Recent Changes from AdWords & Bing

PPC “Back To School” Presentation for SEMpdx On September 9th I gave a talk at SEMpdx’s “Back to School” event. I was asked to review changes in the PPC/SEM world that occurred over the summer. There were some exciting and controversial...

Search Engine Marketing Scholarship – 2014 Fall 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 Fall scholarship for the Search Engine Marketing Course (within the Digital Marketing Strategies Certificate...

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...

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...

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...