Blog & News Updates
Ever wondered how Madwire got it's start 10 years ago? In this awesome interview with Starter Story, our Co-Founder and Co-CEO, JB Kellogg, talks to Pat Walls about Madwire's beginnings, lessons learned along the way, and where we're headed next. Check it out here!
The Internship that Changed Everything
"I walked in and asked if I could intern there in my final semester. They said they didn’t require any design or marketing but they did need a new website. They asked me if I knew how to design and build a website. This was early 2005 and website design and development were still pretty new. I told them,...more
Inc. magazine today revealed that Madwire® has earned a spot on its 39th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is Madwire’s 8th year on the list, and only 2% of companies who make the list ever make it 8 years in a row. Madwire posed an impressive 3-year growth of 94.02%. 151 Colorado companies made the list this year, 92 of which are repeat honorees. Together, the 151 Colorado companies added 9,976 jobs and generated 4.5 billion dollars in revenue.
The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national...more
Madwire®/Marketing 360® will Co-Host a webinar with DigitalMarketer, offering tried and true tips and strategies on the testimonial lifecycle. This free webinar will take place on Thursday, August 13th at 10:00 am MST. The webinar will be hosted by Madwire/Marketing 360's Co-Founder and CEO, JB Kellogg, DigitalMarketer's Content Strategist, Becky Zieber, and DigitalMarketer's Director of Content Marketing, Amanda Powell.
With over 20,000 SMB clients in over 100 industries around the world, JB knows small business, and he knows small business marketing. As the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of one of the most successful digital marketing tech companies, JB has been on a number of industry-focused panels and podcasts, and offers a unique understanding of the SMB...more
Madwire® is excited to announce the addition of payments to our existing suite of tools, allowing small businesses to easily and securely take and manage payments while unifying payment data under one integrated platform, Marketing 360®.
Marketing 360 provides marketing and business management tools in a single platform and currently facilitates tens of millions of consumer interactions monthly for more than 20,000 businesses in the United States and Canada. By combining payments with an already robust platform, business owners can now complete the underwriting process, charge and manage customer payments, apply stored value credits, manage deposits, disputes, e-commerce API keys, and send invoices via email all from their Marketing 360 account.
Partnering with the global...more
In episode 5 of the Efrvsnt podcast, Madwire's Co-Founder and Co-CEO talks about building a culture of leadership, how COVID 19 has impacted Madwire and small businesses, maintaining a good work-life balance and why that's important, and more!
Efrvsnt is a corporate consulting firm specializing in leadership, organizational culture, and crisis management. Through their customized programs, they help companies of all sizes undergo behavior-driven transformations, like cultivating a more engaged team, creating a crisis management strategy for thriving through adversity, or even achieving personal growth as a leader.
Check out this extremely informative podcast below. Enjoy!more
I think most can agree that the COVID pandemic will forever change our world, and that includes business and the economy.
Recently, our Co-Founder and Co-CEO, JB Kellogg, sat down with Charlie Katz to talk about what it's going to take to rebuild in the post COVID economy. While it may seem like we are a ways away from a post COVID world, JB's thoughts and tips are sure to inspire hope.
Madwire Co-Founder and Co-CEO, JB Kellogg and CFO, Matt Bryson, recently sat down (virtually, of course) with Arjun Bhatia and Bhavan Suri of William Blair, to learn all about Madwire and what has made us, and our clients, so successful. The interview covers information about our comprehensive software solution, Marketing 360®, the SMB market, the competitive tech environment, and our M&A approach. Read the full interview here.more
Voyage Denver, an online media publication focused on sharing stories of entrepreneurship, art, and local businesses, recently started an inspiring stores series. We were thrilled when they wanted to interview and share our CEO's own inspiring story.
When they asked us to provide some photos of JB and our culture, they made it clear that they didn't want another boring headshot. I'd say we were able to deliver. Check out the full story here.more
Madwire's reputation management software, Top Rated Local, and the American Bar Association announced a collaboration today that will allow ABA members to display their ABA membership badge on their website through a custom widget built and powered by Top Rated Local.
This integrated technology helps alert consumers that they are working with ABA members. Because this technology can be placed digitally on a website, ABA members have the opportunity to highlight their member status to consumers in a consistent manner.
"We are excited to work with Top Rated Local, in conjunction with Marketing 360, to bring additional benefits to our members. This technology will allow our members to digitally showcase their ABA membership and utilize Top Rated Local to help grow their...more
Rubicly recently sought out to find the most talented marketers. They didn't focus on following, but rather the talent and innovation that these marketers bring to their brands. We are excited to share that our Co-Founder and Co-CEO, JB Kellogg, was included on the list!more
FORT COLLINS, CO: April 20th, 2020 – Madwire® announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Torstar Corporation, a Toronto - based media company, to help bring their award winning, powerful marketing software to the small business landscape in Canada.
Torstar will have exclusive access to Madwire’s award winning software, Marketing 360®, and marketing capabilities across Canada. The partnership will allow Torstar to expand the suite of products that it offers to small- and medium-size businesses, and allow Madwire to break further into the Canadian market with the Marketing 360 software being offered to Torstar’s roster of about 30,000 small businesses.
The Marketing 360 software ranges from a do-it-yourself to a full managed solution supported by a team of...more
DigitalMarketer ranked the top 8 Marketing YouTube Channels You Should Follow to Keep Learning During Quarantine in a recent blog post. We're proud to say our Marketing 360® YouTube channel was ranked #1 overall!
Here's the top 8 channels according to DigitalMarketer:
- Marketing 360®
- Adam Erhart
- Neil Patel
- Brian Dean
- Sunny Lenarduzzi
- Vanessa Lau
Since 2009, we’ve been focused on helping small businesses grow. As of today, we're proudly helping nearly 20,000 active clients manage and grow their brand!
We’re excited to share that out of 3,500 SaaS companies last year, we were in the Latka top 5% in terms of revenue growth rate. Big thanks to all of our clients, partners and hard working teammates for helping us land a spot in the top 100 fastest growing saas companies.
After 10 years in business, we’ve grown the Madwire team to over 600 people and are more excited than ever for what we can accomplish together over the next 10 years.
The top 150 fastest growing...more
The addition of SpaceCraft’s powerful website building technology will further enable SMBs to easily launch or grow their business with Madwire’s #1 marketing platform® for small business, Marketing 360®.
FORT COLLINS, CO and AUSTIN, TX – October 8th, 2019: Madwire®, LLC, a technology company focused on business management and marketing software for SMBs, today announced the acquisition of SpaceCraft, a cloud-based website platform and software company located in Austin, Texas. The acquisition of SpaceCraft is Madwire’s second acquisition in the last fifteen months (following the acquisition of a payments company, SilverEdge, in 2018) on their quest to provide SMBs with feature-rich and intuitive technologies that enable them to manage and market their...more