AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. Magazine ranked Austin, Texas based Service Direct number 1933 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This is the second consecutive year that Service Direct was recognized by the list.
Service Direct helps local service providers grow their business through a turn key suite of online marketing and customer management tools. These empower Service Direct customers to fill and manage their sales pipeline with new customer opportunities via real time, intent based phone calls.
"We are honored and excited to be included on the Inc. 5000 for the second consecutive year," says Service Direct Co-Founder and CEO, Brian Abernethy. "Our team is proud of this recognition, which speaks to the value that Service Direct's marketing solutions create for local service providers."
Making the list for the second time is a significant accomplishment. According to Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg, "Of the tens of thousands of companies that have applied to the Inc. 5000 over the years, only a fraction have made the list more than once. A mere one in three have made the list two times."
Service Direct grew nearly 200% in the three year period evaluated by the Inc. 5000. "In an ever- changing digital landscape, local service companies are continually looking for new ways to get their phone ringing with more customers," says Co-Founder and CTO John Turpin. "The use of our proprietary technology, combined with our highly responsive customer service, is an important factor in our growth and in our ability to generate new business for our clients."
More About Service Direct
Service Direct is an industry leader in online advertising for local service providers, operating in the United States and Canada. Service Direct's singular goal is to make the phone ring for their clients, sending them customers that are looking for their particular services. Service Direct clients can manage and monitor their advertising campaigns and new customer opportunities via a user-friendly online platform. Formed in 2006, Service Direct is a privately held company based in Austin, Texas.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000
The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success.
The 2017 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2013 to 2016. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2013. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies — as of Dec. 31, 2016.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000 can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
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