Growth marketing is a multidisciplinary strategy that early-stage startups often use to break down marketing and sales silos, win rapid user adoption, and increase revenue.
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What are growth marketing strategies?
Growth marketing strategies include many traditional marketing and sales strategies—funnel improvements, testing and experimentation, inbound marketing, etc. A key differentiator is the use of growth (usually of users or revenue) as the North Star for all efforts.
What is growth hacking?
Growth hacking, a term coined by Sean Ellis, is an aggressive, fast-moving approach to growth marketing. Its definition has shifted over the years, sometimes for the worse—growth hacking is not about “shortcuts” but rapid cycles of ideation and experimentation.
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Growth marketing courses
Learn the ins and outs of Google Ads through Search, Shopping, Display, and Video. Most importantly, learn how to use the Google Ads platform to make a business impact.
Google ads | attribution | ad campaigns
SEO | search | crawlers | linking
Learn how to build lists fast, what to send that works, and how to make your email marketing data-driven.
email list growth | email content | campaigns
Learn to build a predictable, scalable and repeatable lead generation machine that will help your company generate qualified leads for years to come
content strategy | lead acquisition | outbound marketing
This course will teach you how to define and identify retention points for your customer base, how to slow down or flatten churn, and how to improve retention long term.
churn | customer experience | customer journeys | measurement
Learn how to target, build, and measure LinkedIn ads.
funnel optimization | campaigns | audience targeting
Improve your PPC returns by leveraging your audiences across channels and in the search network.
google | ads | retargeting | audiences | remarketing
Learn the skills needed to be a product marketing manager who builds alignment, wins sales and drives results.
product positioning & messaging | sales enablement | product management
Build a product-led growth strategy to convert more free trial users into paid customers.
product qualified leads | segmentation | onboarding
Learn the essence of behavioral design, while developing a broad perspective on the psychology of online behavior.
emotional design | cognitive psychology | design audits
Learn skills and know-how to deliver consistent revenue gains on any website you optimize.
optimization best practices | conversion research | testing strategies | CRO program management
Total time approximation: ~106h
Learn to accelerate your business by running growth experiments, optimizing the channels that work best for you, and scaling your growth program.
data and analytics | growth channels | experimentation
Understand testing approaches that work (and pitfalls that don’t) to get more wins and insights from optimization efforts.
running experiments | customer base studies | prioritization
Effective marketing strategies depend on a reliable marketing tech stack. Learn how to choose and implement the right tools for your business.
automation | marketing tools | analysis | segment.com
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