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 about Digital Marketing and why?
“I love taking cold hard data and transforming it into effective designs and websites.”
What advice do you have for a college student who is interested in your area(s) of expertise?
“Start an internship and get as much hands-on experience as you can.”
Why are you a member of SEMpdx?
“It’s a great community of like-minded marketers willing to share their experiences.”
Who’s been your favorite SEMpdx monthly event speaker and why?
“Theresa Baiocco because she’s a total conversion and analytic junkie like myself.”
Have you been to Engage (formerly SearchFest) / how many have you attended?
“I have, but just once. Marty Weintraub was hilarious and genius!”
If you weren’t doing what you’re doing now (marketer, developer, etc), what would you do?
Favorite Beverage and why?
“Northwest IPA, the hoppier the bitter. :-)”
To Bacon or Not to Bacon?
Anything else you want the SEMpdx community to know about you?
“I’m a total family man. I’ve been married nearly 10 years and have a 7-year-old named, Jax.”
Make sure you congratulate Matt on his Member of the Month status at our next event! Until next month!
Jessica is Director of Membership for SEMpdx. She enjoys managing SEM campaigns for MKG Marketing Inc, making her son laugh, and loves books, nature, and Yorkies.