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Six Pixels of Separation Podcast


Oct 29, 2023

Welcome to episode #903 of Six Pixels of Separation - The ThinkersOne Podcast.

Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - The ThinkersOne Podcast - Episode #903. In an era bedazzled by emerging marketing platforms and technologies co-mingling with fickle algorithms, Neil Patel stands as a beacon for modern marketers — illuminating not just the untamed frontiers of digital strategy, but also the classic routes that brands should never abandon. Sure, we’re awash with shiny new marketing platforms and tactics (ready for comment marketing?), but Neil reminds us that these are just that: Tools. They are not substitutes for foundational strategies that have stood the test of time — Search Engine Optimization, content marketing, and customer engagement. Sure, digital trends shift, but consumer needs remains constant. Neil's genius lies in his alchemical skills, blending the latest tools with timeless wisdom - all of which has culminated in the success of his own agency, NP Digital. What makes Neil stand out is not only his finger-on-the-pulse insights, but his ability to declutter the digital landscape. His marketing playbooks are veritable treasure maps, where X (not the Twitter X) marks the perfect blend of new-age tactics and old-school strategies. When Neil speaks of conversion optimization, he’s not dismissing the art of crafting a compelling story or the tried-and-true method of A/B testing. He’s layering them with behavioral analytics and data points, evolving the process without losing the essence. His mantra could very well be: "Innovate, but don't alienate." One thing is clear: Innovation and tradition are not oil and water in Neil’s marketing strategy blend. Neil is a New York Times Bestselling author. The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer, Forbes says he is one of the top 10 marketers, and Entrepreneur Magazine says he created one of the 100 most brilliant companies. He was recognized as a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 30 by President Barack Obama and a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 35 by the United Nations. My new business, ThinkersOne, is also a client of NP Digital - so I was eager to chat with someone who has walked a similar professional path to mine, and then intersects again as I become a client of his. Enjoy the conversation...