Events
May 16, 2013
"Breaking Down Silos"

Join us at the Search Church where five industry thought-leaders share how they bridged silos to better their online marketing strategies.

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May 16th: Breaking Down Silos

"Breaking Down Silos"

When: Thursday, May 16th from 3:00-7:00pm - Please register here 
3:00-3:30pm: Networking with light refreshments
3:30-7:00pm: Program with a post-event gathering to follow

Where: SEER Interactive’s Search Church
1028 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
Parking is free (Directions can be found here)

Five cross-industry thought leaders will be speaking at the Search Church on how they’ve bridged silos to build marketing synergies- like using Social Media to amplify SEO efforts or Paid Search to jumpstart Content Strategy. Whether you or your company are active in online marketing/advertising or are just interested in learning to better manage your online presence, this event is the perfect opportunity to get cutting-edge insights, free consulting and networking with fellow marketers. All admission will be donated to a charity nominated by each of the speakers. Event attendees may choose which charity they would like to support at the event.

Speakers include:

  • Wil Reynolds (@wilreynolds) Founder, SEER Interactive
       Supporting the Covenant House
  • Kristy Bolsinger (@kristy) Senior Associate, PWC’s Customer Impact Consulting Group
       Supporting The American Cancer Society, Relay for Life
  • Stephanie Chang (@stephpchang) Consultant, Distilled
       Supporting the Robin Hood Foundation 
  • Matthew Umbro (@Matt_Umbro) Director of Paid Search, Exclusive Concepts
       Supporting The American Cancer Society
  • Chris Morgan, Head of Channel Manage Agencies, Google Inc.
       Supporting The American Cancer Society

    Can’t attend but still want to be involved? Details about the event live stream will be found on SEER’s Twitter account (@SEERinteractive) on May 16th. If you would like to make a direct donation, please visit the charity links above.

    Still have questions? Please reach out to Kristen at kristenw@seerinteractive.com

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January 26 - Laurel House Zumbathon!

The Search Church is getting fit for a good cause! 

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Join us Saturday, January 26 from 10am - 12pm for an official Zumbathon®

  • Four fantastic instructors
  • Three raffle prizes
  • Two hours
  • One amazing workout for one great cause! 

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. All proceeds go directly to Laurel House. 

For tickets and information, visit laurelhouse.ticketleap.com/zumba.

Can’t attend but still want to help make a difference? Make a donation at laurelhouse.ticketleap.com/zumba

About the Venue & Laurel House:
SEER Interactive is located in a renovated church (built in 1850) in Northern Liberties. Ever wanted to work out in an enormous room with stained glass windows and a pulpit? This is your chance! We’ll even push the pews off to the sides for you.

Laurel House is dedicated to the vision of ending domestic violence in each life, home, and community. Your involvement and contributions will help the victims of domestic violence in their efforts to build a violence free life for themselves and their children. Visit laurel-house.org for additional information.

Interested in making non-monetary donations? Laurel House’s wish list can be found here: http://laurel-house.org/wish-list. If you bring anything from the wish list to the Zumbathon, we’ll give you one free raffle ticket! 

Parking: On-street parking is free near the Search Church. There is also a parking lot at the Piazza (2nd St & Germantown Ave) that is typically free.

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Oct 25: MEETUP + HACKTIME with Node.js

Another month, another great night of Node.js. We will be at the ‘Search Church’ this month talking and hacking streams with special guest Luke Arduini coming down from NYC to join us, October 25th 6:30-10PM.

SPEAKERS

Luke Arduini
Luke is a Javascript fanatic and evangelist who thinks that server-side Javascript by way of node.js is changing the face of programming. He’s currently curating EmpireJS and writing Javascript for every level of the stack at a cloud services company in NYC.
http://luke.xxxtwitter

CREATING CLI MODULES

A walkthrough and experience share of creating my first CLI module with Node.

