Primary Wave Media Inc. 5000 Private Companies

Pleasantville, NY – Primary Wave Media (, the Westchester, NY based marketing solutions company, has been named to the Inc. 5000, by Inc. Magazine. The honor places Primary Wave, a provider of mobile enhanced, vanity toll free telephone number “brandchises” and other marketing solutions, among the fastest growing private companies in the United States.

Primary Wave is the nation’s leading vanity brandchiser, offering companies exclusive access to local and toll free custom phone numbers within their geographic areas of business. For a monthly fee, customers are free to use and to brand their businesses with an exclusive numbers like 1-877-APPLIANCE or 1-800-HOMECARE. Recognition on the Inc. 5000 list is an indication that vanity brandchising has hit prime time.

“Inclusion on the Inc. 5000 list is a terrific honor for Primary Wave,” said Primary Wave CEO Gregg Hamerschlag. “It confirms that our approach of offering an optimized branding tool to small business, at economical prices, is working and growing. Vanity brandchises are helping to grow market share for thousands of businesses throughout the US. Isn’t that what all small businesses want?”

Primary Wave now shares a pedigree with companies like Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, Timberland and Patagonia. All have appeared on the list in years past. The List was harder to get on to this year than any in its 32 year history. The median company on the list increased sales by more than 140 percent since the start of 2010, and the average honoree grew by more than 468 percent. Primary Wave is ranked 2706 on the Inc. 5000 List.

“This is only the start for Primary Wave,” added Hamerschlag. “In the year ahead we will be expanding our services and capabilities by adding business-to-consumer lead generation tools similar to Angie’s List, Groupon, Yelp and Home Advisor. In the Digital Age, the telephone is proving to be a more powerful marketing tool than ever before.”