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About Us

Think Big Go Local is a digital marketing agency headquartered in the Chicagoland area. We cater to small and medium sized businesses, corporations, non-profits, private clubs and entrepreneurs. Our services are provided to any organization that needs an effective online marketing plan that enables them to reach their target audience and increase their online visibility.

Different from other marketing agencies, we actually listen and care about your business goals. Not only do we listen to our clients, but we listen to their customers too. Let our agency handle your online marketing and we will represent you and your brand as if it were our own business. We want you to consider us part of your team and together we will build and execute an effective online marketing strategy.

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Our Team

Bobbi Baehne

Bobbi Baehne


Bobbi Baehne brings of wealth of experience, passion and education in integrated marketing techniques to Think Big Go Local.  For over 15 years, she has worked as an executive Marketing Director in the small business, private club and non-profit sectors.   Ms. Baehne has also been an active part of her community, volunteering with local organizations and serving on various Boards of Directors.  As a highly respected and sought after public speaker, she has made it her passion to educate the business community on the increasing relevance of social media and reputation management in their marketing mix.  She excels at working with business owners to develop a strategy for the most effective way to reach and engage their online audience, converting them into loyal, paying customers.

Brian Rugg

Brian Rugg

Vice President

Brian Rugg brings an impressive skill set from the highly influential corporate market where his primary responsibilities included intranet governance and strategy, creative services, web analytics, new site development, project management, business requirements development and relationship management.  Brian’s skills in website development, complimented by his ability to design the most effective processes and site navigation have made him highly respected by our staff and sought after by associates and clients.   The addition of Brian to our team has allowed us to take our website service division to the next level, providing excellent results in nearly every client market.

Our Methodology

The methodology at Think Big Go Local is also our guiding philosophy. We utilize this methodology in all our marketing efforts:

Assess – Plan – Implement – Measure – Improve

Whether your project is a year long SEO campaign, a reputation monitoring program, or a quick banner for use on your website, we always consider the target market. Wanting all our efforts to benefit your brand, we always start by determining your exact needs and the results you expect through a comprehensive consultation with you.

We will then research, plan and propose the optimal solution to the particular challenges that your business is facing. Once approved by you, we implement your unique digital marketing plan and monitor it’s progress. We adjust as we go, optimizing the success of the campaigns, and repeat the process.


Think Big Go Local is a proud member or affiliate of the following organizations:

We Give Back!

Think Big Go Local is proud to help support the following organizations:

TLS Veterans – Transforming lives through service to veterans.

Shelter Inc. – Helping and protecting children who are abused, neglected, dependent or in need of support.

Mainstay Therapeutic Riding – Horses healing humans, one life at a time.

I Ride With Billy – A memorial motorcycling run in remembrance of our adored Billy Baehne. Proceeds in 2015 benefit Orphans of the Storm pet shelter.

St. Baldrick’s – McHenry – Raising money for childhood cancer research, the McHenry, IL Community Event is the largest St. Baldrick’s event in the world.

Contact us today at 877.799.4256 to discuss your digital marketing needs.

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