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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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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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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...

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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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4 Scariest Social Media Moments of the Year

Scariest Social Media MomentsHappy Halloween! In celebration of this spooky and scary holiday, we wanted to share our picks for 2013’s most terrifying social media moments.

We’re going to take you through a haunted house of terrible Facebook and Twitter mistakes that probably cost brands money, customers and their...

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Extend Your Brand’s Online Presence with Influencer Marketing

Consumers are inundated with digital advertisements on a daily basis, whether they are scrolling through their Facebook feeds, reading an article from the New York Times or watching a video on YouTube. However, as advertisers have become increasingly persistent, consumers have lost their trust in...

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Brands & Thought Leaders That are Rocking Twitter

Hashtag AwesomeBrands have been turning to Twitter to connect with consumers since the platform’s inception, spewing out 140-character missives in an attempt to catch the attention of the social network’s growing user base. Unfortunately, many brands fail to recognize that Twitter gives them the ability to do...

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In The News

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...

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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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The Future of Ebooks

ebooksAt the Financial Times Digital Media Conference this April, Richard Waters explained that three or four years ago, ebooks were simply seen as a “cute little backwater.” In terms of sales, Waters was right—in 2008,ebooks comprised only 1 percent of all trade publishing revenue, and even faced a...

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CEO of Zappos, Tony Hsieh, invests $350 Million to Revitalize Downtown Las Vegas

 
 

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