Neil Patel (KISSmetrics)

Neil Patel is the co-founder of Crazy Egg, Hello Bar and KISSmetrics. He is a very well known online entrepreneur and he helps many companies to increase their profit. He was born in 1985, in England. His family moved to California when he was two years old. His relatives were entrepreneurs, which leads him to concentrate on entrepreneurship. When he was in high school, he started to sell pirated CDs. Then he realized that he could have better profit in selling black boxes. Later on he started to sell cable black boxes and he made a good profit. But he wanted to make a long-term career in a legitimate business. After working on reselling automotive parts, he decided to get a real job. He had many jobs in cleaning sector, then he wanted to have higher income by getting into consulting jobs, since his sister was working for an Oracle consultant. He learned about the’s business model and he setup his job board called Advice Monkey. He hired several internet marketing firms, which had no success, so he decided to learn Internet marketing himself. He made Advice Monkey popular, but since the site was not available to take credit card transactions, he could not succeeded.
He started to have college class and after a speech he made about search engines, Elpac Electronics wanted him to consult on their Internet marketing strategy. Then he had good income and started an Internet marketing company with a partner. With the money they made, they created Crazy Egg. Since Crazy Egg was not profitable, they continued to work on their Internet marketing agency. Later on they had good result on Crazy Egg, and they wanted to creat another analytics company which is called KISSmetrics. Currently, he is working on KISSmetrics which is a billion dollar company.

─ July 17, 2014