100 Marketing Growth Hacks Learned From 5 Years as a Startup

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Our growth team breaks down the 100 best growth hacks that took us to over 300,000+ product signups over the past 5 years.

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100 Marketing Growth Hacks Learned From 5 Years as a Startup

  1. 100100 Marketing Growth Hacks Learned From 5 Years as a Startup
  2. It’s been a 5 year journey.
  3. To finally reach
  4. 250 000+ Monthly unique visitors to the Wishpond blog.
  5. 300 000+ Wishpnd product sign ups.
  6. But how on earth did we get here??
  7. Aside from thousands of pots of coffee?
  8. By testing, testing, and more testing.
  9. And ALOT of growth hacks.
  10. Presenting 100 Marketing Growth Hacks Learned From 5 Years as a Startup
  11. Enjoy! :)
  12. Hide retargeting cookies for 45 seconds. Growth Hacking Tip #1 Click hereto read thefull article
  13. Send out old articles as newsletters on the weekend. Growth Hacking Tip #2
  14. Provide a secondary CTA on your post sign up page. Growth Hacking Tip #3
  15. Use pre-filled form fields. Growth Hacking Tip #4
  16. Use content upgrades. Growth Hacking Tip #5
  17. Set a time period for your AdWords call extension. Growth Hacking Tip #6
  18. Use Gmail ads to bid on your competitor’s keywords. Growth Hacking Tip #7 Click hereto see thefull tip!
  19. One click webinar registration (from email). Growth Hacking Tip #8
  20. Use Facebook lookalike audiences. Growth Hacking Tip #9
  21. Add hidden form fields to your lead-gen forms. Growth Hacking Tip #10
  22. Send an “oops! I forgot the link” email. Growth Hacking Tip #11
  23. Use exit intent popups. Growth Hacking Tip #12 Click hereto see thefull tip!
  24. Trigger SMS text messages based on actions. Growth Hacking Tip #13
  25. Create automated webinars. Growth Hacking Tip #14
  26. Send emails from a real person. Growth Hacking Tip #15
  27. Add an image to your Google+ profile for increased open rates. Growth Hacking Tip #16
  28. User Buffer’s optimized posting scheduler. Growth Hacking Tip #17 Click hereto read thefull article
  29. Reschedule popular Tweets on Buffer. Growth Hacking Tip #18
  30. Schedule social media posts on Buffer. Growth Hacking Tip #19
  31. Try Wishpond’s all in one platform for growth hackers! CLICK HERE
  32. Engage in communities. Growth Hacking Tip #20
  33. Make your 404 page a landing page. Growth Hacking Tip #21
  34. Use an entry overlay. Growth Hacking Tip #22
  35. @ mention when you post content on Twitter. Growth Hacking Tip #23
  36. Create lists on Twitter. Growth Hacking Tip #24
  37. Use autoresponders to send follow up emails. Growth Hacking Tip #25
  38. Use Google customer match. Growth Hacking Tip #26
  39. Use 30% scroll popups on content. Growth Hacking Tip #27 Click hereto see thefull tip!
  40. Use names in your subject line. Growth Hacking Tip #28
  41. Target people using the local locations option in AdWords (for local businesses). Growth Hacking Tip #29
  42. A/B test everything. Growth Hacking Tip #30
  43. Use a headline tester before publishing. Growth Hacking Tip #31
  44. Use PDF’s of articles as a content upgrade. Growth Hacking Tip #32
  45. Use Wistia Turnstile to email gate video content. Growth Hacking Tip #33
  46. Use testimonials on landing pages. Growth Hacking Tip #34
  47. Use an auto select form field option on landing pages. Growth Hacking Tip #35 Click hereto read thefull article
  48. Drive traffic to landing pages instead of your home page. Growth Hacking Tip #36
  49. Clean up your email list. Growth Hacking Tip #37
  50. Use liquid code to personalize emails. Growth Hacking Tip #38
  51. Create separate landing pages for each ad group. Growth Hacking Tip #39
  52. Create email drip campaigns. Growth Hacking Tip #40
  53. Use merge tags on landing pages / popups. Growth Hacking Tip #41
  54. Use Statusbrew to keep your social media following ratio in check. Growth Hacking Tip #42
  55. Use #GrowthHacking on Twitter. Growth Hacking Tip #43
  56. Make your CTA say exactly what the button will do. Growth Hacking Tip #44 Click hereto read thefull article
  57. Use the AIDA copywriting formula. Growth Hacking Tip #45
  58. Use Buzzsumo to see the most shared content for a keyword. Growth Hacking Tip #46
