Author: Marissa Ryan

CoFounder @VisualFizz | search and media Executive | entrepreneur | cat mom | coffee connoisseur | oxford comma supporter | chicago | she/her | visualfizz.com

Marissa Ryan is the Co-Founder of VisualFizz, a marketing agency in Chicago and a 3x startup founder. Marissa is a Chicago transplant from northern Wisconsin and studied Business Administration, Marketing, and Graphic Design at St. Norbert College.

Marissa has a decade of Search Marketing and Media experience, with agency and in-house experience in Branding, SEO, Social Media, PPC and Advertising, Content Writing, and Digital Growth Strategies.

Marissa is a traveler who loves experiencing new cultures, eating new food, and meeting new people. Based in Chicago, IL but serving clients all over the world, she continues to bring excitement and authenticity into digital marketing channels, from social media and social advertising to PPC, SEO, and branding.

Marissa has been published in Forbes, MarTech, Buzzfeed, Social Media Week, Monster, INC., and more on the topics of Marketing, Brand Strategy, and Advertising.

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Benefits of Programmatic Advertising Campaigns
Programmatic Advertising Campaigns The future is artificial intelligence (AI). We’re not talking about Terminator robots...
A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Basics
Social Media Basics for Beginners and Non-Marketers “How to start a social media page” articles ...
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3 Simple Ways to Organize PPC Data on a Google Ads Dashboard
Organizing Google Ads PPC Reports Your Google Ads account shows tons of important metrics for...
Video SEO For Beginners
Using Video to Boost Your Brand’s SEO Congratulations! You’ve finished a video or video campaign...
Easy(ish) SEO Tasks You Can Implement Today
Easy (ish) SEO Improvements To Implement Today Ever tried to explain SEO to non-industry friends...
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Online Marketing and Advertising (SEM) for Restaurants
Hospitality is a fast-paced environment, and although having a killer menu, a gorgeous view, or...
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PPC Advertising for Banks and Financial Institutions
The finance industry is super competitive, which means brands need to make a much greater...
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How Is SEM Different from Other Types of Marketing?
No matter what industry you’re in, effective marketing is paramount to success these days. Search...
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Tips for Choosing a Digital Marketing Agency for Manufacturing Marketing
Historically, manufacturing and other industrial companies have relied predominantly on word-of-mouth referrals for new projects....
5 Essential PPC KPIs for eCommerce Brands to Track visualfizz agency
5 Essential PPC KPIs for eCommerce Brands to Track
Pay-per-click (PPC) ads — those small advertisements that appear at the top of Google and...
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Social Media Advertising Tips for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Linkedin
The Sink-Or-Swim Guide to Social Media Advertising You’ve dipped your toe into the water of...
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Interview with Ankur Parekh – Director of Business Development at VisualFizz
At VisualFizz, we hire our core team members based on a number of credentials, including...
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VisualFizz’s Best Marketing Advice for Industrial and Construction Brands
Marketing Tips for Brands that Build It’s 2020, and while we may not have the...
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Four Types of Copywriting for Marketing and Branding
  Copywriting makes a large part of the advertising and marketing strategies that companies are...
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How to Optimize for Google’s BERT Algorithm Update
Who isn’t a fan of the Muppets? In this scene, Ernie presents a scenario to...
VisualFizz Creates 5-Star Digital Marketing Experiences in Chicago
VisualFizz Creates 5-Star Digital Marketing Experiences 
  We probably don’t need to tell you that for a business to survive in...
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Digital Marketing Trends for 2020
Like it or not, 2019 has nearly come and gone and 2020 will be here...
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How to Use Organic and Paid Social Media Together for Branding
How Brands Can Use Organic and Paid Social Together to Win at Social Many clients...
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How to Make OOH Campaigns Effective in a Digital World
There’s no denying that digital marketing has taken precedence these days when we talk about...
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Video Isn’t King – Using Video and Content Marketing Together
We all consume content in our own ways, and despite there being a general trend...
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What is Experiential Marketing?
What is Experiential Marketing? What is Experiential Marketing? Experiential marketing helps consumers experience a brand...
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Using Content to Build up your E-A-T with Google for SEO
Using Content to Build up your E-A-T for Google SEO Did you know that people...
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A Year of SEO With VisualFizz
It’s not hard to find SEO advice. A simple Google search will reveal thousands of...
How is Experiential Marketing Different Than Digital Marketing?
Pros and Cons of Experiential vs Digital Marketing
Is Experiential Different Than Digital? At VisualFizz, you’ll often hear us talk about “Experiential” marketing as...
How to Promote Experiential Marketing Events
What are Some of the Best Ways to Promote Your Experiential Event? Promoting anything, in...
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Planning and Measuring Your Experiential Marketing Campaigns
Planning and Measuring Your Experiential Campaign One of the most difficult parts of an experiential...
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How Human Psychology Plays Into Experiential Marketing
Using Human Psychology in Marketing Psychology and the way that we perceive and interact with...
Digital Marketing Tips for Hotels and Hoteliers
Aaaah, staying in a hotel. For most customers, the idea conjures up images of crisp...
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Evergreen Content Marketing Tips For All Industries
Content Improves All Areas of Marketing – Here’s How image by Floret Media We get...
Your Marketing Video Might Suck (How To Make It Suck Less)
Ever wondered if your low budget marketing video isn’t all that great? It might even….suck?...