Elevato acquires Scottsdale-based Markitors – AZ Big Media

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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 create beautiful and powerful digital solutions.

Together, Elevato and Markitors will work to deliver on the vision of a one-stop shop for small and mid-market businesses, allowing them to get their business online, market their products and services, host their websites, benefit from multimedia, and grow their business. Delivering on the promise to “Be Happier,” small and mid-market 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.

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“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 be experts at 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 1 billion 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 small businesses go out of business within five years of starting a business, with the biggest challenge being finding new customers. Collectively this challenge creates barriers to small and mid-market business success that Evolve’s acquisition of Markitors will help solve.

About Elevato 

Elevato is a digital agency that helps businesses elevate through all things web. Serving approximately 500 customers, Elevato creates 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, Elevato constantly works to help clients ‘Be Happier’. Please visit elevatodigital.com to learn more.

About Markitors

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, Best CompaniesAZ, and more. Find Markitors on Clutch.


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