Erik Newton

Erik Newton is head of seo and vice president of growth marketing at BrightEdge. He has worked in tech marketing for more than 15 years at, Netflix, and TiVo prior to BrightEdge. At Netflix he ran search marketing and was the third BrightEdge customer. Early on in his career he spent 6 years in Japan and now lives in the Bay Area. He has published a book called Hack the Corporate Fast Track, available on Amazon.

Recent posts by Erik Newton:

Sep 22, 2018

Mobile-First Index Rolling Out Widely September 2018 and Page Load Speed Signal Weight Increasing from July 2018

What’s the news? Last week, marketers across the community received notices that informed them that Google was switching their domain to mobile first indexing. BrightEdge received this notice last Wednesday. “Mobile-first indexing enabled for   To owner of,   This means that you may see more traffic in your logs from Googlebot Smartphone. You may […]

Erik Newton