News & Insights

Rhythm Makes Inc. 5000 Hall of Fame

Digital Marketing Agency Again On The Inc. 5000 List & Celebrated For Being 5-Time Inc. 5000 Honoree

Sept. 1, 2017 — Irvine, CA - Inc. magazine ranked Rhythm no. 3442 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000. And, Rhythm also made the Inc. 5000 Hall of Fame for being recognized as an Inc. 5000 honoree for five years.

“Being named to this list of innovative and successful companies for a fifth consecutive year is a huge honor for Rhythm,” said Rhythm CEO Craig Cooke. “Not only does it feel good to drive results for the brands we work with, but it feels even better to be among industry leaders fueling both the economy and workforce.”

The 2017 Inc. 5000 unveiled online at and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year average growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 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

"The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”

Rhythm is a digital marketing agency that builds digital infrastructures and grows businesses through integrated marketing solutions. In Rhythm’s 20+ years of experience, they have found that most clients struggle with having the proper infrastructure to support digital marketing efforts and prove results. To solve for this, Rhythm creates web-based foundational solutions infused with laser-focused marketing strategies that work in harmony to achieve business goals. Rhythm core digital services include: Web, Search, Email, Media, Content and Analytics. View Rhythm client case studies and contact Rhythm for more information on services.

More About Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000


TheThe 2017 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2013 to 2016. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2013. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2016. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2013 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 at

About Inc. Media

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 18,000,000 today.  For more information, visit

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.

For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit