3 Interactive Ranks No. 1701 on the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 with Three-Year Growth of 169%

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 500|5000.

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We are very excited to be recognized in the INC. 5000 list of fastest growing companies for 2012

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2012

Inc. magazine has ranked 3 Interactive NO.1701 on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

Founded in 2003, 3 Interactive is a leading digital media agency that offers time-strapped media buyers an effective, affordable and fully integrated approach to planning, purchasing and managing online advertising campaigns. Through long-standing partnerships with local new sites across the country, 3 Interactive provides its clients with premium placements in any market. In addition, 3 Interactive’s dynamic network of tier-one national sites gives their clients extraordinary reach of over 100 million unique visitors per month. A trusted partner to top agencies, media companies and online publishers across the country, 3 Interactive’s mission is focused on maximizing campaign results and increasing ROI. This is done through 3 Interactive’s sound strategic planning, aggressive optimization, premium site selection, strong rate negotiation, pinpoint-targeting and utilizing powerful historical data.

“We are very excited to be recognized in the INC. 5000 list of fastest growing companies for 2012. It’s a great honor to be part of a fraternity of innovative companies that in the past has included Microsoft and Oracle to name a few,” said 3 Interactive CEO and Founder, Bobby Campbell. “3 Interactive’s growth is due to several factors including our advertiser and publisher-centric focus, our knowledge and experience working in the online advertising space, but mostly because of the dynamic, smart, and extremely talented people at 3 Interactive who produce superior results for our clients day in and day out.”

The Inc. 5000 represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. 3 Interactive joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly’s, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

“This achievement puts you [3 Interactive] in rarefied company, especially if you consider that there are nearly 7 million private, employer-based companies in the U.S.A,” said Inc. Editor-in-Chief EricSchurenberg.” The elite group you’ve now joined has, over the years, included companies such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Oracle and Zappos.com.”
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 at http://www.inc.com/5000.
"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” saysInc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

CONTACT:
Rachel Keller
573.446.7346
rachel (at) 3Interactive (dot) net

Methodology
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/500.

About Inc.
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com.


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