James Brockbank.

Managing Director & Founder, Digitaloft.

James Brockbank.

James Brockbank is an experienced SEO professional and is the Managing Director & Founder at Digitaloft, a UK-based agency, and an experienced specialist in content-first SEO and digital PR.

With more than 14 years’ experience in SEO, a career spanning both the technical and creative sides of the industry, and having spent the last nine years growing an agency at the forefront of the digital PR and content-led SEO space, James offers valuable insights into proven tactics as well as being an advocate for the importance of building a positive agency culture.

James has previously spoken at or written for events and publications including SMX, BrightonSEO, Pubcon, WordCamp, State of Search, Search Engine Journal, Search Engine Land and Semrush.


  • SEO Strategy
  • eCommerce SEO
  • Digital PR
  • Link Building
  • E-E-A-T
  • Algorithm Update Recovery


BSc Management (Marketing), University of Manchester

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Previous Speaking Engagements:

  • The Digital PR Summit 2024 - Would you still want this link if Google didn't exist?
  • SMX Next 2023 - Practical ways to demonstrate E-E-A-T at the content, author, and brand levels
  • Affiliate Gathering 2023 - Digital PR for Niche Sites: How to Consistently Earn Links from the Press
  • BrightonSEO April 2023 - The traditional approach to SEO Is broken. Here’s how to prioritise your efforts & drive rapid growth

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