Boise, ID (PRWEB) June 26, 2006
Ryan DeLuca, age 28 and CEO of Bodybuilding.com, was recently ranked number five by Inc. magazine’s 30 Under 30: America’s Coolest Young Entrepreneurs. Inc. magazine set out to find 30 entrepreneurs under the age of 30 with great potential -- those that have already found business success, through their inventions or ideas or strategies, and whose best days are almost surely still ahead of them. Companies, and people, you need to keep an eye on.
Bodybuilding.com provides customers with an easy shopping experience and an unrivaled online community. Today, the site's forum has nearly 9 million posts from more than 200,000 members, generating 1 million page views a day. "People naturally want to meet others with their same passion," said DeLuca. "How cool is it that if I am in Idaho and I am having a problem building my arms, I can talk with somebody in Australia who had the same problem but found the way to overcome it?"
Bodybuilding.com continues to be at the center of cutting-edge projects that enable bodybuilding fan’s to follow the sport like never before! These projects include live event web casts, weekly video & radio shows, sponsoring the “Fan’s Choice Award” and up-to-the-minute contest results. “We’re giving more control to our customers,” says DeLuca. “Our focus is on industry-leading initiatives that enable our customers to get what they want, when they want it.”
In 2005 Bodybuilding.com was ranked number 230 on Inc.’s 500, a list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, and is a finalist for 2006.
Bodybuilding.com was recently ranked number five in the Health/Beauty category of the recently released Top 500 Guide (2006 edition) by Internet Retailer. They were also the number one sports nutrition site listed in the category. Overall, Bodybuilding.com ranked number 163 of the top 500 Internet retailers ranking higher than well known retailers PETCO (170), Safeway Inc. (172), Nike Inc. (187) and The Vitamine Shoppe (381).
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Bodybuilding.com offers more than 5,900 health and fitness products to help people exceed their shape and fitness goals. They offer more than 18,000 pages of valuable bodybuilding and fitness information including more than 8,000 articles written by 385 plus writers, video & audio segments, with new content being added daily.