Eric founded the digital marketing agency Stone Temple Consulting (STC), which grew from a solo consultancy to a 70+-employee agency serving many Fortune 500 clients.
In 2009 Eric partnered with Rand Fishkin, MOZ Founder, Stephan Spencer, and Jessie Stricchiola, and became the lead author for The Art of SEO. The book, now in its third edition, is widely used as a textbook for many university courses. In addition to the book, Eric maintains columns on Search Engine Land and Moz, and publishes frequently on the STC blog. He regularly publishes groundbreaking SEO and social media research studies that have been cited by The Washington Post, Fast Times, The Daily Mail, and many other top publications. These studies are conceived by Eric, and he leads the analysis work personally.
“Passion. That’s what drive us. We like to win, and winning to us means meeting or exceeding your goals for your web site and business.” – Eric Enge
Eric was selected to be the instructor for part of the University of California / Coursera SEO Specialization program. This course enables students to obtain a certificate in SEO. Eric also donates his time to Northeastern University’s entrepreneurship program, where he mentors recent graduates in their start-up efforts.
Virtual Keynotes with Key Google Spokespeople
Eric’s access to industry leaders, including key search engine employees, provides STC with insight into the direction of search, enabling us to offer our clients advice on how to build their strategy for the long term. He regularly hosts “Virtual Keynotes” with key Google employees such as Gary Illyes, John Mueller, and Mariya Moeva.
Eric Enge’s Most Influential Content:
- The Rise and Fall of Google Authorship for Search Results (15,400 shares) – co-authored with Mark Traphagen
- The Machine Learning Revolution: How it Works and its Impact on SEO (4,200 Shares)
- How and Why Content Marketing Works (4,700 Shares)
- Why You Must Become a 10x Brand (3,200 Shares)
- Competitive threats to Google, and what they mean for you (2,500 Shares)
Eric’s Most Influential Studies:
- Links as a Ranking Factor (1,700 shares)
- The Definitive Guide to Google’s Rich Answers (1,100 shares)
- The Great Knowledge Box Showdown: Google Now vs. Siri vs. Cortana (6,700 Shares)
- Mobilegeddon: Nearly 50% of Non-Mobile Friendly URLs Dropped in Rank (4,000 Shares)
- Twitter Engagement Unmasked: A Study of More than 4M Tweets (5,600 Shares)
- Hard Numbers for Public Posting Activity on Google Plus (7,300 Shares)
Fun Facts About Eric
|Eric walked barefoot across hot coals for 25 feet in October 2010||Then, he camped in Northern Minnesota in February 2011 (temps hit -30 F)||
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