Globe Runner Ranks on the 2018 Inc. 5000

Top 10 Fastest Growing Marketing and Ad Agencies in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro

Dallas, TX August 16, 2018Inc. magazine today ranked Globe Runner 4203 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing, privately-owned companies.

Globe Runner achieved a three-year sales growth of 81%. The Addison based company joins a select number of digital marketing agencies recognized in this year’s list.

The Inc5000 represents independent small to mid-sized businesses with revenue and employee growth year after year. Notable companies in the Dallas Metroplex include Poo-Pouri, Studio Movie Grill, and Nothing Bundt Cakes.

“When I started Globe Runner in 2009, our mission was to help companies grow digitally,” said Globe Runner CEO Eric McGehearty. “We are growing today by continuing our mission of full-service digital, delivering results to clients.”

In January 2017, Globe Runner acquired Black Lab Creative allowing the internet marketing company to offer in-house design, creative, and printing solutions.

Recently, 2018 delivered two Addy awards (Bronze and Silver) to Globe Runner by the American Advertising Federation.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 to 2017. To qualify for the list, companies must have been founded and began generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be based in the US, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2017. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2016 is $2 million.

As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found on

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The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.