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OUR STORY

OUR FOUNDING

Chatmeter was founded by Collin Holmes in 2009 as a solution to local search marketing. What started as monthly email reports aimed to help small businesses, has grown to a full-blown all-in-one local SEO software for multi-location brands and agencies. Chatmeter has been a leader in all things local since its inception, from listing management to online reputation, to social media and so much more, we’re proud to be partnering with some of the largest enterprise brands and agencies in North America.

THE EVOLUTION OF CHATMETER

 
  • Founder & CEO

    Founder & CEO

    Our Founder and CEO, Collin Holmes, created the concept of Chatmeter.

     

  • First Launch

    First Launch

    First product launches – it’s only email, no dashboard!

  • Expanding

    Expanding

    We started working with more agencies and enterprise brands.

  • Dev Team

    Dev Team

    Our Development team, including our CTO Paul Koch joins Chatmeter and establishes an in-house engineering team.

  • Sales Team

    Sales Team

    Hired on a small sales team, including our SVP of Sales Lee Auerbach, who showed the team how to close some big deals.

  • New Products

    New Products

    We relaunched our dashboard to include Rankings, Media, and Chatter.

  • Listings

    Listings

    We added Listing Management services to our platform.

  • Yelp

    Yelp

    Established a Yelp Knowledge Partnership

  • Responding

    Responding

    We added in-dashboard responding to Facebook and Google.

  • Social

    Social

    Social publishing was added to the dashboard.

  • Pulse

    Pulse

    Pulse Launches! This AI tool helped us to really stand out from the competition.

  • Chatmania

    Chatmania

    Chatmania! We celebrated our success as a company with a Yacht party! Our company culture grew as we added cross-functional teams and weekly Thursday lunches.

  • Tragic Mike

    Tragic Mike

    Channing Tatum breaks our dashboard! (A customer wanted to follow Channing Tatum hashtags and the amount of traffic caused the dashboard to crash – temporarily)

  • Moving Up

    Moving Up

    We have grown to a team of about 40 people by now, so we moved to our current headquarters at 225 Broadway in Downtown San Diego.

  • LBV Score

    LBV Score

    We relaunched our Local Brand Visibility score to give brands a better picture of their local online visibility.

  • Yelp Listings

    Yelp Listings

    We extended our Yelp partnership to include listings.

  • FB Updates

    FB Updates

    We update our dashboard to adapt to new Facebook Recommendations.

  • Workflow

    Workflow

    Our new and improved Workflow tool launches – Chatmeter is now a workstation instead of just an analytics platform.

  • Bigger Boat

    Bigger Boat

    We hit some major milestones! Celebrated with Chatmania 2.0! We needed a bigger boat – company grew to over 70 employees.

CHATMETER TODAY

Today, Chatmeter has grown to become one of the most trusted and reliable brand reputation and listing management platform’s on the market. More importantly, we have established a brilliant and dedicated team that works hard to help brands find success in local SEO. Constantly evolving, we have some exciting projects in the works. Looking forward to what the future holds. 

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