Local Marketing Solutions Group Named to Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies

Local Marketing Solutions Group, Inc. Ranks No. 1,673 on the 2018 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 274 Percent

NEW YORK, August 15, 2018 – Inc. Magazine today revealed that Local Marketing Solutions Group, Inc. is No. 1,673 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

Local Marketing Solutions Group Inc, is a comprehensive marketing solutions provider with full marketing services execution capabilities stemming from a suite of some of the top combinations of internal and external marketing automation software platforms geared to streamline both corporate marketing processes through to channel and field marketing execution.

Al Croke, President & CEO stated “This recognition is a testament to our strategic belief in the long term trend for brands to outsource most to all of their marketing execution processes.  We could not have accomplished this growth without the trust of our clients and partners and all of our associates that have worked tirelessly to have this level of tangible and measurable result.  We are committed to sustaining this growth and guiding our current and future clients to a more efficient and effective path … delivering strategic and relevant content to their identified audiences wherever they may be and by whatever medium and technology they use to communicate.”

Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 (which are listed online at Inc.com, with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc., available on newsstands August 15) been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 538.2 percent, and a median rate of 171.8 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion in 2017, accounting for 664,095 jobs over the past three years.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “The lines of business may come and go, or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”

ABOUT LOCAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS GROUP, INC.

Local Marketing Solutions Group, Inc. (www.lmsg.co) was formed in 2012 by the executive management team of JGSullivan Interactive Inc.  The purpose of the holding company is to continue the expansion of offering the broadest and most efficient marketing and sales solutions to national and international brands that drive revenue through local sales and marketing channels.  The company provides marketing automation technology and supporting sales and marketing services capabilities, allowing corporate sales and marketing to control brand image and to ultimately facilitate use of product and service content and materials from national to local channels.

Operating units and Brands include JGSullivan Interactive (www.jgsullivan.com), DuFour Advertising (www.dufour.com), KMA One (www.kmaone.com) and WeblyGuys (www.weblyguys.com).

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

Methodology

The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2017. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

About Inc. Media

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Inc. took home the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. The total monthly audience reach for the brand has been growing significantly, from 2,000,000 in 2010 to more than 18,000,000 today.  For more information, visit www.inc.com.

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.