CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- UpCity, the leading marketplace for growth-minded small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) seeking like-focused digital marketing agencies, named its 2018 Top Agencies, highlighting the top 1% of US agencies out of 15,000. Rated in eighteen different business expertise areas, but with a focus on Pay Per Click (PPC), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), web design, and digital advertising, these agencies represent the most vetted, very best of the best in local providers.
Now in its seventh year, UpCity covers 300+ local US markets, ranging from major cities, like New York, to cities of approximately 100,000 people, like Kent, WA – and everything in between. With more than 100,000 SMBs turning to UpCity Ratings each month to find fully-vetted, high quality agencies, UpCity is the most trusted, and most turned-to, source for local businesses seeking digital marketing agencies to meet their expansion and customer acquisition goals. The categories for the 2018 Top Agencies are:
- Top Web Designers in the United States
- Top Digital Agencies in the United States
- Top SEO Agencies in the United States
- Top PPC Agencies in the United States
"Through their UpCity Ratings, which entail rigorous eligibility and qualification validation in each market, the 2018 Top National Agencies have shown their ability to do an outstanding job in serving their market's businesses," noted Dan Olson, CEO and Co-founder of UpCity. Olson added, "Small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of the US economy, and the companies who earned this recognition should be proud of their role in helping these business owners succeed and grow, smartly."
The Top Agencies combines the number and quality of customer reviews, with certified local presence in each market, as well as a depth of evaluated information on the digital marketing areas in which they focus. Because digital media is rapidly changing, agencies and SMBs must keep up to compete.
Beyond its value to SMBs via the agency rankings, UpCity helps agencies bring in qualified new clients with ease. UpCity addresses what Hubspot's soon-to-be released The Agency Business Report 2018 found was "the biggest pain" for 60% of agency owners: attracting new clients.
Speaking for the entire UpCity network of agencies, Olson observed, "It's a great to be able to help SMBs cut through the uncertainty of not knowing who to turn to for work so critical to their business - and help make clear those agencies they should have on their short list as potential agency partners."
UpCity is the leading online marketplace that connects businesses with locally-based qualified agencies and digital marketing service providers. The company provides a comprehensive directory of trusted marketing service providers in local markets across the United States and Canada, as well as across industry verticals. For agencies, UpCity's Agency Growth Engine helps drive top-line revenue growth for agencies in a scalable manner. The Growth Engine helps agencies Promote their business through UpCity's online marketplace, provides People to help scale marketing services operations, and drives efficiency through UpCity's proprietary Product via white-label reporting and project management.
Jim DArcangelo - SVP - Growth Marketing
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