Coronavirus Marketing Series with Sujan Patel


In this episode we speak with Sujan Patel – co-founder of the US arm of Web Profits, and founder of SaaS companies like Mailshake, Voila Norbert, Right Inbox, Narrow, Link Texting, Pick and Quuu.


  • 00:01:57 Sujan’s Introduction to the Growth Manifesto Podcast
  • 00:02:24 What was the whole COVID-19 response plan you spoke about earlier?
  • 00:08:27 How intense were those last 6 weeks?
  • 00:14:52 The pressure of COVID-19 happened all at the one time.
  • 00:16:06 You need to be marketing but you need to be aware that there is a pandemic going on. You need that balance.
  • 00:18:24 One of the things that helps Sujan stay motivated is to think about a year from now. Any problems that arise will be minor to the COVID-19 pandemic stress. This stress will strengthen your tolerance.
  • 00:20:39 How to find your footing in and the steps to take.
  • 00:25:24 How do you get out of being stuck from a business perspective?
  • 00:28:41 There is an possibility for businesses to change what they do, it’s just that it’s really difficult.
  • 00:31:05 What did you change from a customer service perspective?
  • 00:36:48 Price is a big thing right now. You’re competing against people’s spending habits changing.
  • 00:37:20 What do I even email people about during this time?
  • 00:40:02 Was it the best month of sales because of the demand increase or was it things that you changed?
  • 00:41:13 Messaging is at the core of your sales.
  • 00:43:50 How long do you think the COVID-19 messaging needs to stay. When does messaging fatigue end?
  • 00:47:44 Our messaging may need to change again very soon.
  • 00:52:10 Question all that you knew before. Things have changed so anything may go.
  • 00:55:39 What are you seeing from a content marketing perspective?


The Growth Manifesto Podcast is brought to you by Web Profits.

With the world upside down right now, we’ve decided to adapt the podcast and create a Zoom video series around marketing through COVID-19.

The aim is to interview business leaders and marketing experts to get their insights on the current situation and how they’re approaching business and marketing through this global pandemic.

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