Anvil Media Ranks on Inc. Magazine 500|5000 List for Second Consecutive Year

Portland, Ore., Aug. 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Anvil Media Inc., a digital marketing agency specializing in search engine and social media marketing services announced today it has made the Inc. Magazine 500|5000 Fastest Growing Company list for the second consecutive year.  The nomination comes on the heels of Anvil's recognition by the Portland Business Journal as a Lighthouse Award winner for ranking on its 100 Fastest Growing Companies list five consecutive years.

The Inc. 500|5000 list, which is in its fifth year, ranks the top privately-held companies in the country based on 3-year revenue figures, along with other factors. Anvil placed 3,758 of 5,000 on the Inc. 500|5000 list.  This recognition follows in the footsteps of being recognized as a Top 50 SEM Agencies by Website Magazine in March of this year and President and Founder, Kent Lewis, being recognized as the American Marketing Association (AMA) Marketer of the Year and PPC Hero's Top 25 Most Influential Pay-Per-Click Expert in June.

"Our growth was driven by expansion into new markets coupled with the ability to meet the needs of our existing clients," said President and Founder, Kent Lewis.  "The results are a testament to the dedication and expertise of our team and the exceptional service they provide our clients."

To ensure continued growth through 2012, Anvil recently expanded its hospitality digital marketing expertise to include the casino industry with the addition of Seminole Gaming to the client roster.  Expansion in existing industry verticals including professional services and ecommerce continued with new clients Forum, Enjoy Life Food and ChefWorks.

About Anvil

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Anvil Media, Inc. is a digital marketing agency specializing in search engine marketing (SEM) and related services, including website analytics, search engine optimization (SEO), pay-per-click (PPC) management, social media marketing and mobile marketing auditing, planning and training.  Anvil helps Fortune 2000 clients generate a return-on-investment (ROI) on their digital marketing strategies by auditing and optimizing existing agency or in-house programs as well as providing ongoing management and consulting services.  Current clients include Advantis Credit Union, Icebreaker, International Rescue Committee (IRC), Lucy, Oregon State University, Provenance Hotels, Right Management, SEMA, Seminole Gaming, TEKsystems, The Nature Conservancy and Travel Portland. For more information about Anvil, visit