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Intelliseek
Location: Cincinnati
Three-Year Growth: 303.7%
2004 Revenue: $5.6 million
Employees: 45
Founded: 1997
What it does: Measures online buzz and consumer word of mouth by searching blogs, forums, and usenets. Why it's growing: The fastest feedback on topics such as the acceptance of new technologies, product reliability, and customer service is the messages consumers themselves put online, and manufacturers pay Intelliseek to find it for them.