Without Fanfare, SEMPO Turns 10

Today marks the 10th birthday of the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization — SEMPO — formed to be a trade advocacy body for the search marketing industry. What’s a decade of the group produced? An annual industry survey. Beyond that, little that really seems to stand out, especially compared to other industry groups like the DMA. My column today […]

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sempo-logoToday marks the 10th birthday of the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization — SEMPO — formed to be a trade advocacy body for the search marketing industry. What’s a decade of the group produced? An annual industry survey. Beyond that, little that really seems to stand out, especially compared to other industry groups like the DMA.

My column today at Marketing Land looks at this more, so check that out: 10 Years Later, Do We Need SEMPO?


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Danny Sullivan
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Danny Sullivan was a journalist and analyst who covered the digital and search marketing space from 1996 through 2017. He was also a cofounder of Third Door Media, which publishes Search Engine Land and MarTech, and produces the SMX: Search Marketing Expo and MarTech events. He retired from journalism and Third Door Media in June 2017. You can learn more about him on his personal site & blog He can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.

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