NJ-Based Digital Marketing Agency, SmartSites, Debuts On Inc. 5000 List Of Fastest Growing Companies

SmartSites, a digital marketing agency in New Jersey, lands a spot on the 2017 installment of the prestigious Inc. 5000 List of fastest growing companies in the United States.

PARAMUS, N.J., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Inc. Magazine has just revealed their annual Inc. 5000 List of fastest growing companies today, and has named SmartSites (www.smartsites.com) as one of the new debutantes in the 2017 rankings. SmartSites is ranked the 3860th fastest growing company in the nation. It is also ranked 112th on the list of New Jersey companies honored by the magazine.

Inc. 5000 2017 ranks privately held companies in the country according to percentage revenue growth between 2013 to 2016. To qualify, companies must meet minimum revenue requirements, as well as have generated revenue by March 31, 2013. This year’s list has been noted to be the most competitive throughout its 36 years of history, with companies featuring an average growth rate of 481%, and has collectively created more than 619,500 jobs in the past three years.

With $2.6 million in revenue, SmartSites has landed a spot on the prestigious list with a 3-year sales growth of 75.28%. SmartSites provides a wide range of digital marketing services for multiple industries, and has served a long list of clients from both Fortune 500 companies as well as local small businesses.

“SmartSites is extremely honored to be included on the Inc. 5000 2017, and extremely proud to makes its debut on the list. We are ecstatic that our team’s hard work has paid off, and this illustrious milestone will spur us on to achieve consistent and sustainable business growth in years to come,” said Alex Melen and Michael Melen, co-founders of SmartSites.

The NJ-based digital marketing agency will be honored with other companies named to the list at the Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala. The event will be held at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort from October 10 to 12, 2017. Ticket details can be found at https://inc.swoogo.com/2017Inc5000Conference

About Inc. Media & Inc. 5000

Founded in 1979, Inc. Media is an award-winning brand that publishes monthly publications that are focused on growing companies in America. The company was acquired by Mansueto Ventures in 2005, and has won the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2012 and 2014. Today, the magazine’s monthly audience reach is more than 13 million.

Considered as one of the most prestigious rankings and one of the most sought after distinguished editorial awards for businesses in the United States, Inc. 5000 is a list that showcases the 5000 fastest growing companies in the country. It was first started in 1982 as the Inc. 500 list, and was later expanded to the Inc. 5000 in 2007. Besides ranking companies on a revenue basis, companies are also ranked by metro area, industry, number of employees, and more.

About SmartSites

SmartSites, a prominent digital marketing agency in New Jersey, was founded in 2011 by two brothers, Alex Melen and Michael Melen, both industry leaders with Fortune 500 and Ivy League experience. Services provided by SmartSites include web design, SEO, PPC marketing, and more. The company is based at 45 Eisenhower Drive, Suite 520, Paramus, NJ 07652. To contact SmartSites, call (201) 870-6000 or fill up the form through the website at www.smartsites.com/contact

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Determine your marketing budget, with Alex Melen

Alex Melen attended NameSummit 2017 in New York City; the first digital branding conference attracted professionals from a wide range of industries.

Several important discussions during NameSummit 2017 were recorded, such as Creating Brand Equity Through Digital Marketing and about the holistic approach to maximize ROI for one’s clients.

In today’s video excerpt, Alex Melen, in a panel led by Braden Pollock, discusses how does one manage their allocated marketing budget.

A quick bio:

Alex Melen is an Award-Winning Serial Entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of web hosting company T35 Hosting and advertising agency SmartSites. Melen started T35 Hosting in 1999, growing it to over 600,000 clients by 2009. In 2011, Melen Co-Founded advertising agency SmartSites, which has since developed over 1,000 client websites and manages over $20M/yr in advertising spend. In 2017, SmartSites was featured in the Inc5000 as one of the fastest growing agencies in the U.S.

Alex has been featured in Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs, Babson College Business of the Year, BusinessWeek’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs under 25, Bloomberg, Forbes, NPR, Empact Top 100, Barack Obama’s Entrepreneurship Initiative & Inc Magazine.

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Holistic approach to maximize ROI

If you didn’t attend NameSummit 2017 in NYC, the first digital branding conference, you’ll have the opportunity to do so in 2018.

The gathering of two hundred professionals from the marketing, branding, domain and tech industries, allowed the free flow of ideas and knowledge, across several domains.

Yesterday, we covered the video of how to create brand equity through Digital Marketing, and today we present another video : The holistic approach to maximize ROI for one’s clients.

Panelists Alex Melen, Michael Suarez, Michael Mahler, and Roberto Blake were moderated by Braden Pollock, for a discussion with considerable substance.

The video below comes courtesy of Alex Melen.

If you missed out on the photos released from the event, check out photos from day 1 of NameSummit and photos from day 2 of the event.

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Closing Day Photos & Highlights from the 1st NameSummit Conference in New York City


The next session featured another quintet – this one detailing a Marketing Strategy Holistic Approach for Clients to Maximize ROI. It featured (left to right – participating in a group photo at the end of their discussion) Moderator Braden Pollock(LegalBrandMarketing.com), Alex Melen (Co-Founder & CEO, Smart Sites), Roberto Blake(RobertoBlake.com), Michael Mahler (Senior Strategist, Ajax Union) and Michael Suarez(Senior Strategist, Ajax Union).

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