Episode #713
How to Run and Manage Your Marketing Experiments 
July 14, 2018

In episode #713, Eric and Neil discuss how and why you need to manage your experiments. Tune in to hear how you can manage marketing experiments successfully.

TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: How to Run and Manage Your Marketing Experiments
  • [00:35] Neil likes to use Trello to manage his marketing experiments.
  • [00:45] Everyone puts their ideas on the board and then they pick the best ones.
  • [01:00] Don’t spend six months on something that doesn’t work. Start with smaller experiments.
  • [01:22] Eric uses Asana Premium to organize his experiments.
  • [01:58] GrowthHackers Northstar is a great tool, but Neil thinks they won’t be around much longer.
  • [02:25] Make sure you’re spending time and energy on things you can get done quickly.
  • [02:50] Everyone had a different perspective, which is why it’s great to get input and ideas from everyone on your team.
  • [03:31] Only 1 in 12 experiments actually succeeds.
  • [03:48] Neil thinks that stat means that whoever is running your experiments sucks.
  • [04:05] Don’t forget to do qualitative studies.
  • [05:15] If you’ve been running experiments for a long time, this is when you need to do something more drastic and crazy to move the needle.
  • [05:45] Northstar uses the ICE Framework.
  • [06:07] Eric recommends that you read Managing Oneself by Peter Drucker, a management guru.
  • [06:45] You should have a feedback analysis tool to see who on your team is killing it.
  • [07:05] If you’re not being scientific about your experimentation process, you are going to fly off the rails.
  • [07:30] Don’t operate solely off your “gut feeling”; use qualitative and quantitative data to come to your conclusions.
  • [07:44] That’s it for today!
  • [07:47] Go to Singlegrain.com/Giveaway for a special marketing tool giveaway!

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