Growth Mindset Tag

Growth Hacking, the most dreaded word in the world of Marketing, for fools they say. Well if your not bringing your clients Growth then what are you bringing them? Your like Leo in the Great Gatsby waiting for the girl who's never coming, go back to making direct mail marketing.     But what is Growth Hacking? Simply put its using avenues otherwise never thought out of or used by "traditional" marketers for reasons I believe has something to do with their ego as in "we didn't create that, nobody does that, that doesn't work", typical Old Tymer marketers, you'll run into them from time to time just dismiss them politely and throw a good Instgram Marketing question at them leaving them baffled and back to to buffet stand for more crab legs.   Let’s come to a consensus on what Growth Hacking is before we delve into the depths of these amazing hacks your about to implement and experience unsafe levels of Growth. Growth Hacking is implementing knowledge of the product, brand and distribution channels to find ingenious, tech & social based avenues for growth that , use knowledge of the product, brand and distribution channels to find ingenious, tech-based avenues for growth that push...

Dan Bilzerian has conquered Social Media Marketing and did it through Growth Hacking his way through the establishment of Silicon Valley trash.   Start living that ‘ilzerian life, and stop cowering to your boss and become your own. Growth Hacking your way to a location lifestyle business through sound content marketing and social media genius.   Have you unfortunately been born into the “Millenial” years? Well, I just made the cut by one year. And let me say from what I’ve witnessed at multiple workplaces Millenials are setting themselves up for a .50cal to the head, metaphorically speaking of course. Unless you pissed off The Ilzerian. Dan Bilzerian, the Poker Superstar, Social Media Marketing guru and Content Marketing extraodinaire has shown the world how properly using Social Media outlets for the INTENDED purposes can create a larger than life figure; example A) SEE Donald J. Trump. In fact I can picture The Ilzerian as president in about 16 years from now, screw you Bezos. By showing his incredibly self absorbed cheesy pictures on Instagram of his amazingly awesome life he has a soft 22.5 MILLION followers on Instagram, the World's 3rd Largest Social Media network, and all by starting out as a Poker Player...

A manifesto on the dark side of Google and how to break their digital chains   Before this, here is a genuine question I hope you'll think about it for a moment before answering honestly. Are you tired of being forced into Google's imaginary box of so called "ethics" and "morals" on your work and business?   This irrational yet widely accepted idea that if you do not follow what Google says then you are digitally “spanked” by Google, literally, (interns who come to your house with their special self-driving cars) which then casts you out and treats you like a criminal by banning your account or site or anything else within their seemingly endlesss power. This even with the constantly changing guidelines (aka RULES) that Google itself violates in their own ventures, just see how much money they make off their SEO on their OWN search engine, more than some nations. And then, after trying hard by spending time and money to be one of Google’s law-abiding followers you STILL find yourself unrewarded and often punished seemingly without reason or explanation. What I’d kindly like you to do is to try and imagine breaking away from Google, taking the focus away from what Google wants...

Masterclass in becoming an entrepreneur to living that location freedom lifestyle   Chatting with Champions #98 by Tyler Basu featuring blogging wizard Yaro Starak   [su_audio url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/chattingwithchampions/CWC_098_-_Yaro_Starak.mp3" width="500px"] “A Blueprint For Building A Profitable Blog In Any Niche”   Yaro Starak is one of the most well-known and highest grossing bloggers online today. After hustling his way through various enterprises, from a card game e-commerce store, to an online proofreading business for international students, to investing in websites in various industries, Yaro decided to create his blog Entrepreneurs-Journey in 2005. Initially, his blog was intended to be a hobby site where he would share stories from the previous years he spent as an entrepreneur. However as his blog grew in popularity, it eventually became his primary business, and to-date it has generated him over a million dollars in revenue. Yaro has since taught thousands of others how to make a full-time income from blogging, how to buy and sell blogs and websites, and how to successfully launch information product businesses. Visit Yaro’s website: www.entrepreneurs-journey.com Topics discussed in this interview: How Yaro got started in business & why he became an entrepreneur The process of starting and growing his blog An overview of his business today How to choose a topic to blog about Ways...

