The 17 Best Growth Hacking Posts of All-Time

The 17 Best Growth Hacking Posts of All-Time


Every month, we round up our favourite posts of all-time on topics ranging from content marketing and social media to analytics and CRO. We’ll cover everything you need to get your startup the attention and traction it deserves!

Before 2014 is up, you’ll be a startup marketing superstar! We’ll make sure of it.

So, without further ado, here are our 17 favourite growth hacking posts of all-time…

1. Find a Growth Hacker for Your Startup

Takeaway: "A growth hacker is a person whose true north is growth." Tweet This

2. Growth Hacker is the new VP Marketing

Takeaway: "Growth hackers embody the hybrid between marketer and coder needed to thrive in the age of platforms." Tweet This

3. The Definitive Guide to Growth Hacking

Takeaway: "A growth hacker is not better than a marketer. A growth hacker is just different than a marketer." Tweet This

4. Defining A Growth Hacker: Debunking The 6 Most Common Myths About Growth Hacking

Takeaway: "Growth hacking is not done overnight and cannot solve systemic product issues." Tweet This

5. Growth Hacking 101: Read This To Become A Magician

Takeaway: "Once the traditional resources for marketing fail, growth hacking will be the only way." Tweet This

6. Six Steps to Growth: What I Learned as 500 Startups’ Growth Hacker In Residence

Takeaway: "By understanding the problem and betting on the changes with the highest expected returns, I’ve seen many wins." Tweet This

7. 21 Actionable Growth Hacking Tactics

Takeaway: "A good growth hacker needs to focus on two types of growth. Steady and rapid." Tweet This

8. 13 Critically Important Lessons from Over 50 Growth Hackers

Takeaway: "For every hour spent staring at dashboards and reports, spend 2 hours brainstorming and ideating." Tweet This

9. How to hire a growth hacker

Takeaway: "The best way to find a growth hacker is through recommendations from other growth experts." Tweet This

10. Why The Haters are Wrong About Growth Hacking

Takeaway: "If your startup isn’t committed to growth hacking you’ll never find extra-ordinary growth." Tweet This

11. Kyle Rush Reveals How the Obama Campaign Broke Every Online Fundraising Record

Takeaway: "Because if you're not gathering data then you're kind of flying blind." Tweet This

12. Don Draper Is Dead: Why Growth Hack Marketing Is Advertising’s Last Hope

Takeaway: "Forget commercials, forget billboard, forget even your standard online banners. That whole playbook is irrelevant." Tweet This

13. You’re a Growth Rookie, not a Growth Hacker.

Takeaway: "You can only scale growth once you have something to grow." Tweet This

14. How to Gather 100,000 Emails in One Week (Includes Successful Templates, Code, Everything You Need)

Takeaway: "The most powerful and effective way to be introduced to our new company was through a credible referral." Tweet This

15. Ten Things I Learned Researching Ten of the World’s Fastest Growing Startups

Takeaway: "Doing what everyone else is doing is the wrong strategy." Tweet This

16. Meet the Growth Hacking Wizard behind Facebook, Twitter and Quora's Astonishing Success

Takeaway: "Use growth hacking methods to increase customer acquisition every day, not through quarterly adjustments to a strategic plan." Tweet This

17. 19 Growth Hacker Quotes: Thoughts on the Future of Marketing

Takeaway: "You never stop as a growth hacker. Facebook still has a growth team and they have a billion users." Tweet This

That’s it, that’s all. Did we miss one of your favourite growth hacking posts? Do you have a growth hacking blog we should check out (shout out to our friends at Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @Onboardly.

What do you think?


Another great growth hacking article is It has a list of 28 under the radar growth hacks mobile app and web app companies can use.

Thanks Ashli!

Are you kidding me this is a treasure trove of actionable tips and insights to help me grow my business now to go and take action

Great tips, thank you for the article!

Another great article, if you’re someone like me that is very new to the eCommerce platform, is Growth Hacking for Ecommerce: 17 Tactics You Can Try Next Month. It gives more details and direction on growth.

The whole point of growth hacking is to develop and run lean tests, campaigns, and programs that can help you better identify viable strategies, channels, and focus areas that you can use to scale your business.