Acquisition Accelerates Elevato’s Vision to Be “All Things Web” for Small and Mid-Market Businesses
SCOTTSDALE, AZ. –(BUSINESS WIRE)– Elevato, the digital agency that handles “All Things Web,” today announced that it has agreed to acquire Markitors, a leading SEO agency for growing small and mid-market businesses. The acquisition of Markitors advances Elevato’s mission and its strategy to provide businesses with comprehensive solutions for digital problems.
Together, Elevato and Markitors will work to deliver on the vision of a one-stop shop for our clients, enabling them to develop their online presence, market their products and services, host their websites, and grow their organization. Fulfilling this promise to deliver high quality solutions for any digital need, businesses will have the power to combine their SEO services from Markitors and Elevato’s full scope of services to connect with their customers online.
“We’re focused on being ‘all things web.’ Together, Markitors and Elevato will help solve small and mid-market businesses’ biggest barrier to growth, connecting with potential customers,” said Jake Sheafer, CEO of Elevato. “Expanding our agency to go deeper in organic search helps our customers sustainably and predictably grow their business. Adding Markitors furthers our vision to provide an end-to-end solution set to help our customers grow and run their businesses.”
Markitors brings to Elevato technology and SEO expertise to scale along with an expanding customer reach. Founded in Scottsdale, AZ in 2011, Markitors began by ranking on the first page for the term ‘digital marketing company,’ and evolved into a trusted agency in search engine optimization.
- Global reach of more than 1B search impressions from organic search results
- 500+ small business customers served; with 50 percent of customers within Arizona
- Multiple “Best Place To Work” award winner and recently named to the Clutch 1000, awarded to the top 1% of digital marketing agencies
“Over the last decade, we’ve sought to make Markitors the most resourceful and helpful company for small business SEO,” said Brett Farmiloe, CEO and Founder of Markitors. “With Elevato, we’ve found a shared passion to help small businesses grow. By joining forces with Elevato, Markitors will be able to offer services like PPC, Email Marketing, and Social Media to deliver even better results to the small businesses we serve. This is an exciting new chapter for Markitors, our team, and customers.”
Both Elevato and Markitors have always worked to solve small and mid-market businesses’ biggest challenges. Almost half of all small businesses go under within five years of starting, with the biggest challenge being the ability to find new customers. Collectively, this obstacle creates barriers to small and mid-market business success that Elevato’s acquisition of Markitors will help solve.
Elevato is a digital agency that helps businesses elevate through all things web. Serving approximately 500 customers, we believe in creating beautiful and powerful digital solutions for every need, including engineering, marketing, design, hosting, and multimedia. With more than 35 years in business and $442M in eCommerce revenue processed, we never stop working to help clients reach their goals. Please visit us online at elevatodigital.com to learn the latest on our products and services.
Markitors is an SEO company for small businesses. Markitors’ services connect small businesses with customers through Content, Digital PR, and Technical SEO services. Founded in 2011 and based in Scottsdale, AZ, Markitors has been voted a Best Place To Work multiple times by the Business Journal, BestCompaniesAZ, and more. Find Markitors on Clutch.
The combined team will now consist of 39 employees with deep expertise in Paid Media, Design, SEO, Organic Social Media, Engineering, plus Executive Leadership. Current Markitors Vice President of Operations, Jenn Christie, will be promoted to Vice President of Sales to grow and scale the full suite of Elevato Digital products.