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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
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Display advertising is an important investment and must be treated as such, that is why it is critical to partner with a premier online ad exchange like the one offered by Rise Interactive. At Rise, we are able to provide online ad exchange services through our online media buying platform, Trading Desk. With Trading Desk you can improve the media buying process for the campaigns you manage by providing:
The Internet Marketing Leadership Series(IMLS) is coming to Chicago this Thursday, Feburary 27th. At IMLS: Mad Men to Math Men, attendees will learn about the transformation from yesterday's Mad Men to today's Math Men and how to best leverage data to make smarter and more impactful marketing...
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.
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Channel attribution is the process of assigning credit to a marketing channel for driving a conversion. Any marketer worth their salary should be seeking to answer the question of what is really influencing customer conversions; the challenge is many are operating with blinders on owing to the use...
Deciding on a cohesive digital strategy can be quite confusing, and it can be easy to overlook the importance of one segment. However, it is vital to use multiple channels together for their different strengths to beat out your competition. Similarly, in NCAA football, having a team...
Google announced its Hummingbird Search Algorithm Update on September 26th. Here are the details, explained in one minute:
Hummingbird is the new search algorithm that Google uses to sort through its information and web pages, in the hopes of returning relevant answers that meet today’s...
The Internet has redefined and, in many cases, restructured higher education. Low-cost, online universities and free MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are giving students more options than just attending traditional, four-year universities. But the Web hasn’t just changed the student-teacher...
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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