Austin Interactive Marketing AssociatioinGrowing Austin business through interactive strategies.
About Austin IMA
Austin Interactive Marketing Association is the only interactive marketing, educational and networking organization in Austin. Our mission is to grow businesses in Austin serving local and nationwide audiences through interactive strategies.
AIMA was founded to help Austin agencies, businesses, educational institutions and the members of these organizations improve their understanding and application of interactive marketing techniques and best practices.
A nonprofit organization of more than 500 active members from a variety of industries and companies, from Fortune 500 companies to startups and creative agencies and everything in-between. AIMA events draw in over 2,500 participants each year. We will be announcing upcoming AIMA events over the course of the next few weeks.
Austin Interactive Marketing Association is currently an open-member organization. To become a member, all you need to do is sign up for our newsletter, attend one of our events, then raise your hand and proudly say, “I am an AIMA member.”
As a sponsor, your logo and branding message are included on the Austin Interactive Marketing Association Sponsorship website and email communication, offering significant exposure to a tightly targeted audience for your company. Beyond that we can customize additional programs and opportunities for each individual sponsor, ensuring an incredible value throughout the entire year.
Your sponsorship will create a unique opportunity to talk directly to key decision makers from Austin’s national companies, ad agencies, web developers, small businesses and online media publishers, enhancing your brand awareness, creating new partnerships and increasing sales opportunities.
Austin IMA Board Members
Bill Leake, Founder and Chairman of Apogee Results, draws on a deep expertise in both business and marketing to help increase revenues for a wide range of clients. He has been involved in driving provable revenues through Internet marketing techniques since the early 1990s when, as part of the management team at Power Computing, he built the first company to sell $1 million of product over the Internet.
As founder of Apogee Results, he guided the company from inception to its current position as Austin’s only nationally branded and recognized search engine marketing company, one of the 20 largest independents in North America and one of the fastest growing companies on the Inc. 500 / 5000 list.
Michelle Stinson Ross
Michelle Stinson Ross is an industry recognized authority on digital marketing, particularly the convergence of content, search, and social media. She brings an extensive knowledge of digital marketing techniques and years of experience working with both B2B and B2C clients in marketing, content, and strategy roles. Michelle is a creative thinker, who enjoys solving business problems and assessing customer behavior. When setting strategy, Michelle is adept at targeting specific goals, focused metrics and KPIs to keep marketing plans on track. She also continues to maintain a proficiency in the evolving best practices for CRM, SEO, social media, email marketing, and blog writing, and continues to cultivate an active thought leadership role in relevant digital strategy communities.
Keith Goode has more than eight years of experience with in-house SEO, working with some of Austin’s top start-up companies, including HomeAway and SpareFoot, and global powerhouses such as AMD and Dell. More recently, he was Chief SEO Evangelist for seoClarity, where he provided ongoing data-based insights into industry best practices, analysis and strategy. Now, he shares his expertise at IBM Watson Commerce training internal marketing, content and technology teams, and helping to spread SEO best practices throughout the organization.
An experienced search marketing professional with experience in writing copy, copyediting, website design, landing page optimization, keyword research, pay-per-click advertising, analytics/reporting, team management and social media/networking.