NOTE: September’s event is the 3rd Tuesday of the month, due to the Labor Day holiday, and will be held at the Eastside Exchange Building on 123 NE 3rd Avenue, instead of our usual venue.

Please join SEMpdx and event sponsor Upsource on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 in the Eastside Exchange Building’s Powerhouse Conference Room. We will be featuring David Mihm from Moz, who will be presenting The Key Local Search Developments of 2015.


Now that mobile search has officially surpassed desktop search volume, and that the majority of mobile searches are local, the case could be made that local search is the most important discipline to master in all of organic digital marketing.

Join Moz’s David Mihm for this action-packed crash course in the Key Local Search Developments of 2015!


Main Takeaways

  • Current high-level best-practices optimizing brick-and-mortar businesses in Google
  • Key considerations for location-based mobile efforts
  • Important platforms beyond Google you should be paying attention to and why
  • There will also be plenty of time for Q&A to ensure you leave with your own customized takeaways!

Speaker Bio

David Mihm is Director of Local Strategy at Moz. He co-founded, which he sold to Moz in November 2012. His annual Local Search Ranking Factors project is among the most important studies of Local SEO.

David previously served on the SEMpdx Board of Directors as Director of Partnerships from 2008 – 2010 and SearchFest Director in 2011. He currently serves on the SEMpdx Advisory Board.

Follow David on Twitter at @davidmihm.


Special thanks to September’s event sponsor, Upsource, for providing our meeting space, pizza from Sizzle Pie and beer/wine for everyone!


Date and Time

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Presentation starts at 5:30pm


Eastside Exchange Building’s Powerhouse Conference Room — see map
123 NE 3rd Avenue
Portland, OR 97232

Parking & Transit

There is a parking lot attached to the Eastside Exchange building, and street parking is available around the venue (free or $1.60/hour until 7PM depending on the location). Portland Streetcar (CL Line) stops are several blocks away on NE MLK Blvd. (southbound) or SE Grand Ave. (northbound), the MAX stops a half mile north at the Oregon Convention Center. Bus stops in any direction are also within several blocks (Routes 6, 12, 19 & 20). And don’t forget about Uber and Lyft!


Early Bird member tickets start as low as $20! Prices go up on September 8th, so get ‘em early.

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