Danielle Hickey-Duhon – April 2017 Member of the Month

Danielle Hickey-Duhon – April 2017 Member of the Month This is not a joke. Our April Member of the Month is Danielle Hickey-Duhon! Danielle is an Account Manager at Obility, an agency providing B2B demand generation and inbound marketing services in Portland, OR. In order to get to know her better, we asked her all the important questions and are sharing them with you. About Danielle Hickey-Duhon Area(s) of Expertise “Analytics, SEO, Social Media” What do you like most about Digital Marketing and why? “Digital Marketing helps businesses of all kinds reach people searching for...Read More...

Nick Footer – February 2017 Member of the Month

Nick Footer – February 2017 Member of the Month February is here and we have a new crush, Nick Footer. Nick is the President & Founder of Intuitive Digital, a digital marketing agency based in Portland, OR that specializes in SEO, PPC, Web Design, and Social Media. In order to get to know him better, we asked him all the important questions and are sharing them with you. About Nick Footer Area(s) of Expertise “Analytics, PPC, SEO” What do you like most about Digital Marketing and why? “With the recent improvements in paid social ad platforms, I like the ability to...Read More...

Top 14 Reasons to Buy Your 2014 SearchFest Tickets in 2013

Top 14 Reasons to Buy Your 2014 SearchFest Tickets in 2013 As we countdown the final two weeks of 2013 and approach SearchFest 2014, I’ve put together the top 14 reasons you should buy your SearchFest tickets before the end of the year.   14.          2014 is approaching in 14 days, buy your ticket now before the price goes up.   13.          SearchFest is about a quarter of the cost of comparable conferences. As a not-for-profit organization, SEMpdx is all about reaching as many marketers and business owners as we can, and for that reason we’re able to keep SearchFest ticket prices...Read More...

Members Only Appreciation Event

May 8, 2012 – The much anticipated Members Appreciation Night took place this week with Bing’s Duane Forrester sharing his insights on how search engines work – specifically Bing – and how we can apply that knowledge to successful search results. Duane began by calling out a mistake that too many search professionals make.  We often get caught up with details such as site index and meta tag updates.  In reality, though, content is still king.  Consider, for example, that MSN’s website contains roughly 140 billion pages globally.  The person...Read More...

Top 9 Reasons to Become an SEMpdx Member

Top 9 Reasons to Become an SEMpdx Member It’s been my pleasure to serve as the SEMpdx Membership Chair for the past few years.  This is an amazing group and my learnings personally and professionally have been innumerable. Sometimes I forget though to share the importance of being a member, so here’s my Top 9 Reasons to Become an SEMpdx Member You get to put the cool logo on your site.  You see educational event speakers on the national circuit in Portland. You save money. Members (Early Bird) get to go to our monthly events for $20 ($43 for non-members, $55 at the...Read More...

Members Appreciation Night – April SEMpdx Event Recap

April 13, 2010 – For this month’s event, SEMpdx held its first annual members-only appreciation night.  With a panel of four experts, members had the rare opportunity to ask a host of questions on all things search related.  And if the valuable information learned wasn’t enough, great prizes were handed out throughout the evening. The first piece of insider advice came from Anne Kennedy, Beyond Ink and Joblr, who discussed mobile marketing.  In an arena where every network provider has a different way of setting things up, it can be a...Read More...