Stephan Spencer

Stephan Spencer

Netconcepts - Founder

Stephan Spencer is an internationally recognized SEO expert and bestselling author. He is the co-author of The Art of SEO (3rd edition), 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 Chanel.

Stephan has spoken at countless of Internet marketing events, including all the major search & e-commerce conferences (SMX, PubCon, Internet Retailer,, 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.

Stephan is also the creator of Traffic Control, a three-day seminar on SEO, and the host of two highly-acclaimed podcast shows, The Optimized Geek and Marketing Speak.