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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

aimClear® Makes the Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

aimClear, an internationally recognized online marketing agency with offices in Duluth and St. Paul, Minnesota, was named to the prestigious Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies. aimClear experienced 823 percent revenue growth over a three-year period to earn its spot on the list for the first time. In addition to its overall ranking, aimClear ranked eighth in the state of Minnesota, and at number 52 in the advertising and marketing industry.

“We are thrilled to be included in the Inc. 500 list and to be ranked among the country’s leading private companies,” said Marty Weintraub, CEO of aimClear. “The contributions and hard work of all of our team members helped achieve this honor. As the social, search, PR, and display marketing industries continue to boom, we will continue to lead the industry into the future.”

Founded in 2007 by Weintraub, aimClear has experienced rapid growth as it continues to meet the demand of the fast-paced online marketing industry. Several employees regularly speak at industry conferences around the world about cutting-edge search marketing tactics and contribute to leading industry publications including Search Engine Watch and Search Engine Land.  In addition, aimClear’s Facebook Marketing Intensive Workshop offers intensive training for marketers looking to implement successful, traffic-driving Facebook ad campaigns.

Currently in its 31st year, the Inc. 500 is an exclusive annual list of the nation’s fastest-growing privately held companies. Only 500 of the nearly 7 million private companies based in the U.S. are recognized by Inc. each year. In order to qualify, companies were required to achieve a minimum 770 percent revenue growth over a three-year period. The 2012 Inc. 500 ranks companies based on revenue growth from 2008 to 2011.

aimClear has also been recognized as one of Minnesota Business 100 Best Companies to Work For and Marty Weintraub received the Joel Labovitz Emerging Entrepreneur award as the founder of a business that has demonstrated growth in revenues, number of employees and impact on the community or region. aimClear’s online marketing blog has also been recognized as one of PRWeb’s top 25 PR blogs, Cision’s 10 top social media blogs, Technorati’s top 100 business blogs, and PostRank’s top 50 SEO blogs.