About Us

We are search marketers,
nationally recognized for our
strategy, people & promise.
01
Our Strategy

We start with calculated, measurable objectives, then develop world-class websites, search marketing campaigns, and social brand experiences that attract, engage, influence, and convert visitors into lifelong customers. Connecting with people and changing behavior is the core of online marketing. And that’s what we deliver.

02
Our People

Influence is a contact sport and our people have the bruises to show for it. Our team is made up of technology-obsessed, award-winning players—strategists, creatives and developers—who thrive in intellectual scrums to find new ways to touch audiences and deliver results. So, what really makes us different? It’s our people.

03
Our Promise

Insight. Inspiration. Integrity. We promise to bring clients our best thoughts and solutions in the context of collaboration, leveraging inspired talents, in a professional environment tempered in candor and consideration. We are genuine in our desire to grow your business by connecting with new customers in meaningful ways.

Discover Genuine SEO

We thrive on customer success, laboring tirelessly to make our clients visible through search. We endeavor to deliver remarkable results and service excellence.

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Explore our award-winning services.

Six ways to work together

Web Development

We start by defining tangible, economic goals achieved by connecting with customers via strategic design.

User
Centered Design
Genuine SEO

Our SEO team is among the best in the US. We endeavor to deliver remarkable results and service excellence.

Top
Chicago SEO Agency
Local Search

We harness the power of local lead gen, as 80% of consumers use search engines to find local products and services.

Lead
Generation Partner
Social Media

Your customers use social media every day, all day, and Google is watching too. We maximize social impact.

Ten
Social Platforms
Content Creation

We develop valuable, relevant, search-optimized content to attract and engage customers searching for solutions.

Words
That Influence People
Strategy Consulting

Our experts provide strategic planning rooted in a profound understanding of today’s search and social universe.

ROI
Knowledge & Experience

Our Latest Thinking

What is SEO?
What is SEO?
02 August 2016 | SEO Articles

Over the last several years, SEO has quickly become the number one way for businesses to get their message out, advertise to customers, recruit employees and let the world know that they exist. SEO stands for 'Search Engine Optimization' - a process that helps a...

Directories are Essential for Local SEO
Local SEO Essentials: Directories
01 August 2016 | SEO Articles

Perfectly accurate and consistent business information (name, address, and phone) distributed across all major online publishers and directories is an essential component of local SEO. Why? Well, let’s start here.

Geneva SEO Company Gives Content Tips
Geneva SEO Company Provides Tips on Crafting Great Content for Search Engine Optimization
28 July 2016 | SEO Articles

Many businesses never actually devise a search engine optimization strategy. Without giving any thought to deeper SEO implementation, content marketing, paid advertising or even creating valuable content for their websites, such companies rely on keywords, meta tags and meta descriptions alone to fuel their SEO...

Kwagala Project Provides Hope
16 June 2016 | SEO Articles

Kwagala Project provides education, housing, counseling, vocational training and whole-life support for young victims of human trafficking in Africa, helping survivors cross the bridge into self-sufficiency through practical aftercare programs such as skills training, entrepreneurship, and job placement.

Aurora SEO Company
Aurora SEO Company Provides Simple SEO Tactics
03 March 2016 | SEO Articles

So, you've built a website. You found a website host and launched your site. It's out there... somewhere. But who can find it? Here's a few SEO thoughts.

SEO for Nonprofits
SEO and Social Media Help Chicago Nonprofits Save Lives
17 February 2016 | Case Studies, SEO Articles

RivalMind serves a myriad of distinguished and distinctive not-for-profit organizations. Nearly all have a common purpose—saving lives—and harness the power of the Internet in pursuit of their mission. Detailed herein, two Chicago-based nonprofits focus exclusively on the acute needs of woman, with search marketing and...

Local SEO - Klein Hall CPAs
Accounting Firm Accrues Clients with Search-Optimized, Responsive Website
18 December 2015 | Case Studies, Design Posts, SEO Articles

For nearly 10 years, Klein Hall CPAs used a website design and hosting service claiming to “specialize in accounting websites and content,” yet their website was not optimized for SEO or mobile, featured no unique content, and did not attract new visitors.

Harvest Bible Fellowship Trains Pastors; Equips Local Churches
18 June 2015 | Videos

Harvest Bible Fellowship is the church-planting division of Harvest Bible Chapel, one of the most influential churches in North America. Harvest Bible Fellowship selected RivalMind to help bring their mission to the web.

ShareMeCards Shares the Gospel
18 May 2015 | Videos

ShareMeCards is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization in existence to help Christians everywhere easily and effectively share the good news about Jesus—through the use of everyday gift cards.

Matt
Matthew

Search Strategy

Dave
David

Design Strategy

Catherine
Catherine

Design

Randy
Randy

Project Management

Taylor
Taylor

Copywriting

Megan
Megan

Project Management

Marin

Social Media

Ryan
Ryan

App Development

Jamie
Jamie

Social Media

Molly
Molly Jo

Copywriting

Kim
Kim

Search & Social

Mike
Michael

Web Development

Morgan Team Member
Morgan

Copywriting

Tiffany
Tiffany

Project Management

lisa team member
Lisa

Copywriting

Andrew
Andrew

Social Media

Jared

Web Development

William
William

Design

harley team member
Harley

Search Optimization

Jon
Jon

Programming

Harris team member
Harris

Link Building