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150% Detail Oriented Dedication


30+ years of hands-on business experience

Creative Riddle-Solver

An “eye” for defects and solutions

Christoph C. Cemper

Christoph C. Cemper

Founder, CEO, Creator




Christoph C. Cemper is the CEO and Founder of LinkResearchTools and Link Detox. A well-known and distinguished expert in SEO who started link building for clients in 2003, building LinkResearchTools® since 2006 and marketing it as SaaS product since 2009. When the famous Google Penguin update changed the rules of SEO in 2012, Christoph invented Link Detox®, software for finding links that pose a risk in a website’s backlink profile. He introduced ongoing link audits and risk management to the market in early 2011.


Christoph C. Cemper started developing code at the age of 10, sold the rights on his first own computer game to published at 15. The software industry kept him active since.

Christoph started working in online marketing in 2003, providing link building services. Very soon with his team he developed (the private) LinkResearchTools (LRT) out of the desperate need for reliable and accurate SEO software, and launched to the public in 2009 as a SaaS product.

When the Google Penguin updates changed the rules of SEO in 2012, Christoph had Link Detox® ready within a week due to so much pre-work and quality data available in LRT already. Link Detox helps finding toxic links in a website’s backlink profile since. Christoph also introduced the process for ongoing link audits as “Link Risk Management” in 2012.

In 2019 a much higher degree of automation and accuracy was introduced to the public with a complete rebuilt “Smart” product line of LinkResearchTools and Link Detox, providing the user with automated advisory and SEO knowledge patterns applied to the data, so users can focus even more on decisions instead of data gathering.

Today LinkResearchTools is the undisputed leader when it comes to link data quality, backlink profile coverage, and accuracy of link risk assessment.

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  • Digital Marketing
  • Recurring Revenue Business
  • Preserving Earth & Energy


  • Master Marketing & Sales, 2007

    FH Wien

  • Bachleor Informatics, 1993

    HTL Wien Donaustadt



Search Engine Optimization since 2003


Link Building, Link Audit, Link Reclamation


Copy writing, Case Studies, Tech Docs, Books, Reviews, Ads, Social


Conference Talks, Webinars, Trainings, Promotional Videos

Digital Marketing Automation

Simplero, Active Campaign, Hubspot, Mailchimp and 10+

Testing & UX

Software Testing & Software UX

Software Development

Golang, PHP

Quality Assurance

SOPs, Standards, Escalations


Linux, SQL, Docker, Bash



SaaS Founder & CEO


Feb 2022 – Present Vienna

URL Inspector is an online tool for bulk URL Inspection and monitoring of changes.

  • View data in interactive table view, sort, filter, slice and dice-
  • View data in interactive charts view, filter, drill-down.
  • Automated Daily Crawling of URL Inspection API beyond 2000 URLs
  • … more

SaaS Founder & CEO

Link Detox

May 2012 – Present Vienna

Finds https://toxiclink.com

Link Detox(R) is the stronger sister brand of LinkResearchTools (LRT). After the Google Penguin updates started in April 2012 we took a subset of our functionality and launched them as separate product.

Responsibilities include:

  • Product Marketing
  • Quality Assurance
  • Customer Support
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Marketing Automation
  • E-Mail Marketing

SaaS Founder & CEO

LinkResearchTools (LRT)

Sep 2009 – Present Vienna

Responsibilities include:

  • Product Marketing
  • Quality Assurance
  • Customer Support
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Marketing Automation
  • E-Mail Marketing

Trainer at Uni, in Workshops, Online Webinars and Product Screencasts


Jan 2008 – Present Vienna

Digital Agency Founder & CEO

CEMPER.COM Internet Marketing Services

Nov 2004 – Sep 2012 Vienna

Responsibilities include:

  • Product Development
  • Marketing
  • Sales

Learnings and Takeaways from running a top Industry Conference

  • Link Building helps improve your rankin gs in Google
  • A lot of people don’t know how to judge quality of links
  • A lof of software tools don’t help judge quality of links

We stopped offering link building services to focus 100% on our link building software LinkResearchTools (LRT) and the link audit software part Link Detox(R).


Project Manager for Logistics Software

Sphinx IT for Mondi Group (former Neusiedler)

Sep 2003 – Dec 2004 Vienna

Responsibilities include:

  • Functional Analysis and Specifications
  • Planning and Conducting of Load Testing
  • Planning and Conducting of Acceptance Testing

Learnings and Takeaways:

  • Product quality and results are possible, with the right people
  • High-pressure projects need high-performing team members
  • Tight requirements and defect management is possible, but many people have a hard time handling that

German Enterprise IT

TLC / DB Systems

Sep 2001 – Jun 2003 Vienna

Responsibilities include:

  • Project Management
  • Apprentice and Employee Training

Internet-enabling of ERP Vaporware

Impress Software AG

Jan 2000 – Aug 2001 Vienna

Responsibilities include:

  • Oracle RDBMS based development
  • Functional Analysis and Specifications of eCommerce Shops
  • Managing competence gaps left and right, up and down
  • Custom non-standard Java/Oracle implementations to interface with SAP

Learnings and Takeaways:

  • Product so non-existant that I realized how some companies sell hot air.
  • Marketing & Sales so bad that I decided to study Marketing & Sales as a techie afterwards.
  • Operations so bad that the austrian office went bankrupt, letting me wait for months on my salaries.

Online Betting Transation Software

Scientific Games

Jul 1991 – Dec 1999 Vienna

Responsibilities include:

  • Oracle RDBMS based development
  • OLTP Server development
  • Functional Analysis and Specifications
  • Planning and Conducting of Load Testing
  • Planning and Conducting of Acceptance Testing

Learnings and Takeaways:

  • Product quality, endurance and performance
  • Requirements and defect tracking so good I’ve never seen after, until I implemented it in my company
  • Tight operations and sales I’ve only come to appreciate later
  • Trustful employee management

C64 Computer Games

Jez & Yon

May 1989 – Jan 1993 Vienna

Responsibilities include:

  • Development of Games in Assembler 6510
  • Development of Sounds and Graphics utilities
  • Testing
  • Negotiations with publishers

Learnings and Takeaways:

  • Finishing 100%
  • Contract negotiations
  • Self-employment roots

What I love

Cooking & Eating

Classic & Vietnamese


Nikon D800, Sony ZV1, Samsung S10+


Trance, Techno, House, Psy




LinkResearchTools is the most advanced and comprehensive Link Analysis Software for SEOs.


The SEO charity conference that helped collect € 43.545

C64 Game Development

back to the 80ies - the era of 8bit computers and assembler coding.
C64 Game Development

CCC Insider: Christoph’s Learnings

a video series with business and life learnings
CCC Insider: Christoph's Learnings

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Regular Talks

LRT Site Clinic

Live website audit every week.

Details to be found here

Past Talks

I’m not listing the ca. 200 talks given 2009 to 2019. These include conferences with 1000s of people, including

  • BrightonSEO
  • SMX New York, Munich, London
  • Super Affiliate Conference Amsterdam
  • SEO Campix
  • SEOkomm
  • LRTcon

Upcoming talks

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