search marketing PROS helps your business harness the full power of the web, search engines, and various platforms of online marketing. We are web and online marketing pros! We understand the inner workings of the search engines and have been helping clients grow their businesses through digital marketing since 1999. We’re an online marketing firm offering affordable SEO services , content development, online advertising and video promotion campaigns for small and mid-size businesses.

How is search marketing PROS different?

Our traffic building solutions focus on positioning your business in front of its select target markets. search marketing PROS is committed to delivering both an ongoing quantity AND good quality visitors to your website. We’re not concerned with just getting you traffic – but in getting you the right traffic.

Your success is our business!

Our clientele (that’s you) receive individualized attention. We don’t do cookie-cutter type marketing. We consider the very best ways to promote each business – taking into account your industry, services, products, and budget. We are an affordable marketing agency based just outside Portland, Oregon.

As part of your site’s marketing, we provide you with reports showing both baseline and monthly progress. We monitor and review these results for needed adjustments. We’re also dedicated to helping you succeed and to build a sustained online presence.

We will never resort to abusive spam techniques that may get your site banned from the search engines. Here’s our Guarantee: If you follow our SEO marketing recommendations, we will reoptimize, resubmit and register your website until the results meet or exceed our high expectations for increasing your traffic.

Try before you buy.

Before deciding to hire us, try our FREE Consultation and get a FREE Placement Report. To get your free, no obligation report, complete the form here. You should receive your customized report by email within two business days.

Who’s in charge? Cindy McMahen is the principal of search marketing PROS. She has a diverse work background: in State Government, for web design and ecommerce firms, and finally as an entrepreneur. She received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Oregon State University in 1981. She’s been actively involved in the SEO/Internet marketing field since 1997 (about the time commercial use of the Internet was just taking off!). Her unique combination of skills and experience include:

Freelance Writer, Instructor/Teacher:  Cindy’s written for a variety of publications and offered Internet-related workshops and courses through community colleges, Internet service providers, and  distance education services. She’s produced popular online Internet marketing training courses taken by thousands through community colleges and universities across the United States, Canada and Australia (via; as well as courses for individual web designers and small business owners worldwide via the Internet (at

Internet Marketing Consultant and Entrepreneur: Cindy developed her expertise in SEO as an Internet marketing specialist for an Internet design firm and a large e-commerce directory. Her own business, search marketing PROS (formerly Nexus Communications) has been operating since 1997. See client testimonials.

Collaborator: search marketing PROS has formed a number of dynamic working relationships with agencies, web designers and Internet professionals and is open to looking at more. We make referrals to those professionals that best match particular needs, and who likewise deliver the same high level of service. (Please contact Cindy if you’d like to talk more about strategic partnerships.)

Questions? Comments? Fan mail?

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