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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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Link Building Services

Leading Link Building Company

The majority of our competitors focus on link building to help companies improve their positioning in the major search engines.  Although we agree that this is important, we believe that the primary goal of link building should be to acquire high quality industry links to your site that will drive qualified traffic to your site.

By accomplishing the main goal of acquiring high quality links, our clients will receive...

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Business Services

The Online Advertising Company

With any online advertising initiative you want to ensure you are doing things as efficiently as possible while getting the best possible returns on your spend. With Trading Desk coupled with access to industry leading display experts you can be assured that we will be working to secure the best returns possible.

Our technology and people will give you access to 12 billion available impressions across 90% of...

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International Marketing

International Search Marketing Services

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...

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Mobile Search Marketing

Full Service Mobile Search Company

Rise Interactive stands at the forefront of the Paid Search industry, offering our clients real solutions for maximizing their ROI in this ever-changing climate. Today, mobile searches are rapidly becoming a tool of the masses with almost half of U.S. mobile users owning a Smartphone. In fact, since 2011, mobile searches have quadrupled and now account for over 14% of all search clicks from Google. At Rise we...

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In The News:Rise Interactive receives 2013 Illinois Excellence Award

Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce (SBIEC) recognizes Chicago-based digital marketing agency for strong business ethics and stellar service

CHICAGO – Rise Interactive has been selected for the 2013 Illinois Excellence Award amongst all its peers and competitors by the Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce (SBIEC).

Each year the SBIEC conducts business surveys and industry research to identify companies that...

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Gmail Tabs: How Marketers Should Respond and Adapt in 2014

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.

Now, when...

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Showrooming: The Good, The Bad, and How Digital Marketers can Use It to Their Advantage

While standing in your store, a customer is thinking about purchasing your product. However, before making the final decision, they decide to take one last step: do a bit more research on their smartphone. In seconds, they can view dozens of product reviews and competitor pricing, some of which is...

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Get Your Brand Drafted by the Fantasy Football Demographic

Fantasy Football, two words long-synonymous with backyard barbecues, men entrenched on couches, and countless bowls of half-eaten chips and dip, has quickly become a money-making bullseye for digital marketers. But what’s changed? Why should marketers pay attention to Fantasy Football? Here are...

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Paid Search Lead Generation

Lead Generation... That Puts You in the Lead

In our never ending mission to maximize ROI, Rise employs a multi-faceted internet marketing campaign to give our client’s the most bang for their marketing buck. That’s why we aren’t merely focused on generating leads for our clients. Instead, our goal is to drive qualified leads—quality traffic that leads to conversions.

Lead generation with Paid Search is a powerful and targeted means of driving...

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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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