Agency Growing as Franchising’s Content and Web Marketing Powerhouse
RALEIGH, NC / ACCESSWIRE / August 8, 2022 / 919 Marketing, one of the nation’s fastest-growing content marketing agencies, announces the acquisition of ClickCulture, a Raleigh, N.C. -based award-winning web development and digital marketing company.
This is the third acquisition by 919 Marketing to boldly expand its roster of technology-focused marketing services to become the full-service marketing leader for emerging and mature franchise brands and non-profit companies.
“This exciting new partnership with the team at ClickCulture expands our company to give us more creative firepower and a deeper bench of talent to better serve our clients”, says David Chapman, CEO, and founder of 919 Marketing. “We can now elevate our creative capabilities to include custom applications for websites, unique digital campaigns, and elite, award-winning graphic design to help our clients attract more customers and grow their businesses. We have a lot of smart people doing great work and now we have the data-driven creative capabilities needed to truly dominate as the holistic, one-stop solution for nonprofit companies and multi-location and franchise brands.”
Lloyd Jacobs, the CEO, and founder of Click Culture will become 919 Marketing’s creative director working in tandem with art directors, copywriters, web developers, PR specialists, digital marketers, videographers, and the 919 analytics team to elevate the agency’s portfolio of award-winning work. ClickCulture will now operate under the name 919 Marketing and retain all its employees.
“I am thrilled to join 919 Marketing and combine our resources to help our clients reach their growth goals,” says Jacobs. “We’ve worked together on mutual clients in the past and I’ve always admired 919’s genuine and passionate team members, committed to quality and data-driven solutions. It’s a dream-come-true to join forces and I feel like I’m coming home with a bunch of smart, cool, and friendly people who feel like family.”
Within the last year, 919 Marketing has acquired two other companies: Ceralytics, a groundbreaking content intelligence platform that uses predictive analytics and natural language processing to drive audiences to engage and convert; and NetSearch Digital Marketing, a pioneering internet marketing firm specializing in SEO, PPC, and web design services for local and national clients.
These assets now position 919 Marketing as the leading tech-enabled content and digital marketing firm in franchising and non-profits to help local, regional, and national companies increase brand awareness, drive leads, and increase consumer engagement and conversion.
In addition to 919 Marketing’s headquarters based outside of Raleigh, North Carolina, the company has a presence in all four time zones thanks to a highly skilled and dedicated remote workforce.
The company has an impressive three-year growth rate of more than 130 percent, despite the impact of COVID-19. The company was ranked on Forbes’ prestigious 2021 inaugural list of America’s Best PR Agencies, Entrepreneur Magazine’s list of top PR firms for the franchise industry, and ranked on the coveted Inc. 5000 list as the highest-ranked and fastest-growing franchise PR firm.
Brands of all sizes trust 919 Marketing to provide smart, creative strategies and responsive marketing services that drive measurable results. Our impressive roster of franchise brands includes American Family Care, Zaxby’s, Tim Horton’s, and Wild Birds Unlimited, along with blue-chip companies including Stanley Black & Decker, Ally Bank, and Proctor and Gamble’s Tide Cleaners.
About 919 Marketing
Formed in 1996 and headquartered just outside of North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park and the capital city of Raleigh, 919 is a national content marketing firm with a proven track record of helping companies increase revenue, create a competitive advantage, and improve marketing results. We provide high-powered strategic planning, public relations, social media, digital marketing, video and commercial production, business development support, and full creative capabilities – each utilizing proven processes refined over hundreds of client engagements.
Our award-winning staff of marketing strategists, TV and print reporters, and social media trailblazers are seasoned experts, providing content marketing firepower to excite, motivate and engage your customers and prospects. For more information, please visit us at www.919 marketing.com.
Founded in 1999, ClickCulture is a Raleigh-based integrated marketing firm specializing in technology. With deep roots in e-commerce, website design, web development, and user interface design, the company offers a full spectrum of marketing services, including graphic design, collateral design, high-tech advertising, search engine optimization, communications, point-of-purchase, and point-of-sale services.
SOURCE: 919 Marketing