The Search Agency Ranked Number 294 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™


Attributes 290 Percent Revenue Growth to new product development and international expansion.

Los Angeles, CA, October 19, 2011 — The Search Agency today announced it ranked No. 294 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. The Search Agency grew 290 percent during this period.

The Search Agency’s chief executive officer, David Hughes, credits the company’s launch of services beyond traditional search marketing such as display advertising and social media, application of their services to new delivery devices such as mobile and tablet computers, and expansion into Europe, India, and Asia-Pacific with the company’s 290% revenue growth. He said, “On behalf of our incredibly talented team, I would like to thank Deloitte for this recognition of our continued growth."

“The Search Agency, like all 2011 Technology Fast 500™ companies, has excelled in fostering innovation and channeling it into spectacular growth -- against the backdrop of one of the most challenging economies in history,” said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader, Deloitte LLP. "Deloitte recognizes The Search Agency for its remarkable accomplishment.”

“We are pleased to honor The Search Agency as a 2011 Technology Fast 500 company,” said Mark Jensen, managing partner, technology and venture capital services, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “As one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America, The Search Agency has demonstrated excellence in technological innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth.”

About Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, which was conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies both public and private - in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2006 to 2010.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

About The Search Agency
The Search Agency is an integrated online marketing firm with the mission to help marketers make better decisions through the use of data. From the company’s inception in 2002, the core focus has been in Paid Search, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and Consumer Experience (landing page optimization, conversion path optimization). The company also offers services in Display Media, Social Media, and Comparison Shopping Management to maximize the effectiveness of integrated online marketing campaigns.

The Search Agency is one of the largest and fastest growing search marketing firms, having been named a top-five independent U.S. search marketing agency by Advertising Age and the number 294 fastest growing company in North America on Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™. For more information or to schedule a free online marketing audit, visit www.thesearchagency.com or call 888.257.6736.