Sujan Patel is a data-driven marketer and entrepreneur. He has over 12 years of internet marketing experience and grew the digital marketing agency Single Grain to over $3 million in revenue. Before starting Single Grain, he developed and managed several successful in-house SEO departments and teams at various firms. Over the years, he has helped all types
Sujan Patel is a data-driven marketer and entrepreneur. He has over 12 years of internet marketing experience and grew the digital marketing agency Single Grain to over $3 million in revenue. Before starting Single Grain, he developed and managed several successful in-house SEO departments and teams at various firms. Over the years, he has helped all types of companies including eCommerce, SasS, online communities, and many more across a spectrum of industries.
Sujan shares his strategies and growth tactics with thousands of businesses around the world by contributing articles to Forbes, Entrepreneur.com, Inc., WSJ, Fast Company, and dozens more. In 2015 he wrote two ebooks, 100 Days of Growth, which has sold over 10,000 copies, and Content Marketing Playbook, which is set to release later this year.
Sujan knows the “ins-and-outs” of digital marketing including growth hacking, SEO, content marketing, social media marketing, PPC, email marketing, and conversion rate optimization.
Advisor @ I advise the Realty Mogul team on growth and marketing From September 2015 to Present (2 months) VP of Marketing @ I’m the head of the growth team at When I Work, this means that I do whatever it takes to move things up and to the right. When I Work was a client of mine for 2 years before I started full time in summer 2014.
• Helped grow When I Work to 900% in revenue over the last 3 years
• Hired & currently manage a team of 8, including a developer & designer
• Achieved an average of 10,000 new trials a month
• Doubled conversion rates for trial to customer
• Improved blog traffic by 10 times from 20,000 monthly visitors to 200,000
• Developed a program to enable our customers to help augment our marketing efforts
I’m very metrics-driven and I think outside of the box. Here are a few Use Cases from my experience at When I Work:
• My latest growth hack increased When I Work’s conversion rate 4x
• I’ve done over 100 A/B tests to find methods that have resulted a 300% increase in conversion rate
• I’ve doubled organic traffic to wheniwork.com over the last 12 months
• I completely re-architected our email marketing efforts, which resulted in a 300% increase in traffic From July 2014 to Present (1 year 4 months) Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul AreaFounder & CEO @ Founded Single Grain in 2005 as a part-time consulting venture and grew it from nothing. In 2009 ran the business full time and developed it into the well-known digital marketing agency it is today with 23 employees, 45 clients, and over $2 million in revenue.
Developed and executed strategic digital marketing strategy for clients including SEO, content marketing, PPC, social media, and conversation rate optimization.
Had opportunities to work with a broad range of clients from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, such as Warby Parker, Anki, About.me, RingCentral, CafePress, Mint, TurboTax, BlueHost, LinkedIn, and Sony. From March 2005 to December 2013 (8 years 10 months) San Francisco Bay AreaSr. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager @ Built and managed organic traffic team, developed entire strategy for all of Oversee.net’s major properties and created best practices for SEO, content marketing, and social media marketing.
Achieved top 5 search engine rankings for LowFares.com across 6 highly competitive keywords including “flights”, “cheap flights”, “cheap tickets”, “discount airfare”, “airline tickets”, and “cheap hotels” in only 12 months.
Generated over $1 million in revenue from SEO traffic. Added over 3000 pages of content to boost long tail traffic and social media marketing efforts. Also increased number of inbound links to 105,000 from 33,000 via link building, and content marketing efforts.
Managed organic traffic on other Oversee.net major properties including Degrees.com, Low.com, and IdentityTheft.com. From October 2007 to February 2009 (1 year 5 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaSEO Analyst @ Developed and implemented SEO and social media marketing strategies to establish top 10 rankings for www.docshop.com for highly competitive elective health keywords.
Built and executed Social Media Marketing strategy and managed a team of 6 to implement current and future SEO strategies. Created a network of websites and blogs to help increase inbound links, search engine rankings, traffic, and revenue. From January 2007 to September 2007 (9 months) Greater San Diego AreaSearch Engine Optimization Analyst @ Conducted detailed analysis of websites to develop link building strategies and on-page SEO improvements.
Achieved top 10 rankings for keyword “mesothelioma” (one of the hardest keywords in the SEO industry) for Cedars Sinai.
Organized internal internet marketing processes to optimize productivity, which cut new website marketing implementation time by 30%. From April 2006 to November 2006 (8 months) Orange County, California AreaSearch Engine Optimization Specialist @ Developed search engine optimization and link building strategies for key clients. Researched and implemented latest link building tactics. From June 2004 to April 2006 (1 year 11 months) Orange County, California Area
University of California, Irvine From 2004 to 2005 Sujan Patel is skilled in: Entrepreneurship, SEO, Content Marketing, SEM, PPC, Social Media Marketing, Web Marketing, Growth Hacking, Online Marketing, Link Building, Digital Marketing, Blogging, Conversion Optimization, Email Marketing, Website Development, Keyword Research, User Experience, Digital Strategy, Mobile Marketing