The PROFIT HOT 50 have achieved phenomenal growth rates despite a battered economy. Their success is a testament to their innovative approaches to satisfying the demands of the marketplace and managing their own companies.
Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 9, 2009
Toronto based online marketing firm, A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing ranked number 38 in the 10th annual PROFIT HOT 50 report of Canada's hottest start ups. The much anticipated Hot 50 list is affiliated with PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success magazine, a leading Canadian business publication.
The PROFIT HOT 50 is the definitive ranking of Canada's Emerging Growth Companies. Published in the October issue of PROFIT magazine and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT HOT 50 ranks young firms by two-year revenue growth.
Co-Founders Patricia Brusha and Alicia Whalen, who started the internet marketing firm four years ago with a mission to coach and educate about the power of the internet as a marketing tool, have built a team of professionals who are based virtually across Canada and the US. The innovative start up specializes in digital marketing services including; web strategy development, search marketing, search engine optimization and social media marketing, and are often quoted in business publications online and offline across North America as leading experts in the field.
Ian Portsmouth, editor of PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success said, "The PROFIT HOT 50 have achieved phenomenal growth rates despite a battered economy. Their success is a testament to their innovative approaches to satisfying the demands of the marketplace and managing their own companies."
Distilling the best of the Chicks' popular e-Marketing workshops and packed with case studies, A Couple of Chicks have also just released their first tell-all book; Online Marketing Revealed: A Couple of Chicks Guide to Optimizing Your Presence on the Web. The guide, targeted to business owners, marketers, executives, entrepreneurs and PR professionals, demystifies key concepts and cutting-edge practices and illustrates step by step techniques to raise online profile, search engine traffic and sales.
"With the explosion of Social Media and other digital marketing techniques into the online marketing mix, we are working through web interventions one website at a time and are excited to take the opportunity to reflect on the honour of being ranked as a Profit Hot 50 Emerging Canadian business," said Patricia Brusha Co-Founder, A Couple of Chicks e-marketing. "We are also thrilled to be in the company of such an outstanding list of Canadian business success stories listed in the Profit Hot 50 - what an honour!"
A Couple of Chicks have recently appeared live on City TV, the CHUM FM morning show with Roger, Darren and Marilyn, and will be presenting speaking across the country over the coming months at conferences and events about how to succeed on the web.
About A Couple of Chicks
http://www.acoupleofchicks.com is an Internet Marketing Company and the producers of Online Revealed, the leading Canadian e-Marketing Conference for travel and tourism professionals in Canada. Together, the "Chicks" have published over 35 articles, produce a successful online marketing Blog; http://www.ideahatching.com and have developed online marketing programs for such notable brands as Marriott International, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, The Shaw Festival and Destination Halifax. Their popular e-marketing workshops have also led to the first in a series of books focused on the "Chicks" non-intimidating approach to marketing online released in May 2009. Check out A Couple of Chicks on Facebook and Twitter too!
About PROFIT Magazine:
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success, is Canada's preeminent publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For more than 25 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them increase their revenues, boost their profitability and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Published six times a year by Rogers Publishing Ltd., PROFIT is distributed almost exclusively to the chief executives of companies with 5 - 250 employees and annual revenue of $1 million to $25 million, reaching more than 300,000 readers across Canada. Visit PROFIT online at http://www.PROFITmagazine.ca.