ShortStack Announces 180% Revenue Growth for 2013

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Custom Facebook Page app software releases 2013 annual report via infographic

Custom app building platform sees 180% revenue growth in 2013

ShortStack Releases 2013 Annual Report via Infographic

We had another great year at ShortStack and we wanted to portray that in a different and visual way.

ShortStack, a self-service custom app design tool, reached several milestones in 2013, including a revenue growth of 180 percent, the addition of 105,351 new users and the office-wide consumption of 1,152 cans of Red Bull (!). The company released their 2013 annual report in the form of an infographic that includes their 29 biggest achievements from 2013.

“We had another great year at ShortStack and we wanted to portray that in a different and visual way,” said Jim Belosic, CEO of ShortStack. “An infographic was the perfect way to show the professional and fun goals we reached,” added Belosic. ”We plan to continue to enhance the UI experience and grow our software in 2014.”

ShortStack began as an internal tool for a web development business trying to meet the demands of its clients. Once released to the public in January 2011, the platform grew exponentially, with clients ranging from individuals and small businesses, to agencies, corporations and celebrities. Today, ShortStack has more than 280,000 users and more than 500,000 custom apps have been built using the platform.

Additional stats found in ShortStack’s 2013 annual report:

241,699 custom Facebook Page apps built
72,468 Facebook Pages that apps are installed to
99.94% server uptime
55% staff increase
33 new features
71 bugs squashed
37.4 million contest entries and form submissions through the ShortStack software
95% approval rating for customer support

ShortStack also included some fun statistics in the annual report, including 359 t-shirts mailed, 96 bags of popcorn popped and two babies born.

ShortStack will continue to provide tools and resources to create custom applications that drive user interaction and increase Facebook Page likes. The future of ShortStack includes a new and improved designer for more control and easier use.

About ShortStack
ShortStack is a self-service custom app design tool with features that include contests and sweepstakes, newsletter signup forms and integrations with YouTube, Twitter, RSS and more. ShortStack apps can be installed wherever – to Facebook, websites and blogs, and they’re even viewable on mobile devices. To learn more about ShortStack, visit


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