Eric Enge is the founder and CEO of the award-winning Stone Temple digital marketing agency. Eric founded Stone Temple in 2002 and under his direction, the agency has grown to 70+ employees with a broad and diverse client base that includes many well-known Fortune 500 clients.
|Personal Awards||Company Awards|
|2016 Search Personality of the Year – US Search Awards||CEO of 2016 Best SEO Agency of the Year – US Search Awards|
|2016 Search Marketer of the Year – Landy Awards||CEO of a 2016 Inc. 5000 Company|
…They should go ahead and NAME it after him [Search Marketer of the Year]. Coolest & most brilliant dude.”
Ronell Smith, Moz
Much deserved @stonetemple! [Search Marketer of the Year]. Thanks for sharing your knowledge, greatly appreciated.”
Gary Illyes, Google
Virtual Keynotes and Online Webinars and Events
Over the years, Eric’s reputation as a community contributor and industry influencer has allowed him to host Virtual Keynotes sponsored by Stone Temple with Gary Illyes, John Mueller, and Mariya Moeva. Eric also appears regularly in webinars and YouTube Live events, with notables such as Rand Fishkin, Bill Slawski, Google’s Andrey Lippatsev, Jennifer Slegg, and many others.
Stone Temple uses these public events to offer the industry additional insight into the direction of search and digital marketing, enabling us to provide our clients the best advice on how to build their strategy for the long term.
Partnering with Rand Fishkin (MOZ founder), Stephan Spencer, and Jessie Stricchiola, Eric served as the lead author of The Art of SEO. The book, now in its third edition, is widely used as a textbook for many university courses.
Since 2009, Eric has written columns for well-known industries blogs such as Search Engine Land and Moz. He has also contributed to Forbes, Copy Blogger, Search Engine Watch, Social Media Today, Convince and Convert, and many other sites. His writing style brings in-depth, fact-based information, expressed so that complex concepts are easily understood and actionable. Eric also regularly publishes our acclaimed studies on Stone Temple’s Digital Marketing Excellence Blog.
Eric is never satisfied with the status quo and has a passion for advancing the science of digital marketing. As such, he designs studies and produces industry-related research that helps to prove, debunk, or evolve assumptions about digital marketing practices and their value. His groundbreaking SEO and social media research studies have been cited by The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The Daily Mail, and many other top publications.
In conjunction with his link study last year, Eric co-authored an academic paper with Bentley University Visiting Scholar and Professor of Marketing Paul D. Berger, now published in the International Journal of Scientific Research and Management.
If you are interested in having Eric present at your conference, send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pubcon Vegas | Keynote – Interview with Gary Illyes, RankBrain, Machine Learning and Search, Penguin 4.0
Rocks Digital Marketing Conference | Keynote – Digital Marketing in 2016
2016 Raleigh SEO Meetup Conference | Keynote – Why You Must Get Mobile First
Additional topics Eric has presented on have included:
- Links as a Ranking Factor
- Machine Learning and Search
- How to Excel at Content Marketing
- The Future of Search
- Social Media Tactics
- Why You Must Become Mobile First
- Google’s Rich Answers in Search
Feb. 21-22, 2017 | Pubcon SFIMA Summit
March 14-15, 2017 | SMX Munich | The Future of Digital Marketing and Search panel, and a solo session on Mobile Site Design
March 21-23, 2017 | SMX West
In addition to presenting at conferences, Eric is also a sought-after educator. Eric has been engaged by numerous Fortune 1000 companies to design and present SEO training programs for executives and managers.
Eric was also 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.
Fun Facts About Eric
- Has run the Falmouth, Mass. Road Race (7 miles) for 23 straight years (and counting)
- Still plays full-court basketball twice a week with people 20 years his junior
- Walked barefoot across hot coals for 25 feet
- Camped in Northern Minnesota with a group of Eagle Scouts, including his two sons (temps hit -30 F)
- World Foosball Champion (Goalie War), in 1984
- National Foosball Champion (Goalie War), in 1985
You can follow Eric on Google Plus.
Image credit: Pubcon