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As Search Engine Optimisation is an important part of what we do here at Receptional, we have decided to bring you a countdown of, in our opinion the Top 50 SEO Bloggers from around the world. We have decided to rank the bloggers in terms of their Klout score, a simple measure of how influential they are across social networks.

Klout is a much better measurement of how influential you are in your space than say, your follower count. We rejected measuring blog traffic stats or links too, as these can favour someone who has put more time into their own SEO than others, thus making their blog appear more influential than it really is. The scores, along with links were collated on the 4th November 2011.

So let’s get straight into it, Receptional are proud to present the first part of the countdown, positions 50 to 41. Enjoy!


50. David Whitehouse


Twitter: @davidwbronco

Klout Score: 10

Mini Bio: David is the SEO consultant at Bronco Ltd.


49. John Campbell


Twitter: @johnpcampbell

Klout Score: 11

Mini Bio: He works at Amaze in Manchester as their SEO campaign manager.


48. Jeremy Morgan


Twitter: @fiveliterstang

Klout Score: 13

Mini Bio: Has over 10 years of experience as a web developer and has been working in SEO since 2002.


47. Michael Martinez


Twitter: @seo_theorist

Klout Score: 32

Mini Bio: Michael has served as moderator for the Search Engine Forums and has written for several well-known SEO websites such as, SEOmoz and SEO Theory. 


46. Stoney deGeyter


Twitter: @StoneyD

Klout Score: 36

Mini Bio: Stoney is the President and CEO of PolePositionMarketing.


45. Tim Grice


Twitter: @Tim_Grice

Klout Score: 37

Mini Bio: Tim Grice is now the Head of Search at Branded3.


44. Ben McKay


Twitter: @yetanotherben

Klout Score: 38

Mini Bio: He is one of the organisers of SAScon and is also a director of SEO at Mediaedge:cia.


43. Ruud Hein


Twitter: @RuudHein

Klout Score: 38

Mini Bio: Works for Search Engine People.


42. Duncan Morris


Twitter: @duncanmorris

Klout Score: 39

Mini Bio: Duncan co-founded He is also their CEO.


41. Neil Walker


Twitter: @theukseo

Klout Score: 42

Mini Bio: Neil is the Chief Technical Officer at Just Search, where he deals with SEO.


There you have it, the first part of our countdown. In the next couple of days, we will reveal positions 40 to 31. Be sure to check them out!