RyTech, LLC is pleased to announce that the firm received the "Always Be Growing" value award from Sprout Social, the world's leading social media management and analytics software firm. At the annual Sprout Partner Summit, held in Chicago, Illinois, the company recognized digital agency partners in three categories. The Sprout Partner Summit represented the Sprout Social Agency partners of nearly 900 agencies worldwide, with more than 50 countries.
RyTech, LLC received the "Always Be Growing" award for continued growth in social media services, adoption of social media profiles on the Sprout Social software, and the firm's continued growth overall. RyTech's social media business has grown more than 40% in 2018, compared to the previous year, with the firm projecting 75% annual growth overall.
"Sprout Social is a truly valuable RyTech partner as we look to enhance and augment our social media management services to our clients" said RyTech Founder & CEO Steve Ryan. "We're lucky to have a partner that has been pivotal to our growth and works to demonstrate our social media return on investment to our clients. Sprout Social is one of the partnerships that we're most proud of at RyTech."
With the data and insights available from the Sprout Social platform, RyTech has enhanced its social media service offering to include social media audits, strategy development, audience identification/demographic reporting, social listening, and more. RyTech clients have become accustomed to in-depth reporting on their social media channels and key performance indicators to track growth overall.
"Social media is constantly changing and our team is always adapting to deliver results to our clients. It wouldn't be as effective without the data, analytics, and functionality provided by our partners at Sprout Social" said RyTech's Director of Social Media, Beth Ryan.
RyTech, LLC adopted Sprout Social for the firm's social media management, analytics, and reporting in 2014 and has continued to evolve with the offerings provided by Sprout Social, refine services, and offer additional insights.
Accepting the award on RyTech's behalf were Founder & CEO Steve Ryan and Director of Social Media Beth Warmuth Ryan.
About RyTech, LLC
Founded in 2012, RyTech was established to fill an unmet need in an expanding market. RyTech offers a comprehensive digital marketing solution integrating SEO, website development, social media, email marketing, and, graphic design. RyTech provides a progressive set of services that assist the variety of businesses with whom they work, including: healthcare, restaurants, venture capitalist firms, real estate professionals and brokerages, law firms, non-profits, entrepreneurs and more.
About Sprout Social
Building a beloved brand is not simply about the product or service a business sells, but the connections it makes with the people who love and trust it. At Sprout Social, they believe there’s nowhere this is more important today than on social media. Their suite of deep listening and analytics, social management, customer care and advocacy solutions enable organizations and brands of all sizes to be more open, real and empathetic on social and create the kind of real connection with their consumers that drives their businesses forward. To learn more about Sprout Social, visit www.sproutsocial.com.
RyTech, LLC is pleased to announce that the company has relocated one of their suburban offices to the River North neighborhood in the heart of downtown Chicago, effective October 1, 2018. Amidst the downtown area, RyTech's strategic relocation will allow the firm to better serve their ever-widening client base through a more centralized location as well as create more opportunities for new talent recruitment.
"RyTech has been growing quickly," stated Founder and CEO Steve Ryan, "and by establishing our presence in downtown Chicago, we're making it easier and more efficient to attract new team members, retain valuable ones, and attract additional clientele. "
Headquartered in suburban Chicago and with additional offices in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the metro-Washington, D.C. area, RyTech can more effectively and efficiently cater to increasing demand for their services throughout the Midwest and across the country. The move to River North will allow the firm to more deeply connect themselves with the Chicagoland digital marketing space, continue the firm's sustained growth and be more accessible to their urban clients. RyTech, LLC will keep its corporate headquarters in the heart of La Grange, Illinois, approximately 20 miles from downtown Chicago.
Initially the downtown Chicago office will house members of RyTech's search engine marketing and design teams. As of October 1, 2018, the firm's new Chicago address is 320 West Ohio Street, Suite 3W, Chicago, IL 60654. While maintaining existing contact information, members of the firm can also be reached at their new phone number: 312-460-2380.
