BMGcreative Aquires Rankster, One of Many Fort Lauderdale Marketing Firms Looked At for Acquisition

BMGcreative acquires local Search Engine Optimization company Rankster

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, August 1, 2013

Rankster-Fort-Lauderdale-Marketing-FirmsBMGcreative (BMG) announced today the acquisition of South Florida digital agency Rankster.  “Its a strategic move on our part.  We’ve had our eyes on several local Fort Lauderdale marketing firms that would broaden our talent base and bring us entry into defined markets” says Grif Blackstone, President of BMGcreative. Rankster focuses on Online marketing, Social Media Marketing, eCommerce conversions & lead generation campaigns.

Rankster is a 9-year-old digital agency that had grown out of the print and publishing worlds to bring digital and other web-based solutions to regional businesses.  Established in 2004 by Mike Giambattista and a team of award-winning creatives, Rankster grew its client base to include national entertainment chains & food-services, and regional financial, healthcare and service businesses. According to Giambattista, who will step into BMGcreative as new Vice President of Marketing Services, “We couldn’t be happier about the acquisition.  We’ve had a solid working relationship with Grif and his team for almost 10 years and this makes synergistic sense; our businesses and expertise complement each perfectly.”

“We are excited to bring Rankster into our team and broaden our footprint in the South Florida market. We believe in the vitality of the business of our community, and as we continue to grow, our customers can expect big things from BMGcreative,” notes BMGcreative of the acquisition.

BMGcreative is a full service Fort Lauderdale web design and marketing firm which specializes in custom web design, branding, search engine optimization, print marketing and more. They were recently ranked one of the top 25 Web Design & Development firms in South Florida by the South Florida Business Journal and are the Strategic Marketing Partners for the Broward County Chamber of Commerce. For additional information about the company, call 954-229-2256 or visit


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