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SALT LAKE CITY, UT (Nov. 3, 2009) â€“ SwarmBuilder, a national player in word-of-mouth marketing services and online training, recently was ranked the 7th fastest-growing company in Utah, a designation awarded by MountainWest Capital Network at the 15th annual Utah 100 Awards.
The Utah 100 for 2009 was determined by the percentage of revenue increase companies experienced from 2004 through 2008. SwarmBuilder began doing business as 3point5.com, an online training platform aimed at improving sales conversations in the Outdoor Industry, in 2004.
Today, SwarmBuilder operates as a word-of-mouth marketing service company that connects manufacturers and sales influencers through its 3point5.com and ProMotive.com sites.
â€œWe’re excited to be recognized among Utah’s entrepreneurial elite,â€ said SwarmBuilder CEO Duncan Robins. â€œThis ranking is a testament to the strong desire for rich online training and word-of-mouth marketing strategies that successfully connect sales influencers with competitive brands.â€
Park City-based Skullcandy, a SwarmBuilder client that produces audio accessories, was also named to the fastest-growing list, garnering the No. 2 spot.
â€œThe recent trends in retail advertising clearly demonstrate the fact that brands are searching for different ways to highlight their products,â€ Robins added. â€œThis top-ten ranking recognizes SwarmBuilder as a fast-growing, word-of-mouth alternative that is achieving success for clients across several industries.â€
About SwarmBuilder, Inc.: SwarmBuilder, Inc. is a leading provider of Word-of-Mouth marketing services; aggregating, validating and engaging armies of Brand Advocates that spread the word about their favorite Brands, Retailers and Member Organizations. SwarmBuilder has connected over 230,000 Brand Advocates including Retail Sales Professionals, Pros, and industry insiders with over almost 200 Brands and thousands of Retail locations.
About MountainWest Capital Network: Founded in Salt Lake City in 1983, the objective of the MountainWest Capital Network â€“ the real Deal Network â€“ is to support entrepreneurial success and enable business growth by fostering the dynamic flow of information about capital formation and distribution, educating and mentoring excellence, recognizing and rewarding business success and performance, and fostering synergistic relationships through networking. MWCN has provided the Deal Flow Report since 1995. www.mwcn.org