The Billion Dollar SEO Empire built under the guise of Google Ventures     Have you ever taken some time to reflect on Google’s massive list of acquisitions and mergers? I mean seriously actually sit down and looked at what Google as actual has accumulated over the years? It's quite staggering. Here's just some of their properties.   For a full list just take a look at their plethora of properties here from advanced robotics to digital marketing CRM's they have their net cast across every field. It’s a bit scary if you do. Actually, it might make some of you go hide in the woods before the robots arrive and take over. For the uninitiated, check out this list on Wikipedia and just scan through some of those prices. Is this for real? Yup, they throw around gazillions of dollars like it’s monopoly money. But that isn’t all, they invest in more than just this list of mergers and acquisitions. This is where “Google Ventures” comes in, their investment arm which allows them to dip into all kinds of cool stuff. And that is where things can get a little sketchy. What happens when...

How to build out a SEO strategy that will gain you 141% increase in organic search volume. Hint: Its Very Complicated, must have a Growth Mindset.   What would your business be like with 141% more organic search traffic? Unless your website is a CRO nightmare… You would see hockey stick revenue growth. In this post, I’m going to show you how we grew a client’s organic search traffic by 141%. Let’s jump in.   Brief Background I will give you as much detail as possible without revealing the client’s niche or website. Here are some quick facts about the client: Their business is between 1-5 employees. They already had an active blog and were promoting their content on social media. They hadn’t done any SEO in the past. Our SEO Strategy My SEO agency uses two different strategies with our clients and they are as follows:   1. Content Driven Strategy This is our preferred strategy, but it requires significant resources, time, and effort. Which is usually beyond what the majority of clients can afford. With that said, our content driven strategy is simple: Create content that attract backlinks. Promote the content so that it actually gets backlinks. The goal of this strategy is to increase the authority of the client’s website. The more website authority you...

SEO Strategy To 20 Million+ Visitors A Month Three quarters after Yummly launched, its Chief Growth Officer Ethan Smith watched the food discovery platform log its 10 millionth visit in a month. However, like most enduring recipes, it didn’t become a crowd favorite by tossing together ingredients in a fit of inspiration. Yummly’s SEO strategy, which helped the startup top the charts as the best global recipe app for iPhone, iPad and Android, was years in the making, going back to Smith’s first company. Product Hunt is Everywhere - This is How It Got There Smith started his career as a user experience designer and researcher. At Wize, he managed product, design and marketing, until Nextag acquired the product review startup. Since 2010, he’s held various roles at Yummly, including its Head of Product and VP of Growth, helping it tally over 20 million monthly visits. Beyond Yummly, he actively advises startups such as Wanelo, Vinted and Thumbtack on strategies to improve growth and SEO. In this exclusive interview, Smith shares why a specific inflection point with SEO has led to costly misconceptions and missteps. He outlines how to recognize and sidestep them as well as identifies key tenets for high-performance SEO. For any company that has lost confidence in...

Are you ready to start ranking sites again? Like it was “back in the day” when you could practically fiddle Google rankings around and whoever spammed the hardest won the day? Well I never stopped trying, I refused to accept that the spam and jam days had come to an end. It’s still possible, they’re still doing it, but why aren’t you? Well it’s a lot of things causing you to fail, but the demon at the gates which Google has sneakily built in is what you need to tackle. If you can conquer this demon, then you’ll have the keys back and SEO will become your bitch again.   You need to start doing SEO without giving a fuck… That’s right, you just read the word “fuck”, if this bothers you then you definitely don’t have the stomach for ranking sites in 2014, you should probably hang it up all together. But if you feel charged up and still have that fire burning to get back to smashing rankings, today is your day. For those with hats, bring it on in the comment section, because the following statements are probably going to piss you off a bit.   1. Content does not matter. Period, end scene, write...