  59. Use the AdWords keyword planner to find keyword opportunities. Growth Hacking Tip #47
  60. Use the skyscraper technique to own a content niche. Growth Hacking Tip #48
  61. Create a referral contest. Growth Hacking Tip #49
  62. Run a social sweepstakes to generate leads. Growth Hacking Tip #50
  63. Try Wishpond’s all in one platform for growth hackers! CLICK HERE
  64. Create a “hot leads” list using marketing automation. Growth Hacking Tip #51
  65. Trigger a popup based on a javascript event. Growth Hacking Tip #52
  66. Create slideshares (like this) to drive traffic. Growth Hacking Tip #53
  67. View 100 people’s LinkedIn profiles a day. Growth Hacking Tip #54 Click hereto read thefull article
  68. Use Instagress to gain exposure on Instgram. Growth Hacking Tip #55
  69. Retarget on a specific piece of content. Growth Hacking Tip #56
  70. Use the app SideKick to see who’s read your emails. Growth Hacking Tip #57
  71. Use IFTTT to automatically post Instagram posts to Facebook. Growth Hacking Tip #58
  72. Syndicate your content on LinkedIn. Growth Hacking Tip #59
  73. Create roundup posts featuring influencers. Growth Hacking Tip #60
  74. Do Google AdWords email based retargeting. Growth Hacking Tip #61 Click hereto read thefull article
  75. Comment on Slideshares. Give it a try! Growth Hacking Tip #62
  76. Validate new ideas using landing pages. Growth Hacking Tip #63
  77. Ask for feedback on HackerNews. Growth Hacking Tip #64
  78. Run an Instagram Hashtag contest. Growth Hacking Tip #65
  79. Prompt users to share after converting. Growth Hacking Tip #66
  80. Use progressive sign up forms. Growth Hacking Tip #67
  81. Send out webinar reminder emails. Growth Hacking Tip #68
  82. Insert Google Calendar invites into emails. Growth Hacking Tip #69
  83. Add social logins to login pages. Growth Hacking Tip #70
  84. Use SpyFu to see how much your competitors are spending on ads. Growth Hacking Tip #71
  85. Create pre-written emails for leads to send to their boss. Growth Hacking Tip #72
  86. Delay sending emails until office hours. Growth Hacking Tip #73
  87. Automate a “replenishment email”. Growth Hacking Tip #74 Click hereto see thefull tip!
  88. Use lead scoring. Growth Hacking Tip #75
  89. Send a shopping cart abandonment email. Growth Hacking Tip #77
  90. Apply a hello bar to your site. Growth Hacking Tip #78
  91. Use free stock image sites to spruce up your blog / social media posts. Growth Hacking Tip #79
  92. Use Tooltipster to allow any part of your content to be shared. Growth Hacking Tip #80 Click hereto read thefull article
  93. Turn your popular Tweets into Pinterest posts. Growth Hacking Tip #81
  94. Create a Google Business page. Growth Hacking Tip #82
  95. Use Moz’s open site explorer to find out your competitors backlinks. Growth Hacking Tip #83
  96. Create a free tool. Growth Hacking Tip #84
  97. Use a Facebook Like popup on contests and promotions. Growth Hacking Tip #85
  98. Use CTA buttons in your emails. Growth Hacking Tip #86
  99. Add a feature box to your blog. Growth Hacking Tip #87
  100. Use a click popup CTA on your landing page instead of a form. Growth Hacking Tip #88 Click hereto see thefull tip!
  101. Use a high converting landing page template (rather than starting from scratch). Growth Hacking Tip #89
  102. Use directional cues. Growth Hacking Tip #90
  103. Make the length of your landing page proportionate to the size of your offer. Growth Hacking Tip #91
  104. Add a negative statement to close a popup. Growth Hacking Tip #92 Click hereto read thefull article
  105. Use Google Analytics to determine top referrers, then double down on them. Growth Hacking Tip #93
  106. Dynamically change landing page copy to match ad copy. Growth Hacking Tip #94
  107. Launch on a Tuesday. Growth Hacking Tip #95
  108. Use to app Mention to keep on top of who’s talking about your brand. Growth Hacking Tip #96
  109. Automate Tweets using IFTTT. Growth Hacking Tip #97
  110. Segment your email list. Growth Hacking Tip #98
  111. Repurpose long form content. Growth Hacking Tip #99
  112. Produce content which piggybacks off a big industry event. Growth Hacking Tip #100
  113. There you have it! 100 growth hacks for explosive growth.
  114. Try Wishpond’s all in one platform for growth hackers! CLICK HERE
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