Straight-Talking SEO Professional

As a Global SEO professional, I simply help businesses to start conversations.


  • By speaking at digital marketing conferences throughout the world.
  • By training companies and digital marketing agencies on how to drive leads and new business.
  • By working alongside businesses to make sure their online presence get's the telephone ringing.
SEO Professional - Mark Preston

10 reasons why we should start a conversation

  1. When professional marketers are saying great things about you, one must be doing something right.
  2. I’m an SEO advisor and speaker who can also rank his own website on a national scale.
  3. I’m the person who goes into digital marketing agencies to up-skill the professional marketers.
  4. Bestselling business book author in 3 Amazon categories in the UK and USA within 24 hours of launch.
  5. Digital marketing columnist on many marketing websites as well as business newspapers and magazines.
  6. I speak at corporate and marketing conferences getting audiences into the right mindset to drive leads and sales.
  7. A judge at the prestigious (Lancashire) 2016 and 2017 BIBAs business awards.
  8. Mentor to small business owners and small digital marketing agency owners.
  9. I’ve had great success working with companies to drive leads within some of the toughest industries around including insurance, debt, loans, gaming, and many others.
  10. Most importantly, I’m a people person and say-it-how-it-is ensuring a fantastic business relationship.
SEO Business Development

Check out the free preview sample PDF (no email required) of my Amazon Best Seller book 'The Business Side of SEO' to gain an insight into my marketing mindset.

I’m very active in discussing the ethics of SEO. I speak at digital conferences throughout the UK, educating both business owners and digital marketing professionals on what logical thinking SEO is and how digital marketing agencies should approach ethics with their clients. My book is a lead generation and sales process and B2B business can adapt.

"We have been very impressed with the consultancy provided by Mark since he started working with us. He has worked closely with us to understand our company in detail, and how we can not only improve our google ranking but also our overall marketing strategy. Already we have seen an increase in new clients that have found us through online searches and we are very pleased with how quickly and effectively Mark's guidance has helped us with this. We would have no hesitations in recommending Mark and look forward to continue working with him in the future." Adam Calvert, Rushtons Chartered Accountants

"As part of upskilling our marketing teams, Mark Preston took on the task of providing onsite SEO training for our marketing teams across Glory. Mark is very knowledgeable in the SEO space and provided the expertise needed to get individuals who were new to SEO quickly up to speed without with being condescending, which was appreciated. I would recommend Mark for any SEO training activities if you are looking to upskill teams or as an individual look to get to grips with SEO landscape." Fortune Belcher, Digital Marketing Lead at Glory Global Solutions

"On my quest for Digital Clarity I introduced myself to Mark Preston after reading an article he’d written on the need for transparency within the SEO industry. The world of SEO is full of misinformation and Mark has a genuine desire to help businesses help themselves by arming them with the knowledge they need to implement a good solid SEO practice which ultimately results in sustainable realistic results. It's a pleasure to have Mark speaking at our events." Nichola Howard, Director at Launch Events

"If all you do is follow the crowd - You will only ever be as good as them at very most. Being as good, is just not good enough."

What is SEO?

I speak and exhibit at many business and digital expos throughout the UK and one thing visitors always ask me is – “So, what actually is SEO?” and the people that have already heard of SEO, a lot of them say something like “Ah, SEO is where you get words to the top of the Google thingy”. I just take it for granted that anyone who owns a website would already know what SEO is but that is definitely not the case and my explanation is to help you understand how I think about SEO!

SEO or Search Engine Optimisation (to me) is a digital marketing technique used to drive people who are looking for your product or service, to your website instead of your competitors’ site when they search (on search engines such as Google, Bing and Yahoo) for things related to what you offer. As long as the page they land on relates to what they are looking for, a percentage of these visitors will contact you or purchase your product.

I could go into a lot more detail but I don’t want to bore you. All you need to understand is SEO done right and strategically will help your business to grow.

My Latest SEO Articles

As an established SEO and digital marketing author that writes for newspapers, magazines and top industry blogs, I really enjoy sharing my opinions, thoughts and knowledge as I have a unique 'tell them how it is' style of writing. I don't believe in hiding the truth from anyone and don't believe in writing trashy articles that have been re-hashed thousand times before as quite frankly, they provide very little value to my audience and followers. All articles published are 100% my own work and I never use ghost writers so you get a real taste of what goes on in my head. Take a look at my latest SEO articles below and if you have any questions, feel free to email me at [email protected]

White Hat SEO

White Hat SEO: Does it really exist? Let me explain!

As most of you are aware, I’m very open and honest about my views and opinions. A lot of people…
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Simple Link Building

Social Media Link Building: The Stupid Simple SEO Technique

As an SEO trainer, I’m always on the lookout for SEO techniques that are not widely used. I need to…
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SEO Sales Guide

SEO Sales Guide: Generating and converting the perfect lead

I talk to loads of SEO professionals all the time and one hot topic of conversation is always around generating…
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