Baclinko.com, one of the best blogs for learning digital marketing strategies has been acquired by Semrush. The news was announced by Baclinko founder Brian Dean.
Backlinko Acquisition by Semrush.
Backlinko was founded by blogger Brian Dean in 2012. It has grown to become one of the most popular blogs for learning about digital marketing and more particularly SEO and link building.
On 20th January 2022, Brian Dean announced on Twitter that Backlinko had been acquired by Semrush ( SEO website auditing and keyword research company). The acquisition amount was not immediately disclosed.
Brian says that he received an email from Max Roslyakov who is the SVP of marketing at Semrush indicating that Semrush was interested in acquiring Backlinko. Despite rejecting past acquisition offers from other companies, Backlinko agreed to sign a deal to be acquired by Semrush because it was a perfect partner.
As part of the deal with Semrush, Brian Dean will still be working with Backlinko for the foreseeable future on a part-time basis.
Backlinko has always been one of the best destinations for insightful resources about SEO. Semrush has not released a statement about its future plans with Backlinko, therefore we are waiting to hear what it intends to do with the domain and content that is published at Backlinko.com.