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Clutch Releases New Report on the Top IT and Business-Facing Services Firms in 26 U.S. States

WASHINGTON, DC – August 1, 2019 – Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews firm, released a new report today highlighting the top IT and business-facing services firms in 24 U.S. states.

The featured IT companies most commonly offer IT managed services (13%) and CRM consulting (10%). IT & Business Services Clutch Award

Voice services (22%) and HR consulting and outsourcing (14%) are the most commonly offered business services.

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New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania Each Feature More Than 100 of the Top B2B Companies in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, August 1, 2019 – A new report by Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews firm, finds that New York, Texas, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania contain thriving B2B industries.

The states lay claim to the following number of the best B2B firms:

  • New York: 250
  • Texas: 209
  • Massachusetts: 136
  • Pennsylvania: 106

Washington (93), Oregon (77), and Virginia (69) also contain a significant number of the top B2B firms in the report.

U.S. States' Number of Top B2B Companies

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New Data Highlights the Top Creative & Design Companies in 24 U.S. States

WASHINGTON, DC – July 31, 2019 – Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews firm, released a new report today highlighting the top creative and design firms in 24 U.S. states.

Clutch analyzed the companies’ client satisfaction through phone interviews with former clients. Clutch also investigated the depth of the companies’ expertise and their marketing leadership in the creative and design industry to determine the results.

The leaders primarily offer web design (44%), UX/UI design (26%), and video production (22%) services. Other services offered include product design, print design, packaging design, logo design, graphic design, and broadcast video services.

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Office Relocation Positively Affects 68% of U.S. Employees, Despite Challenges With Distractions

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 31, 2019—Most employees say the benefits of office relocation outweigh the challenges, according to a new Clutch survey of 503 full-time employees.

Businesses typically move office spaces as a result of growth or changing needs. Leaders should be forthcoming about the progress of the office search to make the transition smooth.

“It is important for each organization to put someone in charge of the move who will keep communication open and transparent,” said Leslie Saul, owner of Leslie Saul & Associates.

Businesses that are encouraging and communicative about the office relocation can make employees see the move as positive, too. 

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New Report Highlights the Top Development Companies in 26 U.S. States

WASHINGTON, DC – July 30, 2019 – Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews firm, announced the best development firms in 26 U.S. states today.

Clutch’s research takes into account in-depth phone interviews with the companies’ former clients, the companies’ areas of expertise, and their ability to stand out in the competitive development industry.Top Developers Clutch Award

The leaders primarily offer mobile app development (32%), web development (30%), and custom software development (24%) services.

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85% of People Familiar with Amazon’s Echo, Indicating Amazon’s Dominance in the Rapidly Growing Digital Voice Assistant Industry

WASHINGTON, DC, July 30th, 2019 – Nearly half of people (48%) currently own a digital assistant and the most popular brand is Amazon’s Echo, according to a new survey by Clutch, a B2B ratings and reviews platform. 

Eighty-five percent of people (85%) are familiar with Amazon Echo, demonstrating how Amazon dominates the AI-powered voice assistant industry. 

Digital Assistants People Are Most Familiar With

Meanwhile, 71% of people know Google Home and only 30% are familiar with Apple HomePod. Amazon’s Echo is the first mainstream in-home digital assistant, released in 2014.

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Clutch Announces the Leading Advertising & Marketing Companies in 29 U.S. States

WASHINGTON, DC – July 29, 2019 – Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews firm, recently named the best advertising and marketing companies in 29 U.S. states.

The results are based on Clutch’s advanced rankings methodology, which takes into account:Top Advertising & Marketing Agencies Clutch Award

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26% of People Say They Can’t Immediately Distinguish Robocalls From Real Calls, Highlighting Businesses’ Struggle to Earn Customer Trust Over the Phone

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 17, 2019 – More than 1 in 4 people (26%) say they can’t distinguish between a robocall and a real human from the beginning of a call, according to a new survey report from Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews platform.
 
This finding indicates the advancements of robocallers’ technologies and tactics, which can impact legitimate businesses’ phone-based customer communication.Graph - How Comfortable are People With Sharing Private Information Over the Phone? 

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41% of Companies Do Not Have a Political Expression Policy and They Aren't Popular Among Employees

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 10, 2019 – Only 41% of companies have a policy that outlines or regulates political expression in the workplace, according to a new report from Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews platform. 

Only 27% think their company should have a political expression policyA political expression policy serves as a reference for how employees can discuss politics at work. It can also guide companies about how to respond if employees face discomfort or discrimination. 

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70% of Employees Are Likely to Participate in Job Retraining If Offered, Suggesting That Companies Can Benefit From Providing Retraining

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 9, 2019 – Seventy percent of employees (70%) say they are likely to participate in an employer-provided job retraining program, according to a new survey report by Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews firm.

Clutch surveyed 510 full-time employees in the U.S. to learn about their experiences with and attitudes about job development and retraining.

when companies last offered employees job retraining

Experts say that most employees value job retraining opportunities for a simple reason: They want to improve at their jobs.

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