Your SEO Training Instructor
Biography – Colleen Wright
Colleen’s passion is helping people leverage the Internet to increase website visitors, leads and sales. As an educator in Internet marketing for Search Engine Academy Northwest, she gets pumped up when her students follow the guidelines taught in her classes and then experience visible proof of the power of Internet marketing.
Awards and Recognition
Colleen has held training classes in Internet Marketing since September 2007. She consistently receives high marks for the program from students. In addition, Colleen has been interviewed by the Oregonian, Portland Monthly and Oregon Business Magazine regarding search engine optimization. She has been a speaker at events such as Searchfest and Business Leader NW and speaks at local trade associations such as Self Employed Creative Professionals, Working Artists Network and the Small Business Development Center.
Breadth and Depth in the Marketing Field
Colleen is an Oregon native and graduate of Portland State University with two Business Administration degrees. One degree is in marketing and the other is in advertising management. Her career has spanned a variety of industries from banking and finance to seminar marketing, sports marketing, high tech, non-profit, commercial real estate and horticulture.
As an Internet marketing consultant and owner of Response Interactive LLC, she enjoys helping her diverse client base and students capture their target market through the power of the search engines and the strength of compelling content.
A Firm Believer in Continuing Education
Colleen received training in Search Engine Marketing from the Search Engine Academy run by John Alexander and Robin Nobles. As an associate of the Search Engine Academy she offers the same high-quality SEO training in Oregon that she received from John Alexander and Robin Nobles. Materials are continuously updated to keep up with the ever evolving search world.
Colleen is a member of SEMpdx (Search Engine Marketing Professionals of Portland). She attends local and national professional development events on a regular basis such as SMX Advanced; a conference on advanced search engine marketing.
Colleen designed her first website in 1997 for a clipart product series she developed while working at CompuPlants Nursery Management Software. The clip art series, GardenArtz Gardening Clipart was a bestseller for over 10 years in American Nurseryman Catalog.