I help companies to dominate in search, worldwide.

About Bastian Grimm

I’m the CEO & Co-Founder of Peak Ace AG and a renowned expert in large-scale, international SEO – managing sites of almost any size in highly competitive industries around the globe.

Having been awarded the prestigious “Search Personality of the Year” at the European Search Awards as well as the “SEO World Champion” at the SEOktoberfest G50 Summit, striving for efficiency as well as excellence are my key guiding principles.

With more than 20 years’ experience in online marketing, technical and global SEO, I currently oversee Peak Ace’s search engine optimisation as well as content marketing initiatives.

Speaking engagements

I’ve spoken at over a hundred events in the past years, covering a broad variety of search-related topics from technical to international SEO, everything concerning web performance, as well as my views on where the future of search is heading:

Upcoming conferences & events:
  • 26/05/20: hallo.digital 2020 in Karlsruhe (DE)

  • 18/05/20: SMX London 2020 in London (UK)

  • 18/03/20: SMX Munich 2020 in Munich (DE)

  • 17/03/20: Advanced Technical SEO Workshop in Munich (DE)

  • 10/02/20: SEO zraz 2020 in Bratislava (SK)

  • 07/02/20: Search Y! 2020 in Paris (FR)

  • 05/02/20: Friends of Search 2020 in Brussels (BE)

  • 04/02/20: Friends of Search 2020 in Amsterdam (NL)

Are you looking for…

SEO strategy & consulting?

In need of a sparring partner or another pair of eyes to evaluate your SEO strategy? Missing a state-of-the-art SEO audit? Let’s go!

SEO training & education?

Full & half-day workshops tailored to your (team’s) specific needs?
Let me help!

…a conference speaker?

Are you looking for an experienced speaker for your next (search) conference? Let me know!

Some of the brands I’ve worked with

My free technical SEO course

Want to better understand how to manage crawling and indexing? Keen to optimise your site performance, learn about hreflang, redirects and canonical tags as well as which tools you shouldn’t overlook if you want to be at the top of your technical SEO game? Then look no further. I have teamed up with the search intelligence specialists at SEMrush to create an in-depth “Technical SEO Course” for beginners and specialists alike. And what’s more? It’s completely free to participate!

In the press

Recent conference talks, interviews, contributions to whitepapers, guest posts and articles in other publications:

Video: Why most SEO audits are SH!T – SearchLeeds 2019 Mainstage [EN]

Video: Technical SEO Course Intro with Bastian Grimm and SEMrush [EN]

Video: Bastian Grimm being interviewed at SEOkomm 2018, Salzburg [DE]

Video: Maximising SEO performance for very large website – Webcertain TV 2018 [EN]

Video: Bastian Grimm being interviewed at SEOday 2016, Cologne [DE]

Video: A complete guide to super-speed around the globe, Searchmetrics Summit [EN]

  • Making Data-Driven Decisions in SEO [Marketing Speak Podcast] at 05.02.20 on marketingspeak.com [EN]

  • International SEO: How To Rank Around the World at 04.02.20 on authoritylabs.com [EN]

  • How to offer 20+ SEO languages from only one location; Berlin at 05.12.19 on friendsofsearch.nl [EN]

  • Photos: Bastian Grimm Wins EU Search Personality Award at 21.06.19 on seroundtable.com [EN]

  • Web Performance 2019: Aiming for Global Super-Speed at 15.02.19 on red-orbit.com [EN]

  • 140 Top SEO Experts You Should Be Following in 2019 at 21.01.19 on searchenginejournal.com [EN]

  • How to avoid a site migration disaster at 11.01.19 on searchengineland.com [EN]

  • Online Marketing Trends 2019 at 10.01.19 on omt.de [DE]

  • Everything You Need to Know About Site Architecture (all in one whitepaper) at 03.01.19 on deepcrawl.com [EN]

  • Themenradar: Rückblick, Ausblick und Einblick at 12.12.18 on suchradar.de [DE]

  • Wie Googles Fokus auf Machine Learning SEO verändert: Wird Verweildauer wichtigste KPI? at 30.10.18 on omr.de [DE]

  • Die SEO-Trends 2018 (SEOday 2018 Edition) at 23.10.18 on seitwert.de [DE]

  • Was sind die häufigsten SEO-Fehler in Online-Shops? at 23.10.18 on onlinehaendler-news.de [DE]

  • Everything You Need to Know About Optimising Site Speed & Performance for UX at 11.06.18 on deepcrawl.com [EN]

  • Everything You Need to Know About Internationalisation (all in one whitepaper) at 11.06.18 on deepcrawl.com [EN]

  • Ask the SMXperts: The latest in advanced technical SEO at 10.05.18 on searchengineland.com [EN]

  • Interview mit Bastian Grimm von der Peak Ace AG at 19.04.18 on netzwirtschaft.de [DE]

  • Are You Ready for Google’s Mobile-First Index? [PODCAST] at 22.03.18 on searchenginejournal.com [EN]

… interested?