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...
Ira Pasternack – June 2016 Member of the Month

Ira Pasternack – June 2016 Member of the Month

It’s JUNE! Summer is finally here and so is our next Member of the Month, Ira Pasternack! Ira has been a member of SEMpdx since February 2012 and is the President of Pasternack Marketing, which is a Portland-based agency that helps businesses with their digital presence. We asked Ira to tell us a little more about himself and his history with SEMpdx. Check out his answers! About Ira Pasternack Area(s) of Expertise PPC, SEO, Web / App Development What do you like most about Digital Marketing and why? “I enjoy helping small...Read More...
Apply Now to Join the SEMpdx Board of Directors

Apply Now to Join the SEMpdx Board of Directors

The SEMpdx Board of Directors works hard to create and maintain an organization that’s meaningful, dynamic, and meets the needs of its members. Over time, board members change positions on the board, as well as leave the board to pursue other opportunities. As board members leave, it creates an excellent opportunity for SEMpdx members to join the board, bring new ideas, and help craft the future on our organization. We HAD 3 openings on the SEMpdx Board of Directors: The Volunteer Director position involves proactively working with SEMpdx...Read More...

Members Appreciation Workshop & Event – SEMpdx Event Recap

May 10, 2016 – SEMpdx members were in for a treat this week at the annual Members Appreciation event.  Dennis Yu, CTO at BlitzMetrics, joined us Tuesday for two sessions: an afternoon workshop on Facebook growth hacks and an evening presentation on social and SEM hacks. The members-only workshop was a truly hands-on event where attendees had laptops out and were guided through Dennis’ growth tactics step by step using the “dollar a day” technique for their own specific advertising campaigns.  The goal was for everyone to implement by the end...Read More...