How to Create a Deep Connection with Your Readers

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Why do you keep coming back to Quick Sprout? Maybe it’s because you are learning a lot from me, or maybe it’s because I’ve helped you grow your business.

Although those are contributing factors, they aren’t the main reason you come back. So, what makes you keep coming back?

Over the years, I’ve built a deep connection with you. I’ve used a handful of techniques to build a relationship so strong that it’s even helped me generate $100,000 in 24 hours when I had products or services to offer.

So, how did I build this deep connection with you? And how can you do the same?  [click to continue…]

How I Grew TechCrunch's Traffic by 30% in 60 Days

How I Grew TechCrunch’s Traffic By 30% in 60 Days

TechCrunch is one of the largest and most popular media sites out there. It covers the latest news about the tech industry. Like most media properties the more traffic TechCrunch gets, the more money they make off of advertising, so they wanted to find a way to increase the amount of new visitors coming to their website.

2x search engine traffic

30% 30% more traffic

How I Increased My Search Traffic by 47% from Translating My Blog into 82 Languages

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When you write your blog posts, what language do you write them in? Chances are that you write them in English.

What if I told you that you would get more traffic if you wrote your blog posts in Mandarin and Spanish as they are the two most popular languages in the world?

I thought it would be a good experiment to translate NeilPatel.com into 82 different languages. Within three weeks of doing this, I saw a 47% increase in my search traffic—as you can see from the image above.

Here’s what I learned by translating my content into 82 different languages:  [click to continue…]

The Ultimate Guide to Hashtags

You see them everywhere around the web… From Twitter to Instagram, hashtags are an essential part of social media.

So, why should you care about hashtags? Well, hashtags are a great way to increase your overall social media traffic. For example, tweets with hashtags generate two times more engagement than tweets without them.

In order to help you get the most out of hashtags, I’ve created an infographic that will teach you how to leverage them on each popular social network.  [click to continue…]

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10 Most Costly Marketing Blunders I’ve Ever Made

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When you think of my name, Neil Patel, what comes to mind? You probably see me as a marketing guru or as an expert who is good at driving traffic to websites.

Although that’s true these days, I’ve made a lot of marketing blunders over the years. Luckily, most of these blunders affected my own business, so it was me who lost money, and not my clients.

Nonetheless, I’ve made 10 huge mistakes that have cost me a lot of money – in fact, the cumulative loss from these marketing blunders is so great that it runs well into the hundreds of millions of dollars.

Here are my most costly marketing blunders:  [click to continue…]

What do these elite brands know about driving visitors and traffic to your site that you don’t?

How I Generated 518,399 Visitors and 16,394 Leads from 77 Webinars

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At KISSmetrics, we’ve held 77 webinars to date, with great results so far. You can safely assume that we would have stopped holding webinars long ago if the results had been less than desirable since we are a company that measures everything.

So, what have the webinars yielded? The 77 webinars have brought us an additional 518,399 visitors, of which 155,386 have registered to attend a webinar. However, only 74,4381 of those who registered ended up attending, and 16,394 turned into leads.

Assuming that you can close at least 1 out of 20 leads (a low closing ratio) and that each customer is worth at least a few thousand dollars, you’re looking at generating $1,638,000 in revenue by conservative estimates.

So, how did we pull this off, and, more importantly, how can you replicate it? Here’s what you need to know…   [click to continue…]