The Road To Agile Development

The Road To Agile Development

Stephanie Savoia, Technical Lead 2, QA at Marchex, knows that in engineering, rewards often appear during the pain of discovery. This is the lesson she presented to an attentive (and full!) crowd at Agile2014 in Orlando earlier this month. The session she spoke at was inspired by a paper she wrote detailing Marchex’s operational change from Waterfall development to Agile development methodologies.

So – How DO You Track Calls At The Keyword Level? Follow Up From Our Google Hangout

So – How DO You Track Calls At The Keyword Level? Follow Up From Our Google Hangout

Watching the questions roll in during our live Hangout session with Google last week, I couldn’t help but notice how hungry advertisers are these days. And they are hungry in a way that signals a transformative shift in the return they expect from their marketing dollars.

Hangout With Us & Build A Smarter Click-To-Call Strategy

Hangout With Us & Build A Smarter Click-To-Call Strategy

Advertisers hear the “mobile is important” message constantly and for good reason – if you aren’t thinking strategically about mobile, you’re behind. The good news is that we’re here to help your business get the right results. On July 30 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. PST, Marchex and Google will team up for a Google Hangout session titled “Transform Your Businesses With A Smarter Click-to-Call Strategy.”

Lunch and Learn: Sitting Down With the Marchex President

Lunch and Learn: Sitting Down With the Marchex President

The New York Times published a story last month entitled “Why You Hate Work.” In it, the authors write: “The energy of leaders is, for better or worse, contagious.” We couldn’t agree more. Remember the last time your boss came to work upset? Or excited? You noticed. And it probably affected the way you performed that day. At Marchex, we’re big believers in transparency, so we recently kicked off a “Lunch and Learn” series for employees to connect more with Marchex leaders and ask whatever was on their minds.

Chris B in Corp IT: Musings From the Guy Who Really, Really Cares About Your Computer

Chris B in Corp IT: Musings From the Guy Who Really, Really Cares About Your Computer

Hi, I’m Chris B, and I work in Corp IT. I have a love for gadgets and mechanics, a knack for fixing things, big hair and an even bigger heart. These qualities help me daily (except maybe the hair) to serve and protect the machines that make your workday hum. Ultimately, I’m a guy who has way too much fun watching you find different ways to destroy technology.

A Thank You To Our Search Marketing Panelists

A Thank You To Our Search Marketing Panelists

Some really neat things happened at Marchex last week, and I’m not just talking about the Annual Kickball Tournament (see Marchex Facebook Page). SMX Advanced took place in Seattle and we had the pleasure of hosting a panel with Matt Marshall, VP/Director of Search Marketing at DigitasLBi, Derek McKenzie, Group Search Director at Mediacom, and Tedd Post, Search Supervisor at Havas Worldwide.