Famously known in SEO circles as “SEO Steve,” Steve Wiideman is a writer, scientist, professor, and practitioner of search optimization. Steve lives, breathes, and eats SEO, SEM, and inbound marketing. When he’s not leading his team of SEO consultants for franchise, multi-location and ecommerce brands, he’s a cheeseball romantic, entertaining dad, and world traveler with a passion for life; embracing culture and diversity.

While serving as an adjunct professor at UCSD and CSUF, Steve’s also building the Academy of Search, while volunteering time to help improve transparency and industry standards as an agency trainer.