October 27, 2020

SmartTouch® Interactive Named Top 20 Minority Owned Business and Top 25 Marketing Agency 2020 by Austin Business Journal

We are thrilled to announce, for the third year running, SmartTouch® Interactive has been honored by Austin Business Journal (ABJ) as one of the Top Austin‑area ethnic minority‑owned businesses. This year the company was ranked #20 among the Top 25 minority‑owned companies, which are eligible based on revenue in 2019 and have at least a 51 percent ethnic minority ownership and company headquarters based in Austin, TX. In addition, SmartTouch® has been named #25 on Austin Business Journal’s Top 25 Austin‑Area Advertising and Marketing Agencies List.

SmartTouch® Interactive’s President and CEO, Robert Cowes, is a Hispanic American from Panama who founded the company in 2010 and took majority ownership of the company in 2018. Through his leadership and the growing team of real estate marketing experts he has assembled the company has risen to become one of the most sought‑after home builder and real estate developer marketing agencies in Texas and around the country.

“It is both humbling and an honor to be ranked among Austin’s best marketing agencies and top minority owned businesses,” commented Robert Cowes, President & CEO, SmartTouch® Interactive. “Our continued success is due to the incredible roster of leading home builder and real estate developer clients and the amazing real estate marketing talent we have on staff. I am proud of the organization we’ve built and the work we do on behalf of our clients to continuously innovate real estate marketing.”

While 2020 has been a year unlike any other, SmartTouch® has continued to grow the company, helping home builders and real estate developers pivot their marketing programs to quickly address the evolving home buyer and shopping experience, including helping clients launch virtual model parks and tours. The company also garnered new successes, earning seven new awards highlighting the teams award‑winning creative and proven digital marketing programs for real estate developers and home builders.

Both Top 25 lists can be found on the ABJ website and are available to subscribers.