Video: Will Hanke on teaching SEO and lead generation

Sit down in this St. Louis super market and watch Will and I chat about SEO.

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While in St. Louis I met up with an old colleague that I’ve known in the SEO space since the early days – Will Hanke. Will Hanke is what I would call an old-fashioned SEO, still doing solo-SEO work for local businesses and helping the local community by teaching SEO in his local library.

We spent our time reminiscing about the old days of SEO, and then going into his passion for teaching people about SEO. Lead generation is a business he is still in, where he helps local businesses acquire leads in a specific niche. The location of this interview was also unique, we were in a super market overlooking shoppers.

Here is the video:

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About the author

Barry Schwartz
Barry Schwartz is a technologist and a Contributing Editor to Search Engine Land and a member of the programming team for SMX events. He owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics.

In 2019, Barry was awarded the Outstanding Community Services Award from Search Engine Land, in 2018 he was awarded the US Search Awards the "US Search Personality Of The Year," you can learn more over here and in 2023 he was listed as a top 50 most influential PPCer by Marketing O'Clock.

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