MyBinding.com, a division of Information Management Services, has made Inc.‘s 5000 list for being one of the fastest growing private companies in the nation. The Hillsboro, Oregon-based company, which is co-owned by father and son Mike and Cory Ware, sells binding machines, laminators, paper shredders, and supplies. The company came in at position #1856 on the list of 5000 companies. The list has previously included companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, and Intuit.
“We’re excited and proud about this achievement,” said Jeff McRitchie, Vice-President of Marketing for MyBinding.com. “It’s a real honor to be included in this successful group of businesses.”
MyBinding.com has managed to retain a strong foothold in the document finishing industry despite the recession of recent years. The company continues to offer new products to their customers and maintains an active Internet presence both through its main retail website and social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. In an era of high unemployment, MyBinding.com recently hired its 50th employee, a sure sign that the company is going strong.
“This company prides itself on being able to grow even as other companies have gone under during the recession,” said McRitchie. “Much of our success has to do with the quality of our employees who make MyBinding.com a place customers want to shop and return to when they need document finishing equipment and supplies.”
The issue of Inc. that includes the 5000 list is now on newsstands and the list can also be viewed online.
MyBinding.com, a division of Information Management Services, LLC, has appeared on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. The list details those businesses across the country that made at least $100,00 in 2007 and $2 million in 2010. The company has grown 141% over the past three years and appears on the list at position #1856.
“We are absolutely thrilled to be included on the Inc. 5000,” said Jeff McRitchie, Vice-President of Marketing for MyBinding.com. “It’s a real honor and we are extremely proud of our company.”
MyBinding.com ranked at #14 of businesses in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. The company is growing quickly, having just recently hired their 50th employee and generating $10 million in revenue in 2010. Other companies that have appeared on the Inc. 5000 include such luminaries as Microsoft, Jamba Juice, and Oracle.
MyBinding.com is co-owned by Michael and Cory Ware and is located in Hillsboro, a suburb of Portland. The company sells document finishing equipment and supplies such as laminators, binding machines, and paper shredders.
You can see MyBinding.com’s entry on the Inc. 5000 online. The issue of the magazine containing the list is now available at newsstands.
HILLSBORO, OR, August 29, 2011 – MyBinding.com, one of the country’s leading Internet retailers of document finishing machines and supplies, has been named as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Inc. magazine. Inc.‘s annual list ranking the top 5000 businesses indicates significant accomplishments in the areas of creativity, resilience, and tenacity.
MyBinding.com joins 30 years worth of Inc. alumni including worthy enterprises such as Clif Bar, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, Zappos, and more. Each of these organizations has shown significant accomplishments. The list itself represents a long-standing history of honoring businesses whose creativity, dedication, and hard work have catapulted them into success. Jeff McRitchie, Vice President of Marketing, credits this success in a large part to their unique marketing strategy.
“Our marketing team does more than the average company,” said McRitchie. “We are constantly striving to put our name in new places. You can hardly go anywhere online and not see our company.”
In addition to traditional mail and e-mail lists as well as advertising, McRitchie’s team focuses a large amount of time on content building. Much of this is spent writing articles that are then distributed all around the web. A glance on Ezine.com shows that McRitchie has posted over 2,200 articles, all with at least one link back to MyBindng.com. That’s only one place their content shows up online. Articles and other information can be found on five different blogs, over 50 article directory websites, and other writing platforms, such as HubPages and Squidoo. And they recently launched a new video campaign, adding 1,300 videos to YouTube alone this year.
“We are always looking for a new way to get our information out there,” said McRitchie. “There aren’t many companies that do what we do and for us it has really paid off. It’s a big factor in our placement on this list.”
MyBinding.com seeks to provide valuable information to their customers. Articles listed on their website often come from actual customer questions. Their blog is full of how-to guides, comparisons, and creative ideas. Almost every product on their website includes a review, good or bad. And many of their videos feature a product demonstration including step-by-step instructions.
“Customers aren’t interested in fluff marketing pieces,” said McRitchie. “That is why whenever we’re creating something, whether it’s a blog post or a video, we ask ourselves, ‘Is this adding value to our brand?’ If the answer is no, we look for another way to do it.”