About Rise Local

Your Partner for Local Business Success. We Provide Comprehensive Digital Solutions Tailored for You.

Unveiling Our Distinctiveness

Revolutionizing Local Marketing: The Rise of Rise Local

Back in 2010, Rise Local embarked on an innovative journey as a Dallas SEO agency, founded by the dynamic partnership of Mike and John. Their mission was refreshingly simple, yet filled with ambition: to create a platform that empowers local business owners to connect meaningfully with their ideal customers.

As the years unfolded, Rise Local’s path was one of rapid ascent, propelling them to the forefront of their industry. Today, with a diverse clientele of over 300 companies, Rise Local stands unmatched in orchestrating an array of services, spanning from hosting and SEO to digital marketing, social media management, and content creation.

Guided by the visionary insights of its founders, Mike and John, Rise Local has honed a local marketing strategy that consistently converts leads into measurable sales, fostering a genuine trust among the most reputable local businesses seeking the ultimate solution for their digital marketing needs.

At the core of Rise Local’s offerings lies Zonedock, an innovative hosting and server architecture designed to ensure top-tier performance for clients. Complementing this, their local presence management solutions, bespoke website designs, and results-driven SEO and digital marketing campaigns all contribute to an uptick in calls and foot traffic, propelling businesses to new heights of achievement.

What sets Rise Local apart is its exceptional team of experts, boasting over 22 professionals well-versed in various digital marketing channels and specialties. This diverse team forms the backbone of our success, bringing unparalleled skills and insights to the table. Notably, our staff even includes a seasoned media buyer who holds the distinction of selling more TV commercials than anyone else in North Texas.

Rise Local’s steadfast dedication to excellence and unwavering commitment to forging enduring partnerships have established its reputation as a corporate force to be reckoned with, delivering top-tier solutions meticulously tailored to businesses of every scale. With Rise Local as your trusted ally, your digital marketing aspirations are entrusted to industry trailblazers who consistently deliver results that elevate your enterprise and drive your business towards your goals.


Looking to capture captivating new media for your website and social media? Are you in need of experts to finely tune your website for conversions, turning traffic into a steady stream of leads from your ideal customers? Or is your goal to amplify your reach and increase your local visibility and distinguish yourself amidst the competition?

Look no further than Rise Local—the ultimate digital marketing partner. Armed with cutting-edge media production capabilities, a wealth of website optimization expertise, and proven strategies, we are poised to elevate your local presence. Embark on the journey toward exponential growth and unparalleled success with us.

"Rise Local was founded on one simple truth: small business owners sharing their stories and expertise is the most effective form of marketing."
Mike Stewart
Founder / CMO

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What We Do

Our Concept

At Rise Local, we are passionate about empowering small to medium-sized local brands like yours to thrive online. To succeed as SEO experts, we know that the right mix of skills and experience is crucial. That’s why we have carefully curated a dedicated team of professionals who are committed to your success.

We understand that the world of SEO can be overwhelming, with varying opinions on what it takes to achieve success. At Rise Local, we believe in a balanced approach that blends technical expertise with a profound understanding of content strategy and digital marketing solutions tailored for local businesses.

With years of experience working closely with businesses like yours, we have developed a proven system that delivers tangible results in today’s competitive online marketplace. When you choose Rise Local, we will guide you throughout your digital marketing journey, crafting a personalized strategy that aligns perfectly with your unique business needs and goals.

Whether your aim is to improve search rankings, enhance online visibility, boost conversions, share your brand’s story, or drive more traffic to your physical locations, we have the skills and resources to make it happen.

We are confident that our approach surpasses the so-called “experts” out there. But don’t just take our word for it – let us demonstrate what we can do for your business.

If you’re ready to elevate your online presence to new heights, we invite you to get in touch with us today. Together, let’s RISE LOCAL and achieve the remarkable success your brand deserves!

Website Consulting

With a team of experienced professionals and tailored solutions, Rise Local helps businesses unlock their online potential and achieve measurable results.

Local Marketing

From social media management to search engine optimization, Rise Local's marketing expertise drives measurable results for your business.

Visual & Graphic Design

Rise Local's design services are here to breathe life into your brand's visual identity. Our team of creative experts delivers stunning designs that captivate your audience and convey your unique brand message.


Our Clients

At Rise Local, we’re committed to helping small businesses and local entrepreneurs thrive. We understand the unique challenges that these businesses face, and we’re here to provide the support and resources they need to succeed.

Our focus is on working with privately-held businesses that have strong ties to their communities. We specialize in working with fixed location businesses (FLB), service area businesses (SAB), and professional service businesses (PSB). We also love working with local startups that are looking to hit the ground running.

Our clients are the backbone of America, and we’re proud to stand by them in good times and bad. When politicians threatened to shut down businesses and force new, untested policies on them, we were there to provide support and guidance. We updated their websites, optimized their content, and helped them stay connected with their customers.

At Rise Local, we believe that local legacy brands deserve to shine. Legacy brands are the ones we leave to our kids and the next generation, not institutional investors and fund managers. We’re here to help these small towns and local businesses outperform, outrank, and outgrow the competition. Whether you’re looking to increase your online visibility, expand your customer base, or build a stronger brand, we have the expertise and resources to help you achieve your goals.

Thank you for considering Rise Local for your small business needs. We’re excited to partner with you on your journey to success!

At Rise Local, we take a comprehensive approach to SEO that starts with addressing technical issues in hosting and web development. Unlike many other agencies, we don’t overlook these crucial details – we believe they are the foundation for success in today’s digital landscape.

Our SEO team excels in this area, and we’re passionate about helping businesses achieve their full potential online. We know that core web vitals are a key driver of website performance, and we work tirelessly to ensure that your site is fully optimized for success.

Once we launch your brand-new website on our lightning-fast servers, we don’t stop there. We’ll monitor the performance of your website and digital marketing services to ensure that they’re fully optimized and converting at the highest possible level. Our team of SEO expert content strategists and copy creators will develop high-quality, engaging content that resonates with your target audience and drives results.

We’re committed to helping your business grow at a rapid pace, and we’ll work tirelessly to ensure that you’re achieving your goals. If you’re not seeing the results you want, we’ll re-evaluate and retarget your content and PPC advertising to maximize your ROI.

Thank you for considering Rise Local for your SEO needs. We’re confident that we have the expertise and resources to help your business thrive in today’s competitive online marketplace!

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