Internet Search Firm, Ravenwood Marketing, Named Number Two Fastest Growing Company in Boulder, Colorado

May 31, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
BOULDER, Colo., May 31, 2005 — Ravenwood Marketing, Inc., , a leading performance-based search engine marketing firm, announced today that it has been named number two on the Mercury 100 list of fastest-growing private companies. The Mercury 100 list recognizes the entrepreneurial achievements of rapidly growing companies in Colorado's Boulder and Broomfield counties with revenues of over $2 million, based on the largest percent growth in revenues from 2003 to 2004.

Ravenwood produced an impressive 302 percent increase in revenue in 2004, with sales reaching $4.4 million, and received the honor at an invitation-only event held recently in Boulder. This feat represents a repeat showing for the company, which was named number one on last year’s Mercury 100 list.

"We are thrilled to again receive this recognition as we continue to grow our search marketing business," said Paul Fearing, co-founder of the three-person Ravenwood Marketing. "The market is rewarding our performance-based approach to pay-per-click advertising even as the field continues to become more competitive.”

By running paid search campaigns and utilizing other search engine marketing methods, Ravenwood is able to deliver a continuous flow of new customers to its ecommerce clients. The company takes no money upfront and gets paid by clients only after it lands a sale or qualified lead on the client’s website.

About the Mercury 100 List
Now in its eighth year, the Boulder County Business Report's Mercury 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies list recognizes the entrepreneurial achievements of the hottest rising stars in Colorado's Boulder and Broomfield counties. Awards are given each May to those companies that generated the largest percent increase in revenue the previous year.

About Ravenwood Marketing, Inc.
Ravenwood Marketing specializes in performance-based Internet marketing programs that help companies sell products and generate sales leads over the web. Clients pay only when they receive a confirmed online sale or qualified sales lead. Ravenwood has developed extensive search engine marketing expertise with pay-per-click (PPC) engines like Google AdWords and Overture, as well as in other search engine optimization (SEO) methods such as paid inclusion. The company has done wide-ranging keyword research in building thousands of search campaigns across over one thousand various market segments and it manages exceptionally large keyword portfolios for clients.

With a proprietary, industrial-strength toolset, Ravenwood is able to meet the needs of large companies with very complex search marketing challenges. For more information, visit the company’s website at

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