Contact At Once! Named One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – Inc. Magazine Ranks Company for Second Straight Year
ATLANTA, GA. August 22, 2012 – Contact At Once!, the software company that pioneered live chat in online advertising, today announced that it has again been named to Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. It is the second year in a row the company has been ranked in the Inc. 500|5000, marking 3-year growth rates of 693% and 416%, respectively. Contact At Once! ranked in the top three of Georgia software companies making the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 list.
Contact At Once! live chat and mobile texting products are used by over 10,000 companies to generate incremental leads from their own websites and connect to some of the world’s busiest online marketplaces. Advertising sites such as Autotrader.com, Cars.com and Apartments.com embed Contact At Once! live chat in ads to help their customers increase conversions. Businesses that use Contact At Once! say they typically experience a 25% increase in the number of connections with website visitors.
“It’s an honor to be named as one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing private companies and we’re especially pleased to have made the list two years in a row,” says Marc Hayes, Contact At Once! founder and EVP, Strategy. “Sustaining the aggressive growth trajectory necessary to stay on the list is validation of a sound product innovation plan and a healthy market opportunity.”
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
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 atwww.inc.com/5000.
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Contact At Once! pioneered the use of live chat in advertising, enabling more connections between online shoppers and businesses. More than 10,000 customers rely on Contact At Once! to drive incremental leads from their websites and increase the return on advertising investments. For more information, visit www.contactatonce.com.
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