Ideas: Growth Hacking Ideas for a Startup

Today's Topic is "Growth Hacking Ideas for a Startup".
  1. Create a blog and start blogging about your interests.
  2. Build relationships with other "Thought Leaders" in your area of specialty.
  3. Utilize LinkedIn to find potential customers and Thought Leaders.
  4. Start utilizing Social Media Mining to help you know where your customers are and how to reach them.
  5. Offer "Special Offers" or your services or products.
  6. Use YouTube to host some videos about yourself and what services or products you have to offer.  Also consider what you can do in these video's to set you apart from everyone else.
  7. Do "Co-Op" work with others.  Try to work with your mentors or other Thought Leaders in your specialty area to help grow your brand and to provide value to your customers and the people you are working with.
  8. Teach others what you know.  
  9. Do volunteer or Pro-Bono work in your area of specialty to add value to your brand and to your community.
  10. Be a connector.  Strive to always be "connecting" people and businesses together. You may not see the value in this effort in the short term, but in the long term this will pay off with big dividends.
If you have any ideas or thoughts on any of the ideas listed here, please leave a comment.