Who We Are
Hi - I'm Bill Crawford, Owner of Rainmaker For Contractors. RFC began as a passion after owning a Home Improvement Franchise in the Chicagoland area for 15 years. I’ve taken what I’ve learned from being an owner used what has worked – And thrown out what has not. As a result, I’ve created an internet marketing agency focused on helping contractors grow their businesses. An important factor in Rainmaker For Contractor's current success is predicated on my experience training over 650 employees and setting up and monitoring over 500 waterproofing trade shows.
When implemented and executed correctly, Internet Marketing is an important game-changer for the growth of companies. Rainmaker For Contractors is also successful because we have a talented group of professionals that understand the market we work in. In addition, we believe in being actively involved in every account and client that we manage. We understand the human element in marketing and that extends to our clients. – In an age of texting, email, and other methods of impersonal communication, when you interact with a team member at Rainmaker For Contractors you will ALWAYS be interacting with a PERSON. Personal interaction allows for your feedback as the business owner and allows us to create a positive client-agency relationship.
We are certified via Digital Marketer an industry leading trainer - In area(s) such as Digital Copywriting and Content Marketing.
- At Rainmaker For Contractors we work hard to stay ahead of our industry to provide the best quality services - Don't just take our word for it - Click here to read REAL client testimonials
We Are Google Premier Partners:
We are Google Premier Partners with the ability to professionally manage your Ads accounts at the highest level available. We have numerous other professional accolades, that positions us as a top-notch digital marketing agency. - Because of our relationship with Google we are able to access and manage your account on a level that will provide the highest levels of success for your company.
At Rainmaker For Contractors, we do a wide variety of marketing and advertising, that reflects our commitment to our industry and passion to maximize the potential for every business we are involved with. At Rainmaker For Contractors, you are not just another business that we help, but part of a bigger picture that reflects the success that is possible for every contractor. Our team is made up of 6 professionals who deliver superior support to all of our clients. In addition, we have four certified Infusionsoft Professionals on our team who possess deep email marketing knowledge, which allows us to deliver some of the best email marketing services and campaigns in the industry.
Meet Our Team Members!!
Bill, Owner, Chief Executive - Founder and President of Rainmaker Internet Marketing. Bill has a degree in Business Management and Business Finance from Illinois State University and an MBA from National Louis University. Bill brings 21 years of Management and Marketing experience to Rainmaker of which the majority comes from the Home Improvement Industry. In addition to being a Google AdWords Certified Partner, Bill is certified in Advanced Local Search Optimization.
He is also the 1st place winner of the 2010 Internet Marketing Bobsled Run Contest sponsored by the premier Google AdWords Marketer Perry Marshall. Bill serves as President of the Basement Health Association, which serves some of the following home Improvement industries: basement waterproofing, radon, mold remediation, indoor air quality, basement finishing, structural repair, crawl spaces.
Jon, Senior Account Executive - Serves as the main Google Premier Partner for Rainmaker Internet Marketing and Senior Account Executive. He is certified in Google Ads Fundamentals, Search Advertising, Display Advertising, Video Advertising, Mobile Advertising, and Shopping Advertising. He is also a Bing Ads Accredited Professional and Google Analytics Certified.
Jon is happily married to his wonderful wife Kristen for 12 years and a proud father of three (3) boys — 7 year old twins Jacob and Lucas and 2 year old Cameron.
Jim, Chief Content Executive - Joined our team as our Chief Content Manager. Mentored by the Google All-Star staff at Rainmaker Jim enjoys developing and contributing to our digital content demands and supporting the needs of our clients.
Jim enjoys playing guitar, working as an educator at the college level, and applying his skills in a variety of other areas. Jim has trained under Second City Theater professionals in the areas of writing and creative development. In addition, Jim also brings a personal understanding and connection to the small-business landscape.
Chieto, Senior Web Developer - Joined Rainmaker over 4 years ago and has expertise in web development, programming, and coding. He also brings enormous amounts of knowledge in the are of technical web design.
Chieto loves playing basketball, cooking, relaxing outside and enjoys watching live bands.
Allan, Senior Web Developer - Joined Rainmaker about 6 months ago and brings an understanding and experience working will all IT work to the team.
Allan enjoys tweaking, breaking and putting things back together in his spare time.
Nico, Senior SEO Specialist - Joined Rainmaker over 5 years ago and brings tremendous SEO knowledge to the team. He is a key factor in supporting our clients SEO needs.
Nico loves outdoor sports, cycling and taking adventures and extreme excursions.
Manish, Senior SEO Specialist - Joined Rainmaker over 5 years ago and brings multiple skills to Rainmaker -- Google Analytics, Web Analytics, and Marketing. He is a key factor in supporting our clients SEO needs.
Manish enjoys cooking large meals for friends and family in his spare time.