The Digital Marketing Conundrum Stifles Growth
Digital channels are easy to access and easy to deploy budgets into, yet are just as saturated by competitor spend. Simultaneously, there are more options than ever in digital marketing making for a paradox of choice that leaves us paralyzed. Lastly, marketing without leveraging the intrinsic qualities of the product will never succeed.
In all cases, yielding expensive and uncertain performance, resulting in diminishing returns and little growth.
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Startups aren't constrained the way the enterprise is -- following high-risk startup tactics simply won't fly in the boardroom. How can we take the inherent momentum and scale of enterprise resources to combine them with startup creativity to drive growth?
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We help you discover, parse and prioritize untapped marketing channels, utilizing the entire “full” marketing stack for growth that compounds. We help you create the right culture and mindset in your organization, so your entire team is focused on making your products win.
Discover the techniques, channels, and processes for sustainable growth.
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What are the frameworks and mental models that drive growth?
The Growth ORG
What should your growth team look like? What should they focus on? Who should they report to for effective operational cadence?
The Growth Metrics
How do you get early wins and create an experiment sandbox? Which KPIs matter? How do you scale what works after initial success?
The Growth PROCESS AND Execution
What channels should you focus on today? What is the next big thing? Which are the right mediums for your message?
THE GROWTH FACTORS
How do you iterate amongst and align the five growth factors? Technology, product, marketing, channel and segment.
Patrick Vlaskovits is the NYT Bestselling Author of The Lean Entrepreneur and one of the co-coiners of the concept of 'growth-hacking'.
He is currently the founder and CEO of Superpowered, which powers more than 100m app-installs. He has driven growth digitally by bootstrapping PaleoHacks.com from zero traffic to millions of monthly visitors and an email list of 200,000 to a successful acquisition.
Patrick's writing has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, and The Browser. He speaks at technology conferences nationally and internationally, including SXSW, GROW Conference, The Turing Festival and The Lean Startup Conference. He serves as a mentor for 500 Startups seed fund and startup accelerator.
Casey Armstrong is an experienced full-stack marketer and operation leader. His career has focused on customer acquisition, retention, and revenue growth.
He has helped fuel high-growth startups like Watchmaster (7-figure monthly revenue), Mavenlink (5k to +500k customers; #1 app the entire Google Apps Marketplace for 3 years; $0 to 6-figures MRR), Pivotal Tracker (acq. EMC; 2x organic traffic to +500k/mo, which drove 1000s of new signups), Pantheon (2x userbase and 4x MRR to mid 6-figures), SignNow (acq. by Barracuda Networks), Brand Affinity Technologies & Fantapper as well as Loggly and Connectifier (acq. LinkedIn).
Wouter IJgosse is an enterprise growth and transformation leader.
He has worked with C-suite executive teams at F100 companies in insurance, medical and entertainment to build unbeatable teams that drive transformation and growth. Before moving to the US, he led IT transformation projects for the main Belgian telecom operator (Proximus) - the most notable being a 3 million EUR project to rethink B2B sales approach and tools; which enabled future converged selling and reduced the duration of several steps in the process from 2-3 days to 10 minutes.
People and companies that have gained success with us.
"Patrick Vlaskovits' book, The Entrepreneur's Guide to Customer Development, is a must read for all technology companies and their stakeholders." - Steve Blank, Author of The Four Steps to the Epiphany
"In all cases, I'm impressed with Casey Armstrong's growth hacking skills. He combines creativity with tenacious execution to reach the full potential of any opportunity." - Sean Ellis, Founder of Qualaroo
"Patrick Vlaskovits and I have collaborated and continue to collaborate on many projects. Success is always assured when Patrick is involved." - Neil Patel, Founder of Quicksprout
"I like to think of Casey Armstrong as my secret weapon. Every startup I have been a part of, I go back to the well: Casey's marketing brain. He understands the entire spectrum of the marketing stack, plus everything from acquisition to revenue generation." - Rob Slattery, Counsel & Business Development at Zendesk
"We have a lot of great mentors, but Patrick Vlaskovits puts the 'super' in 500 SuperMentors." - Dave McClure, Founder of 500 Startups
"Casey's uncanny ability to get things done is a huge part of our success. I consider myself lucky to work with him. His creativity, ability to anticipate trends and opportunities, and willingness to get in the trenches is what puts him in the upper echelon of startup marketers." - Sean Crafts, Co-Founder of Mavenlink