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    What We Do
    FRD is an Information Technology company dedicated to managing, maintaining and creating web infrastructure, websites and digital marketing for small and medium sized businesses.  We specialize in e-marketing, ecommerce, SEO, paid search, social media and web based business solutions.

    Who We Are
    Founded by experienced internet marketers who have successfully led online marketing efforts for organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 Enterprises. We have put together a tightly-knit team of experts in Search Engine Optimization, Search Marketing, eCommerce, sales and lead conversions, usability, social media, web development and more.

    What Makes Us Different
    We have spent decades in our client’s shoes. Building in-house internet efforts, working with agencies and consultants and achieving business goals. All of that experience gave us the insight that there is a better way to run an interactive agency, a way to provide true breakthrough results at rates that you don’t have to be a Fortune 500 to afford. When it comes to our clients we take tremendous pride in their successes and in being their outsourced eMarketing partners, their “idea guys”, web support group, and the implementers and achievers of their online business strategies and goals.

    Putting together a winning online business strategy (and making it work) is not so much an art as it is a craft and a science. Our committed and experienced team have the knowledge and tools to help you grow. With a strong mix of online and traditional business experience, eMarketing expertise and skills, Front Row Digital brings a custom approach to our clients’ internet marketing needs. Our combined 50 years of internet marketing experience is your passport to more traffic, better conversion rates and increased ROI for you and your organization.

    Not Your Normal Internet Marketing Company

    Transparent monthly reporting
    We hated getting bills from the agencies we worked with that only had one line item: “Agency Time”. So we do it differently. You not only get an invoice broken down by who did what, but we give you our time cards with detailed descriptions of the efforts made on your behalf.

    No Subscriptions or Retainers
    Subscriptions and retainers incentivize agencies to do less work. If they receive a fixed amount each month they make more profit by doing less work, or in some cases by not doing the work at all. We’re also not fans of taking percentages of marketing spend, which we have always felt drove agencies to focus on increasing your advertising spend rather than on increasing your ROI. Instead we bill for our time at rates that our clients have told us are lower than most agencies with half our experience and capabilities.

    You Own Your Leads and the SEO Results We achieve For You
    Many Internet marketing companies insert themselves between you and your clients so that if you decide to make a change, or go your own way, you have to start over and they are left with an easily marketable supply of leads that you paid to build. All of our efforts are focused on building and driving traffic directly to your site. The work we do will keep working for you for a long time to come.

    Unique Marketing Solutions
    Every business we work with is unique, and while a lot of the tactics, and strategies we employ will work in many situations, they all have to be tailored to meet your specific needs and to achieve your specific goals. We like to think that we have a set of tools that we use to build your plan rather than a set of cookie cutters that we try to force your business into.

    Compatible with Most Marketing Budgets
    From Enterprise to medium, small and local business, Front Row Digital can provide solutions that will help grow your business online.

    We Look Beyond Generating Traffic
    Getting more traffic to your site is great, and we’re good at it. So much so that we also pay attention to what happens to your organization when the tap turns on and the leads and sales start to flow. Can your infrastructure handle it? Do you have practices and procedures in place that will scale? Is your website capable of doing its part in making your online marketing efforts a success? We help our clients make sure that their websites, online and offline processes can not only handle the traffic but provide the information and learning to make to results better and lead to continuous and consistent improvement.

    At Front Row Digital we take pride in being your one-stop shop for internet success. We are not just an SEO firm or a design shop. We are an interactive marketing company staffed with experts who use their broad and deep knowledge of internet marketing to help our clients achieve breakthrough internet results.

    At the end of the day, there are a lot of agencies out there. What makes us different is we break the mold. We improve on proven successful methods and deliver results to our clients.

    Contact us to see how we can help you.

     
     

    Our Leadership Team

    David Hardt

    Chief Executive Officer

    David Hardt, a servant leader at heart, believes a successful business comes from the health and wellbeing of his employees. He is extremely passionate about Front Row Sales and Marketing and the impact...

    James Ross

    Vice President of Digital Marketing

    James Ross, Vice President of Digital Marketing began his career in 2004, with an emphasis on dev operations and SEO. In 2006, James owned Minneapolis Gaming LLC. In 2010, James founded FRD...

    Stephanie Karaman

    Vice President of Human Resources

    Stephanie Karaman, Vice President of Human Resources, has 13 years of combined operations and Human Resources experience since she first started her career in 2010. Stephanie...

    Savannah Archambault

    Vice President of Finance

    Savannah Archambault, Vice President of Finance & IT, started her finance career in 2010, and since has held senior level finance positions. In 2015, Savannah graduated with her MBA from University...

    Keli Selness

    Program Director

    Keli Selness, Program Director, at Front Row Sales and Marketing has over 10 years of project management, client development, and leadership experience. Keli has two applied associates degrees...

    Kerstin Meyer

    Director of Paid and Organic

    Kerstin, Director of Paid and Organic, at Front Row Sales and Marketing has over 11 years of combined paid, organic, and leadership experience. Her favorite part about digital marketing is...

    Shawn Plep

    Lead Developer

    Shawn Plep, Lead Developer, at Front Row Sales and Marketing leads the development team with over 20 years of experience as a developer. Shawn comes to us with a B.S. in Cybersecurity, from...

    Christopher Drewa

    Amazon Strategist

    Christopher, Amazon Strategist, manages the Amazon team at Front Row Sales and Marketing and has over 13 years of proven Amazon experience. Christopher had the #1 bestselling gym glove on Amazon for...