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(OTTAWA, ON – November 22, 2010) SEMPO Canada, recognized as the authority in Search Marketing in Canada, announced today the appointment of Helen Faber, Owner of Canadian SEO agency WebFuel, as the first Provincial Chair for the organization. SEMPO Canada is one of the country groups under this organization the SEMPO (Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization). Focused on improving the visibility of ethical, professional and responsible Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing for the Canadian search industry, the appointment of Helen Faber in Canada sets the organization up to pursue the next phase of growth in Ontario and across other provinces.

SEMPO Canada was created by founding members and co-chairs Ken Jurina, President and CEO of Epiar Inc. and Alexandre Brabant, President of eMarketing 101, who are charged with the mission to educate and increase awareness of the benefits of ethical search. “We are very fortunate to have Helen on board,” said Jurina. “Her deep understanding of the industry combined with her experience in building relationships, both online and off, has made her the perfect choice for the role of Ontario Chair for SEMPO Canada.”

Helen Faber will be working closely with other leaders in the Canadian Search Engine Marketing industry to ensure SEMPO Canada’s mission is fulfilled. Not unlike other countries, the fields of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Pay-Per-Click (PPC), and Search Engine Marketing (SEM), are well established in Canada. “We have a strong network of Search Engine Marketers who are extremely dedicated to ethical search from across the country. By building on that network, I look forward to continued innovation in the field to ensure business organizations in Ontario and other provinces across Canada are well served,” said Faber.

Join SEMPO Canada on LinkedIn
SEMPO Canada is currently reaching out to other Canadian Search Marketing Agencies and in-house Internet marketers who are looking to align themselves with an organization poised to strengthen the Search Engine Marketing Industry. SEO, PPC and SEM practitioners, managers and/or educators are invited to join the SEMPO Canada LinkedIn Group, which officially launched earlier today. “We welcome all levels of expertise who are interested fostering growth, awareness and understanding of ethical search marketing in Canada”, adds Ken Jurina. The SEMPO Canada LinkedIn Group is open to Search Marketing agencies and in-house Internet Marketers from all provinces across Canada, and in both official languages, looking to share their knowledge. Join the SEMPO Canada LinkedIn Group today to engage in topical discussions on Search Marketing, SEO, PPC and other search-related topics.

About SEMPO Canada
Working on behalf of the country’s Search Engine Marketing and industry professionals, SEMPO Canada is non-profit professional search marketing association dedicated to increasing awareness and promoting the ethics and value of search engine marketing in Canada.