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Hey, any list that gives me a namecheck is gonna get a Sphinn. There’s a few names that should probably be up there that aren’t, so drop a comment if there’s a search Brit you think deserves a plug..
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from evilgreenmonkey 2185 Days ago #
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Looks like their site is down :s

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from fireflyseo 2184 Days ago #
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Site should be up.  Mike Grehan defo needs to be on this list.

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from iBrian 2184 Days ago #
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Well, I’ve spoken at SES and SEO Class. Do I get a little coverage? :)A couple more perhaps worth looking at:Ammon Johns - a criminal ommission, possibly the most clued up UK SEO on marketingRay Field - on-page specialist at the UKBF forumsNick Wilsdon - resident in Russia, but a Brit through and throughPhil Craven - ran WebWorkShop (not checked him out for a while)Barry Lloyd - more search marketing than SEO, but still a giantAndy Atkins Kruger - WebCertain, and big on multi-lingualMike Grehan - the legend himselfRory DeNiro - affable leader of Bruce Clay EuropeJason Duke - the likely lad hopefully landed on his feet againColin Bakewell - 4eyes: all the better to track traffic with. The original list is mainly social types with a few corporate names thrown in - I’ve tried to add some of the old school who can teach more with a single fart than many newer to the industry could dream.Hope that helps. :)

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from NickWilsdon 2184 Days ago #
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@iBrian Thanks for the nomination - yep there are a lot of talented people who could go on that list, yourself included. It’s good to raise the Brit (and Scottish!) profiles a bit. In fact these last few years seem to have seen a boom in the industry this side of the pond. P.S. JasonD did very well for himself,  crossing to the corporate side and sensibly avoiding the social circus. :) Would be a great addition to the list though, if only to get an excuse to show the famous spam outfit.

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from ciaran 2184 Days ago #
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iBrian - the list was probably more notable for its omissions than its inclusions, so good work on filling those..  I’m sure that the guys who compiled it will keep updating it

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from ViperChill 2183 Days ago #
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Surprised to see myself on that list, no complaints though :)

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from fireflyseo 2183 Days ago #
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Thanks for all your comments and suggestions.  This list is a work in progress, so letting us know of deserving SEO bods that we haven’t met / know about is all helpful.  We’re hoping to get a definitive list of UK SEO’s together (eventually!) as we think that the UK has a good and distinguished history where SEO / SEM is concerned.Keep the suggestions coming, and we’ll do more research / posts.

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from seosaint 2183 Days ago #
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iBrian - Thank you very much for the nomination. There is nothing like good old home grown produce such as yourself, Brian. Thank you.

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from DaveN 2183 Days ago #
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yer me !

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from rishilakhani 2182 Days ago #
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Aww Who do I need to SEO around here to be on any top lists? :P snigger.

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from fireflyseo 2182 Days ago #
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Thanks again for all the suggestions... looks like we’ll have to do a LOT more research for the next iteration of the list! I’ve done a bit of ’comment tennis’ with Doug Heil of www.ihelpyou.com in the States because of this particular post - Doug thinks that the post was ignoring most "true SEO’s" in favour of the new breed of social networking bods and friends of Allan and myself... not at all. It was our intention to put an initial list together and then let all you lovely people fill in the blanks, which so far is working a treat (with a lot less criticism than I thought would be directed at us so thanks for that!).  A lot of what Doug Heil has said on the post is very true, and it’s clear that in certain ways he thinks a lot like me, there are SEO’s out there that have been in the game well before I was even at University, let alone started an SEO company and because they choose not to participate in the whole social networking thing and promote themselves have been overlooked - it will be rectified with your help...

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from svalenzuela9312 2182 Days ago #
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And Ukrainian SEO is up

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from barnaseo 2182 Days ago #
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"There’s a few names that should probably be up there that aren’t, so drop a comment " Patrick Altoft maybe? Just came to my mind that it would be interesting to see a list of great SEO personalities without a blog or online presence.

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from StephenCronin 2182 Days ago #
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If expats are being included, wouldn’t Andy Beard qualify?

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from fireflyseo 2181 Days ago #
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Yep we’ll be including ex-pats in our next iteration (which by the sounds of it is going to take a month or three to compile!)  If you started your SEO career in the UK then we want to hear about you.  Keep the comments coming, it all helps us build up a profile of the strength and diversity of SEO expertise here in blighty!

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from -mj- 2177 Days ago #
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What about Gary Beal over at Stickyeyes?

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