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Growth Hacking

What a Growth Hacker Would Do if She Were In Charge of Your Blog

Neil Patel | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Neil Patel

The two main components of success for a blog are great content and relevant traffic. It doesn't even need to be a lot of traffic to get things moving...

8 Tactics That Unicorn Startups Use to Grow

Neil Patel | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Neil Patel

Although I've cautioned about not becoming a unicorn startup, that doesn't mean there's nothing to learn from them. A startup that surpasses $1 billio...

How I Created 4 Startup Explainer Videos for $11

Rob Walling | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Rob Walling

The benefits of having a killer explainer video are big. You turn more website visitors into customers. You instantly stand out from competitors. There's only one problem: explainer videos are expensive.

Optimizing for Revenue isn't Always the Right Strategy! Growth Hacking Gone Bad

David Rodnitzky | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
David Rodnitzky

As an online marketer, I love to test ways to improve conversion rate and ROI for my customers. Good online marketers combine statistical analysis, ps...

How to Pivot: A 12-Step Guide to Pivoting Your Startup

Neil Patel | Posted 03.30.2016 | Business
Neil Patel

In the startup world, pivoting is all the rage. As you probably know, a pivot happens when you realize that your first plan isn't working. So what d...

10 Common Misconceptions About Growth Hacking

Neil Patel | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Neil Patel

One of the most confusing trends in digital marketing right now is growth hacking. A lot of people just don't understand it. The surprising thing is...

How to Unleash World-Class Marketing Power Without Going Bankrupt

Neil Patel | Posted 02.12.2016 | Business
Neil Patel

Marketing is expensive but necessary. For the small and struggling startup, such massive expenditures can seem risky. Is there a way to avoid gut-wrenching expenditures but still maximize your marketing power?

6 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Increase Email Signups

Syed Balkhi | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business
Syed Balkhi

While it's certainly an oversimplification, it would be reasonable to say that the number of email subscribers you have is a direct indication of your business' overall health. In other words, the more email subscribers you have, the more likely it is that you're pointed in a successful direction.

Growth Hacking - A Viable Alternative to Traditional Advertising?

Chris Herd | Posted 01.13.2016 | Technology
Chris Herd

Upon the advent of social media and the ever changing habits of consumption for television a paradigm shift has occurred relating to the effectiveness...

5 Steps of Growth Hacking

Chris Herd | Posted 12.11.2015 | Technology
Chris Herd

As I've continued to refine my approach to growth hacking through the optimisation of techniques during implementation I've become increasingly certai...

The Challenge of Starting up a Startup: Part 1

Chris Herd | Posted 12.10.2015 | Technology
Chris Herd

This post is written as I'm stood at the metaphorical fork in the road about to begin a journey that I know tens of thousands of people have embarked ...

3 Growth-Hacking Strategies To Help You Succeed With Your Next Product

Elena Prokopets | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
Elena Prokopets

You are almost ready to launch your product. You've spent days and nights working hard on it. You are pretty sure it's awesome. Yet your biggest nightmare is that no one will come on the launch day. No downloads. No purchases. No social media buzz. These woes sound familiar?

Are You Missing Something Vital from Your Growth Hacking Strategy?

Brett Relander | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Brett Relander

While growth hacking is attracting a tremendous amount of attention today, it is frequently misunderstood. Often associated with the acquisition of users through viral means, "going viral" is really only one aspect of a comprehensive growth hacking strategy.

7 Ways Bloggers Are Growth Hacking Their Content

Courtney O'Connell | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Courtney O'Connell

Writing, filming and/or designing good content takes a lot of work, especially if it is done well. If you are going to put the work into creating good content, then you want to make sure it can be viewed by as many people as possible.

Internet Sensations Explain How to Go Viral

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 05.17.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Viral marketing is the fastest and quickest way you can spread a message. Just ask Justin Bieber. But for every hit content piece that goes viral there is an Internet dump of content that got discarded or deemed irrelevant because no one saw it.

4 Things Michael Jackson Knew About Content Marketing

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 05.04.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

What comes to your mind when you think of Michael Jackson? Entertainer? Definitely, controversial? Probably, content marketer? Absolutely.

7 Marketing Tools to Get You Through the Day

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 05.02.2015 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

In the perfect world, we would rely on a few apps and tools for spreading the word about our company, and that would bring enough attention by itself, but the reality is that we do need to be creative, and innovative when it comes to putting marketing tools to the test.

3 Growth Hacking Tips to Master From Drug Dealers

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 04.11.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

How can something disastrous to your health and expensive like narcotics have such a huge following? Through uncomplicated and effective growth hacking. Here are three things you can learn from the marketing environment for drugs.

The Ultimate Guide to Growth Hacking

Brett Relander | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Brett Relander

SEO. Social Media. Content marketing. They are all popular forms of marketing to drive traffic. Even so, if you think that you have all of your bases covered, if you are not yet leveraging the power of growth hacking, you are leaving a portion of your customer base untapped.

3 Things the X-Men Know About Digital Marketing That You Don't

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 02.28.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

The X Men are the world's greatest super team. They have a team that works together, trains together and is fueled by a great leader. The only way they could achieve their goals is through teamwork and a slew of skill sets to pull from.

4 Ways to Get More Out of Mobile App Marketing

Rahul Varshneya | Posted 01.24.2015 | Small Business
Rahul Varshneya

Marketing begins the day you put your mobile app idea into production. When growing or scaling your mobile startup, you have to look at a much broader spectrum of marketing effort, instead of just customer acquisition.

The 4 Types of Viral Content: A Study Based on 300 Social Media Accounts

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 12.22.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

The 4 Types Of Viral Content - A Study Based on 300 Social Media Accounts Recently our team at Computan studied 300 social media accounts on Facebo...

3 Things the Beatles Can Teach You About Content Marketing

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 11.16.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

The Beatles are often credited as the greatest rock band of all time. Their following is huge now, but if you look at their beginnings you'll discover something else about the Beatles. They are great content marketers.

Test Any Business Idea for Less Than $400

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 11.05.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

You've got a great idea for a new store, app or restaurant. Should you quit your job and invest before doing basic marketing research? It's amazing how many businesses are started on a hunch or feeling. Instead, budget $400 in some general digital marketing tactics to test the waters out by doing the following.

4 Things Businesses Can Learn From Sports

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

For us, sports is a recreational activity to alleviate work stress. However, if you apply the lessons learned from playing sports, you'll learn the board room and the basketball court have lots in common.