Inc. Magazine ranks Clearwater Company among the best in the Southeast
CLEARWATER, FL – This week, Inc. magazine revealed that DirectMail2.0 is No. 116 on its third year Inc. 5000 Regionals Southeast Listthe most prestigious ranking of the fastest growing private companies based in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Born out of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents the most successful companies in the Southeast region’s fastest growing economic segment – its small independent businesses.
DirectMail2.0 is a Clearwater-based SaaS startup specializing in customer-facing technology and digital marketing integrations for commercial printers. First incorporated in 2016 with just three employees, DirectMail 2.0 has since hired 20 additional employees, added more than $3.3 million to its bottom line, and increased revenue by 2,809%. This year marks his second year in the Inc. 5000 Regionals.
“Direct mail continues to grow as a proven and highly effective marketing channel, a trend that is likely to continue given the recent focus on digital privacy,” said Brad Kugler, co-founder and CEO of DirectMail2.0 . “It’s no coincidence that DirectMail 2.0 is uniquely positioned to ride this wave, as we help mailing houses and printers bridge the technology gap between offline promotion and targeted online impressions.”
Between 2018 and 2020, the 173 private companies on the Inc. List experienced an average growth rate of 147%, and in 2020 alone they added 27,794 jobs and nearly $4.9 billion to the economy of the Southeast region.
“We currently offer 11 uniquely developed add-on technologies to complement direct mail, with the prospect of adding 2-3 more in 2022,” Kugler said. “We have always believed in integrating offline mail with online technology, and our year-over-year growth is proof of that.”
“The regional winners of this year’s Inc. 5000 represent one of the most outstanding and exciting lists of America’s out-of-this-world growth companies. They are disruptors and job creators, and all have had an outsized impact on the economy. Remember their names and follow these are the companies you’ll be hearing about for years to come,” said Scott Omelianuk, editor of Inc.
DirectMail 2.0 (DM20) partners with printers, direct mail service providers and agencies to provide complementary white label digital services that bring direct mail into the 21st century with a suite of nearly a dozen digital integrations.
Since its inception in 2016, DM20 has executed and tracked over 40,000 digitally integrated direct mail campaigns on behalf of its clients.
DM20 has been featured in Forbes, Printing News, Yahoo! Finance and ranked #1,203 on the Inc. 5000 list in 2021.