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RKG Lands at #320 on Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500 List

October 19, 2011
Columbia, MD

RKG (Rimm-Kaufman Group), a recognized leader in online marketing, with services including PPC and SEO has been listed in Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500, an annual compilation that ranks the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America. In achieving a growth rate of 263%, RKG lands at #320 on the list, joining a select group of companies that are innovating and growing despite a challenging economy.

Companies are selected for inclusion in the Technology Fast 500 based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth from 2006 to 2010, provided they own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must also have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million.

RKG’s CEO and co-founder, George Michie, sees RKG’s growth as emblematic of its online marketing expertise, its client focus, and its proprietary technologies and processes relating to online marketing data analysis:

“Our growth is a product of a furious pursuit of knowledge and a willingness to share what we learn. We’ve become PPC thought-leaders through curiosity and integrity in how we present our online marketing data. We aren’t interested in pushing any agenda, just trying to learn what data and testing teach us. Pursuit of excellence in PPC, and now SEO, and other areas of online marketing has caused advertisers to seek us out; and our ability to deliver results has kept those clients for the long haul.”

RKG president Adam Audette added, “the RKG team has built its reputation on delivering impressive results. By focusing on clients and by constantly testing its technology and processes, RKG will remain at the vanguard of online marketing. We are thrilled that our PPC and SEO services have been so well received and honored to have been included in the Technology Fast 500.”

About RKG
RKG (Rimm-Kaufman Group), a digital marketing agency with offices in Bend, OR, Boston, MA, and Charlottesville, VA, provides complete Data-Driven online marketing solutions, including PPC, SEO, CSE management, social media advertising, display advertising, and attribution management to online businesses. RKG clients range from startups to the Fortune 500, including both B2C and B2B direct marketers.

About Merkle

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 5,500 employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 24 additional offices in the US and 25 offices in Europe and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network. For more information, contact Merkle at 1-877-9-Merkle or visit www.merkleinc.com.

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