In our effort to stay at the cutting edge of Internet marketing, Rise Interactive is constantly monitoring and researching the dynamic industry. Our research and analysis inspires the development of new products and services and stimulates comments and suggestions that support our position as a thought leader. We often announce the launch of new offerings, our stance regarding the latest in Internet marketing, or news about our leadership and its strategic vision. Please use this section of the Web site to view all past announcements and check back often for new press releases and links to relevant industry articles.
October 1, 2014
Rise Interactive's CEO, Jon Morris, shares how data-driven digital marketing can pay dividends for brands in his latest Inc. article
September 30, 2014
Rise’s social media efforts with NorthShore University HealthSystem were recently honored at the Healthcare Marketing IMPACT Awards, sponsored by Modern Healthcare and Advertising Age.
September 18, 2014
Rise Interactive is doubling the size of its headquarters, joining a growing group of tech communities in Chicago.
September 17, 2014
Rise Interactive is excited to announce big news regarding a major office expansion. Rise plans to hire more than 100 employees in the next one to three years and double the size of its Loop headquarters as it prepares for torrid growth.
August 8, 2014
Rise Interactive's Director of Marketing, Brad Messinger, shares “Three Steps to Leaving Big Data Behind” in The American Marketing Association's August e-newsletter.
July 14, 2014
Rise Interactive is excited to announce its newest partnership with healthcare leader Singola Consulting. We look forward to working together to help marketing leaders navigate digital transformations and improve the patient experience.
July 11, 2014
Built In Chicago announced the winners of the 2014 Moxie Awards, which name the best digital companies in Chicago’s tech community. Rise was awarded Digital Agency of the Year for the 2nd consecutive year.
June 2, 2014
Red Herring annually recognizes leading private companies for advancements in innovation and technology. Rise is pleased to join this elite list.
May 29, 2014
Rise is honored to be a back-to-back winner of the Client Advisor Awards for our excellence in client service!
May 9, 2014
Rise's work with NorthShore University HealthSystem has earned a spot as a Finalist for the DIGIDAY: Content Marketing Awards.
April 11, 2014
April 7, 2014
Rise Interactive's Associate Director of Search Reid Valfer and Associate Manager of SEO Justin Garvin contributed their SEO expertise to Linkdex's new 330+ page eBook, SEO Now 2014.
April 3, 2014
Rise is thrilled to announce that our 'Sam and Friends' campaign with Miami Children's Hospital has won Best Healthcare Provider Online campaigns in the Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards!
April 2, 2014
Rise has been selected as a finalist for the Network Products Guide's 9th annual IT Industry’s 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards. Our work with Abt and FeedPro earned us a spot in the Best Deployment category.
March 31, 2014
We’re honored to be 1 of 3 finalists for the Shorty Awards within the category of Best Use of Social Media in Healthcare! It’s exciting to see the great work coming out of our partnership with NorthShore HealthSystem highlighted on such a big stage. Click above to learn more about our submission.
March 21, 2014
Rise Interactive's website optimization work with Miami Children’s Hospital has earned us a finalist position for the "Most Dramatic Business Impact" category in the 2014 Optie Awards! A big thanks to Optimizely for the recognition!
March 6, 2014
Rise Interactive announced that former senior digital leaderfrom Empire Today, Josh Zarov, joined Rise Interactive as Vice President ofTraffic Generation.
March 5, 2014
Rise Interactive’s own, Ramon De Leon, was featured in Saya Weissman’s article in DIGIDAY where he discusses his savvy social media marketing strategies and techniques.
March 3, 2014
Rise Interactive is honored to have snagged the second place spot for Digiday’s ‘Best Use of Data by a Retailer to Drive Sales’ with our client Abt Electronics.
February 13, 2014
Rise Interactive hires Brent Laufenberg who will lead the agency's innovation team and will focus on accelerating new product development for Rise and its clients.
January 29, 2014
Rise Interactive celebrates passing the 100-employee milestone and joins the growing list of successful Chicago-born businesses.
January 27, 2014
Jon Morris, CEO of Rise Interactive, shares his insights with OMI as a member of their Top 40 Strategists in Digital Marketing for 2014 list.
January 16, 2014
Rise Interactive announced that former senior digital leader at Discover Financial Services, Jeff Teitelbaum, joined Rise Interactive as Vice President of Account Management.
January 15, 2014
Today's savvy marketers are moving away from a fixed or linear approach to executing marketing strategy and embracing an agile philosophy and framework.
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At Rise Interactive, we believe that increasing traffic and sales are not ends in themselves. The real goal is profits. Paid Search is a powerful tool for accomplishing this goal, but compelling ad copy, high click-through-rates, clever bidding strategies and great landing pages will only be effective if they are united under one, holistic ROI driven campaign.
At the end of the day, Paid Search is an...
The 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...
“I’m doing everything right—but where are the returns?” is a classic lament of a frustrated website owner.
At Rise Interactive, the success of your Paid Search campaign is measured in one way: ROI. If your returns aren’t meeting your expectations, there’s a very good chance something is wrong.
When Rise begins managing a new client account, we immediately conduct a comprehensive Paid Search audit to see how...
If you are one of the thousands of marketers who utilize Facebook advertising, it may be difficult to keep up with all of the new changes Facebook has implemented this past year. Facebook currently offers two main categories of ads. The first category includes Marketplace Ads which consists of...
In today’s global market, your company needs an experienced search marketing agency with an international presence. With offices in Chicago and Costa Rica and an expanding international network of partner agencies, Rise Interactive is uniquely positioned to meet your global search marketing needs. Whether you are a U.S. firm providing products or services globally or a foreign company targeting Internet...
According to Google’s most recent research report, a customer who is exposed to both text ads and Product Listing Ads (PLA) is 83% more likely to convert than a consumer who is only exposed to text ads.
Product Listing Ads are the default ad format for Google Shopping. Different from paid text...
Rise’s industry-leading analytics experts help marketers answer the most burning question in advertising — what touch points are truly impacting customer buying decisions? Going beyond what was previously possible...
Each year, Google introduces a handful of changes that make the hearts of Internet marketers everywhere skip a few beats. This year, not only did the company introduce major changes to the algorithm, such as with Hummingbird, but the Gmail interface was completely revamped with new tabs.
Our Director of Marketing, Brad Messinger, shares “Three Steps to Leaving Big Data Behind” in the American Marketing Association's August e-newsletter. http://bit.ly/1peK22s
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