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As the online landscape rapidly evolves, it's easy to lose sight of your marketing objectives. That's why we believe that the field of Interactive Investment Management (IIM) is the future of online marketing. Unlike traditional digital marketing, IIM looks at the broader picture of your company's goals and resources, in the same way that an investment manager would view your entire financial portfolio

But we believe in more than IIM, we also believe in the importance of our clients understanding the principles and techniques of IIM. As far as we are concerned, an educated client is a better client. As such, we have created the Rise Internet Marketing Resource Center - a place where you can find in-depth Internet Marketing eBooks and helpful education materials to help you understand what IIM is and how it can work for you.



This doubled sided desktop guide will help Twitter users, both novice and experienced, gain new followers, optimize their profile for maximum exposure, and generate content that is digestible, sharable and eye-catching.




Are you getting the most from your content marketing strategy? Content the Converts, a new eBook from Rise Interactive, will help you sharpen your skills in data-informed design, effective distribution strategies, and clear measurement techniques.

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Social Marketing Savants: What Your Brand Can Learn From Justin Bieber, the Boy King of Twitter

Justin BieberThe fact that Justin Bieber has more Twitter followers than your brand surprises absolutely no one at this point. He’s got a great voice, “pretty hair”, and caters to a fan base so diehard

they’ve been known to riot at the slightest provocation or promise of a mall appearance. Obviously not...

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One-Minute Explanation of Google’s Panda 4.0

Panda 4.0Panda 4.0

On May 20th, Matt Cutts announced on Twitter that Google was rolling out Panda 4.0.  Although Panda generally has rolling-updates on a monthly basis, this is a major update and Google is officially calling it Panda 4.0. The job of Panda is to filter out sites with bad or “thin” content....

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How to Utilize Crowdsourcing in Your Brand’s Digital Marketing Strategy

CrowdsourcingThe development of creative work that represents your brand is an important step in exposing your message to the public. In the past, this meant sitting through meetings with advertising agencies and marketing companies, trying to communicate your ideas and goals to their creative staff. While...

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Rise Interactive among the top agencies in the Agency 100 ranking

Chicago-based digital marketing firm ranks No. 22 on the annual list of fastest-growing U.S. agencies


CHICAGO – Rise Interactive today announced that it has been recognized as a top agency on the 2013 Agency 100, a list of the fastest-growing agencies in the U.S. The Agency 100, presented by The Agency Post, recognizes firms for their financial stability and outstanding three-year growth rates.

Rise Interactive, a digital marketing...

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Brands with a Sense of Humor: Best April Fool’s Pranks of 2013

April Fools’ Day has become to pranks what the Super Bowl is to commercials—an opportunity for companies to have a bit of fun playing off of the humor and absurdities of popular culture. There were a ton of great pranks and jokes in 2013, sometimes at the expense of people who might not have been...

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What’s Next for Digital Marketing in Retail? (VIDEO)

Leading up to the Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition (IRCE), I sat down with our VP of Digital Strategy Howard Diamond to discuss three components of digital marketing for retailers that he believes will be the most important in the upcoming year.


Key Takeaways

  1. Getting a better...

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Help From Hova: What Digital Marketers Can Learn From Jay-Z

Woman Listening to MusicIt’s that connection that can give consumers a reason to buy and support your brand. To see innovative marketing campaigns in action, you don’t have to look any further than the music industry. In a marketplace where music is freely available to anyone with an internet connection, musicians are...

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Incorporate Product Listing Ads into Holiday Shopping Ad Campaigns

With holiday shopping season right around the corner, it is definitely time to seriously start finalizing the particulars of the campaigns that will be running leading up to an during this essential time for many retailers.   As part of your plan, Product Listing Ads (PLA’s) are definitely a must...

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Testing & Optimization


Return on Testing & Conversion Rate Optimization

  • Equip marketing teams to act on facts, rather than intuition, buzzwords or hunches
  • Ensure that all content delivers an optimal user experience 
  • Identify areas for improvement by implementing A/B or multivariate testing
  • Increase conversion rates through actionable insights


Why Rise

Rise is laser-focused on statistically relevant results and...

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One-Minute Explanation of Facebook’s New Video Ads

Facebook Video Ads Are ComingInescapable video ads are coming to a social network near you.  Here are all the details explained in one minute:

These days, it seems like Facebook newsfeeds are full of ads and recommended pages instead of the baby pictures and reposted Buzzfeed articles that we’re used to. It’s no secret...

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