SEMpdx Unveils Engage Conference Branding

SEMpdx Unveils Engage Conference Branding In case you missed it, SEMpdx’s past president and board member, Mike Rosenberg announced in April that SearchFest planned to change its name to Engage, which is taking place on March 9, 2017 at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland, Oregon. Check out the full post, It is time to Engage!. We said we would unveil the new conference logo and branding at our annual Rooftop Networking Party which took place last night – and we did just that! If you weren’t able to attend the Rooftop event to see the branding in person, you can check out the new Engage...Read More...

Matt Malone – August 2016 Member of the Month

Matt Malone – August 2016 Member of the Month August is the month for networking for SEMpdx and we’ll start that with our new Member of the Month, Matt Malone. Matt is a Senior Analyst at Gravitate Design, a digital marketing and design agency with offices in Vancouver, WA, New York, NY, San Francisco, CA, Seattle, WA, and Washington, DC. Matt has been a member of SEMpdx since February 2013. In order to get to know him better, we asked him all the important questions and are sharing them with you. About Matt Malone Area(s) of Expertise Analytics, PPC, SEO What do you like most...Read More...

Take the Digital Marketing Industry Survey

Take the Digital Marketing Industry Survey SEMpdx is fielding an important piece of industry research on the digital industry and the relationships between agencies, brand marketers, and technology/media solutions providers, and we need your perspective. We’re conducting this research in partnership with more than 15 other local and regional professional marketing associations around the United States. SEMpdx is a member of the Interactive Marketing Association Alliance (IMAA) – the organization that created this survey. The survey is designed to help the industry understand the...Read More...

Sarah Hinds – SEMpdx Volunteer of the Quarter

Sarah Hinds – SEMpdx Volunteer of the Quarter As we roll into the third quarter of 2016, it’s time to recognize our current Volunteer of the Quarter. The SEMpdx board has selected Sarah Hinds, a digital marketing consultant in recognition of her longstanding contributions to the SEMpdx Marketing Committee, including blog coverage of every monthly event and more. Please meet Sarah Hinds in her own words below! What is your day job? I’m a digital marketing consultant helping clients drive their overall online marketing efforts.  I also offer training to small businesses who want to...Read More...

SEMpdx Monthly Educational Events

SEMpdx Monthly Educational Events In my tenure as Director of Events for SEMpdx, we’ve had some amazing speakers present at our monthly educational events. I’m going to list them all out, along with what they spoke about, but the real reason for this post is to ask YOU, our membership and the attendees of our events, who you liked, who you’d like to see speak again, and who we should invite to speak that hasn’t done a monthly event with us yet. Some topics you’d like to see would be helpful as well. These events are for YOU, after all!...Read More...

Ben Herman – July 2016 Member of the Month

Ben Herman – July 2016 Member of the Month July is already here and so is our next Member of the Month, Ben Herman. Ben is President of Mad Fish Digital, a digital marketing and paid search agency here in Portland and he has been a member of SEMpdx since 2013. We asked him to tell us a little more about himself and his experience with SEMpdx. About Ben Herman Area(s) of Expertise Analytics, PPC, SEO What do you like most about Digital Marketing and why? “Good digital marketing to me is cutting edge and that’s what’s fun about what we do. Being a part of a company in...Read More...