|Born||April 24, 1985|
|Alma mater||Cypress Community College|
|Years active||2010 - present|
|Organization||Crazy Egg, Kissmetrics and Neil Patel Digital LLC|
|Known for||Digital marketing, social media marketing, Ubersuggest|
|Net worth||$30 million|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Television||Neil Patel YouTube channel|
|Relatives||Amee Patel (sister)|
|Awards||U.S. House of Representatives Congressional Recognition|
Neil Patel (born April 24, 1985) is a British digital marketing entrepreneur, a New York Times best seller, marketing expert, speaker, and internet personality. Neil Patel is the co-founder of Crazy Egg, Kissmetrics and Neil Patel Digital LLC. Neil is best known for his work in digital marketing, social media marketing and as the creator of Ubersuggest - a keyword analytics. Neil Patel had previously co-founded few other successful companies that were sold out like Quicksprout. He has about a decade of experience working in digital marketing. In 2013 Neil was recognized by then President Barack Obama as one of the top 100 entrepreneurs under the age of 30. In 2017 Neil was recognized by the United Nations as one of the top 100 entrepreneurs under the age of 35. The United States House of Representatives awarded him the congressional award in 2015. Forbes named Neil Patel as one of the top-10 marketing experts of 2014.
The Digital marketing industry is full of voices. The very nature of digital marketing, whether it’s paid search, SEO, email marketing or social media marketing, creates a strong incentive for those who promote online marketing services. This creates a lot of noise, and finding the right information can be tricky to a business leader or entrepreneur trying to figure out what’s what. It can be daunting to know where to start or who to trust. However, there are some of them which, based on their service records have come to established a good reputation over time. It is therefore, important that you are aware of this risk that you may research carefully on who you want to hand your marketing project to.
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Early life[edit source | edit]
Neil Patel was born in London, England, in 1985. At the age of two, his parents emigrated with him and his sister, Amee to the United States and settled in Orange County, California, where he became surrounded with relatives and family friends who were hardworking entrepreneurs and owners of businesses that were striving. Influenced by his uncles, Neil said he knew from the time he was a kid that he was cut-out to be an entrepreneur too.
Following after his cousins, from his high school days at John F. Kennedy High School, California, Neil sold burned CDs for $2 or $3, but shortly switched to a more profitable business - the selling of black boxes. He would purchase cable black boxes from eBay and resell. But as a matter of legal concerns, he got a permit from the State Board of Equalization and began reselling automobile parts.
At the age 15, Neil Patel gain his first employment as a cleaner with better pay than the others then at Knott’s Berry Farm, California. But left the farm three months later for Quality Systems, where he went door to door for the sales of Kirby vacuum cleaner worth a thousand six hundred dollars ($1,600) each, for a commission on sale. A year after with Quality System, his sister Amee introduced Neil to Oracle consultant, where he learned about Monster.com and inspired by its business model, he launched his first online venture - a job board website known as Advice Monkey at the age of 16 with his savings. He paid some marketing companies to help him grow the site, but he ended up being ripped off, and this affected his website very negatively. This was the defining moment he realizes the potentials that digital Marketing holds, so he started learning about it to drive traffic to his website himself, taking his first step towards building his career as a digital marketer. And Advice Monkey earned some popularity a few months later, but failed to record much success as it wasn't transactional.
While still in Kennedy's High, California, Neil Patel took his sister’s advice and enrolled in Cypress Community College, where he took general education courses, and few years later he became an SEO consultant - being consulted for a $3,500 per month SEO services, following a speech he gave in Speech 101 class on how search engines works. And this was the start of his career in digital marketing.
Personal Life[edit source | edit]
Neil Patel keeps most of his personal life personal, but he come from a humble background. His mother was once a teacher in London, his dad once worked for one of his uncles. His mother ran a daycare business when she left teaching, which did pretty well but wasn't enough to make a wealthy family.
Meanwhile, writing on his blog, Quicksprout, about how a day in his life looks like, Neil concludes by giving credit to his assistant, Aleisha Faggiolli, for being the brain behind his organized life. So, some people guess he doesn't have a wife. But Neil Patel has a wife and a child.
Career[edit source | edit]
Neil Patel started his digital marketing career in 2001 at the age of 16 - today he is involved in tens of digital marketing related projects.
Advice Monkey (2001 - 2002)[edit source | edit]
At the age of 16, Neil establishes his first business, a job-board website named Advice Monkey. Despite being successfully ranked on Google for job and career search keywords, which generated about 100,000 monthly visitors, he still shut it down for not generating enough money to make it transactional.
Advantage Consulting Services (2002 - )[edit source | edit]
Neil co-founded an SEO company named Advantage Consulting Service (ACS) with Hiten Shah his sister’s then-boyfriend and now-husband in 2002. The company elicited the interest of some notable brands like Amazon, General Motor, Microsoft, Samsung and HP, which boast Neil's career making him increasingly notable in digital marketing. From 2006 onwards, ACS was making sales upto $3 million annually.
ProNet Advertising Blog (2002 - )[edit source | edit]
Neil Patel started blogging professionally with his ProNet Advertising Blog in 2002, where he let people in on his wealth of knowledge about digital marketing, such as SEO techniques to grow a website traffic, email marketing techniques and blogging advice both his blog (PNA) and on other publications like TechCrunch, Entrepreneur Magazine and Moz. Thus, in 2005, Neil Patel was ranked as one of the top influencers on the web by the Wall Street Journal.
