Thank you for visiting The Newton. On The Newton, you can find a New York City guide and career interviews with women.

Frances Ibink, the founder of The Newton, lives in New York. She loves discovering everything that this amazing city has to offer. When her friends (and friends of friends) kept asking her for recommendations, she decided to create an online New York City Guide. The Newton was born.

Frances has always enjoyed reading about and talking to ambitious people. She finds it inspiring to learn more about their career and life choices. She decided to interview ambitious women for The Newton and ask them questions about their career. You can find the career interviews here.

Frances hopes that the interviews inspire you and that her city guide will enable you to enjoy New York City even more.


After having lived in Amsterdam and London, Frances is now living in New York. Her SEO Agency Maison Tulip helps companies to increase sales by dominating the rankings on Google. Frances is a Certified Google Partner and part of mastermind groups that include the world’s best SEOs. 

Before starting her own SEO Agency, Frances worked in digital marketing and e-commerce for her family owned jewelry and watches boutique in The Netherlands. She worked with brands such as Cartier, IWC and Piaget. In addition, Frances worked for fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg and luxury brand Brunello Cucinelli in New York. She also did a branding consultancy project for luxury brand Fabergé.

Frances holds a bachelor’s degree in Fashion Management from the Amsterdam Fashion Institute and she graduated cum laude with a Master’s Degree in Luxury Brand Management from Regent’s University London. 

The Newton is a creative outlet for Frances. She enjoys discovering new hotspots, curating content, photographing and conducting interviews.


The Newton’s Instagram account: thenewton_official.


Do you have a question or suggestion? Don’t hesitate to send an e-mail: frances@the-newton.com


The meaning of the name The Newton is: The New City.