Dan Golden

Dan Golden

Co-Founder and Chief Search Artist

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Dan Golden is a veteran digital marketing executive & speaker. He liked to predict the future of digital marketing and is damn good at it. Beyond trendspotting, he has an insatiable desire to know what works and that means spending time auditing accounts, testing tactics, and diving into analytics. Dan is also a Forbes and HuffPost contributor, as well as a Lecturer at Northwestern University and DePaul University.

As Co-Founder, Dan has lead Be Found Online (BFO) to 6 straight years on the Inc. 5,000 list, a finalist for Best Large PPC and SEO agency at the US Search Awards and was recognized as the #1 Best Place to Work according to AdAge.

Dan spent time on the client-side, at the largest search agency, and at Google before launching BFO. Dan has always been a ‘car guy’, getting his career started running search for ConsumerGuide Automotive, and then running the Toyota & Lexus accounts for 5 years at Performics. BFO has continued its pedigree with work on Nissan, Autonation, CarQuotes.com & LotLinx.

2022 Official Member of Forbes Agency Council
2022 Official Member of Young Entrepreneur Council

Dan's Content

Blog Why Should a Technical SEO Audit Be Done First & Why Is It Important? Read More Blog Google’s Page Experience Signals to be Launched May 2021 Read More Webinar Future of Search Marketing: Predictions for 2021 2021-01-27 Watch On Demand Webinar The Future of Search: 2021 Playbook 2021-02-25 Watch On Demand Blog Mergers & Acquisition: Understand the Full Value of a Brand with Digital Due Diligence Read More Blog Productivity Hacks | Tips & Plug-ins for Too Many Tabs Open in Chrome Read More Blog It is Not Demand Generation vs. Lead Generation. You Need Both – Here is Why and How to Profit. Read More Blog B2B Marketing on Facebook | 8 Tips to Activate Your Audiences Read More Blog First Party Cookies and Third Party Cookies | What’s the Difference? Read More Blog How to Survive the Death of the Cookie (and What’s Coming Next) Read More Blog The Value in Making Election Day a Paid Holiday Read More Webinar Centro & BFO: Search Marketing in Crisis 2020-04-29 Watch On Demand Blog Local Search: The Jekyll & Hyde of Digital Marketing Read More Blog Keyword Intent: Why It Matters for SEO & How to Do It Right Read More Blog Unhinged Times: Navigating B2B Marketing During COVID-19 and Economic Recession Read More Blog Case Study: How $21.49 in Facebook Ads launched Chicago’s “Hawks Nest” for Seattle Seahawks Fans Read More Blog LinkedIn. The Ultimate B2B Data Source. Read More Blog Brands on LinkedIn are Human. So, Humanize Your Brand. Read More Blog How We Approach Client Data and Agency Transitions Read More Blog 7 Tips for Voice Search Optimization Read More Blog Why I’m All-In on Conscious Capitalism Read More Blog 6 Ways to Optimize Content for Voice Search | SEO Tips Read More Blog Direct Buy Advertising & Marketing: Pros & Cons Read More Blog Geofencing Marketing & Advertising: What Is It & How Does It Work Read More Blog The CPL is Dead! Long Live ROAS! Read More Blog The Answers to Your Questions about Impressions, Clicks, and CTRs Read More Blog Guest Post What Type of Digital Marketing Agency Do You Need? Read More Blog Mobile Content Marketing: How to Address a “Mobile” Audience Read More Blog LIFE and Lindsey Stone: Lessons in Online Reputation Management Read More