Matt Parke
Matt is a JavaScript developer who loves learning new things. He’s currently interested in writing node.js for single page apps and client side JavaScript libraries.
http://ordinaryrobot.comtwittergithub

Get free tickets here. Free parking and directions here.

For more info contact @NodePhilly or head to their site here.

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Dec 5: The Creative Process Goes Open Source

Creativity does not occur in a vacuum. Instead, innovation requires a company’s culture, collaborative practices and physical space to function as a whole. While many companies are certain that they want a encourage creativity in their workforce, the methods still elude them. The first in a three part series, Creative Open House: SEER Interactive & Bluecadet will showcase the creative and collaborative processes instituted by two leading interactive technology firms and show how their methods can add value to the internal and external interactions of any company. 


Our conversation will take place at the offices of SEER Interactive; a refurbished church, originally built in 1850, affectionately named the “Search Church.” 

The Conversation: 
Josh Goldblum – Founder & Creative Director, Bluecadet 
Ethan Lyon – SEO Consultant, SEER Interactive 
Adam Melson – SEO Consultant, SEER Interactive 

The Moderator: 
Alex Hillman – Co-Founder, Indy Hall 

This event is not wheelchair accessible. 

For more information, pricing or to register visit www.artsandbusinessphila.org . For questions, email alouro@greaterphilachamber.com or call 215-790-3654. No email or telephone reservations please.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Registration
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Program

SEER Interactive 
1028 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Register here.
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OCT 23: Mastering Search- A Digital Marketing Seminar for Professors

 

Our GoalTo  not only help educators better understand the search marketing industry, but show you what type of resources are available to teach students the skillsets needed to successfully land a job in the field upon graduating.

Did You know?

After 23 years, Pepsi called it quits on Super Bowl television ads and decided that money was better spent for an online advertising campaign.

 Big brands and small businesses alike are focusing more on digital and allocating more of their marketing budget toward online strategies, including SEO (search engine optimization) and PPC (pay-per-click advertising).

As a result of this shift, students are finding more opportunity to gain entry into on online marketing field rather a more traditional setting. In fact, the number of people with “SEO” in their title jumped 112% from July 2011 to July 2012.

What to Expect: Join us on October 23 at the SEER Headquarters (known as “The Search Church”) for an event specificially for educators.  Free tickets can be reserved here. Parking is free and you can find directions here

Topics covered will include:

• An overview of the search marketing industry and its place at the table in today’s marketing mix
• How search marketing ties in to the traditional marketing channels
• Client Case studies that use measurable data and focus on ROI
• Resources and training tools that are available for educators to teach search marketing

Please forward this invitation to colleagues and other educators that you think may be interested in learning more about  the search marketing industry and the resources available to help build your curriculum. SEER Interactive is looking forward to establishing relationships with educators. Like many of you, it’s important to us to have a hand in students’ success.

About SEER Interactive
• Philly 100 Fastest Growing Companies (2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)
• William Clinton Foundation Urban Initiative (2011)
• Best Places to Work (2011)
• SEER’s founder, Wil Reynolds, named 2012 Small Business Person of the Year by Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Brought to you by SEER Interactive (Sponsored by La Salle School of Business)

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OCT 3: SEER’s Search Marketing College Day

Search Engine Marketing is a form of internet marketing in order to gain traffic to websites and increase visibility on search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing. The most typical ways of achieving this type of marketing is through SEO (Search Engine Optimization) or through Paid Search Advertising (Pay-Per-Click or PPC). Founded In 2002 as a one-person search firm, we have grown to a team of 40+ outstanding individuals dedicated to search engine marketing and giving back to the community through our volunteer efforts.

Join us on October 3rd to learn more about our company, our culture, and most importantly, your future!

Topics Covered

• An overview of what exactly search engine marketing is (and is not!)
• An inside look on marketing agency life
• The truth about start-up companies

Who Should Attend?
• Not just business students - Search marketers hold degrees in areas beyond Business, including
Communications, English, Journalism and even Mathematics!
• Anyone who has ever said, “Just Google it”
• Students that want to connect one-on-one with real-life agency marketers
• Those seeking a job or internship!

