Stephan is an internationally recognized SEO expert and bestselling author. He is the co-author of The Art of SEO, author of Google Power Search and co-author of Social eCommerce, all published by O’Reilly.
Stephan founded Netconcepts in 1995 and grew it into a multi-national SEO agency before selling it in 2010 to Covario. Stephan invented the SEO technology GravityStream. He now works as a sought-after SEO and digital strategy consultant. His past clients include Zappos, Sony Store, Quiksilver, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Chanel. He has spoken at hundreds of marketing events including SES, SMX, PubCon, Internet Retailer, and Shop.org. He’s contributed to the Huffington Post, Multichannel Merchant, Practical Ecommerce, Search Engine Land, and DM News.
Stephan is the creator of Traffic Control, a 3-day SEO seminar, and co-creator of the 3-day professional development seminar Passions into Profits with Kris Jones. He hosts two podcasts, The Optimized Geek and Market