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If you are a B2B company, make sure you are picking the right platform to spend your money on. Learn more here!
Paid programmatic marketing on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn are hot topics right now for both B2B and B2C companies trying to take advantage of the massive boom in social media advertising. But B2B and B2C can be vastly different creatures in the ways they use social channels for advertising. [...]
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The basics of PPC Advertising and why you should care about it.
Pay Per Click Advertising (PPC) should be an integral part of every company’s online marketing strategy. Seriously, it’s legit. After all, what
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Many people worry about duplicate content, but it doesn't directly cause a penalty...just a little confusion. http://bit.ly/1Jh82Lm
The short answer is yes. We have written extensively on the subject before: SEO Obviousness: Duplicate content sucks, Duplicate content sin #1:
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Make sure to RSVP by this Thursday if you want to attend The Power of Process: How UX Team's Can Cover Content Strategy. Fandango is hosting Portent's very own Misty Weaver! http://bit.ly/1BsG6Dv
Fandango is exited to host Misty Weaver to speak about How UX Team's Can Cover Content Strategy. Building great user experiences around content is a challenge because everyone is a stakeholder - from the C-suite to the customer - but "too many cooks" is not good for communications. When you don't have dedicated content strategist on a project or team, you can still fold it in. And, it doesn't have to "Content-First" for Content Strategy to work ...
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Portent's Mike Fitterer on PPC for the manager who manages everything. Don't miss out on our free webinar this Thursday! http://portent.co/1MXyMkM
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PPC results starting to plateau? Get management tips and guidance in next week's webinar! Sign up now for free! http://portent.co/1MXyMkM
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As crazy as the internet marketing world may seem, remember to create an efficient and valuable experience for your customers.
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Words of wisdom from our CEO on Portent's 20th anniversary: http://bit.ly/1g3Z4a4
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So easy a kid could do it! Learn how to write great PPC ad copy from our team here at Portent. http://portent.co/1GyIaG8
Learn how to write compelling PPC ad copy with this easy to follow post with examples outlining six keys to start writing great ad copy today!
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Portent's very own Misty Weaver will give a talk on Content Strategy and UX in Los Angeles. RSVP by June 25th to reserve your spot!  http://bit.ly/1BsG6Dv
Fandango is exited to host Misty Weaver to speak about How UX Team's Can Cover Content Strategy. Building great user experiences around content is a challenge because everyone is a stakeholder - from the C-suite to the customer - but "too many cooks" is not good for communications. When you don't have dedicated content strategist on a project or team, you can still fold it in. And, it doesn't have to "Content-First" for Content Strategy to work ...
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How do you navigate the natural tension that exists between marketers and stakeholders? Ian explains the idea of frictionless clarity as a means of moving your organization forward. http://t.co/81NxTNapad
What to do when you’re a leader who isn’t in charge
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Great leadership is about inspiring and guiding people towards a common goal for everyone’s benefit. http://bit.ly/1x8iQCX
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Smith Tower 506 2nd Ave #1700 Seattle, WA 98104
506 2nd Avenue #1700USWashingtonSeattle98104
(206) 575-3740portent.com
Internet Marketing Service, Website Designer
Internet Marketing Service
Website Designer
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Today 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am – 6:00 pmTuesday 8:00 am – 6:00 pmWednesday 8:00 am – 6:00 pmThursday 8:00 am – 6:00 pmFriday 8:00 am – 6:00 pmSaturday ClosedSunday Closed
Portent specializes in SEO, PPC, social media, content, analytics, creative services, and integrated online marketing strategy and implementation.
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"...spending minimal time and skill on small business owners AdWords accounts..."
"When it comes to Internet Marketing, they really 'get it."
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Jason Nelson
11 months ago
We engaged with Portent for a PPC campaign through their 'PPC Essentials' program. Based on Portent's claims, description of services, customer reviews, and industry recognition we felt confident Portent's services would be useful in elevating the campaign's performance. We were sorely disappointed. After our agreement was finalized with the manager, we were assigned a specialist to our campaign. I monitored their activities on the account, and found the little work they performed was of poor quality. They set up new ad groups without extensions or mobile ads and their work was sloppy and near amateur. We terminated their services after only three weeks as a result. While they may say need more time to improve a campaign's performance, I'm not one for paying for low quality services. I would not recommend using the PPC Essentials plan. It appears to be geared towards taking advantage of the Portent name and spending minimal time and skill on small business owners AdWords accounts to maximize profits. My opinion in Portent as a company is seriously diminished.
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Charlie Cole
4 years ago
When I think of Portent Interactive, I think of synonyms for the word 'rad'. They are results driven experts who are personable and fun to work with.
A Google User
7 years ago
As a long-time partner of Portent Interactive, we've found them to be thoroughly knowledgeable about a stunning variety of internet marketing topics. Their deep and talented team goes the extra mile for us, putting in weekends and late night work when required. But it's not just effort, we get results too. They have helped us increase our total online revenue by huge amounts in the past 12 months. Great job, team and thank you, Portent!
A Google User
7 years ago
Thanks to the crew at Portent for supporting the Amgen Tour of California. Banana ManTracy, Anna, Brandon, Dan, Chris and the rest of the staff....Without them I wouldn't survive the week during the tour. Andrew
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Richard Elliott
a year ago
We engaged Portent to help with PPC, as part of their 'PPC Essentials' plan for small businesses. We chose them because of their claims about being leading experts in PPC. They convinced us we needed an "account audit" (US$800), which is no where mentioned on their 'Essentials' page. This audit basically consisted of a completely new set up on our Adwords account that appeared to be written by a two year old. The ad copy was so poor we asked them to rewrite it at least two times. When challenged about some of their logic, they sent long defensive emails by reply that showed us they really didn't look into our account in any depth. They then wanted us to pay in advance for the first month, however we were so worried by the lack of attention to detail we requested that they confirm they will provide a higher level of service, to which they replied that we needed to, "come to terms with their service and strategy”! Basically saying that as a customer we know nothing and should accept second-class service and support. We have asked for a reply from Ian Lauire ("Chairman"), asking for a response or refund, of which we have received neither. Portent's commitment to their customers is pathetic. Avoid at all costs.
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Doug Antkowiak
3 years ago
I highly recommend Portent.
A Google User
5 years ago
This is the second time I have worked with Portent Interactive and as far as I can tell they are some of the smartest internet people around. Ian and his team are creative, brilliant and do what they say when they say they will do it. We are VERY satisfied with the work we have done together.
A Google User
7 years ago
We have worked with Portent on various aspects of our search engine marketing and they truly are internet marketing experts. We have seen our search rankings improve and Web site traffic increase since we started working with them last year.