Textlocal Reach New Heights in Sunday Times Tech Track 100

Business Mobile Messaging specialists, Textlocal, have been listed at number 45 in this year’s “The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 2013”.

The league table ranks Britain’s 100 private tech companies with the fastest-growing sales over the latest three years. Tech Track 100 is compiled by Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times, 15th September.

To be featured in the league table at number 45 is fantastic news for Textlocal, a rapidly growing business based in Chester and Malvern. Founded in 2005, Textlocal, who are market leaders in the field of Business Mobile Messaging, have grown by 75% over the past three years, and have no intention of slowing down any time soon.

Positioning in the league table illustrates Textlocal’s commitment to growth and their passion for business mobile messaging. In addition to helping businesses send millions of messages to their customers, employees and members, Textlocal are also instrumental in delivering knowledge and insight to the mobile marketing world, with a number of white papers and a white book ‘The Mobile Customer Experience Report’ available for download on their website.

In terms of the service available, Textlocal’s exclusive online platform, Messenger, provides businesses with a self-service automated system, putting the power in their hands. The user can craft mobile campaigns, develop messages and mobile web pages, attach surveys and forms, and pay online in a matter of minutes.

Messenger is used by over 100,000 customers from all sectors, Groupon, Center Parcs, Optimax, La Tasca, Redrow and Wickes, sending over 30 million messages pcm. Although the system is self-service, Textlocal still supplies account management for every business and round the clock support for when it’s needed.

Speaking about the listing, Managing Director Darren Daws, said: “We are delighted to secure a much-coveted place in the top 50 of the list and proud that the company’s success has been recognised. The whole team has worked really hard to deliver outstanding work, not just in the three years which the award covers but since the company was established nearly 10 years ago.”

A typical Tech Track 100 company:

•                is generally owned and run by entrepreneurs

•                has between 20 and 200 staff

•                has average 3 year sales growth ranging from 40% pa to 280% pa

•                has sales ranging from £5m – £50m

•                Around 40% of the companies have venture capital backing

To download a copy of the white book ‘The Mobile Customer Experience Report’ please visit www.textlocal.com


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