Seattle – Digital Marketing City Guide

Welcome to the big list of everything related to digital marketing in Seattle.
Events, organizations, meetups, agencies, salaries, jobs, education and news.

Conferences

The big recurring digital marketing related events.

Digital Summit: Seattle – large, focused on many areas of digital marketing, less expensive than most.
MozCon – search marketing conference, focused on top-notch speakers and a welcoming community.
SMX Advanced – Seattle hosts the more advanced version of the SMX search marketing conferences.
Seattle Interactive Conference – creative & tech event (UX/UI designers, marketers, technologists…)

For new events, one-off events, and events in other cities – www.marketingterms.com/conferences/

Organizations

Traditional organization for all types of marketing.

AMA Puget Sound – regular workshops, luncheons, and social events.

Groups

Roundup of the most relevant, most active groups.

Seattle Search Network – Internet / Digital Marketing – monthly meetings.
Seattle Podcasters Guild – monthly meetings.
Seattle Youtube Meetup – sporadic meetings.
Seattle WordPress Meetup – several meetings per month.
Olympia WordPress Meetup (OlyWP) – monthly meetings.

Need more? Search the most active business groups

Agencies

Agencies with interesting sites, skills, employees, etc.

Distilled – prominent SEO and content agency with offices in Seattle, New York & London.
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Portent – well-known, long-time, full-service digital marketing agency.

Odd Dog – enjoyable site, including digital marketing packages for small businesses.

Salaries

There are many salary sources, but these are among the most notable.

Salary.com <– pre-filled search for “Digital Marketing Manager” in Seattle, Washington
Includes easy customization of basic factors and easy navigation to related jobs.
note: in our analysis, Indeed was often near the midpoint of salary estimates

PayScale <– pre-filled search for “Digital Marketing Manager” salaries in Seattle, Washington
Includes detailed pay components and ranges, plus the option for a personalized report.
note: in our analysis, PayScale is on the low side of salary estimates

Indeed <– pre-filled search for “Digital Marketer” salaries in Seattle, WA
Does not offer much information until you get personalized salary insights.
note: in our analysis, Indeed was often near the midpoint of salary estimates

Robert Half <– scroll down to the Salary Calculator and go through a lot of drop-downs.
Not detailed, but is notable for being consistently on the high side of salary estimates.

Jobs

Maximize search coverage with a minimum of sites:

LinkedIn – Digital Marketing Jobs – huge, must-search source of jobs.
note: click “All filters” for Job Type, Salary, Benefits, Industry, and more.

Indeed – Digital Marketing Jobs – important job search engine.

Google – Digital Marketing Jobs – aggregates many smaller sources.

Internships

Find most of the available internships in a few steps:

Chegg – “Digital Marketing” Internships – huge amount of internships in the Seattle area, although not all of them are digital marketing. After the first listings, the internships tend to be more general marketing.

IndeedDigital Marketing Internships – advanced search query specifically for digital marketing internships. note: if you want to change the search parameters, make sure to re-select the “internships” drop-down.

GoogleDigital Marketing Internships – instead of searching a lot of other job boards and companies, find many of them aggregated here in Google’s job search engine.

Education

Focusing on the degrees and courses offered in-person:

University of WashingtonCertificate in Digital Marketing
courses:

  • Foundations of Digital Marketing
  • Digital Marketing Toolkit
  • Applied Digital Marketing

University of WashingtonCertificate in Digital Marketing Analytics
courses:

  • Marketing Data Landscape & Tools
  • Digital Marketing Measurement Methods
  • Drawing Insight From Data

News

Local news on digital, marketing, startups and business:

Puget Sound Business Journal – general business news for the Seattle area, some behind a paywall.

More

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