SEMalt is Skewing Your Stats

There is a Ukranian bot out there that is crawling and distorting the stats for millions of  websites, and to some degree, is affecting every single site I’ve looked at this past week. Go to Google Analytics, look at your referrers, and I’ll bet you a beer that SEMalt and crawler.semalt.com are both listed with […]


Internet Marketing Jobs

We 301 this page to now have a job board… We’ll leave this open indefinitely and see how it goes…


Edit Your New Member Profile

When SEMpdx started, there was no such thing as a “member directory” for WordPress. In fact, at that time you had to hack away at WordPress just use static pages for anything but a blog, and we’ve come a long way. Over the years, we’ve gone through quite an evolution here, and we’ve just launched […]


SearchFest 2014 Mini-Interview: Mona Elesseily

Mona Elesseily will be speaking on the “#FAIL Free PPC” panel at SearchFest 2014 which will take place on February 28th, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here. 1) Please give us your background and tell us what you do for a living. I work as the VP […]


Top 14 Reasons To Attend SearchFest 2014

SearchFest is going to happen in a relatively few days…here are 14 reasons why you need to buy your ticket. 14. It’s Portland. Duh. 13. SearchFest tickets are affordable. We can deliver a top notch search experience for a fraction of the price as the major search conferences.   12. Members get to attend a […]


SearchFest 2014 Mini-Interview: Aaron Weiche

Aaron Weiche will be speaking on the “Wrapping Your Brain Around the Mobile Opportunity” panel at SearchFest 2014 which will take place on February 28th, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here. 1) Please give us your background and tell us what you do for a living. I’m […]


SearchFest 2014 Mini-Interview: Marshall Simmonds

Marshall Simmonds will be speaking on the “Structured data for SEO: Which markup matters?” panel at SearchFest 2014 which will take place on February 28th, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here. 1) Please give us your background and tell us what you do for a living. I’m […]


PSU CEPE and SEMpdx Present: Search Engine Marketing Scholarship – 2014 Spring Term

It’s that time of year again. The time when Portland State University’s Center for Executive and Professional Education and SEMpdx partner up to offer a Spring scholarship for the Search Engine Marketing Course (within the Digital Marketing Strategies Certificate Program). This really is an amazing opportunity for one lucky person. This course begins on March […]


SearchFest 2014 Mini-Interview: Elise Ramsay

Elise Ramsay will be speaking on the “Using Video to Build Your Brand” panel at SearchFest 2014 which will take place on February 28th, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here. 1)Please give us your background and tell us what you do for a living. I was once […]


SearchFest 2014 Mini-Interview: Adam Audette

Adam Audette will be speaking on the “SEO for eCommerce” panel at SearchFest 2014 which will take place on February 28th, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here. 1) Please give us your background and tell us what you do for a living. You know I actually thought […]