RyTech, LLC is pleased to announce that Ed Peabody has been named Content Specialist. Peabody has previously served as a Digital Media Assistant for the firm, assisting with social media, email marketing, and content creation. His new role will focus heavily on SEO-driven content writing for web pages, articles and other channels, including social media. As RyTech's team continues to grow, Peabody's shift in responsibilities comes as a direct result of RyTech's expanding SEO and content marketing services.
"I'm eager to take on this new position," says Peabody, "I've always had a passion for writing and now I have a definitive outlet to let it shine through my work. Search engine optimization is an essential practice for any successful online presence -- I'm excited to be part of the new age of marketing."
In an effort to better serve RyTech's clients and provide successful best practices in digital marketing strategies, Peabody will primarily focus on content generation for the firm's existing and future client base. As content continues to be a guiding source of enhanced and targeted search traffic, RyTech understands the importance of augmenting the services provided to deliver consistent results.
"We recognized the importance of content marketing services and the skill set that Ed demonstrates in his writing capabilities. We're thrilled to have him focus his energy entirely on content generation for our clients," said Steve Ryan, RyTech Founder & CEO.
RyTech, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Kessenich to Director of Search Marketing. Kessenich has been a valuable member of the RyTech team since his first day with the firm and brings a significant skill set in the search engine optimization field. Originally joining RyTech in April 2017 as SEO Specialist, Kessenich quickly demonstrated his value, knowledge, and leadership qualities. His new role will include the supervision of the search engine optimization team at RyTech, including pay per click, content marketing, and technical capabilities.
"I'm enthusiastic to be moving into a leadership role," says Kessenich, "SEO has always been my main responsibility at RyTech, but having the additional opportunity to manage our ever-expanding team will make our digital marketing efforts even more effective and efficient than ever."
Kessenich's technical and practical expertise has been developed and proven in the field through his work with numerous clients in a variety of industries. During his time at RyTech, Kessenich has firmly established himself as a thought leader by being quoted and cited in several reputable outlets online. Under Kessenich's tenure at RyTech, the firm has grown search engine optimization services over 100% in less than a year and launched a new search engine marketing (SEM) and pay-per-click (PPC) service this year. He takes enhanced measures to ensure his clients have the best possible web presence.
"Sam understands the value that SEO can bring to a client, the importance of a trusted digital partner, the investment that our clients are making, and the results they expect. This makes him the perfect person to lead our search engine optimization services and continue to grow them further," said RyTech Founder and CEO, Steve Ryan.
To learn more about the services offered by RyTech or the firm's new Director of Search Marketing, Sam Kessenich, visit rytechllc.com.
RyTech, LLC, a digital marketing company headquartered in suburban Chicago with additional offices in Milwaukee and the metro-Washington, DC area, announced today that the company will expand search engine optimization services by introducing pay-per-click campaign management services as well as more specific and detailed search engine marketing services in 2018. RyTech is adding this service to meet an increased demand for clients looking to complement organic digital marketing with paid media opportunities. These services will enhance the strategic and management services currently provided by the firm.
RyTech will offer pay per click campaign management for search engines and social media networks. Additionally, RyTech will offer standalone services, including keyword research, competitor analysis and on-site optimization and analysis, to complement the existing strategic and management SEO services already provided.
“RyTech continually assesses the needs of our clients and the marketplace to determine where we invest next. Strengthening and enhancing our core search engine marketing services is a logical next step,” said RyTech Founder and CEO Steve Ryan. “We have the experience and the knowledge to be successful in these expanding offerings and look forward to helping clients grow online.”
RyTech has previously provided consulting services on pay-per-click campaign management unofficially to clients. In 2018, the firm plans to make these services part of the official service offering for current and potential clients. Due to increased demand, more than 100% revenue growth in SEO services in 2017, RyTech plans to expand the search team within the firm.
“Search is the number one driver of traffic to a website. It's no surprise that more and more companies are investing in their online presence and search engine results,” said RyTech SEO Specialist and Google AdWords certified professional Sam Kessenich.
