SearchFest 2013 Feline Attendee is 30,000th Pet Adoption

SearchFest 2013 Feline Attendee is 30,000th Pet Adoption SearchFest 2013 drew hundreds of attendees from near and not-so-near to absorb tips & expertise on a wide range of search marketing topics from a distinguished cluster of expert speakers. But there were a couple of other special attendees, as you might have noticed – ones with fur and claws and cute little faces that seemed to say “adopt me, adopt me!” They were a little nervous due to the crowds (I’ve been known to be a bit shy among strangers too) but they were a big hit with attendees, many of whom stopped by...Read More...

SearchFest 2013 Linkbuilding Questions

SearchFest 2013 Linkbuilding Questions As an attendee of literally dozens of search conferences, I’ve often found that the best information isn’t always found in  presentations, but in the hallways, in the bars, and at the parties, where people tend to speak more freely. When I was asked last summer to give the link building presentation at SearchFest this year, I was initially excited, and my plan was to share some really juicy stuff, and we were going to have an interactive session where people would actually leave with some links that day. In the ensuing months...Read More...

G5 to Sponsor Members Only Mixer

G5 to Sponsor Members Only Mixer SEMpdx Announces SearchFest Sponsor: G5 We are proud to announce Bend, Ore.-based company, G5, as sponsor of the Members Only Mixer held the night before SearchFest. The event is exclusively for SEMpdx members that are attending SearchFest the next day. Members will mingle with their digital marketing peers, including the SEMpdx board and SearchFest speakers, in an informal setting. The full-day digital marketing conference will offer attendees rare insight on Friday, February 22, 2013 at the Governor Hotel in Portland, Ore. “G5 is one of the...Read More...

SEMpdx SearchFest 2013 Mini-Interview: Greg Sterling

Greg Sterling will be speaking at the “Mobile” session at SearchFest 2013 which will be taking place on February 22, 2013 at the Governor Hotel in Portland, Oregon. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click the following link. 1) Please give us your background and let us know what you do for a living. I’m an editor at Search Engine Land and Marketing Land. I also work as a senior analyst for Opus Research in San Francisco and I have my own consulting practice. I cover a lot of stuff but it all ties into...Read More...

SEMpdx SearchFest 2013 Mini-Interview: Joanna Lord

Joanna Lord will be speaking at the “Digital Evangelism Inside & Out” session at SearchFest 2013 which will be taking place on February 22, 2013 at the Governor Hotel in Portland, Oregon. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click the following link. 1) Please give us your background and let us know what you do for a living. I’m VP of Growth Marketing at SEOmoz, which means I spend my day working with amazing marketers helping drive customer acquisition, engagement and retention for SEOmoz. I also work to...Read More...

SEMpdx SearchFest 2013 Mini-Interview: Susan Delz

Susan Delz will be speaking at the “UX and Audience” session at SearchFest 2013 which will be taking place on February 22, 2013 at the Governor Hotel in Portland, Oregon. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click the following link. 1) Please give us your background and let us know what you do for a living. I work with companies to help them develop measurable, high-ROI online marketing programs. The most rewarding part of my what I do is partnering with my customers to concept a conversion optimization program...Read More...