What is Growth Hacking?

Day 1 · Lesson 5 · 6 minutes


A set of tactics and best practices for dealing with user growth

1. Wisdom from the greats. Check out these resources 

  1. "A Growth Hacker is someone whose true North is growth" - Sean Ellis, Dropbox
  2. "Growth Hackers are a hybrid of Marketers and Coders." - Andrew Chen, Blogger

2. How did it all start? Know your history, yo! 

  1. 2010: Sean Ellis - coined the term "Growth Hacker"
  2. 2012: Andrew Chen - brought fame and interest to the phrase