Are you looking for a way to growth hack your business? Then, these 81+ growth hacking tools are just what you need! They will help you growth hack your site's traffic, increase conversions, boost sales, and more.
Growth hacking is nothing other than low-cost highly effective marketing and within this list, I cover 80+ different growth hacking tools that we personally approve of within our Growth Hacking Course, the Growth Hacking Bootcamp.
This article covers tools from all walks of Growth Hacking including SEO tools, proxies, automation tools, scrapers, content generators, and much more!
If you'd like to recommend a certain tool to the list then feel free to send over your recommendation to k(at)growthhackingbootcamp.co!
Semrush is a full-suite SEO tool that's an absolute must for anyone looking to boost their overall Social Engine Optimization. They cover everything from backlinks to keyword research.
Ahrefs is one of the most powerful free SEO tools available today. It allows you to track backlinks, find broken links, check out competitor backlink profiles, and much more.
Whois is not only an excellent domain provider but is also an excellent resource for finding out who owns a certain website. You can't always verify a particular site's ownership, especially if they purchased a privacy plan, but in the instance that they didn't, you're able to obtain both their emails & in some cases, phone numbers.
Canva is an excellent tool when it comes to both quick graphic design & video editing. I've personally used Canva on numerous occasions for stuff like Youtube Thumbnail generation to even quick TikTok ad edits and think it's a better tool for people looking for speed, or for people not too familiar with the more complex editing tools like Photoshop & Premiere Pro.
Convertkit is hands down my favorite warm email marketing tool. It's easy to use and excellent for keeping your email list engaged. What's cool about them is that they also offer text-only emails which are perfect for optimizing for the highest email marketing deliverability and they even go as far as giving users the ability to build landing pages directly through ConvertKit without the use of any additional software.
Make is the bread & butter of any growth hacker looking to automate their business without hiring any additional staff. It essentially serves as the glue of the internet, just like N8N & Zapier, and allows you to mix & match applications for the attainment of a certain process. I've used Make (formerly Integromat) to even go as far as building SaaS solutions.
N8N is an alternative to Make & Zapier and differs in pricing & capabilities. It's a self-hosted solution meaning that you'll have to host it on your own server, but the upside is that the tool is 100% free.
Zapier is the OG of automation solutions. What I like about Zapier is that often if a certain module is missing from Make or N8N you can typically find it on Zapier. One of the downsides though is the Zapier pricing, which can add up quickly when you're looking to automate a lot of tasks.
Bubble.io is a tool from the future. It's basically a no-code builder which allows you to build stuff like websites, SaaS solutions, and much more. I've used it on numerous occasions and I must admit that there is a bit of a learning curve when it comes to mastering it but once you do, the opportunities are endless.
Unicorn Builder is my go-to whenever I need to spin up a quick website for a business I am launching. I typically spin up a quick MVP on Unicorn with a key focus on the copywriting and offer, and only once the MVP proves itself, do I dedicate time to good web design & branding. Unicorn is honestly the easiest-to-use website builder out there.
I love forums. I love them so much that I once decided to build one myself around the topic of Growth Hacking. After much research, I came across Discourse which is a solution that many top businesses use. It's basically a pre-built forum template that you can use for whatever topic you wish to use it for and it comes pre-built with a ton of solutions ranging from anti-spam, moderation, email notifications, and much more.
As I mentioned, I use Unicorn for fast website spin-ups when I want to test a certain website or offer. Webflow is my more "luxurious" builder for websites & businesses that I want to double down on properly. The website you're reading this on is actually built on Webflow.
Phantombuster is an excellent tool for no-code automation, scrapes, DMs, and more. It comes ready with 40+ automation modules built for the most used social media platforms out there and lets you do cool stuff like scrape Google Maps, mass direct message a bunch of people on a wide of platforms, and more.
Snov.io was my first cold email outreach automation tool. I personally used it for quite some time with pretty good results and enjoyed the fact that you can not only automate your cold email outreach but also enrich your data at an affordable rate.
Texau is another marketing automation tool that you need to check out. It's just like Phantombuster in terms of what they offer but they a go step further when it comes to affordability, customer support, and making sure that all their modules are up to date.
Thinkific is an e-learning course hosting platform. Our Growth Hacking Course, at least the e-learning part of it, is hosted on Thinkific itself. All in all, it's a great tool and the team's desire to push the product to its best version possible is clearly visible. They not only offer e-learning hosting but even go as far as offering a payment solution, site building solution, and much more.
