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Digital Media & Advanced Analytics Agency

Rise Interactive is a digital marketing agency specializing in digital media and advanced analytics.  The agency is a strategic partner helping marketing leaders allocate budgets most efficiently and create more relevant experiences for their customers.

Rise has accomplished its growth by taking a data-driven approach to marketing, maintaining a razor-sharp focus on client performance, and reinvesting the profits back into the business.  It manages enterprise-level analytics and campaigns across all channels of digital marketing, including: paid search, SEO, email, display, social, affiliate, and comparison shopping engines. 

The agency takes a unique approach to digital marketing, applying its Interactive Investment Management (IIM) philosophy to client engagements.  Similar to the concept of a portfolio manager, the approach looks at an entire investment across digital marketing channels and shifts budgets based on performance and the opportunity to maximize returns.

An award-winning agency, Rise has been recognized as a leader in the digital marketing space and has received industry recognition for explosive growth, excellence in digital marketing, and company culture. Rise was named Digital Agency of the Year by the Moxie Awards and Built in Chicago in 2013, 2014, and 2015. It was also named to Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For list in 2014 and 2015 and to the National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For list in 2013 and 2014. View a full list of awards here.

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3 Marketing Trends the Financial Services Industry Can’t Afford to Ignore

3 Marketing TrendsOver the past decade, technology has evolved rapidly, and consumer trends have shifted just as fast. Social media took the Internet by storm, marketing analytics got more powerful, and email marketing opened new doors for communicating with customers about the products and services they’re most...

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Digital Marketing in 2014: 5 Things I Learned at SMX

SMXLast week, Rise Interactive Senior Internet Marketing Consultants Elliot Nam and Justin Garvin attended SMX East 2013 in New York City to learn cutting edge search marketing tactics from industry experts. In no particular order, here are their top five takeaways as we head into 2014.

Where Paid...

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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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Tech and The City: See What’s Making Chicago Stand Out

Silicon Valley isn’t the only place tech firms can thrive. Chicago continues to make a name for itself and two recent events further showcase the city’s chops as a growing and impressive hub of technology and innovation. Coming off of last week’s 13th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards, Mayor Rahm...

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Top 3 Site Design Errors That Kill Organic Traffic

SEO DeathWebsites are not meant to be static properties. Updates and redesigns that add useful new content and improve upon the user's experience on the site are vital to the health of any web property. Visitors are motivated to return to your page often to get new information and see what's changed. Search...

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Why Bother with a Business Instagram?

Business InstagramFor most marketers Instagram is an elusive concept. It’s kind of like Facebook and kind of like Twitter and all about photos. With no paid post options and as the newest social media tool, it’s understandable that most companies have shied away from a business Instagram in the past.

Even though...

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3 Ways Giving Tuesday Puts a Twist on Traditional Holiday Marketing

Want an alternative to waking up at 4:00AM to stand in line on Black Friday?

Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back and creating awareness for philanthropic activities supporting nonprofit organizations, will celebrate its inauguration on Tuesday, November 27, 2012.  Created by 92nd...

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The 411 on Marketing Automation & Email Marketing Service Providers

Email MarketingMarketing automation platforms and email marketing service providers are a requirement for many successful digital marketers — the question is, which software is the right match? Rise Interactive thoroughly investigates five of the top options, so read on and determine which works best for your...

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Why Knowing Your Customer’s Profile Is Always The Right Thing To Do For Your Brand

Consumer on a LaptopAdvertising legend Bill Bernbach once said, “It is insight into human nature that is the key to the communicator’s skill.”

So why, then, do only 20 percent of marketers truly know their customers? According to a recent report from Yesmail Interactive & Gleanster, 80 percent of companies rely...

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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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