Marcus Tandler, also known as the Mediadonis, is a Partner at the German-based Online-Marketing company Tandler.Doerje.Partner, which has a strong focus on SEO services for large companies and websites looking to improve their rankings within the Google guidelines. Together with his Partner and former Google employee Niels Doerje he´s consulting various large companies across Europe about all aspects of Online Marketing.
Marcus started working in the SEO industry end of 1998, and was co-host of the popular “Webmasters on the Roof” show on Webmasterradio.FM. He started doing SEO before Google even started in Germany. Back then it was search engines like Altavista, Yahoo! and Fireball savvy SEOs were optimizing for. He grew up with Google and its algorithm. He started speaking about SEO & Online-Marketing in 1999 (here´s a seminar announcement by the German Postal Service Deutsche Post AG from 2000 for a seminar on Online Marketing). He´s now a regular speaker at various conferences around the world such as Search Engine Strategies, SMX and O’Reilly’s web2.0expo. Marcus has spoken at Online-Marketing conferences in 14 different countries so far. He also got a lectureship at the Fachhochschule Erding, as well as at the Bavarian Academy for Advertising and Marketing, and also lectured several times at the University of Darmstadt, teaching students how to excel in Online Marketing.
Marcus has been a proud contributor to the SEOmoz Search Engine Ranking Factors Study since its 2nd edition – he´s one of only two germans contributing to the study. He´s also one of seven german SEO-Experts within german BVDW´s SEO-Experts council.
Marcus was the first German to ever win the Award for Outstanding Personal Contribution to Affiliate Marketing at CJU Europe 2007. He holds a master’s of arts and a diploma in marketing. He resides in Munich, Germany.