10 growth hackers you need to follow

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No matter what stage of the growth cycle your business is in, you’ve got plenty to gain from reading the articles and essays these experts have written.

The content written by these folks will give you the most value for your time, and I recommend you bookmark this page so you can refer to it later, or add these blogs to your RSS feed.

1. Sean Ellis

Sean is the one who coined the term growth hacking. He is the founder and CEO at GrowthHackers.com and Qualaroo. His articles and strategies, ranging from customer acquisition to word-of-mouth marketing and everything in between, are invaluable to the world of growth hacking.

Twitter: @SeanEllis   |   Website: Growthhackers.com

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2. Eric Ries

Eric created the Lean Startup methodology that the majority of technology startups currently implement. He serves on the advisory board of a number of technology startups, and helped companies, and VCs grow their business.

Twitter: @ericries   |   Website: Startuplessonslearned.com

3. Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré

Nichole’s effort in growing ProductHunt and inbound.org is indisputable. In addition to her website where she helps people grow their twitter followers, Nichole writes valuable content on HubSpot, and GrowthHackers.com.

Twitter: @NikkiElizDemere   |   Website: Nicholeelizabethdemere.com

4. Rand Fishkin

Rand is the wizard of MOZ and founder of inbound.org. Rand is an SEO expert and writes about everything there is to know on SEO, which is one of the key pillars of growth hacking methodology.

Twitter: @RandFish   |   Website: Moz.com

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5. Gabriel Weinberg

Gabriel is the co-author of Traction and the CEO & Founder of DuckDuckGo, which is “the search engine that doesn’t track you”. He writes about marketing channels and online privacy.

Twitter: @yegg   |   Website: ye.gg

6. Andrew Chen

When it comes to growth, there are few names that carry the weight of Andrew Chen. Andrew writes one of the most influential growth blogs with over 700 essays, which have been featured in The New York Times, Fortune, Wired, and WSJ. Topics range from mobile product design to fundraising to user growth.

Twitter: @andrewchen   |   Website: andrewchen.co

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7. Hiten Shah

Hiten is the founder of two SaaS companies, @CrazyEgg and KISSmetrics. He is known for his fresh approach towards content marketing and weekly curated content on entrepreneurship and product marketing.

Twitter: @hnshah   |   Website: Hitensim.com

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8. Jeff Walker

Jeff created the Product Launch Formula, and is the author of Launch. He is one of the biggest marketing trainers around and helps individuals successfully grow their business and live their dream life.

Twitter: @JeffWalker   |   Website: jeffwalker.com

9. Sujan Patel

Sujan is the co-author of 100 Days of Growth and co-founder of contentmarketer.io. He’s helped companies like Salesforce, TurboTax, Sony, Mint, and many others, acquire customers and grow their business. He writes primarily about content marketing.

Twitter: @Sujanpatel   |   Website: Sujanpatel.com

SUJAN PATEL WILL BE SPEAKING AT STARTCON 2016 IN SYDNEY ON NOV. 26-27. GET TICKETS NOW OR ENTER OUR COMPETITION FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A DOUBLE PASS.

ehsan-bg-198010. Ehsan Jahandarpour

Ehsan is the creator of the Advanced Growth Hacking program. He is known for his pioneering approach towards growth hacking strategies. Ehsan helped companies like Microsoft, PETRONAS, BBDO, and other startups grow in the early days.

Twitter: @jahandarpour   |   Website: Jahandarpour.com

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Chloe Potvin
Chloe Potvin is a contributing small business writer for Kochie's Business Builders.

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