GetResponse Named One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Inc. Magazine

The email marketing company ranks 7th among Delaware companies on 2013 Inc. 500|5000 with 3-year sales growth of 169%.

Inc. magazine has ranked GetResponse no. 2183 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. GetResponse joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

“It’s a wonderful gift for GetResponse’s 15th birthday, which we celebrate this October,” said Simon Grabowski, GetResponse founder and CEO. “The ranking news comes as a result of years of hard work by a fantastic team dedicated to innovation, service and growth.”

GetResponse also ranked 7th among 100 Delaware Companies and the 46th fastest growing company in the Philadelphia.

Ranking Methodology

The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 analyzes revenue growth from 2009 to 2012 and ranks by percentage increase. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009.

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies was an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue for the honorees reached $241 billion.

Inc. magazine is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies with the aim of delivering real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, visit their website.

Growth Factors For Getresponse

GetResponse has delivered a remarkable series of innovations in recent years. Including a drag-and-drop design engine for newsletters and landing pages, an array of automation tools including Autoresponders 2.0, and a growing (currently 92) portfolio of API integrations.

The company reinvented their customer service department, transforming it into the Customer Success Team, allowing customer-facing reps not only to solve customer concerns, but also to educate and advise them. Their efforts were recognized in four categories by the prestigious Stevie Awards earlier this year.

Completing this strategy was an aggressive U.S. marketing campaign with a goal of educating marketers and business owners and spreading the GetResponse message of the ROI-enhancing potential of email marketing.

The company vision from the beginning was been to deliver big-company resources for small businesses at affordable prices,” said Simon Grabowski. “Our growing community of loyal users is proof that we chose the right path.”

About the Company

GetResponse serves more than 350 000 active users from 182 countries, delivering more than 1 billion permission-based emails per month, with an average deliverability rate of 99.3 percent. Clients include GlaxoSmithKline, Marriott, Intercontinental, University of Arkansas, Carrefour, Men's Health Magazine, and thousands of fast-growing businesses and professional firms.