When I was a kid, my father would read the newspaper at breakfast. It was not just a habit, it was a ritual. Coffee and paper. When I turned 18, my father still read the paper at breakfast, but I would get the news from Google. I wouldn’t only get news...
Google only confirmed 10 SEO ranking factors publicly in its history. In this article, I narrow in on what’s true and what’s speculation, how important each SEO ranking factor is and the evidence we have for it.
Some products are highly trust-sensitive and therefore a bit trickier to grow. In this article, I want to show you how to do that based on DocuSign, a digital signature SaaS company that went public in April 2018 at a $6b valuation.
One year after launching, UBER’s growth was so strong that it got one new rider for every 7 rides – without spending a single dollar on marketing.  Instagram had 25,000 signups on its first day.  Within one day Dropbox went from 5,000 to...
It’s easy to get lost in Growth Marketing. There are three steps to bring you back on track: Getting back to the Growth Model, looking at the funnel and talking to your customers.
Until 5 years ago, nobody in SEO cared about User Intent. Then everything changed, and it became the prerequisite for SEO. Without fulfilling the right user intent, a page won’t rank. What happened? Hummingbird (2013) and RankBrain (2015)! Now, if you’re not...
Creating an SEO strategy is not easy and hardly ever talked about. This article provides a detailed step-by-step manual to put an effective SEO strategy together.
Check out my 11 predictions for Growth Marketing in 2018, including SEO, mobile, smart speakers, ads, Linkedin, and more!
Early adopters play a crucial role in achieving PMF and growth at scale. In this post, I’ll show you why they are so important, how to get them, and what to do with them.
Hey friends, I’m finishing the year with two more podcast appearances: MozPod – SEO for Startups On MozPod I talked with Brian Childs about startup SEO.
Every B2B company needs a sales team, right? Wrong! Companies like Atlassian, Slack, Basecamp, and other show that there’s another way: Land & Expand.
As a startup mentor at the German Accelerator, I see young startups make the same SEO mistakes over and over again. Here are the top 5 SEO mistakes and how to do it better.
Controlled online communities are the most underestimated tool for growth and product development in the startup world. In this article I show why and how to use them for your business.
While the whole (SEO) world is excited for “mobile first” to roll out, Google actually separated the mobile and desktop indices. And nobody noticed. Until now.
A lot happened in 2008. The iPhone came out. Barak Obama became president. Unicorns like UBER and Airbnb started. We went through the last big economic recession. And Kevin Kelly wrote the fantastic article “better than free”.