Silicon Beach Fest

Get More Users: Growth Hacking for Startups

August 25, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Marina Del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
13534 Bali Way
Marina del Rey
CA 90292

This talk intends to deliver, in real-time, real value to attendants; including how to quickly grow a community online, forming a substantial pre-launch strategy, how to ensure your emails and tweets get seen/answered, creating easy workflows, content marketing and user acquisition. Attendees will leave with many practical methods that will be useful in executing a growth strategy (free) applicable to many industries, actionable immediately. This session will uncover the tips and tricks the big startups have used, as well as secret hacks Vincent has used with clients he has worked with at his agency, Magnific.

What you’ll learn:

  1. An introduction to the “hacker mindset” and how you can use it to quadruple your company’s growth
  2. A step-by-step on how to rapidly grow your social media communities and get free traffic/users/feedback from Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  3. Outlining a perfect pre-launch strategy to gather emails so you have users on day one
  4. A brief outline of how to hack PR coverage, and some tactics to quickly boost your SEO
  5. An overview of the most up-to-date tactics and software to enable efficient email marketing, sales, and productivity


– Vincent Dignan, Magnific, Founder CEO. Vincent is a growth hacking expert, who completed Techstars London. He has scaled two websites to over one million visitors a month. He will be giving an updated version of the talk which was voted best workshop at SXSW V2V in Las Vegas last summer. @vincentdignan