LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 13, 2021 — Inuvo, Inc. (NYSE American: INUV), a leading provider of marketing technology, powered by artificial intelligence (AI) that serves brands and agencies, today announced preliminary unaudited revenue for the third quarter of 2021 totaling an estimated $16.5 million, an increase of approximately 79% year-over-year, as compared to the third quarter of 2020, and approximately 31% sequentially as compared to the second quarter of 2021. IntentKey and ValidClick revenues are expected to be up roughly 62% and 21% sequentially.
Rich Howe, Chief Executive Officer of Inuvo, commented, “Our growth rate accelerated in the third quarter with exceptional year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter performance across both product lines. September was a particularly strong month for new business contracts, which would suggest continued growth throughout the remainder of the year and a return to positive adjusted EBITDA within the fourth quarter of 2021.”
The preliminary financial information in this press release has been prepared internally by management and has not been reviewed or audited by our independent registered public accounting firm. There can be no assurance that actual results will not differ from the preliminary financial information presented herein and such changes could be material. This preliminary financial data should not be viewed as a substitute for full financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP.
Inuvo will be presenting in track 2 at the LD Micro Main Event today, October 13, 2021, where we will highlight the Artificial Intelligence technology behind the Q3 sales growth.
Inuvo®, Inc. (NYSE American: INUV) is a market leader in Artificial Intelligence built for advertising. Its IntentKey AI solution is a first-of-its-kind proprietary and patented technology capable of identifying and actioning to the reasons why consumers are interested in products, services, or brands, not who those consumers are. To learn more, visit www.inuvo.com.
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