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Content marketing and link building freelancer using a strategic SEO framework

Multi-award winning Link Building and SEO freelancer based in London.

Founder of Root Digital.

Content Marketing

Building creative content from surveys to infographics to engage your target audience

Link Building & Outreach

Improve rankings with highly relevant and authoritative links

Strategic SEO

Industry leading SEO knowledge and frameworks for expert technical optimisation

Digital PR

Utilising relationships with influencers in your industry to boost your brand awareness

Big SEO & Content Marketing agency experience with ROI’s over £10m

I’m Darren Kingman, an SEO & link building freelancer based in London with a specialism in creative content with measurable returns. I have over 10 years experience in SEO & content marketing working with the world’s largest brands and start-ups alike.

I’m also now the Founder of Root Digital a Digital PR & Link Building Agency using the same SEO strategies I’ve developed through working freelance. Please do have a look at some of the examples of our work here or feel free to get in touch with me here to discuss how I can help.

My work has won multiple awards, including Gold at the CMAs for Best Use of SEO. I provide technical SEO recommendations and strategies for clients, as well as link building and content marketing to help establish domains and improve their ranking potential and long-term performance.

A little about me

As a former Senior Consultant at one of the world’s most respected SEO & content marketing agencies, I have experience leading SEO, digital PR and link building campaigns for global brands and start-ups with award winning results – both in search and content.

ROI’s exceeding 2,190% YOY

My content marketing work with produced an ROI of over 2,190%, leading to massive organic growth for the travel agency.

10 years experience – agency & in-house

With experience both agency-side and in-house, I’ve sat on both sides of the fence and know what it takes to get results.

Big agency knowledge at less of the cost

As a full-time freelancer I’m able to provide my services at less of the cost of the big agencies but with senior level knowledge and award-winning results.

Darren Kingman

I’m featured on a number of industry leading platforms…

Client Testimonials

Don’t take my word for it:

I worked with Darren on creative link-building projects for I found Darren not only to be hugely knowledgeable about SEO, but he also had a great news sense and the ability to spot great angles for content. As our direct account manager, he was always responsive and found solutions quickly – all you can ask as a client. Darren was a pleasure to work with on projects, that were delivered to brief, time and budget. I hope to work with Darren again in the future.

Kirsten Beacock – PR Manager

Over the  years that I worked with Darren, his SEO knowledge and implemenation of Digitial PR was critical for us in getting our brand out there and building our organic visibility. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him to any company looking to build long-term digital growth.

Simon Glanville – SEO Manager

Unrivalled digital pr and link building expertise. Darren delivered numerous creative campaigns for me over the course of a year, each exceeding expectations and gaining us links and placements in some of the biggest and most relevant publications. He was also able to pivot focus and adapt the campaigns to focus on other areas of our site where we really needed help. All of this was crucial in us increasing organic revenue by over £2m in the year we worked together.

Rafael Rubio – Head of SEO

Hello! Magazine

Improve your rankings and brand awareness.

Blog Posts

Actionable insights from an experienced SEO and Digital PR senior consultant

happy anatomy

Anatomy of a link – what makes a good link?

Generally speaking, a good link has a few key attributes: Domain relevance Semantic relevance High authority source Prominently placed Provides[…]

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trustworthy lift

How I increased my Trust Flow by 12 in a month

Being one of the best metrics we have to measure the quality of links, Trust Flow is the primary metric[…]

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links giving seo a helping hand

How does link building help SEO?

Link building helps your SEO performance by passing authority from third-party relevant domains to your domain and landing pages. Most[…]

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Contact me

If you’re looking to set your domain up for the long-term and to ensure your brand is known among your target audience, let me know by email and we’ll arrange a brief chat to see how I can help.

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