Inc. Magazine Recognizes Real Estate Software Company, BoomTown, on 2011 Inc. 500 I 5000 ListBoomTown Release
BoomTown, LLC Named 18th Fastest-Growing Private Software Company on the 2011 Inc. 500 | 5000 List with Three-Year Sales Growth of 1711.6%
**CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – August 23, 2011 – **Inc. Magazine today ranked BoomTown, LLC NO. 18 in the software industry and NO. 174 overall on its 30th annual Inc. 500 | 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at privately held businesses which are driving our economy, by reviewing overall percentage revenue growth from 2007 to 2010. This is BoomTown's first appearance on the Inc. 500 | 5000 list and joins other companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, GoDaddy, Oracle, which also gained early exposure as members on the prestigious list. This prestigious honor includes a NO. 1 ranking in software and NO. 2 ranking overall among South Carolina businesses.
"Fast growth at any time is a big achievement; fast growth during the past few years is just short of miraculous," said Inc. editor Jane Berentson. "The Inc. 500 consists of these just-short-of miraculous companies, the ones that through ingenuity and ambition have increased revenue, hired employees, and grown fast in difficult economic times." BoomTown has achieved record growth of 1711.6% during a challenging economic environment by combining nimble management, a top-notch technical team, and unequaled customer success management. The 5-year old real estate software company embraces a unique culture committed to intuitive design and an unrelenting passion to help their clients thrive.
"We are thrilled to receive this recognition," says BoomTown CEO, Grier Allen. "We are extremely passionate about our platform, as well as, our relationships among our team and with our clients. We've focused on hiring forward-thinking professionals that genuinely care about our clients. We are dedicated to building the right tools and support systems to make them successful. BoomTown's vision is to constantly innovate and share knowledge to drive the future of real estate technology. Our vision is deep rooted into every aspect of our business – from product development to the support and success teams that make our company so unique. All of our business decisions are focused on how to best serve our clients with technology and services that will lead them to success."
BoomTown's intuitive, web-based software solution is being used by over 300 of the top-producing real estate brokerages and teams across the country. Their end-to-end marketing platform includes a customized real estate website integrated with local MLS data, personalized online advertising campaigns, a dedicated Client Success Manager, and a cutting edge leads management system with marketing automation, which gives real estate agents the tools needed to turn clicks into closings.
"We decided early on that we wanted to design a solution that delivered what our clients truly needed, something more intuitive and more intelligent," says Cooper Bane, Vice President of BoomTown. "We spend countless hours studying the user experience, collaborating with our clients on features, as well as testing our designs." BoomTown's focus on design and collaboration with their clients has provided them with a recurring source of client referrals and continued growth. This recognition is an honor for BoomTown and is just the beginning for this young team.
**About BoomTown, LLC
**Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Charleston, SC, BoomTown is a fast growing web-based software company specializing in an end-to-end web marketing system for real estate professionals. The platform includes a customized real estate website integrated with local MLS data, personalized online advertising campaigns, a dedicated Client Success Manager, and a cutting edge leads management system with marketing automation, which give real estate agents the tools needed to turn clicks into closings. Visit us online at www.boomtownroi.com.
**About Inc. Magazine
**Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, _Inc. _is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Each year, _Inc. _and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today's entrepreneurial superstars, the privately held small businesses that drive our economy, by compiling the Inc. 500 | 5000 List. The full eligibility requirements for the Inc. 500 | 5000 list can be found online: http://www.inc.com/inc5000apply/2011/who-is-eligible.html. Visit Inc. online at www.inc.com.