BEAVERTON, Ore., Aug. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Act-On Software, the leading marketing automation provider for small and mid-sized businesses, today announced its placement at No. 245 on Inc. magazine's 33rd Annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most important segment of the economy – America's independent entrepreneurs – and also recognizes Act-On Software for the second consecutive year, with a reported three-year sales growth of 1,880%.

In addition, 27 of Act-On Software's customers are on this year's Inc. 500|5000 ranking. Customer companies range from advertising and healthcare to energy and business services, and include names such as Boxman Studios, Clean Solar, Pure Incubation, and SCIO Health Analytics.

"We are thrilled to be included in the Inc 500 list for the second year in a row, an achievement that truly puts us in rarefied company," said Raghu Raghavan, CEO of Act-On Software. "It is also very gratifying to see our software powering other high-growth companies: 27 of Act-On's customers are on this year's Inc 500|5000 List."

Companies honored in this year's list achieved on average a mind-boggling three-year growth of 516%, generating aggregate revenue of $211 billion and 505,000 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

"What surprises me, even though I know it's coming, is the sheer variety of the paths our entrepreneurs take to success, thematically reflecting how our economy has evolved," says Inc. President and Editor-in-Chief Eric Schurenberg. "This year, there are far more social media and far fewer computer hardware businesses than there were, say, six years ago. But what doesn't change is the fearsome creativity unleashed by American entrepreneurship."

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About Act-On

Act-On is a leading provider of integrated marketing automation software, helping 2000+ companies to tie inbound, outbound, and nurturing programs together – across email, web, mobile, and social. Users achieve superior return on marketing investment through sophisticated demographic and behavioral data that increases engagement throughout the customer lifecycle, reduces the cost of acquisition, and strengthens loyalty. Act-On's fresh approach to marketing automation gives sales and marketing professionals full functionality without the complexity other systems impose, and makes campaign creation and program execution easier and faster. Act-On offers a best-in-class professional services team, dedicated customer support, and the APEX ecosystem of partners to provide clients with the tools they need to achieve marketing success.

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