Vin Clancy: Getting There Twice As Fast Through Growth Hacking (out of the archives)

In this episode, I’m reaching into the archives to revisit my chat with Vin Clancy – a famous growth hacker who has worked with everyone from the tech elite to the Royal Family. Listen in as he shares his fascinating story and demystifies growth hacking.  

Topics include:

  • The driving force behind Vin’s explosive growth and how he approaches it differently from many “one hit” wonders
  • A counterintuitive approach to motivation he discovered during his toughest financial times
  • Vin’s personal definition of growth hacking and how it influenced the structure of his latest book
  • The four most important elements of growth hacking and how to make sure you are always including them in your own projects
  • How to avoid launch fatigue
  • How to use Twitter to fill up your rooms when public speaking
  • Vin’s method for staying in touch with thousands of people
  • How to avoid “contamination” from the news and stay focused on the things that move your business forward
  • And Much More!

Growth hacking’s “enfant terrible,” Vin Clancy is one of the most infamous marketers in the world, known for his cutting-edge growth hacks and genius business ideas. (He also looks awesome). His growth hacking book raised over $100,000 in pre-orders, which he supported with a 100-date speaking tour in ten countries around the world. He has spoken in over 40 different cities in ten different countries.

He has been featured in publications like Fortune, Buzzfeed, The Daily Telegraph, The New Statesman, Wired, Vice, Inc., and many more. Vin teaches company founders, influencers, and marketing managers how to grow their companies through a combination of rapid social media growth and guerrilla community management tactics in his private coaching groups, and through consulting with Marketing executives. His talks at conferences and events around the world focus on marketing, sales, social media, and writing. His “growth hacking in real time” talk was voted best talk at SXSW V2V in Las Vegas.

Vin also founded the online magazines and, which received nearly 20 million page views with zero marketing spend in their first two years, while content he has overseen for other clients has received over 150 million page views so far. His new book, Ace The Game: The 100 Best Growth Hacks in the World Right Now, is going to be the most important marketing and business book of 2018.

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