Personal Branding – SEMpdx Event Recap

September 13, 2016 – This month’s event brought special guest Mel Carson of Delightful Communications to speak to us about the importance of personal branding.  Mel began by explaining that personal branding means defining your professional purpose and being able to articulate your experience.  He went on to share several tips on how to create a successful personal brand, including these highlights: Build your personal brand through digital strategies and in person. The sweet spots of personal branding include a successful track record,...Read More...

Scott Burroughs – September 2016 Member of the Month

Scott Burroughs – September 2016 Member of the Month Welcome to September! The kids are heading back to school and our monthly educational events are back, so let’s start the month off by learning more about our Member of the Month, Scott Burroughs. Scott is Vice President of Mather Pump Service, a local company that provides sales and services of pumps, tanks, motors, and more with locations in Vancouver and Portland. Scott has been a member of SEMpdx since March 2010. In order to get to know him better, we asked him all the important questions and are sharing them with you. About Scott...Read More...

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...