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The Birth of a Search Marketing Company

Rise Interactive was developed in 2004 by Jon Morris while obtaining his MBA at the University of Chicago. The company's original concept, to teach traditional marketers how to manage Internet marketing campaigns, was entered into the New Venture Challenge, the University of Chicago's annual business plan competition. After obtaining second place it was not long before the plan went from paper to reality. While teaching classes, attendees continually asked Morris if he would be available to manage their campaigns. Given the demand, Rise quickly emerged from a teaching organization to a search engine marketing agency focused on the needs of small businesses.

Since its founding, Rise has evolved from an SEM agency consulting small, Chicago-based businesses to a full-service digital marketing agency for Fortune 1000 companies throughout the United States.

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Help From Hova: What Digital Marketers Can Learn From Jay-Z

Woman Listening to MusicIt’s that connection that can give consumers a reason to buy and support your brand. To see innovative marketing campaigns in action, you don’t have to look any further than the music industry. In a marketplace where music is freely available to anyone with an internet connection, musicians are...

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Viewability in Sight for Display Advertisers

Digital ViewImpressions have recently proven to be a large topic of debate within the Display Advertising industry, mostly due to their lack of concrete measurability when compared to clicks. Advertisers are constantly looking for better ways to clearly determine what a valid display ad impression is and how...

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Infographic: Mom’s Make a Difference

 
 

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5 Steps To Higher Converting Landing Pages

Landing Page ConfusionYour competitors are getting smarter and fiercer. More and more companies are learning why conversion rate optimization is the game changer in online marketing. Don’t fall behind! Here are the top things to test on your landing pages to skyrocket the number of leads and sales you generate from the...

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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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Reasons to Give your Marketing Plan a Thorough Spring Cleaning

Spring CleaningAh, Spring. Flowers are blooming, the weather is (finally) breaking, and the possibilities are endless. But before you get too far into that daydream of twirling around in an open, grassy field, remember that Spring is about renewal and renewal takes work. 

As the months pass it’s easy to let your...

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Local Internet Marketing Services

Taking Local Search to the Max

As a leading local search company, Rise expertly crafts a targeted local search strategy to maximize our client’s ROI. With 70% of U.S. households using the internet as a source of information when shopping for local products and services, the growth and importance of local search is undeniable. That’s why optimizing your businesses for local markets can pay big dividends.

Despite the obvious gains, many businesses...

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An International Company Deserves an International Website

International WebsitesIn a lot of ways, the Internet has helped make the world just a little bit smaller.  We can now access content from around the world; whether that means watching a Norwegian music video about a fox or accessing the latest business news from South Africa, globalization has certainly been impacted by...

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Rise Interactive named one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™”

National Best and Brightest Companies to Work ForRise Interactive, a Chicago-based digital marketing agency, announced that it has been named one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™” in the United States.

Qualified and talented employees are essential to a company’s success. Every year companies are striving to keep these employees through innovative human resources practices. Those companies that do it the best have been named a National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™...

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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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