Bill Hartzer

Bill Hartzer, an SEO (Search Engine Optimization) consultant, has been actively practicing natural/organic SEO since 1996. With over 20 years of direct SEO experience, he specializes in conducting technical SEO audits for websites, as well as performing technical link audits and link clean-ups. Additionally, Bill serves as the director of DNProtect, a company dedicated to domain name protection and recovery services. His expertise has garnered recognition from top blogs like Search Engine Journal and Majestic.

Bill is a sought-after speaker and expert panelist at various search engine marketing and internet marketing conferences, including SMX and PubCon. He maintains an informative blog on his website,, and co-founded the Dallas/Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association. Known worldwide for his research on search engine optimization, new gTLD domain names, and Dot Brand domain names, he also contributes to whitepapers and case studies related to the new gTLDs and offers consulting services for domain migrations.

One aspect that truly excites Bill is the ever-changing nature of the search industry. He finds it challenging to keep up with the constant changes and “rules” governing the field. However, it is precisely this challenge that fuels his excitement and motivates him to stay at the forefront of the industry.

Bill can be contacted on Twitter @bhartzer or via LinkedIn.

Recent Shows with Bill Hartzer
  • 513 | SEO Audits & Domain Name Protection with Bill Hartzer
    513 | SEO Audits & Domain Name Protection with Bill Hartzer513 | SEO Audits & Domain Name Protection with Bill HartzerInterview / podcastBill Hartzer: SEO veteran and speaker, joins Erin Sparks to discuss the history of technical SEO audits, the best tools to analyze log files, and key information to delve into to understand your site better. They don’t stop there!  Join us to learn about domain name protection – what you don’t know will hurt you – today on the EDGE! Introducing Page One Power Bill Hartzer: SEO Consultant since 1996 Some of the Earliest SEO Auditing Tools Bill Used That Are Still Valuable Today Google is Looking for User Intent What is Missing in Technical Audits? What are Bill’s Favorite Log Analysis Tools? SEO Physician: Know Thy Site Domain Name Protection: Essential Knowledge of your Digital Assets Protect Your Digital Keychain Be Aware: Stolen Domains from Former Employees [...] July 9, 2022