Stephan is an internationally recognized SEO expert and bestselling author. He is the co-author of The Art of SEO (3rd edition – May 2015), author of Google Power Search and co-author of Social eCommerce, all published by O’Reilly. Stephan founded Netconcepts, an SEO and interactive agency in the 1990’s, and sold it to Covario in 2010. He invented a pay-for-performance SEO technology called GravityStream that was also acquired and is now part of Rio SEO. Stephan’s recent SEO clients have included such retail giants as Zappos, Sony Store, Quiksilver, Best Buy Canada, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and Chanel.
Stephan has spoken at countless Internet marketing events, including all the major search & e-commerce conferences (SES, SMX, PubCon, Internet Retailer, Shop.org, eTail, etc.). He’s been a contributor to the Huffington Post, Multichannel Merchant, Practical Ecommerce, Search Engine Land, DM News and MarketingProfs, to name a few. @sspencer