months, ONTRAPORT expects to announce the following:
- A new version of the Office Autopilot product that offers additional features, a more intuitive workflow and a user interface that makes the product even easier to use.
- A new training site to help companies more quickly start, systemize and scale their businesses using Office Autopilot and its extensive user community's knowledge base.
- A certification program for Office Autopilot consultants, developers and integration specialists.
"2012 was amazing for ONTRAPORT and as we head into 2013, we're looking forward to another record-breaking year," said Landon Ray, CEO of ONTRAPORT. "Our success is the result of the concerted effort of our fantastic team and our focus on becoming true business partners with our customers. As we head into 2013, we're counting on more of the same to propel our company and our customers' companies forward."
ONTRAPORT provides the comprehensive business and marketing automation platform, Office Autopilot, targeted to the specific needs of the small- and medium-sized business (SMBs). With ONTRAPORT as their partner, entrepreneurs and small business owners can quickly and easily start, systemize and scale their businesses on a powerful platform integrating the marketing, sales and business applications they need, when they need it. To date, ONTRAPORT has been the technology powering the success of more than 4,000 companies around the world. For more information, please visit www.ontraport.com.