August 22nd, 2012
by Steven Shattuck
Professional SEO and inbound marketing firm Slingshot SEO and Cicero-based innovative senior living developer Mainstreet Property Group have been named two of the country’s fastest growing private companies by Inc. magazine.
Founded in 2006 by three friends from Zionsville, Slingshot SEO’s No. 136 rank was based on its three-year revenue growth rate of 2391.1% with 2011 revenues of $10.9 million. This is the second year that Slingshot SEO was ranked on the list. Last year, they were ranked No. 58.
Founded in 2002 by Zeke Turner, Mainstreet’s No. 3415 rank was based on its three year revenue growth rate of XXXX with 2011 revenues of XXX. This is the third year that Mainstreet was listed; they were ranked No. 2162 in 2011 and No. 396 in 2010.
“As Slingshot SEO evolves our service offerings and business model, the INC 500|5000 Fastest Growing ranking serves as a reminder of our success and the promising future as we move forward,” Don Kane, CEO of Slingshot SEO said. “Inc. magazine is the voice of America’s independent entrepreneurs, and it is an honor to our entire team that we’ve been recognized this year.”
“This is the third straight year that Mainstreet has been recognized on the INC 500|5000 list,” said Zeke Turner, Founder & CEO of Mainstreet Property Group. “To have our business growth recognized during some of the toughest economic times in recent history is a testament to both our company’s vision of creating desirable properties for seniors, and the tenacity of the Mainstreet team.”
The Inc. 500 has been published every year since 1981 to rank America’s fastest growing entrepreneurial businesses. In a tough economic environment, the median growth rate of 2012 INC 500|5000 companies remains at an impressive 97 percent. With a median three-year growth rate of 1,436 percent, the 2012 Inc. 500, unveiled in the September issue of Inc. magazine (available on newsstands August 21 to November 15 and on Inc.com), is the fastest-growing group in the list’s 31-year history. The 2012 Inc. 500|5000, in aggregate, generated $299 billion in 2011 revenue and, over the past three years, created 389,000 jobs.
Other Indiana companies named on the 2012 Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies list include Onsite OHS (Princeton – No. 101); Day Online Solutions (New Albany – No. 176); Livin’ Lite Recreational Vehicles (Wakarusa – No. 202); StrataShops (Elkhart – No. 326); and Stonegate Mortgage (Fishers – No. 478).
Complete results of the Inc. 500|5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found on Inc.com/5000.
About Slingshot SEO
Indianapolis-based Slingshot SEO was ranked #136 on the 2012 list of Inc’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies, and was #14 on the 2011 Tech200. Founded in 2006, Slingshot SEO provides professional SEO and inbound marketing services to more than 150 clients across the country. The company’s results are driven by a tireless passion to make deserving brands digitally relevant. For more information about Slingshot SEO and to read customer reviews, visit: http://www.slingshotseo.com
About Mainstreet Property Group
Cicero, Indiana, based Mainstreet Property Group owns, acquires, and develops concierge-based health care properties with a hotel-like atmosphere for a variety of short-term and long-term needs. The company’s Next Generation™ design includes multiple social destinations, restaurant-style dining, spacious private rooms and baths, and therapy/wellness. Mainstreet was named to the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest-growing companies in both 2010 and 2011. It has been listed as the third-fastest growing private company in the area by the Indianapolis Business Journal and one of 41 “Companies to Watch” in the state by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Purdue University and the Edward Lowe Foundation. For additional information, visit www.mainstreetcap.net.