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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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Differentiation Through Information: How to Creatively Use Consumer Data

When Kellogg’s Pop Tarts marketing team began looking for artists to headline its Crazy Good Summer concert series this year, it didn’t refer to the latest Billboard 200 chart or solicit suggestions from friends on Facebook. Instead, the brand partnered with concert ticket seller Live Nation (which...

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Testing & Optimization

 

Return on Testing & Conversion Rate Optimization

  • Equip marketing teams to act on facts, rather than intuition, buzzwords or hunches
  • Ensure that all content delivers an optimal user experience 
  • Identify areas for improvement by implementing A/B or multivariate testing
  • Increase conversion rates through actionable insights

 

Why Rise

Rise is laser-focused on statistically relevant results and...

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10 Seconds to Make an Impression

You’ve probably heard of Snapchat; an app that allows users to share photos and videos with friends. You’re likely aware of the app’s defining feature; recipients are only able to view photos and videos for 10 second or less (a feature which lends itself to some fairly illicit uses). What you...

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SEO Company

Full Service SEO Company

Rise Interactive is a proven SEO company that has helped increase the return on investment for some of the largest companies in the world.  We have experience in the most complicated aspects of search engine optimization and are always looking for the next challenge.  To help us stay ahead of other SEO companies, we consistently invest in technology and license applications, as well as test and research new cutting...

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Reporting & Analysis

 

Return on Reporting & Analysis

  • Provide visibility into marketing performance
  • Uncover insights by integrating multiple data sources 
  • Monitor campaign trends and key performance metrics
  • Translate data into actionable insights

 

Why Rise

Data can be a powerful tool, but it takes deep analytical expertise to transform numbers into actionable insights. Rise is built upon a quantitative foundation that is...

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Web Analytics Company

Experts in analyzing your web data and optimizing your campaigns

At Rise Interactive, our web analytics services are a core element of everything we do. Our team is comprised of analytics experts from the financial industry, engineering industry, marketing industry, and more. With some of the most quantitative minds in the marketplace, our experts provide our clients with actionable data and insights on a regular basis. Our intense data-driven...

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Failing to Prepare Is Preparing To Fail

The holiday season is fast approaching, and for those of us in the paid search world it is vital to have the proper strategy in place. Search volume for the perfect gifts will skyrocket as consumers begin to shop for holiday gifts, and brands who successfully optimize their campaigns can expect to...

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FROM OUR BLOG

Digital Marketing Daydream: Cali Style

The Rise Team has been hard at work preparing for a visit to The Golden State for the Search Engine Strategies(SES) Expo and Forrester's Forum. With so much anticipation in the air, we couldn't help but let our minds drift off to wander those sunny California beaches. Even while daydreaming 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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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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