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Jack Kraft

Senior Advisor

As Senior Advisor, Jack Kraft brings more than 35 years of diversified management experience to Rise Interactive. Kraft was Vice Chairman and COO of Leo Burnett Company for nearly 20 years, and retired in 1992. At the time of his retirement he was a member of the executive committee, chair of the finance committee, and a board member. Next, Kraft joined Young and Rubicam as EVP/Chief Administrative Officer and a board member. For the past dozen years, Kraft has been an active founder, investor, advisor and board member of a number of technology service firms.

Kraft participated in the development of a number of Internet-related firms. Among them, Modem Media, a pioneering interactive ad agency that went public, was acquired by Digitas, and is now part of Publicis Group. Two-Way Communications is another such firm Kraft helped to launch. It was later sold to iXL, which went public, became part of Avenue A/Razorfish/aQuantive, and was recently acquired by Microsoft.

Kraft regularly consults with a wide range of developing companies on matters of structure, growth, management development and corporate opportunities.

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Top 5 Ways to Maximize Customer Acquisition and Increase Revenue Online

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

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Expand Display Ads to Capture More Holiday Shoppers

The holiday season means big business for retailers, and this year looks to be cheerier than last. The National Retail Federation (NRF) projects holiday sales will increase 4.1 percent this year to a staggering $586.1 billion and the NRF’s Shop.org projects online holiday sales will increase 12...

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“Undo Changes” Added to AdWords

Everyone makes mistakes. Google AdWords just made it a lot easier to fix these mistakes with a new feature in its Change History reports. Now, for simple changes such as budget and bid adjustments, you can simply press the ‘Undo Changes’ button:

Undo Your Changes

After clicking the button, which looks eerily...

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How Google Conversational Search Can Change Search Marketing

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People have been speaking to—or yelling at—their computers for years, but thanks to the rise of voice recognition technology, search marketing is about to join the conversation. At last month’s I/O developer conference, Google demoed a conversational search feature that allows the search...

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

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One-Minute Explanation of the Google Hummingbird Search Algorithm Update

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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...

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Get Your Brand Drafted by the Fantasy Football Demographic

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