Clutch Prepares to Announce the 2018 Global Leaders

The second annual Clutch Global Leaders will be announced November 26–30, 2018 in a series of press releases.

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Clutch will reveal the top-performing B2B companies from around the world in November. This exclusive list of leading organizations helps businesses seeking to invest in marketing, IT, development, or design services make buying decisions with confidence.

Clutch has experienced tremendous growth since 2017 and recently was named to the exclusive Inc. 500, as well as a Linkedin Top Startup of 2018. More than a platform, Clutch has evolved into a global community where service providers and buyers easily can connect and achieve their business objectives.

While it’s free for companies to get listed on Clutch, only the most highly recommended are recognized as leaders in this annual report.

Global Leaders Include the Leading Companies Across 4 Main Categories

Each year, we recognize the standout companies across multiple industries. These companies not only are highly engaged but also have proven their industry expertise and ability to deliver.

In total, around 700+ companies will be recognized across 4 main categories and 65 sub-categories. (To see an in-depth list of sub-categories, scroll to the bottom of this article.)

List of Research Categories

Below are the main categories and the corresponding press release dates:

  1. Advertising and Marketing: November 26
  2. Creative and Design: November 27
  3. Developers: November 28
  4. IT and Business Services: November 29

Introducing The Clutch 1000

On the last day, November 30, we introduce a new and exclusive honor — The Clutch 1000. This list will feature the top 1000 companies on Clutch with the highest ability to deliver scores.

Remember, your ability to deliver score considers the following criteria:

  • Recency, number, and quality of Clutch-verified reviews published to your company profile
  • Types of clients you work with
  • Services you offer and your experience providing those services
  • Brand reputation and visibility in your target market

How to Become a Clutch Global Leader

‘Clutch Global Leader’ is more than just a title. The accolade is reserved for companies that show a superior commitment to their clients.

An outstanding company on Clutch has numerous high-quality and recent reviews that address the company’s project management skills, services offered, and results achieved. The client’s voice is central in the selection of Global Leaders, so we encourage you to submit more client references to increase your chances of making the list.

Are you interested in being included on this prestigious list? If so, it’s not too late. Whether you’re new to Clutch or a long-time partner, we’ve created a few resources describing the next steps you can take.

Don’t wait until the last minute. Take action now, and you might just be named a Clutch 2018 Global Leader.

Good luck!

Additional Resources

List of Research Sub-Categories

Advertising and Marketing

SEO Companies
SEO Consultants
Social Media Marketing Agencies
PPC Agencies
Branding Agencies
PR Firms
Digital Agencies
Digital Marketing Agencies
Advertising and Marketing
Inbound Marketing Agencies
Content Marketing Agencies
Mobile and App Marketing Agencies
Email Marketing Agencies
Direct Marketing
Digital Strategy
Media Buying
Market Research Firms

Creative and Design

Web Design
Creative Agencies
Digital Design
Print Designers
Product Design Agencies
Packaging Designers
UX Agencies
Video Production 
Video Explainer
Logo Designers 
Graphic Designers


Mobile App Development 
Web Development
Software Development
Shopify Developers
eCommerce Developers
PHP Developers
WordPress Developers
React Native
iPhone App Developers
Android App Developers
Magento Designers and Developers
.NET Developers
Ruby on Rails Developers
AR/VR Developers 
Software Testing 
Drupal Developers 
Artificial Intelligence
Internet of Things (IoT)

IT and Business Services

IT Outsourcing Services
Virtual Assistant (BPO)
IT Services
Accounting Firms
Staff Augmentation Firms
Transcription Services
Translation Services
Voice Services (Call Centers) 
Lead Generation (Call Centers) 
Answering Services 
Virtual Receptionists (Call Centers)
Business Consultants
CRM Consultants
Cloud Consultants
ERP Consultants
ECM Consultants
Big Data Consultants
Managed IT Providers
System Integration