SEMpdx is the premier association for Portland Educational Marketing Events for search marketers in Oregon. We meet monthly (second Tuesday of each month) for education and networking events.

February 2016 – Building an Online Community with Jennifer Sable Lopez

February 2016 – Building an Online Community with Jennifer Sable Lopez

SPECIAL NOTE: Due to venue request, this event will begin 30 minutes later than our normal time. Doors open at 5:30PM and the presentation will start at 6:00PM. Please join us on Tuesday, February 9, in the downtown offices of Puppet Labs as we welcome Jennifer Sable Lopez from Moz, who will be presenting “Transforming your Visitors into a Dedicated & Passionate Community”. Synopsis Sure, you’re getting traffic to your site, now how do you get them to return, again and again? Jen walks you through some tried and true...Read More...
January 2016 – Content Strategy & Copywriting with Lisa Williams & Heather Lloyd-Martin

January 2016 – Content Strategy & Copywriting with Lisa Williams & Heather Lloyd-Martin

Please join us on Tuesday, January 12, in the Heritage Room at BridgePort BrewPub as we welcome Lisa Williams from Oregon Health & Science University and Heather Lloyd-Martin from SuccessWorks, who will be presenting “Content Strategy Lessons from Star Wars“. Synopsis Content strategy is planning for the creation, delivery and governance of content. It includes a plan, audience, story, channel, conversation, process and measurement. Copywriting is the story itself. Content strategy and copywriting don’t work without each...Read More...
December 2015 – Holiday Networking Party

December 2015 – Holiday Networking Party

SEMpdx Joins Forces with Local Organizations for a Holiday Party! Join SEMpdx and our local partners pdxMindShare, AMA, Mac’s List, PRSA and IABC after work on December 8, 2015 to celebrate the holiday season by eating, drinking, and partaking in good conversation. Light appetizers will be provided. There will be a no-host bar. When Tuesday, December 8th, 5:30pm – 9:00pm Where Spirit of 77 500 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232 (view map) Cost FREE to All, RSVP Below! Raffle UPDATE: $380 will raised for the Brody Borlaug...Read More...
November 2015 – Conversion Rate Optimization with James Svoboda

November 2015 – Conversion Rate Optimization with James Svoboda

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Please join us on Tuesday, November 10, in the Heritage Room at BridgePort BrewPub as we welcome James Svoboda from WebRanking, who will be presenting The Portlandia Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization (link to presentation). Synopsis Conversions are the responsibility of everyone. From the CEO to the SEO and Paid media buyer, to the copywriter, content strategist, email marketer and even the social media manager. If you work in digital, it’s now your job. We’ll take a long look into the many influences that affect...Read More...
October 2015 – Mobile Ranking Factors with Marcus Tober

October 2015 – Mobile Ranking Factors with Marcus Tober

Attendees: Here is the link to Marcus Tober’s presentation on Searchmetrics.com. NOTE: October’s event is the 2nd Wednesday of the month, due to a conflict with the Bend WebCAM/Swivel Conference in Bend, OR. Please join us on Wednesday, October 14, in the Heritage Room at BridgePort BrewPub as we welcome Marcus Tober from Searchmetrics, who will be presenting The Most Important Ranking Factors for Mobile Search Now and in the Future. Synopsis Why are mobile search ranking factors important and what make them different to Desktop...Read More...