Organization Of Search Engine Optimization Professionals

SeoPros.org: Bylaws, Mandate, Bios of Founding Member and Executive Committee

Organization of Search Engine Optimization Professionals

SeoPros.org is an organization of search engines, search engine optimization consultants, internet marketers and developers of remote technology used by consultants and marketers to submit to and monitor search engine positions.

SeoPros.org is the marketing site for the Not for Profit Limited Company using the name "Organization of Search Engine Optimization Professionals".


Executive Committee

Terry Van Horne: Standards Committee
Dan Thies: Certification Committee
CJ Newton: Directory & Client Services Committee
Bob Gladstein: Website Development Committee
Jeff Quipp: Treasurer

Contact Terry Van Horne at 416-638-4148 if you wish to participate on the Executive or other Committees.

Organization Bylaws

To form an organization of search engines, search engine optimization ("SEO") consultants, Internet marketers and developers of remote technology used by consultants and marketers to submit to and monitor search engine positions. The goals of the organization are:

  • Promote and develop "best practices" for search engine optimization consultants and developers of remote technology accessing search engine resources;

  • Provide materials and information to help educate consumers, members and non-members in the industry about "best practices";

  • Provide and promote a process in which member and non-member organizations within the industry not implementing "best practices" can be identified and encouraged to adopt "best practices";

  • Provide a complaint registry to enable consumers to make a more informed decision about a company or individual they are contracting to do SEO and related services;

  • Provide a central registry of complaints for search engines to register parties that have used their resources "inappropriately";

  • Promote the SEO industry by addressing negative comments about search engine optimization consultants and marketers in all medias;

  • Informing consumers of what SEOs do and what they should expect from an SEO.


The special provisions are:
The corporation shall be carried on without the purpose of gain for its members, and any profits or accretions to the corporation shall be used in promoting its objects.

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Technology Developers:

  • Promote responsible use of remote technology accessing search engine resources;

  • Promote the use of responsible submission technology;

  • Development of a shared resource for accessing position and other search engine marketing data.

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Search Engines:

  • Assist the Organization in identifying chronic and systematic abusers of their resources;
  • Assist in the development of the shared resources for marketing data;
  • Assist in clarifying grey areas in SE content guidelines.

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