Anvil Media Finishes 2010 With Record Revenue

Portland-based SEM agency, Anvil Media, finishes 2010 with record revenue, expanding services and growing client-base.

Online PR News – 01-January-2011 – – Anvil Media, Inc., a search engine and social media marketing agency, announced today record revenue in 2010. Anvil’s 2010 revenue of $2.3M, represents a 27% increase over 2009. The growth was a result of successfully securing and growing larger, more sophisticated clients like AGCO Corporation, Borders Books, Oregon Scientific, Real Networks, SolarWorld and The Nature Conservancy.

“We’ve spent the past 10 years building the best search engine marketing team in the industry,” stated Kent Lewis, President of Anvil Media, Inc. “The growing team has increasingly diverse digital marketing backgrounds. The net result is that we’ve been able to expand our service offering and take on increasingly sophisticated clients and complex projects.”

Search engine marketing (SEM) clients range across a host of industry verticals, including eCommerce & Retail, Financial Services, Education, Environmental/Sustainable Industries, Hospitality & Travel, Healthcare & Fitness, Manufacturing, Publishing and Software. A more complete list of Anvil’s 2010 client roster includes: Adaptu, AFS USA, Anritsu Corporation, Banner Health, Eastern Bank Corporation, Foundation Fitness, InnSight Hotel Management Group, Insight Schools, Lattice Semiconductor, MAT@USC, Phoseon Technology, Samaritan Health Systems, SEMA, Serena Software, Standard Insurance Company, The Columbian, Tiger Oak Publications, Treadmill-World, Wordbank Limited and Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital.

The seasoned team at Anvil introduced a host of new service offerings to new and existing clients in 2010. Popular new services include Affiliate Marketing Program Development & Management, Landing Page Audit & Plan, Local Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Site Content and Site Monetization Audit & Plans. The largest growth area for services has been Training across search engine marketing (SEO & PPC), social media marketing and analytics. A partial list of recent Training clients includes: Concordia University, CUI, PC World Magazine, Portland State University and Providence Health Systems. For more information about Anvil clients, visit the testimonials and case studies on the website.

“We’ve not only increased the level of quality of our services, but the level of engagement with our clients,” stated Hallie Janssen, Vice President of Anvil Media, Inc. “Anvil is now responsible for driving digital marketing strategies for clients like Borders and Real Networks. We’ve transcended SEM and are truly a strategic partner to our clients.”

Anvil continues to receive local and industry recognition for its client work and financial performance. The Portland Business Journal ranked Anvil Media one of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies for the third consecutive year. Anvil also received a SoMe Award for its ground-breaking social media strategy developed for Provenance Hotels for the second consecutive year.

In 2010, the Anvil team was very active in the marketing industry, speaking at industry events and authoring articles and white papers. The entire senior account team syndicated articles in a variety of industry publications, including: AboutUs, B2C Marketing Insider, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, iMedia Connection, iMedia Connection Blog, Portland Business Journal, Search Engine Journal, Search Marketing Insider and Search Marketing Standard. The team also released three new SEM white papers, including: Advanced PPC Marketing, Google Analytics 101 and Location-Based Social Networking.

To help meet the growing demand for search engine marketing and social media marketing services, Anvil added six new employees for 2010: David Backes, Nick Footer, Jason Kane, Ben Leftwich, Andy Lohr and Brooke Snow. Anvil has also invested in additional space at The Anvil Building, for future expansion. To learn more about the Anvil team, visit the website for a list of archived articles, upcoming speaking engagements and press coverage.