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Neil Patel and Eric Siu bring you daily ACTIONABLE digital marketing lessons that they've learned through years of being in the trenches. Whether you have a new website or you're an established business, you'll learn the latest SEO, content marketing, social media, email marketing, conversion optimization and general online marketing strategies that work today from people that actually practice marketing and operate businesses.
Approaching 100M downloads with 2,500+ episodes, you're sure to find something that will help you grow faster. Also don't forget to subscribe to our Marketing School YouTube channel to get more marketing goodness.

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Neil Patel and Eric Siu bring you daily ACTIONABLE digital marketing lessons that they've learned through years of being in the trenches. Whether you have a new website or you're an established business, you'll learn the latest SEO, content marketing, social media, email marketing, conversion optimization and general online marketing strategies that work today from people that actually practice marketing and operate businesses.
Approaching 100M downloads with 2,500+ episodes, you're sure to find something that will help you grow faster. Also don't forget to subscribe to our Marketing School YouTube channel to get more marketing goodness.

    The #1 Strategy to Break $1M as an Agency Owner

    The #1 Strategy to Break $1M as an Agency Owner

    In this bonus episode, we give you a sneak peek into what our Agency Owners Association (AOA) hangouts look like. Our discussion revolves around the challenges of maintaining quality while scaling a business and managing negative feedback, factors that make an agency attractive for sale, insights on upselling existing customers, and expanding service offerings to increase revenue and retention.

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    Check out more of Eric’s content (Leveling UP YT) and Neil’s videos (Neil Patel YT) 
     
    TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:


    (00:00) Introduction to the Coaching Call


    (00:30) Balancing Quality and Scale


    (07:36) Factors in Selling an Agency


    (09:30) Investing to Break Through to Seven Figures


    (13:12) Upselling Existing Customers


    (14:27) Expanding Service Offerings


    (15:52) Leveraging Organic Reach


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    • 16 min
    Why rebranding is a mistake most of the time (ConvertKit to Kit), Google AI Overviews only impacts 15% of queries; down from 84%, Gary Vee on the #1 marketing opportunity in 2024, Why productized services are not actual services

    Why rebranding is a mistake most of the time (ConvertKit to Kit), Google AI Overviews only impacts 15% of queries; down from 84%, Gary Vee on the #1 marketing opportunity in 2024, Why productized services are not actual services

    In episode #2763, we discuss ConvertKit's rebranding to Kit and the potential drawbacks of the name change. We also touch on AI overviews in Google search results, the marketing opportunities of organic social media and the limitations of productized services as a business model.

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    TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:


    (00:00) Today's topic: Is rebranding a mistake?, Google AI Overviews impact 15% of queries, & Gary Vee on 2024 marketing


    (01:00) Why Rebranding Is A Mistake Most Of The Time (ConvertKit to Kit)


    (10:32) Google AI Overviews Only Impacts 15% of queries; down from 84%


    (15:53) Gary Vee on the #1 marketing opportunity in 2024


    (18:32) Why productized services are not actual services


    (21:39) That’s it for today! Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe!


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    • 21 min
    2024 bankruptcies show where the economy is really at, Are plus-sized and trans beauty queens good for beauty pageants?, and The best marketing strategy ever (Instagram)

    2024 bankruptcies show where the economy is really at, Are plus-sized and trans beauty queens good for beauty pageants?, and The best marketing strategy ever (Instagram)

    In episode #2762, we discuss the United States' debt, consumer debt, potential bank failures, commercial real estate, interest rates, inflation, and social issues affecting businesses. We also tackle marketing strategies, viral videos, and unrealistic expectations in relationships.

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    TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:


    (00:00) Today's topic: 2024 bankruptcies show where the economy is really at, Are plus-sized and trans beauty queens good for beauty pageants?, and The best marketing strategy ever (Instagram)


    (01:00) 2024 bankruptcies show where the economy is really at


    (10:39) Are plus-sized and trans beauty queens good for beauty pageants?