Speaking of community & payment gated access, Mighty Networks is definitely a solution that you need to check out. It's like the perfect mix between Discourse & Thinkific Spaces.
Grammarly is my go-to tool for spelling-checked, syntax-checked, and grammar-checked copywriting. The last thing I need when typing out a Facebook ad is the misuse of a silly word like "they're or there". Grammarly helps you avoid mistakes that can make your brand look bad. Definitely recommended to all Growth Hackers & Marketers.
Ubersuggest is the broke man's SEO tool. But the hook is in the fact that it's good. It provides 98% of all the functionalities you're bound to get from A Tier tools like Semrush, Ahrefs & Moz at a quarter of the price. What I also like about Ubersuggest is that you can purchase a lifetime deal on a specific project, making it that much more affordable.
I say this ALL THE TIME but I seriously mean it, Scrapebox is the Swiss Army Knife of Growth Hacking. It's a downloadable program that you pay for once and end up using for a lifetime. It offers everything from Search Engine Scraping, to auto-commenting, email & phone number collecting, and much more.
Octoparse is a very interesting tool in the fact that it's a data collector (or scraper) with a beginner-friendly graphical user interface. Instead of having to code out what you want to be collected from a certain site, you just open up Octoparse, select the elements you want to be collected, set up pagination, and you are done. Your data is being scraped. Oh, and did I mention that it's mostly FREE?
Parsehub is another GUI-enabled scraper. It's a less affordable alternative to Octoparse but is good enough to mention nonetheless.
Lemlist is the O.G. of cold email automation. They were one of the first well-built solutions out there popularizing cold email outreach. Definitely worth checking out if you've never heard of them before. I've used them on numerous occasions and like the fact that they have an inbuilt warming feature.
Warmupinbox is amongst my favorite email warming tools out there. I even made a video on how to use them a few years back when I used to do cold email outreach with providers like Gsuite. I like the fact that they also warm your domains with Outlook.
Leadenforce is a one-of-a-kind Growth Hacking Tool that compiles Facebook Groups into custom audiences for you to advertise to.
Hotjar is an interesting tool for seeing what people are doing on your website. It's a heat-mapping tool that lets you see what people are clicking & viewing on your site.
Hunter.io is my go-to tool for single & batch email enrichments. It's a little costly but definitely worth it when you consider the data quality.
RocketReach is another alternative for data enrichment. As I mentioned I use Hunter for single & batch email enrichments, but when I am looking for a phone number or social profiles I go to RocketReach.
FOMO is a website plugin that lets you have the same pop-ups you see on sites like Booking.com telling you that SOMEONE is currently viewing this accommodation, or that this place was just booked 10 minutes ago. Another artificial urgency generator.
Interesting solution for sending push notifications to your web visitors without them ever having to be on your site again. It's great for alerting them on future offers or on content updates.
Semflow is the best Search Engine Optimization chrome extension for websites built on Webflow. It gives you a checklist-based to-do list on how to optimize every single Webflow page of your site for the utmost ranking results.
Instant Data Scraper is a god sent chrome extension that allows you to scrape just about any website out there with 1 click. You open it, select the data you want scraped/collected, and let do its thing. Oh, plus it is free.
Mention notifies you whenever your brand is mentioned ANYWHERE on social media. It lets you engage with customers & prospects to maximize mentions as well as keep an eye out for potential PR meltdowns.
Neverbounce is my favorite, easiest to use, and most affordable email validation & bounce-checking tool. I love their API support as well which makes it easy to plug into bigger workflows using growth hacking tools like Zapier & Make.
VidIq is a Youtube Assistant Chrome extension that helps you out with video optimization checklists and Youtube search engine optimization. I've used this tool consistently to grow my Youtube Channel.
Moz is another great SEO tool that all marketers and growth hackers should check out if they're serious about 10xing their search engine optimization game.
SEO Meta is a free-to-use Chrome extension that fills you in on the technical SEO stats of both pages & websites. It lets you see stuff like the H1 & H2 that a certain page optimized for as well as other SEO-related things.
BrightData is a high quality reliable proxy solution that gives you the ability to onboard ready-to-use proxies for whatever application you're running. I like the fact that they have all proxies ranging from cheap data center ones, all the way up to the more expensive 4G solutions.
