Kari Schroeder – May 2016 Member of the Month

Kari Schroeder – May 2016 Member of the Month

May brings us sunny days full of flowers, drinking beer outside, and a new Member of the Month. Kari Schroeder is the SEM/SEO Coordinator at DiscoverOrg, which provides sales and marketing software through their headquarters in Vancouver, WA. We asked Kari the most important questions and have shared her answers here. About Kari Schroeder Area(s) of Expertise Analytics, PPC, SEO What do you like most about Digital Marketing and why? “I love that I can directly track all of my efforts and make changes accordingly, there’s not a lot...Read More...
It is time to Engage!

It is time to Engage!

SearchFest to change conference name to Engage for 2017 The final act of this year’s SearchFest was to announce that SearchFest as we know it would be ending. This was a dramatic jest as the event will continue in 2017, but under another name. However, the event as we know it is changing. SearchFest is no longer. Why? The industry is changing and you either change or die, right Alan (Deutschman or George take your pick)? Why change the name? SearchFest is so much more than search. We can justify using “search” in just about every...Read More...
Rachel Schmidt, Upsource – SEMpdx Volunteer of the Quarter

Rachel Schmidt, Upsource – SEMpdx Volunteer of the Quarter

The volunteers of SEMpdx are what help our nonprofit organization be successful. Without the hard work and dedication of our volunteers, SEMpdx would not be able to impact our industry and community at the same level or put on the monthly and annual events that we do. So much so that SEMpdx decided these fantastic individuals deserved to be recognized for their above and beyond contributions to our organization. The SEMpdx board has selected Rachel Schmidt of Upsource as our inaugural Volunteer of the Quarter in recognition of her impactful...Read More...
Travis Roberts – April 2016 Member of the Month

Travis Roberts – April 2016 Member of the Month

April brings our next Member of the Month, Travis Roberts. Travis is a Content Writer for Upsource, an Internet Marketing Agency here in Portland. We asked him to tell us a little bit more about him and we really liked the answers. About Travis Roberts Area(s) of Expertise SEO, Social Media, Content What do you like most about Digital Marketing and why? “At the risk of sounding trite, what I enjoy most about digital marketing is the freedom it provides me to indulge my creative thought process. Despite my having studied creative writing...Read More...
SearchFest 2016 Video Bundle

SearchFest 2016 Video Bundle

Did you miss attending SearchFest 2016? Thanks to sponsor GRAYBOX, the videos of nearly all* of the sessions and keynotes – over 1,000 minutes – will be available for your viewing pleasure. The videos will show the presenter speaking with their slide deck on screen at the same time. Simply purchase the Video Bundle now, and we’ll send you an email with instructions on how to view the videos 4 to 6 weeks following the SearchFest 2016 conference (which was held March 10th). If you attended SearchFest 2016, do not purchase this Video...Read More...
Jen Fisher – March 2016 Member of the Month

Jen Fisher – March 2016 Member of the Month

Our March Member of the Month is Jen Fisher. Jen is an Online Marketing Specialist at Smarsh, which is a Portland based company that provides archiving and compliance solutions for companies in regulated and litigious industries. As our Member of the Month, we asked her all the questions that matter so you can get to know her better. About Jen Fisher Area(s) of Expertise Analytics, PPC, and SEO What do you like most about Digital Marketing and why? “Honestly, I really love the numbers. Being able to both measure and show results at any...Read More...