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Eric is widely known as one of the world's top online content publicists, link building experts and linking strategists. Eric founded the Web's first link building and web promotion services, called NetPOST, in 1994, and between then and 2012 presented at over 150 industry conferences. When his third child was born he left the speaking circuit, but will return again one day. 

Today Eric offers training, workshops and consulting designed to help companies develop and improve their content linking strategies. He also publishes LinkMoses Private, a linking strategy advice newsletter with readers in 23 countries. Eric's site is located at

Eric has developed content linking strategies for, WarnerBros, The Discovery Channel, National Geographic, The New York Times,, and

In 2015, Eric contributed to the book Success Secrets of the Online Marketing Superstars, and in 2013 Eric authored the book The Ultimate Guide to Link Building for Entrepreneur Press, now in its 3rd printing.

Going back further, Eric is one of the 25 online marketing experts featured in the 2008 book Online Marketing Heroes. Eric received the 1995 Tenagra Award For Internet Marketing Excellence, and in 1997 was named one of the Web's 100 most influential people by Websight magazine. Eric also writes the LinkWeek column for search industry news site, and has written for Web Marketing Today, ClickZ, MarketingProfs, and Ad Age Magazine. 

Eric resides in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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In 2013 authored "Ultimate Guide to Link Building" for Entrepreneur Press. One of 25 online marketing experts featured in the 2008 book Online Marketing Heroes. Eric received the 1995 Tenagra Award For Internet Marketing Excellence, and in 1997 was named one of the Web's 100 most influential people by Websight magazine
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    I am a content linking strategist. I develop strategies that increase awareness of your web content, This can be done in many ways depending on the type and topic of content you're trying to publicize. My services include consulting, training, backlink audits, analysis and evaluation, and custom linking plans including outreach. I publish a content strategies newsletter, and curate a web content promotion reading room with hundreds of my columns, videos, and presentations.
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    Research Associate, 1994 - 1996
    On staff and reported directly to CIO. Responsible for initiating and pushing migration from Gopher to WWW across Knoxville campus.
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