About 6 months ago, no one in the online marketing industry knew about me yet in the last few months I have been covered in multiple trade publications such as the Wall Street Journal. I’ve also had job offers of six figures that would have let me finish college and work from home. A six figure income isn’t enough to retire on by any stretch but at 21 years old these aren’t bad offers at all.
With a bit of hard work and a few other tricks, you can become a rock star in your industry and get the reputation that makes money.— Neil Patel
Crazy Egg (2006 - present)[edit source | edit]
In 2006, a short time after finishing his degree at Cypress College, California, Neil Patel co-founded with Hiten Shah his first lucrative venture: Crazy Egg - a web analytics and SEO service company. The company helped businesses flourish with increased visitors and engaging content on their websites. Neil Patel’s influence in digital marketing grew with his businesses through Crazy Egg, and he was offered $5 million to sell the company in 2010, but he declined the offer. In 2012, Crazy Egg and Neil Patel bought Hello bar.
Quick Sprout Blog (2007 - present)[edit source | edit]
Neil Patel launched the Quick Sprout blog in 2007, where he share advice on how to establish a successful online brand in a short time. The company grew almost quickly and garnered about $1 million annual revenue few years after its launched.
Kissmetrics (2008 - present)[edit source | edit]
In 2008 Neil Patel partnered again with Hiten Shah to form KISSmetrics - a platform designed for guiding small and large businesses to flourish. Several investments from notable angle investors like Dave McClure and Nils Johnson were secured by 2009. However, Neil left the company in 2015, the same year he also started a $100,000 monthly challenge by launching a nutrition-related blog.
Following his successes as an digital marketing entrepreneur, Neil began mentoring other digital marketers, and started being recognized for his contributions towards helping other companies succeed in their marketing strategy. Former President Barrack Obama named him among the top 100 under 30 entrepreneurs, the United Nations listed him as one of the top 100 entrepreneurs under 35 years of age, and Forbes listed him as one of the top 10 marketing experts of 2014. The United States House of Representatives also awarded him a Congressional Recognition, while Entrepreneur Magazine said he created one of the 100 most brilliant companies in the world.
Neil Patel Digital LLC (2017 - present)[edit source | edit]
Ubersuggest (2018 - present)[edit source | edit]
In Media[edit source | edit]
Marketing School (podcast)[edit source | edit]
Neil co-founded Marketing School - a daily podcast in February 2017 with the entrepreneur Eric Siu. Marketing School is considered by many as one of the most popular digital marketing podcasts.
Publications[edit source | edit]
- Hustle: The Power to Charge Your Life with Money, Meaning, and Momentum
Neil Patel co-authored a book titled 'Hustle: The Power to Charge Your Life with Money, Meaning and Momentum' with Patrick Vlaskovits and Jonas Koffler. Published in 2016, the book is some sort of a career guide which has garnered great audiences and soon was included on both The New York Times and Los Angeles Times best-seller lists as well as IndieBound bestseller. Fortune magazine said it's a 'must-read for any entrepreneur'.
Awards and Recognition[edit source | edit]
- Congressional Recognition by the U.S. House of Representatives.
Net worth[edit source | edit]
Neil Patel net worth is $30 million in 2021. Neil Patel blogs, such as Crazy Egg, QuickSprout each gets about 2.3 million visitors per month. Neil has grown his finance overtime by investing some of his revenue from digital marketing into other promising businesses that show signs of being successful in the future. For example, when the private company Walk Score, which measures the value of various amenities in an environment such as restaurants, schools, parks and provides walkability services and apartment search tools, was established in 2007, Neil invested in Walk Score. Then, within a short while, many real estate applications began including it with the description of their homes, and shortly afterward, Redfin - a real estate brokerage acquired Walk Score. Being a stakeholder, Neil was paid $40,000 in addition to having shares in Redfin, which at the time didn't make any public offering to sell its shares. After Redfin eventually made its initial public offering, Neil Patel sold his shares for $88,000, making $128,000 from a business he invested few thousand dollars in. Neil Patel had also invested about $25,000 in a budding business dubbed Remitly, which returns on investment a few years later yielded $425,000.
In addition to being a digital marketer, an angel investor, Neil Patel is also a published author. He co-authored the book “Hustle: The Power to Charge Your Life with Money, Meaning, and Momentum” with Patrick Vlaskovits and Jonas Koffler. Published in 2016, the book turned out to be a USA Today, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and IndieBound bestseller.
Neil Patel Store[edit source | edit]
This is a top-10 list of Neil Patel best selling products or services that you can click-through to placed an order right now.
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Neil Patel Gallery[edit source | edit]
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Frequently Asked Questions[edit source | edit]
Is Neil Patel from India?[edit source | edit]
No. Neil Patel is a British. But his parents are Indians.
Is Neil Patel married?[edit source | edit]
Yes. Neil Patel is married.
What is Neil Patel Net worth?[edit source | edit]
See Also[edit source | edit]
References[edit source | edit]
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- "Former Agency Co-CEOs Reunite At Neil Patel Digital". Mediapost.com. Retrieved January 3, 2021.
- "Ubersuggest By Neil Patel: Is This Freemium SEO Tool Any Good?". Spell Out Marketing. April 1, 2019. Retrieved January 3, 2021.
- Team, The Penguin. "Our Five Favorite Marketing School Podcast Episodes". www.penguinstrategies.com. Retrieved January 3, 2021.
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- "Business Books - Best Sellers - Oct. 9, 2016 - The New York Times". The New York Times. October 9, 2016. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved January 3, 2021.
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