StormProxies is another proxy provider that we use quite often over at our Growth Hacking Course. It's not as "luxurious" as BrightData but is still a good source of cheap rotating proxies.
ScraperAPI is another rotating proxy provider that's worth mentioning. I like it because it integrates with tools like Scrapebox quite easily.
Airtable is every Growth Hackers version of Google Sheets. It's a cool tool and definitely worth checking out but I am still sold on free solutions like Sheets & Excel. (Don't hate me.)
Notion is like a Google Doc where you can adjust anything & do anything. You can use it to create to-do lists, collaboration docs, and much more.
Typeform is nothing other than a logic-enabled form and I've used it for crazy marketing stuff like lead generation landing page substitutes & customer experience surveys.
LeadsBridge is a must-have tool if you're doing a Linkedin or TikTok Lead Generation Ads and want your leads automatically added to a certain Email and/or SMS Flow. Logging into the ad platforms every hour or two to check for new leads can be very time-consuming and LeadsBridge fixes that issue very well.
ChatGPT is an AI ChatBot that's built on top of OpenAI's GPT3 model and when it comes to marketing it can produce cool stuff for you like emails, essays, meta descriptions, ad copies, and much more, all for FREE!
Dall-E 2 is a limited free-to-use artificial intelligence image generator that generates images for you based on your input. It's a very interesting tool and its applications are vast. Definitely worth checking out for tasks like Logo Creation and overall graphic design brainstorming.
Anyword is an AI-based copywriting tool alike to GPT-3. These tools are perfect for brainstorming, but not for creating the final product. Use it to eradicate your writer's block but don't try to fool Google with AI-generated content – they see through it.
Fiverr is literally the world's most cost-effective marketplace out there (after Microworkers) and gives you the ability to hire cheap marketing/growth hacking labor at an affordable rate.
Google Trends is a tool that allows you to see what's currently trending online. This is important for entrepreneurs & growth hackers because it gives you the ability to launch & position businesses according to trends.
Exploding Topics is a Google Trends alternative that goes as far as sending you both notifications & analyses of stuff that's currently trending online.
Loom is an easy-to-use screen recording software that records & hosts videos for you making it excellent for video-based outreaches.
Fireflies.ai is an automatic Zoom & Google Meets meeting recorder & transcriber. Excellent tool for sales calls & internal meetings.
eWebinar was a tool that I came across when I first started testing out webinars for my Growth Hacking Course, the Growth Hacking Bootcamp. The issue with most other webinar providers is that they literally charge an arm & a leg, especially if they offer both live & evergreen webinars. eWebinar doesn't, however, and is both super affordable and easy to use.
Ghost Browser is my go-to solution for scaled mass social media profile management. It's basically a browser where you can assign individual proxies to every individual tab making you untraceable to the platforms that you're using.
Miro is a fully customizable planning board that lets you plan out stuff on a wide array of formats including Kanban Boards, Brain Trees, and more. I use it for both planning & presentations.
Thunderbird is a growth hacking tool sent from heaven, especially if you're doing scaled cold email outreach campaigns. It's a FREE tool that you download that compiles all your email inboxes into a single app, allowing you to manage all your outreaches from one screen without having to constantly log in and log out from inboxes.
I host all my sites on Cloudflare mainly because of the security and the speed of DNS propagation (which is close to instant.)
Microworkers is a very interesting Growth Hacking Tool. It's basically a marketplace/job board for so-called "microjobs" and allows you to employ virtual assistants for small odd jobs like liking posts, direct messaging people, viewing content, and much more all for the cost of a few cents per job.
SMMPanel.net is another trustworthy and reliable SMM marketplace for likes, followers, and comment services across a wide array of social media platforms.
TweetHunter is a Twitter Automation & Optimization tool offering a wide array of services including Tweet Scheduling and New Follower Auto DMs. I know quite a few Twitter Influencers that swear by it.
Zoho Mail is the preferred inbox solution for all Cold Emailing efforts within our Growth Hacking Course, the Growth Hacking Bootcamp. The issue with other providers like Gsuite & Outlook is that either their deliverability sucks or their anti-spam measures are EXTREMELY sensitive. Zoho has none of those and is super cost-effective, especially when doing cold email outreaches at scale.
Just Another Panel is an SMM Panel that acts as a marketplace for like, follower, and comment services across a wide array of social media platforms.
