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Conversion Rate Optimization - The How's, the What's, the Whys

Though Content is still King, Conversion has become the Queen of online marketing. Learn how to convert your visitors into buyers, leads, users, etc. through site design, page flow, checkout process, etc. Be sure to stay to the end, where Josh will start a rapid-fire run through of actionable tips to get your site's conversions improving ASAP!

Josh Patrice - Director of SEO at Portent

With his background in UX design, PPC and SEO, Josh Patrice is king of the search-nerds. He educates both clients and SEO experts how to optimize websites so that search engines want to shout their urls from a mountaintop. When Josh isn't teaching everyone else how to be awesome, he is the epitome of a modern renaissance man, playing music, cooking, and finding the perfect quip for any situation.

For the last 4 years, he's been working for Portent, and has risen to be the Director of SEO.






WHERE:  Portent Interactive, in the Smith Tower, our best venue yet! Street parking is usually pretty easy to find on a Tuesday night but be aware that the meters often charge until 8.




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  • Nick J.

    Great presentation, Josh!
    PS - I was slightly off about how bounced visits are considered in time on page/site calculations. They are ignored for time on page but treated as 0 length for time on site. Justin Cutroni has a blog post about it here

    1 · September 10, 2014

  • Nick J.

    Looking forward to this! Anyone interested in carpooling from the eastside?

    1 · September 2, 2014

    • Nick J.

      Overlake transit center? http://www.soundtrans...­

      September 4, 2014

    • Maureen

      Nick that is out of my way. How about Kirkland Transit Center (DT Kirkland) or the South Kirkland P&R off 520? Just got your email. I will text you.

      1 · September 8, 2014

  • Zachary P.

    This should be a great event!

    August 18, 2014

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