Stephan Spencer

Stephan Spencer is the creator of the 3-day immersive SEO seminar Traffic Control; an author of the O’Reilly books The Art of SEO, Google Power Search, and Social eCommerce; founder of the SEO agency Netconcepts (acquired in 2010); inventor of the SEO proxy technology GravityStream; and the host of two podcast shows The Optimized Geek and Marketing Speak.

Scaling & Systematizing Your Link Building

I’m all about systems and processes. That’s the only way to scale. You could be the best link builder in the world, but how are you going...

‘Tis The Season For Link Baiting

Ah, the holidays! It’s that time of year — for egg nog, carolers, sleigh rides, Yuletide cheer, roasting chestnuts, and… link bait!...

The Secret Life Of The Black Hat SEO

The black hat SEO flies under the radar. He doesn’t want to attract too much attention — he knows attention brings bad things....

25 Super Common SEO Mistakes

No, these aren’t “myths” disguised as “common mistakes.” I’ve already beaten the SEO myths theme to death with my...

Google Power User Tips: Query Operators

I love showing off my Google power searching skills when presenting or meeting or talking with a prospective client. I just know it boosts my...