Trendline Interactive Ranks No. 1862 on the 2020 Inc. 5000

Trendline Interactive Ranks No. 1862 on the 2020 Inc. 5000

Trendline Interactive Ranks No. 1862 on the 2020 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 228% Percent Austin, TX, October 8, 2020 – On August 12 Inc. magazine revealed Email consulting and professional services firm Trendline Interactive as No. 1862 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, 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 businesses. Trendline now joins Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names which gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.  “When we started Trendline in 2010 our goal was simple yet ambitious, help world-class brands build world-class email marketing programs,” said Morgan Stewart, CEO of Trendline Interactive. “We knew if we found talented people and focused on our client’s success, our success would follow, making the Inc. 5000 is proof of that. We are truly honored as an organization...
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Rishad Tobaccowala Joins Trendline’s Board of Directors

Rishad Tobaccowala Joins Trendline’s Board of Directors

Esteemed marketing strategist and business leader brings forty years of industry experience to the board.  AUSTIN, Texas – Sept 24, 2020 – Email consulting and professional services firm Trendline Interactive is pleased to announce the appointment of Rishad Tobaccowala as its newest Board Member. Tobaccowala is a Senior Adviser to the Publicis Groupe and is widely regarded as one of the world’s top business leaders and innovators. The highly sought-after adviser joined Trendline’s board in June. “Continuous innovation has been a core tenant at Trendline since the beginning, and we’ve always sought out the most talented collaborators,” said Morgan Stewart, CEO of Trendline Interactive.“When it comes to talent and forward-thinking, there are few individuals as respected as Rishad Tobaccowala. He is truly a pioneer in the field of digital marketing, and we are honored to have him on our board of directors.”  Tobaccowala has been a trusted adviser to several Fortune 500 Companies and is a renowned speaker and author. His most recent book,...
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Trendline Acquires Canada’s Largest Email Marketing Agency

Trendline Acquires Canada’s Largest Email Marketing Agency

PRESS RELEASE This acquisition uniquely positions Trendline to help Fortune 500 companies transform their email marketing programs. AUSTIN, Texas – April 22, 2019 – Email consulting and professional services firm Trendline Interactive today announced the acquisition of Canadian email agency Inbox Marketer, further strengthening Trendline’s strategy, data management and analytics service offerings. “Forward-thinking organizations are embracing digital transformation, and email is the digital channel they look to first,” said Morgan Stewart, CEO of Trendline Interactive. “While new technologies allow marketers to connect with customers in increasingly personal and relevant ways, marketers also need to deploy the right people and processes to fully leverage these tools. Inbox Marketer bolsters our ability to identify quick wins and implement strategic solutions that drive digital marketing transformation.” Trendline and Inbox Marketer were both recognized as email industry leaders in the most recent Email Agency Buyer’s Guide from analyst firm The Relevancy Group, with Trendline receiving top honors in strategy and analytics, and Inbox Marketer receiving the highest scores...
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Trendline Recognized as a Leader in Community Service

Trendline Recognized as a Leader in Community Service

Austin, Texas – April 17, 2019 The 2019 Communitas Awards recognized Trendline Interactive for Leadership in Community Service for their support of multiple community programs and local non-profit organizations in 2018. The Communitas Awards recognizes exceptional organizations that are unselfishly giving of themselves and their resources, and those that are changing how they do business to benefit their communities. As a full-service email marketing agency, Trendline knew that delivering world-class email programs wasn’t their sole reason for being. With offices in Austin, Portland, Chicago, and Atlanta, they felt compelled to help the less fortunate and change the way they do business to benefit their employees, as well as their local communities. Their offices volunteered and donated to many causes in 2018, including the Humane Society, Lurie’s Children’s Hospital, Emory’s Oxford Cares, AARP Foundation’s Million Meal Pack, Coats for Kids, and more. “Trendline is incredibly honored to receive this award, as giving back is baked into our core values. I am proud that we were recognized...
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Trendline Interactive Named Clear Leader in Overall Client Satisfaction Among Email Marketing Agencies

Trendline Interactive Named Clear Leader in Overall Client Satisfaction Among Email Marketing Agencies

Findings from The Relevancy Group study put Trendline well ahead of competition. AUSTIN, Texas – November 5, 2018 – The Relevancy Group, a market research and advisory services firm, awarded Trendline Interactive top honors in overall client satisfaction in its annual Email Agency Buyer's Guide over other agency participants including BrightWave, DEG, Inbox Marketer, and Yes Marketing. Agencies were evaluated on core capabilities in three key areas: strategy, data management and analysis/measurement. After surveying 402 marketers with 300 different data points per vendor, Trendline was the clear winner in overall client satisfaction with an average satisfaction score of 4.73 out of 5 across all service areas. The next highest average customer satisfaction score was 4.52 out of 5, while the industry mean was 3.86 out of 5. Clients reported “overwhelmingly high satisfaction scores across the entire range of the firm’s services,” The Relevancy Group said. “Trendline’s deep expertise across all facets of email marketing puts them in the consideration set of any organization...
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Trendline and Inbox Pros – Redefining the Email Marketing Services Landscape

