2018 Summer Networking Party Winners

2018 Summer Networking Party Winners We are excited to announce the winners of several giveaway prizes from our SEMpdx Summer Networking Party.  Anyone that attended had a chance to win and we hope that you will join us next year for our 2019 SEMpdx Summer Networking party, Nick Winkleback, OX Media Engage 2019 Ticket, featuring hundreds of attendees from all around the US gaining access to speakers that are experts in the digital marketing field. Kim Allchurch Flick, Mighty Epiphyte Swivel Ticket, Bend’s premier marketing conference and event on October 8-9, 2018. Kelsey Suski,...Read More...

Mobile Trends: From SEO to User Experience pt. 2

After 8 years in mobile app acquisition, Natalie Allers came across a issue that would change her work and view of ads on device apps. When working on ad acquisitions for several well known apps, she found that most of the “clicks” or traffic was coming from an “iphone simulator” out of Malaysia. She came across a case of mobile ad fraud. And she only discovered this by going through her ad results manually. The last 2 years of Natalie Allers life have now been taken up by mobile ad fraud. So it was only fitting that she spoke to this topic...Read More...

Mobile Trends: From SEO to User Experience

This session started off on an interactive note.  “Stand up and take out your phones,” Eli Schwartz said. “I want everyone with an iPhone to put them in the air.” Almost everyone in the full room rose their iPhones above their head. “Now with that in mind, let’s talk about the mobile first index.” Schwartz said. In November 2016, Google announced they would shift to use mobile searches first. This meant that if you used a desktop computer you’d be seeing search results as if you used a mobile device (not of course in dimension size). Why?...Read More...

She Said, He Said. Two SEOs give their take on how to solve your SEO questions.

A marriage of two minds. That’s what the session “She Said, He Said. Two SEOs give their take on how to solve your SEO questions.” was. Covering as many SEO problems as possible in 75 minutes, Carolyn Shelby of Tribune Interactive and Rohrer Rohrer of NorthSide Metrics ran through clear examples of how to deal with day-to-day SEO issues. Whether this was on migrating to a new content management system (CMS) or creating content for a blog, the solutions all came down to communication and research. They covered five topics with a stake in SEO...Read More...

Karen Hyatt – SEMpdx Volunteer of the Quarter

Karen Hyatt – SEMpdx Volunteer of the Quarter We’re excited to announce that Karen Hyatt is the SEMpdx Volunteer of the Quarter. Karen’s contributions to SEMpdx and the Portland Digital Marketing community mean that our events are running smoothly, new members are being reached and current members have a great resource at our monthly events.  We appreciate her help and ambition and couldn’t continue to grow as an organization without volunteers like Karen.  Robert Frost, our Events Director specifically wanted to recognize Karen this quarter for her help at monthly...Read More...