So you want to be a Growth Hacker?
A friend recently asked twitter for some recommendations on what to read if they want to learn about Growth Hacking.
Being a great marketer (fine, fine "growth hacker) is about nurturing two very different skill sets in yourself: (1) creatively coming up with novel ways to engage and delight customers, (2) in ways that are clearly measurable and logically prioritized and managed based on the outcome that they deliver.
Once you have those skills set, you'll find yourself ready to run hundreds of experiments to see where you can create new growth (and there's no magic bullet - it could come from anywhere).
That's my simple philosophy, and if you're looking for inspiration, here's my (work-in-progress) list of awesome growth hacking resources:
Who can I learn from?
It turns out the human scalp has an olfactory receptor that seems to play a crucial role in regulating hair follicle growth and death.
The best self-directed learners use these seven habits to improve their knowledge and skills in any subject.
- Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Ellen DeGeneres all dropped out of college, yet they became leaders in their fields. Their secret? Self-directed learning.
- Self-directed learning can help people expand their knowledge, gain new skills, and improve upon their liberal education.
- Following habits like Benjamin Franklin's five-hour rule, the 80/20 rule, and SMART goals can help self-directed learners succeed in their pursuits.
It happens every few years. Not just in Greece, but also parts of the United States.
- Aitoliko, in Western Greece is the town these images are from.
- Tetragnatha is the genus — known as "stretch spiders" because of their elongated bodies.
- They can run faster on water than on land. Don't panic, though: they will be gone in days.
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