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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.

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In the News

October 21, 2014

Rise Interactive Wins Top Spot in ICIC and FORTUNE’s Inner City 100 Award

Rise was recently recognized on the 2014 Inner City 100 list as one of the fastest-growing businesses in the U.S. for the second, consecutive year, ranking first in its category.


October 1, 2014

Learn why digital marketing is an integral part of your brand transformation

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 Interactive awarded Healthcare Marketing IMPACT Award for Social Media Campaign of the Year

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 expands its footprint in the Chicago Loop

Rise Interactive is doubling the size of its headquarters, joining a growing group of tech communities in Chicago.


September 17, 2014

Rise Interactive announces expansion, hiring plans

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

"Three Steps to Leaving Big Data Behind" article featured by AMA

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

Singola Consulting partners with Rise Interactive

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

Rise Interactive claimed its 2nd consecutive win as Digital Agency of the Year

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

Rise Interactive was selected as a Red Herring North America Top 100 Winner

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 Interactive Recognized for Excellence in Client Service

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 Interactive named Finalist in Digiday Content Marketing Awards

Rise's work with NorthShore University HealthSystem has earned a spot as a Finalist for the DIGIDAY: Content Marketing Awards.


April 11, 2014

Market Motive Interviews Rise Interactive

Web-based marketing training company Market Motive recently interviewed Brad Messinger, Rise Interactive's Director of Marketing. Check out the blog post and white paper they wrote about Rise.


April 7, 2014

Rise Interactive contributes to Linkdex SEO Now 2014 eBook

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 Interactive awarded IAC Award for Best Healthcare Provider Online Campaign

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 Interactive named as finalist for 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards

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

Shorty Awards select NorthShore HealthSystem and Rise Interactive as Finalist for Best Use of Social Media in Healthcare

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 Selected as Finalist for the 2014 Optie Awards

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

Former Empire Today E-Commerce Executive Joins Rise Interactive

Rise Interactive announced that former senior digital leaderfrom Empire Today, Josh Zarov, joined Rise Interactive as Vice President ofTraffic Generation.


March 5, 2014

DIGIDAY – How To Make It As A Social Media Guru

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 earns 2nd Place in 2014 Digiday Retail Awards

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

Senior Technologist Joins Rise Interactive as VP of Innovation

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 surpasses 100-employee mark

Rise Interactive celebrates passing the 100-employee milestone and joins the growing list of successful Chicago-born businesses.


January 27, 2014

Online Marketing Institute - Rise Interactive CEO makes list of Top 40 Strategists in Digital Marketing for 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

Press Release – Senior Digital Marketer from Leading Financial Services Corporation Joins Rise Interactive

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

Inc.com – Why You Should Shift To An Agile Marketing Framework

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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