COLUMBIA, Mo., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine today ranked True Media No. 1709 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list is a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Music website Pandora, convenience store chain 7-Eleven, Brooklyn Brewery, and Radio Flyer (maker of the iconic children's red wagon) are among the prominent brands featured on this year's list.
"The leaders of the companies on this year's Inc. 5000 have figured out how to grow their businesses during the longest recession since the Great Depression," said Inc. president Bob LaPointe. "The 2010 Inc. 5000 showcases a particularly hardy group of entrepreneurs."
Founded in 2005, True Media is an independent, full-service media strategy and communications company based in Columbia, Mo. with additional offices in Calgary, Alberta and St. Louis, Mo. True Media's approximately 40 employees are committed to delivering every client effective media and communication strategies. The company's clients are prominently on the forefront of industries including healthcare, education, banking and finance, retail, and agriculture.
"As media continues to evolve into new exciting forms of communication, it is becoming increasingly important for companies to understand where consumers spend their time, and create new ways to interact with them," says president Jack P. Miller. "One reason for our fantastic growth – we understand this need and are dedicated to finding creative ways to assist our clients with this goal."
The 2010 Inc. 5000, unveiled this week on Inc.com, serves as a unique illustration of the profound changes taking place in the U.S. economy. Despite the fact that most of this year's measuring period of 2006-2009 took place during the latest recession, aggregate revenue among the companies on the list actually increased to $321.6 billion, up more than 50 percent from last year. This year's Inc. 5000 employ a record 1.4 million people, up from one million on last year's list. With unemployment remaining stubbornly high, policymakers and business leaders will do well to look to the Inc. 5000 companies for fresh ideas on achieving growth and creating jobs.
The 2010 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2006 to 2009. Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. True Media ranks in the top 25% of Missouri companies on the list and in the top 50% of advertising and marketing companies ranked. For more information please visit www.truemediaservices.com.
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