SEER’s Trophy Case
• Philly 100 Fastest Growing Companies (2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)
• William Clinton Foundation Urban Initiative (2011)
• Best Places to Work (2011)

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SEP 27: Girl Develop It Philly’s 1st Anniversary Party

Girl Develop It Philly will be celebrating its 1st anniversary here at SEER!

  • Place: SEER Interactive’s #SearchChurch (1028 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123)
  • Time: Thursday, September 27th, 6:30pm-9:30pm (register here)
  • Cost:$10 minimum suggested donation to Girl Develop It Philly, you can donate any amount over $10 or $20, $50, $100 when you register.
  • Parking: Parking is FREE (Directions can be found here.)

Girl Develop It is turning 1 and they’re throwing a BIG shindig at SEER. This occasion is meant for the whole community to come together (women, men, aliens) to celebrate their accomplishments and set new heights for next year!

Sponsors will provide food, drinks and cake! This party is themed, NERD POWER! Bring your best nerdy look to win a free Girl Develop It class. There will also be music, games, contests and lots of surprises. 

100% of admission costs go toward TechGirlz, an organization that educates middle school girls about technology. The donation is tax-deductible. See all of the info here.

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Philly Ruby User Group Meetup

Ruby programmers will take over the Search Church with their monthly meetup! Pizza and beer are provided by Seer Interactive.

Date: Tuesday Aug. 14th, 2012 - 6:30pm

Address: 1023 North 3rd St., Philadelphia, Pa
(Directions to the Search Chruch)

RSVP:
(http://www.doodle.com/b7zf3btcsp372t2m)

Lighting talks:

Topics this month:

  • (John Reynolds) “What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been”: What the experts don’t tell you about startups
  • (Chris Le) “Persisting APIs in a DB with data_miner
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Upcoming Event: Are You Doing It Right?

We’re happy to host another event on Wednesday, August 1st here at the “Search Church!” Here are some details: 

  • Place: SEER Interactive’s Search Church (1028 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123)
  • Time: Wednesday August 1, 6pm – 8pm (Register here today!)
  • (refreshments will be provided)
  • Cost: $5 Suggested Donation to The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House
  • Can’t attend but still want to donate to The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House?
  • Contribute to their donation page here.
  • Parking: Parking is FREE (Directions can be found here.)

“Are You Doing It Right?” will cover tips on managing your online marketing presence through Pay Per Click search advertising, (PPC), Analytics and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and the key areas that are common best practices for your business or organization. Whether you or your company are active in online marketing/advertising or are just interested in learning more about better managing your online presence, this event is the perfect opportunity to get cutting-edge insights and free consulting, and network with fellow marketers.

For more information, check out our page full of details here. See you then!

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Charity Event: Detox to Retox

SEER is proud to partner with New Leash on Life USA for an upcoming yoga and happy hour special this Sunday, June 10th, 2012! Check out the details for “Detox to Retox” below! 

Detox - $14

  • 75 minute yoga class with Alex Holmes
  • SEER Interactive Offices - 1028 N. 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA (seconds away from the Piazza)
  • Bring your mats
  • 10:45am - 12:00pm 

Retox - $8

  • Special: Choice of a Kobe Beef Hot Dog or Burger and a Beer
  • Gunners Run - 1001 N. 2nd St (in the Piazza)
  • 12:00pm - 3:00pm 


Also, for $20 receive admission to the yoga class and get 1 special! A portion of the proceeds benefit New Leash on Life USA, a local non-profit dedicated to saving the lives of at-risk shelter dogs and improving the life of inmates. There will be a Puppy Kissing Booth on location as well!

For more information, view the flyer here.

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Our belief is simple - if we keep doing what’s right and building the best Search-loving team out there, we won’t need to wonder where the next project is coming from.
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— Wil Reynolds