Portent Interactive

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Type: Private
Industry: Internet Marketing
Founded: 1995
Founder(s): Ian Lurie
Headquarters: 651 Strander Boulevard,

Suite 105 Seattle,WA 98188

Country: USA
Employees: 11-50
Revenue: $0.75 million (2003)

$1 million (2004)

Website: Portent Interactive
Blog: Portent Interactive
Facebook: Portent Interactive
LinkedIn: Portent Interactive
Key People
Ian Lurie, President

Tracy Beach Chief Operating Officer & Creative Director
Elizabeth Marsten, Director of Search Marketing
Matthew Henry, SEO Guru
Thomas Schmitz, SEO & Social Media Analyst
Michael Wiegand, Google Analytics Consultant
Ariana Burgess, Senior Project Manager/Traffic Coordinator
Mike Fitterer, Account Strategist
Aviva Jorstad, Account Strategist
Andy Schaff, Developer
Anna Abraham, Senior Designer & Producer

Portent Interactive is an advertising agency offering complete Internet marketing solutions from web development to search engine optimization, PPC, analytics and consulting. It is a Google Analytics and Adwords Certified company.[1] It also published two PPC E-Books For Small Businesses in April, 2011.[2] The company launched a tool for measurement of PR of a website in 2001 and named it PRSleuth.[3]

Portent Interactive Inc.'s previous name was The Written Word, Inc.[4] It was accredited by the Better Business Bureau in 2003.[5]


Every employee at the agency attends a weekly course in what they call to be 'Portent University' to maintain the excellence of the company.[6] They also provide seminars and onsite training on various topics, such as search engine optimization, pay per click advertising, blogging and social media, copywriting for the Web, using Google analytics, Internet marketing strategy, Web site review and recommendations, and pricing.[7]