About the Episode:

In today’s episode, we’re talking to Neil Patel, the prolific seven-figure digital marketer and co-founder of Crazy Egg, Hello Bar, and KISSmetrics.

Neil is a prolific digital marketer by anyone he’s ever worked with – and throughout his career, he’s helped companies like Amazon, NBC, GM, and Viacom grow their revenue through his digital marketing consulting. Neil’s been named a top marketer and entrepreneur from major publications like the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Entrepreneur Magazine.

Neil also teaches various online marketing courses, co-hosts the Marketing School podcast, and somehow finds time to write New York Times best-selling books like Hustle: the Power to Change Your Life with Money, Meaning and Momentum.

In Today’s Episode, We Talk About:

02:02 What business he’s found the most challenging to run.
02:27 What was the most challenging aspect of running his early consulting businesses.
02:57 What kind of value propositions he’d lean on in the past to convince clients to hire him.
06:05 The most important deal he’s ever been a part of closing.
06:52 What he looks for when he hires new salespeople.
08:13 Kissmetrics first major client.
12:37The most impressive sales person he’s ever met.
16:09 How he pitches new clients.
17:10 Negotiations he’s had in the past that have been particularly difficult.
19:06 The best investment he’s ever made in terms of building his selling skills.


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Connect with My Guest:

Neil's blog: Quicksprout

Neil on LinkedIn and Twitter

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Ryan Robinson

Writer, side project aficionado, and part-time entrepreneur. Join me here, on ryrob.com to learn how to start a blog and build a profitable side business. Let’s chat on Twitter about business and side projects.

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