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10/30/2019 - OuterBox Moves Downtown Akron Headquarters

OuterBox, Inc., an Ohio-based provider of website design, website development, and SEO services, is pleased to announce the official moving of its Akron headquarters to a new office building located in Copley Township with room for more than 75 full time employees. Read Full Article

5/16/19 - OuterBox Announces New Office & Job Openings in Columbus, Ohio

OuterBox, a nationally recognized Ohio-based provider of professional web design and search engine marketing services, is pleased to announce the official opening of its new office in Columbus, Ohio. The company will open doors at its Columbus office today. Read Full Article

4/01/19 - OuterBox Celebrates 15 Years in Business

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, OuterBox has shown strong, consistent growth since CEO Justin Smith founded the modest start-up in his two-bedroom apartment in 2004. Over the last 15 years, the company's ability to stay one step ahead of emerging eCommerce trends and search engine algorithm updates has positioned OuterBox as an authority in the eCommerce and digital marketing industries. Read Full Article

6/20/18 - OuterBox Announces Expansion Plans as Staff Count Nears 50

In response to increased demand for its search marketing and website development services, the digital advertising agency OuterBox is announcing the opening of a second floor. Currently headquartered in the 6,000-square-foot third floor of the Kaiser building in Akron, OH, OuterBox was able to negotiate a deal for the second floor, allowing the business to remain in its current building. Read Full Article

3/13/18 - OuterBox Wins Multiple SEO & Online Marketing Awards

OuterBox has once again landed in the top ranks of SEO agencies across the nation with a handful of March awards. Read Full Article

8/21/17 - OuterBox is Named the #1 eCommerce SEO Company in the Country

Found in April 2004, OuterBox is celebrating 13 great years in the digital marketing business. Read Full Article

5/8/17 - A New Site Launch to Boost the OuterBox Brand

With the launch of version six of the OuterBox website, the company is in full growth mode. Read Full Article

4/1/16 - OuterBox Celebrates 13 Years of Helping Companies Grow Online

Found in April 2004, OuterBox is celebrating 13 great years in the digital marketing business. Read Full Article

1/5/16 - OuterBox & Onveos Grow Together in 2016

As the Onveos shopping cart platform expands, OuterBox and Onveos work together to promote the latest and greatest in Ecommerce. Read Full Article

1/7/15 - OuterBox Lands Ohio Department of Transportation Contract

OuterBox has inked a deal with ODOT (The Ohio Department of Transportation) to develop custom web software, helping ODOT to automate internal processes of managing contractors and asphalt sample approvals. The project is scheduled to be developed through 2016.

2/4/14 - Justin Smith, OuterBox CEO, Has Been Nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Our CEO has been nominated for the Cleveland area Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 award. Final selections and winners will be announced in May.

1/20/13 - OuterBox Receives 2013 NEO Success Award

For the second year in a row, OuterBox has received an NEO success award for business growth and excellence.

8/9/12 - OuterBox Appears in Akron Beacon Journal

About four years ago, OuterBox Inc. of Akron had one employee and operated out of its young founder's apartment. These days, the Web design/development company boasts 30 workers - many of them in their 20s and early 30s - in offices that take up the third floor of the historic Kaiser building downtown

8/25/12 - OuterBox Makes Inc 500 List

When Justin Smith started his company in his Stow, Ohio, apartment in 2004, he never dreamed it would become one of the fastest growing companies in America. Today, it was named just that by Inc. Magazine

1/13/12 - 2012 NEO Success Award Winner

OuterBox (Akron, OH), has been chosen for a 2012 NEO Success Award, featuring the top performing companies in Northeast Ohio. March's issue of Inside Business Magazine lists all firm along side select firm profiles, of which OuterBox was included. With growth of over 800% in the last 3 years, OuterBox has become an example of growth in the Cleveland / Akron, Ohio area.

11/11/11 - New Office Build Is Underway

We're excited to announce that our new office build is underway! A quarter mile from our current office, our Main Street office features room for 50 employees

10/03/11 - OuterBox on Crain's Cleveland Top 10 Marketing Firms List

OuterBox (Akron, OH), has been listed on the Top 10 Largest Marketing Firms in Crain's Cleveland Business magazine

7/19/11 - OuterBox Launches 6 New Company Videos, recently purchased to launch an interactive corporate website. OuterBox is a leader in eCommerce website design and online marketing. OuterBox's goal is for all clients to know the team, their personalities, and understand who they are working with

12/30/10 - Online Holiday Season Sales Rise 13% to 30.8 Billion

As eCommerce grows holiday sales rise. Read Full Article

3/28/09 - OuterBox Moves Out of the Box in More Ways Than One

Springtime at Outer Box means bringing to life new marketing solutions for your business. OuterBox Web Design and Marketing has settled into a new office space in the Rubber City and OuterBox is bringing in new and exciting marketing solutions to streamline your business and make you money. Let Outer Box Solutions show you the power of aligning your general marketing efforts with your online marketing efforts

12/16/08 - An OuterBox Websites Appears on NCIS, a website developed years ago by OuterBox, was featured on CBS's NCIS

9/23/08 - OuterBox Appears on The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch

OuterBox was selected to develop a website for Stephanie's Shoes, moving the business into the online retail marketplace. Justin Smith, CEO of OuterBox, was invited to appear on CNBC.

8/20/08 - Boom It & Bank It - Growing Businesses in a No-So Booming Economy

Launch of the new website focuses on the latest aspects of website design and ecommerce to give their clients the boost that is needed in a competitive online marketplace.