CHICAGO and COLUMBUS, April 17, 2018 – UpCity, the leading online marketplace for growth-minded small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) seeking vetted marketing agencies and professionals, announced its 2018 Top Agencies in Columbus. The agencies and marketing services companies are rated in a variety of different areas of business expertise and represent the most vetted, best of class providers in Columbus.

The full list of agencies can be found here.

The top agencies are determined based on the UpCity Rating, UpCity’s proprietary rating system which is based on the number and quality of customer reviews, along with certified local presence in the market, as well as the depth of expertise in the marketing areas in which they focus. The many varied service areas include Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising, website design, public relations, video production and much more.

UpCity’s proprietary review and accreditation methodology functions in the same way a does for dating or an Open Table does for reviews. Small-and mid-sized business owners in local markets need a trusted, credible and convenient source of service providers in the digital space and UpCity has provided them with that source. The Top Agency list saves the hundreds of thousands of business owners in the Columbus area time, and gives them a simple way to find the trusted marketing experts they need in today’s competitive environment.

“Through rigorous eligibility and qualification validation at the local market level, the 2018 Top Agencies in Columbus have shown their commitment and excellence in serving their market’s businesses,” notes Dan Olson, CEO and Co-founder of UpCity. He adds, “Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy and the companies that earn this recognition should be proud of their role in helping the hundreds of thousands of  small business owners in the Columbus area succeed and grow smartly.”

“It’s an honor to be recognized as one of the Top Agencies in Columbus. As a long time UpCity consultant, I have watched them grow an agency portal that helps our clients be found online, like no other.  With this solution, it helps our clients when evaluating the usefulness of our digital marketing programs, and this solution has worked way above our expectations,” cited Jim Beck, Managing Partner, Baytech Companies, LLC.

About UpCity

Now in its seventh year, UpCity covers 300+ local US markets and Canada, ranging from major cities, like New York, to cities of approximately 75,000 people. With 150,000 small-to-medium businesses coming to its marketplace monthly and having vetted and validated over 15,000 agencies, UpCity is the most trusted, and most turned-to, source for local businesses seeking digital marketing agencies and professionals to help them meet expansion and customer acquisition goals.

UpCity helps agencies grow and run their businesses, via strategic counsel, scalable revenue and marketing services, and operations tools.

CONTACT: Jim D’Arcangelo, SVP, Growth Marketing 215.520.7579

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Andrew has serviced SEO clients across a variety of industries including large-scale e-commerce, retail, home services, and more. As Growth Marketing Manager for UpCity, he works every day to improve our Marketplace experience for agencies and business owners alike.