About Brian Basilico


Brian Basilico is an award-winning, internationally recognized author and speaker (and a self-professed geek). He’s the founder and president of B2b Interactive Marketing Inc., an award-winning marketing consulting and production company in Aurora, Illinois. B2b was founded in 2001 and helps companies and non-profits market their products and services through the effective use of online tools including websites, blogs, email, social networking, Google, S.E.O., YouTube, and more.

Brian’s career spans almost 40 years. Since his first production company in 1979, he’s produced thousands of projects for hundreds of companies, ranging from solopreneur to Fortune 100. Brian combines years of marketing experience with technical expertise, to build online campaigns that continue to produce measurable results. As a musician, technician, programmer, producer, and consultant, he has built a reputation for creativity, innovation, and translating “geek speak” into English. Brian is also an adjunct professor, trainer, speaker, and author of many marketing and social networking blogs and articles.

Brian is also the host of the popular The Bacon Podcast. It's a twice weekly show that includes tips and tricks, and guest expert interviews. The Bacon Podcast is one of the top 35 Outstanding Podcasts as chosen by Inc. Magazine.

He has also been featured as a guest expert in many print and online publications. He is a contributor to Inc. Magazine Online, Business2Community, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Local Newspapers including the Chicago Daily Herald.

“I have worked with Brian since the “Dark Ages” beginning with radio and audio production through today when I call on Brian for web and e-commerce solutions. Brian is a bright light in the world of web creative and marketing. Never hesitate to call on Brian for unique and thoughtful ideas.”

Rich Flansburg


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