Relevance Inc., formerly known as Slingshot SEO, had about 100 employees in 2011. This week, it laid off eight of its nine full-time employees and shut down its flagship operation.
Search-engine optimization remains part of Slingshot SEO’s name. But one of the region’s fastest-growing tech companies is abruptly shifting strategy—in part because changes by Google have undercut its core business.
Slingshot SEO Inc., a fast-growing Internet marketing firm that made a job-creation deal with the state in 2011, said Monday that it was eliminating about 15 percent of its work force—or roughly 15 employees.
This year’s list of fastest-growing private companies in the Indianapolis area is a diverse lot, operating in industries ranging from human resources to office furnishings to construction to home health care and games.
MyJibe co-founder Mike Langellier is among a new generation of tech entrepreneurs in the Indianapolis area that benefits from a host of support their predecessors never enjoyed.
Clarian Health’s recent rebranding to Indiana University Health has been good business for at least three companies in Indianapolis’ so-called measured-marketing sector. Such firms help a company overhaul its website and make changes to the “tweetosphere” and other social media channels.
Slingshot, a search engine optimization firm, plans to add at least 100 jobs by 2013.
Indianapolis-based Slingshot SEO Inc., founded by three friends from Zionsville High School, plans to expand operations in Indianapolis, adding 114 more employees by 2013, economic development executives announced Friday morning.