All Star Directories Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in the Country

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Seattle-based higher education directory publisher named amongst the fastest growing companies in the country. All Star Directories debuts on the list at #256 out of 5,000.

All Star 's inclusion in the Inc. 5000's top 500 fastest growing companies in the country is not only an honor, it's a validation of our growth and the manifestation of our employees dedication and hard work,

All Star Directories, one of the Internet's fastest growing publisher of online and career school directories, announced today its debut on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing businesses in America. The full list can be found in the September 2007 issue of the magazine.

Now in its 26th year, Inc's list of up-and-coming companies is considered a who's who of rising business stars. This is the first year Inc. has expanded its original list by ten-fold, highlighting the accomplishments of even more worthy enterprises.

Ranking at number 256 out of 5,000 on the list, with a 920% growth in sales during the qualifying period, All Star is one of 23 Washington State organizations to make the list and is one of only three companies in its competitive category to be included amongst the top 500 honorees.

"All Star 's inclusion in the Inc. 5000's top 500 fastest growing companies in the country is not only an honor, it's a validation of our growth and the manifestation of our employees dedication and hard work, " said Doug Brown, president of All Star Directories. "We opened for business in 2001 during the dotcom bust. When most companies were feeling the pain of an economic downturn, our company posted profits, and has continued to do so since our early days. We could not accomplish this success without our people - the fuel and passion behind our growth and accomplishments."

Methodology
The 2007 Inc. 5000 list measures revenue growth from 2003 through 2006. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by the first week of 2003, demonstrating four full calendar years of consistent sales. Additionally, companies had to be US-based, privately held and independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2006, and have at least $2 million in revenue for the last year.

About Inc. Magazine
Inc., http://www.inc.com, the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. It provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Inc., a Mansueto Ventures LLC publication, inspires and informs, with cutting-edge coverage that reflects readers' energy, brashness, and imagination.

About All Star Directories
All Star Directories, Inc., is the Internet's fastest growing publisher of online and career school directories matching millions of highly qualified prospective students with the schools that best meet their education needs. The Puget Sound Business Journal has recognized the company as one of Washington State's fastest growing companies for three consecutive years. From leading research institutions to fast-growing online and for-profit schools, more than 5,500 featured schools trust All Star Directories as the authority in online student recruitment. The All Star network of sites focus on a wide range of fields including all allied health schools,all art schools, all business schools, all teacher education schools, all psychology schools,all criminal justice schools, all computer training schools and all nursing schools. Please visit http://www.allstardirectories.com or call 1-888-404-8043 for more information.

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