Trendline and Inbox Pros – Redefining the Email Marketing Services Landscape

With the strategic acquisition of Inbox Pros, Trendline Interactive is now the clear leader in providing enterprise organizations with comprehensive, end-to-end email marketing services. AUSTIN, TX - Full service email marketing agency, Trendline Interactive, announced today the acquisition of Inbox Pros, adding deliverability, privacy and compliance to its service offerings. Already a best-in-class provider of email marketing services including strategy, creative, technology, and analytics, the acquisition of Inbox Pros firmly establishes Trendline as the leading full-service email marketing agency in the industry. “Consumers today demand increasingly relevant and personal email experiences. At the same time, new privacy laws, such as GDPR, require companies to rethink how they handle consumer data. It is imperative that deliverability, privacy and compliance experts work directly with marketing strategists to help enterprises navigate this increasingly complex email marketing landscape,” said Morgan Stewart, Trendline CEO and co-founder. “The acquisition of Inbox Pros adds a critical component that email marketing and digital agencies have traditionally ignored.” Founded in 2014, Inbox...
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Publication of Salesforce Marketing Cloud for Dummies Puts the Power of the Platform in the Hands of Digital Marketers

Publication of Salesforce Marketing Cloud for Dummies Puts the Power of the Platform in the Hands of Digital Marketers

Award-Winning Email Agency Trendline Interactive Tapped to Author the Guide AUSTIN, Tex. — Wiley, publisher of the immensely popular For Dummies series of how-to books, has announced the release date of its latest title, Salesforce Marketing Cloud for Dummies, written in partnership with Trendline Interactive, a full-service email marketing agency with offices in Austin, Tex., Chicago, and Portland, Ore. The book hits shelves this week. Authored by Trendline’s Chester Bullock (VP of Solutions Consulting) and Mark Pollard (Senior Platform Architect), the new book offers expert advice for marketers and companies who want to harness the power of Salesforce Marketing Cloud (SFMC), an online suite of tools and services used for marketing automation by top companies around the world. “This book is the result of a joint effort among SFMC’s product developers, marketing managers, and the whole team at Trendline,” said Bullock. “There is a considerable learning curve with the platform, and this book will educate users on how to get the most from SFMC with minimal frustration.” As...
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Here’s to 2017: A Banner Year for Trendline Interactive

Here’s to 2017: A Banner Year for Trendline Interactive

The finish line is in sight for 2017, and it has a been a year of steady gains and highlights all the way through. We’re pleased to announce that our agency has enjoyed sustained growth through the year, leading to a 40% increase in revenue over 2016. We’re proud to boast about that figure because it represents a year’s worth of strong performances by our teams and a track record of impactful service to our clients. But it also justifies our initial strategy which was to put our efforts into building a scalable business. Seven years ago, when we took the great leap of faith and created Trendline, we chose to focus our time and energy on developing workable processes, implementing systems that can scale as we grow, on onboarding new employees and setting up effective training programs. We didn’t set out to do great work for just one or two clients. We set out to build an organization that develops and grows...
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Trendline Interactive Takes Top Honors in The Relevancy Ring – Email Agency Buyers Guide 2017

Trendline Interactive Takes Top Honors in The Relevancy Ring – Email Agency Buyers Guide 2017

Company wins more customer satisfaction awards than any other email marketing participants AUSTIN, Texas – September 28, 2017 – The Relevancy Group, a market research and advisory services company, recently completed its annual Email Marketing Agency Evaluation and Trendline Interactive came away the clear winner in customer satisfaction with a total of eight Relevancy Ring awards – five gold and three silver. After reviewing nearly 400 different data points per vendor, The Relevancy Group concluded that “Trendline Interactive customers reported overwhelmingly high satisfaction scores across the entire range of the firm’s services.” “The outcome of The Relevancy Group’s work clearly validates our core approach — if you focus on customer satisfaction, growth will follow,” said Morgan Stewart, Trendline Interactive’s Co-Founder and CEO. “We’ve set a high bar for ourselves and our clients. It’s satisfying to know that our customers recognize the effort and an independent party has confirmed our leadership position in the email marketing industry.” The Relevancy Group invited over a dozen email marketing agencies to...
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Trendline’s Growth Continues with New Clients and New Hires

Trendline’s Growth Continues with New Clients and New Hires

LiveNation and Banfield Pet Hospital join growing list of companies hiring the company for email marketing expertise AUSTIN, Texas – June 22, 2017– Trendline Interactive, a full-service email marketing agency, today announced the addition of 15 new staff and four new clients. Company leadership attributed the growth to ongoing demand for its unique services and proven expertise. Trendline now employs 58 people across the company’s three locations in Austin, TX, Chicago, IL and Portland, OR. The 15 new employees will fill positions across all departments to meet demand from existing and new clients. The majority will work from the company’s headquarters in Austin with the rest spread across the other two locations including some remote offices. They fill positions in client services, ESP platform management, creative services, and quality assurance. The four new clients are ShopRunner, eCommission, Banfield Pet Hospital, and LiveNation. They join a growing portfolio of organizations like AARP, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Wacom and Hyatt that have chosen Trendline Interactive as their email marketing agency of record. “We attract talent who are passionate about...
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