Sendinblue offers a wide array of cost-effective solutions ranging from email marketing to SMTP solutions and even SMS marketing solutions. Definitely a tool you should check out.
Pipedrive is my CRM of choice when it comes down to B2B marketing. It's very easy to use and easy to plug into automation tools like Make & Zapier for further integrations with other B2B marketing tools like Sendinblue, Convertkit, and others.
Calendly is the go-to tool for anything call scheduling related. I use it for getting my consultation calls booked & having leads book discovery calls with me. What I really like about Calendly is that you can pay-gate certain events allowing you to be paid for calls.
Apify is another alternative to both Phantombuster & Texau in terms of automation scripts and is definitely worth checking out if you're into scraping, mass DMs, etc.
Anyleads is a sales automation software that offers email outreach & lead enrichment solutions. The funny thing is that they also own SellSaas.com (a white-label SaaS provider) so if you feel like you've seen them before but under a different brand, you're right.
Skype's VOIP is an excellent solution for getting 2-way numbers from abroad on a subscription basis. I've used Skype's phone number & VOIP solutions for both cold calling & verification purposes. What I also like about them is that you can buy local packages with pre-set minutes and save a ton of $$$ when calling.
ScrapingBee is self hosted API controlled scraper that's perfect for routinely scraping dynamic websites. I've personally used it to build a Data As A Service platform and can say that it's definitely one of the best Growth Hacking Tools out there.
Rss.app is an easy-to-use tool that scrapes websites & feeds and turns them into RSS Feeds. I've personally used them to build a data as a solution platform for Crypto and it worked extremely well at a very affordable rate.
Gmass is the perfect solution for Gmail mail merge. It originally started out as an internal mass-sending tool use by companies & small businesses to communicate with their own employees and small email lists but slowly developed into a jack of all trades with some using it for cold email, others for transactional emails, others for email verification, etc.
ThisPersonDoesn'tExist is a free AI Profile Picture Generator. Many people misuse this tool for scams & other shady practices but there are several marketing instances where it can be put to good use. Use it wisely.
Instantly has been my go-to Cold Email Outreach tool for about a year now. Fortunately enough, I was lucky to purchase their Appsumo lifetime deal at the beginning of their launch and now I have most of my cold email marketing needs taken care of for FREE. It does everything from warming domains up, to cold emailing and much more.
Twilio is a must-check-out for every Growth Hacker out there as they offer a wide variety of tools & APIs ranging from WhatsApp automation to SMS Marketing and more.
Clay.com is a very interesting data enrichment tool that not only gives you the emails of the prospects you want to reach out to but also uses GPT3 to create personalized emails for your outreach.
Analytics are the backbone of any Growth Hack and as of now, there's no better tool on the market other than Google's free Analytics solution. Now, of course, I am not the biggest fan of GA4 and prefer Universal Analytics much more…
Booking Agent Info is a hidden gem when it comes down to Influencer & Celebrity Marketing. It's essentially a database of publicly available contact details of both celebrities & influencers and gives you the ability to email or cold call the manager of notable individuals for business partnerships.
SocialBlade is one of the most reliable social media analytics tools out there and provides statistics for most of the major platforms out there including Youtube, Twitch, Twitter & Instagram. This is definitely a tool you'd want in your arsenal if you're doing any form of Influencer Marketing or are just interested in tracking the growth of your own content marketing efforts.
Join Secret is less of a growth hacking tool but more of a discount portal that I recommend EVERYBODY checks out. They offer discounts on all the most used tools out there like Stripe, Notion, and AWS. Oh, and they offer a white label.
Amazon Simple Email Service is the most affordable solution out there for Growth Hacking your email marketing. They essentially offer an SMTP solution that has good deliverability and allows you to send up to 50,000 emails per day for free.
Ever wanted to remove the background from an image without having to open up complicated tools like Photoshop or god knows what? Remove.bg is the answer you're looking for. Upload an image, click remove background and that's it. Plus it's free.
I've been using Murf.ai as an AI transcriber for our article on the Growth Hacking Bootcamp. It's cost-effective, easy to use, and offers a wide variety of options in terms of voices, genders, and accents.
Synthesia.io is a tool from the future. It's basically a solution where you upload a script, select a persona, and then have an AI-generated deepfake say the words that you've included in your script.
Hope you enjoyed this list!
You can find some more worthwhile growth hacking tools in a video I made not long ago.