Search Influence Among ICIC and Fortune’s Inner City 100 Winners

October 15, 2015

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune announced that Search Influence was selected for the 2015 Inner City 100, a list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in the U.S.

Search Influence ranked 51 overall on the list of 100. Search Influence, the largest online marketing company on the Gulf Coast, reported 2014 revenues of $5.85 million and a five-year growth rate of 183 percent from 2010-2014. It is one of only two Louisiana companies that made the list of rapidly growing urban businesses.

ICIC’s Inner City 100 program recognizes successful inner city businesses and their CEOs as role models for entrepreneurship, innovative business practices and job creation in America’s urban communities.

“We’re thrilled that what started in a spare bedroom after Hurricane Katrina has now grown into one of America’s 100 fastest-growing inner city companies. We love New Orleans and are proud that Search Influence now employs 88 of the area’s best and brightest,” said Will Scott, CEO and co-founder of Search Influence.

“The key to our success has been hiring local people with roots in the city and training them to be expert online marketers,” said Angie Scott, COO and co-founder of Search Influence. Depending on their role, new employees receive 300-500 hours of training during a 3-month onboarding process. “It is important to us that our staff understands online marketing and can offer true solutions to help grow our customers’ businesses,” added Angie. Search Influence also offers internship opportunities to local high school students.

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