    (15:07) The best marketing strategy ever (Instagram)


    (19:25) That’s it for today! Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe!


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    • 18 min
    Canva's $26B SEO strategy, Communities gaining SEO traffic, & A cautionary tale for affiliate sites

    Canva's $26B SEO strategy, Communities gaining SEO traffic, & A cautionary tale for affiliate sites

    In episode #2761, we discuss Canva's valuation drop from $40B to $26B, yet they still get 209M visitors monthly and have 290K referring domains. Their SEO strategy focuses on holiday and event templates, generating high volume and cheap traffic. We also cover the rise of hate accounts, the value of community-generated content, and an affiliate site's cautionary tale of losing search visibility.

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    TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:


    (00:00) Today's topic: Canva's $26B SEO strategy, Communities gaining SEO traffic, & A cautionary tale for affiliate sites


    (01:00) Canva's $26B SEO strategy


    (10:29) Communities gaining SEO traffic


    (13:27) A cautionary tale for affiliate sites


    (18:34) That’s it for today! Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe!


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    • 18 min
    96% of sites ranking in top 10 have 1000+ links

    96% of sites ranking in top 10 have 1000+ links

    Need marketing help? Visit: https://www.singlegrain.com/
    Want to scale your agency? Join AOA here: https://marketingschool.io/agency
    Want to recruit great marketers? Find the best talent here: https://marketingschool.io/hire 

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    In episode #2760, we reference a study that found 96% of websites ranking in the top 10 results have at least 1,000 backlinks. We discuss the impact of brand queries, user signals on ranking, angel investing, and the challenges and returns associated with it. 

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    TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:


    (00:00) Today's topic: 96% of sites ranking in top 10 have 1000+ links 


    (17:50) That’s it for today! Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe!


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    • 17 min
    Site removes ads and traffic explodes 113%, Why Sam Sulek's views are falling, Neil’s business acquisition story, GPT-4o destroys HOA - how this will affect businesses, & more

    Site removes ads and traffic explodes 113%, Why Sam Sulek's views are falling, Neil’s business acquisition story, GPT-4o destroys HOA - how this will affect businesses, & more

    In episode #2759, we discuss the impact of removing ads from websites on organic visibility, the decline of fame and the importance of branding in B2B marketing, the power of webinars and different approaches to selling, and the role of homeowners associations (HOAs) and the use of AI in dealing with them.

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    TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:


    (00:00) Today's topic: Site removes ads and traffic explodes 113%, Why Sam Sulek's views are falling, Neil’s business acquisition story, GPT-4o destroys HOA - how this will affect businesses, Joe Biden is hiring a meme master for $85k, The webinar that created a $200M/year business


    (01:00) Site removes ads and traffic explodes 113%


    (03:47) Why Sam Sulek's views are falling


    (04:47) Neil’s business acquisition story


    (14:04) GPT-4o destroys HOA - how this will affect businesses 


    (17:13) Joe Biden is hiring a meme master for $85k


    (17:44) The webinar that created a $200M/year business


    (22:21) That’s it for today! Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe!


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    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

scootervm71 ,

Never miss an episode!

I usually start my day with the podcast. I love the short format and it’s always packed with great info. And, Eric and Neil are so authentic and fun that it’s an easy listen.

Doa Savas ,

This is not a Podcast, this is a commercial

All 5-star reviews must be paid actors. There’s no way anyone enjoys a 10-minute podcast with 8 minutes of commercials. This isn’t a marketing education podcast; it’s just one big commercial! :D

Ejf11118888 ,

Sometimes i start my day with it.

It’s a great pod. It was better when it was shorter. Content seems to have changed from actionable items to do in your marketing to just whatever they feel like talking about. A lot of talk about how great they are and how much their businesses are worth now. The show has gotten longer - maybe because of the addition of ads, i get it… monetize where you can, but can you please get rid of that insanely annoying kid ad for LinkedIn! Please!

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