Founded in 2012, RyTech was established to fill an unmet need in an expanding market. RyTech offers a comprehensive digital marketing solution integrating SEO, website development, social media, email marketing, text message marketing, graphic design and content creation. RyTech provides a progressive set of services that assist the variety of businesses with whom they work, including: healthcare, restaurants, venture capitalist firms, real estate professionals and brokerages, law firms, non-profits, entrepreneurs and more.
In an effort to serve more clients and accelerate growth, RyTech, LLC is thrilled to announce the firm’s office relocation from the Historic Third Ward to the Lower East Side. Nestled between quaint eateries and eclectic shops, 1845 N Farwell Avenue is now the new Milwaukee area headquarters. The enhanced, larger space promotes the necessary team collaboration needed to produce innovative and custom digital marketing solutions for which RyTech, LLC is known.
Since expanding into the Milwaukee market in 2016, RyTech, LLC has helped more than 60 businesses increase their online presence with a range of services including: website development, search engine optimization, social media management, content marketing and more.
“We remain committed to growing in the Milwaukee market and look forward to forging new partnerships with the East Side community. This move will help support our company strategies while leveraging the area’s diverse consumer base,” said CEO and Founder Steve Ryan.
RyTech, LLC’s new Milwaukee address, effectively immediately, is 1845 North Farwell Avenue, Suite 220, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202. The RyTech Milwaukee team can still be reached by phone at 414-395-0657.
RyTech, LLC announced today the hiring of Morgan Flores as WEB and SEO Coordinator at the firm's Milwaukee location. Flores joins the growing RyTech team with experience in web content, PR, and creative writing. RyTech, LLC will leverage these skill sets to reinforce and boost their services. Flores will assist with the team’s search engine optimization and website creation strategies.
Flores has her undergraduate degree in Communication, with a concentration in Public Relations, from the University of Texas at San Antonio. “I’ve always been a storyteller, a weaver of words. With my experience in content creation and ability to think critically, I’m able to share other’s stories in a thoughtful and approachable way to maximize exposure. Communication was a natural field of choice for me.” Her work has appeared in Authors of Tomorrow 2006 Edition, San Antonio Express News, Prime Time Newspapers in the San Antonio area, Wilson County News, New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, Hondo Anvil and the Galveston Daily News. Flores brings over five years of previous work experience in professional writing, communication, and nonprofit management. Additionally, she has regularly worked with various content management systems and AMS systems through her career.
“We're excited that Morgan has joined team RyTech and look forward to her accomplishments with us. Her experience and skill set prove she is focused on helping clients succeed. We’re confident Morgan will deliver the results that RyTech provides for our clients,” said RyTech Founder & CEO Steve Ryan.
RyTech, LLC is pleased to announce that Dan Voss, Digital Design Coordinator, was elected to the Board of Directors of Aging Care Connections, a private, non-profit organization based in La Grange, Illinois. Since its foundation in 1971, Aging Care Connections has been dedicated to strengthening communities by ensuring quality senior care for the elderly and their families throughout Cook County, Illinois. The organization's comprehensive services range from adult protection services and in-home assistance to support groups, home delivered meals and much more.
“We are enthusiastic about Dan’s interest in the mission of Aging Care Connections and look forward to having him join as a board member,” said Executive Director Debra Verschelde. “We feel that the organization will greatly benefit from Dan’s expertise in marketing and social media communication to assist in furthering the mission of Aging Care Connections.”
Since joining RyTech, LLC in February 2016, Voss has been an integral member of the team as a Digital Design Coordinator. Through his close work with clients, including with senior care experts, he has built relationships in the field and knows firsthand how crucial it is to provide quality care to the aging population. Voss will bring a fresh perspective to the board through his expertise in social media, quality content, and graphic design. By focusing his efforts on guiding Aging Care Connections' online presence, he will expand their marketing efforts and spread awareness about the organization's positive impact on local communities.
“This is a tremendous opportunity to add value to an organization that aligns with my interests and core beliefs,” commented Voss. “It’s an honor to join Aging Care Connections at a board level and I look forward to contributing to the elderly community.”