BusinessOnLine Expands Operations into Bay Area

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New Location Enables Rapidly Growing Company to Tap into Bay Area Talent Pool and Serve Key Local Clients

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Our company has seen considerable growth during 2008 and 2009 with many of our key customers based in California and the Northwest region

BusinessOnLine, ( a leading online marketing agency, today announced expansion into the San Francisco marketplace. The new location allows the company to capitalize on the area’s highly skilled workforce while better addressing the marketing needs of their Northern California clients including: Workday, Sybase and Lithium Technologies. Heading the expansion as general manager will be Rich Roberts, an industry veteran of over 20 years who has served prominent brands such as CNET, ZipReality, Dell, and Zing among many others.

All of BusinessOnLine’s core business groups including SEO, paid search, social media, user-experience, web development and analytics will be represented at the new location. While headquarters will remain in San Diego, the new San Francisco office adds to the company’s growing national presence including an East Coast office in Reston, Virginia.

"Our company has seen considerable growth during 2008 and 2009 with many of our key customers based in California and the Northwest region,” said Thad Kahlow, CEO of BusinessOnLine. “We are pleased to be in the San Francisco Bay Area and to bring a veteran of Rich Roberts’ caliber on board. His extensive experience in online marketing coupled with a proven track record for managing large projects and understanding client goals will no doubt contribute to the success of our new location.”

In addition to Rich Roberts, BusinessOnLine has aggressively tapped into the local Bay Area talent pool by acquiring Jonah Hillman as director of strategy. Hillman, who previously led digital media teams at PHD (an Omnicom global media agency), brings 15 years of experience in advertising and marketing. He also managed brand development initiatives for clients such as Hallmark, McDonald’s, Siemens, , Hormel, AT&T Wireless and others.

Now Hiring
As part of its opening, BusinessOnLine is looking for top talent in the areas of social media, web analytics and search engine marketing to join their elite team of professionals who share a common commitment to innovation, creativity and excellence. Interested parties should visit for more information.

About BusinessOnLine:
BusinessOnLine is a pioneer in the interactive marketing space with a 14-year track record of successfully leveraging the interconnectedness of the Internet to help clients grow their digital presence. The company is comprised of a cross-functional team of experts in SEO, paid search, social media, user-experience, web development, analytics and more who share a deep understanding of user needs and online behaviors that drive sales and deliver results. Headquartered in San Diego with offices in Reston, Va., and San Francisco, BusinessOnLine’s clients include such global brands as Sybase, the American Red Cross, Honeywell, RailEurope, Workday and many more. The company has been selected by BtoB Magazine as a Top Interactive Agency for three years in a row including 2010. For more information call (619) 699-0767 or visit

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