RISMEDIA, Sept. 23, 2008-Z57, Inc. announced its selection for Inc. Magazine’s second annual Inc. 5000 list. The prestigious list honors 5,000 of the fastest-growing, privately held companies in the United States. As a nationally recognized real estate Internet marketing company, Z57 achieved 49.2% growth from 2004 through 2007 and ranked No. 4710.
Founded in 1998, San Diego-based Z57 specializes in professionally designed real estate agent websites, lead capture/conversion and buyer/seller traffic generation through effective online marketing plans, listing syndication, Search Engine Optimization, drip e-mail marketing-all combined with a highly trained customer service team.
The 2008 Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2004 through 2007. To qualify, companies had to be U.S.-based, privately held and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies. Additionally, companies must have been founded and generating at least $200,000 revenue by 2004, and revenue in 2007 must have been at least $2 million.
“Our second annual Inc. 5000 continues the most ambitious project in business journalism,” said Inc. 5000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. “The Inc. 5000 gives an unrivalled portrait of young, underreported companies across all industries doing fascinating things with cutting-edge business models, as well as older companies that are still showing impressive growth.”
The 5000 companies that made the list reported aggregate revenue of $185 billion and median three-year growth of 147%. Most important, the 2008 Inc. 5000 companies were engines of job growth, having created more than 826,033 jobs since those companies were founded. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region can be found at www.inc5000.com.
“It’s a distinct honor to be recognized two consecutive years by one of the nation’s top business publications,” stated Z57 Founder and CEO Steve Weber. “As an Internet marketing company it’s also great to be included in one of the 2008 Inc. 5000 top five industries–advertising and marketing. Our goal is to provide both the service and tools necessary for all of our real estate clients to succeed in their online marketing endeavors. This independent recognition indicates we are doing a lot right!”
For information call (800) 899-8148 or visit www.z57.com.