How Much Do You Really Know About Sam Hurley?

30 Questions
How Much Do You Really Know About Sam Hurley?

How well do you know Sam Hurley, the world's # 1 digital influencer and #2 most influential digital marketer? Take the Sam Hurley Quiz of 30 questions and find out! This quiz was created by Karin Schroeck-Singh, Founder and Content Manager at www. CareerHeads. Com.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When does Sam Hurley turn 30? 
    • A. 

      28 April 2017

    • B. 

      26 April 2018

    • C. 

      24 April 2020

  • 2. 
    Sam Hurley considers himself a believer in .....? 
    • A. 

      Karma

    • B. 

      Kindness

    • C. 

      Karma and Kindness

  • 3. 
    Where does Sam Hurley live? 
    • A. 

      Leicestershire (UK)

    • B. 

      Lancastershire (UK)

    • C. 

      Los Angeles (USA)

  • 4. 
    What is the name of Sam Hurley's own company launched in 2016? 
    • A. 

      Optimize Me

    • B. 

      U Optimize

    • C. 

      Optim-eyez

  • 5. 
    Sam Hurley was voted #1 Digital Marketing Influencer in 2016 by ....? 
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Webinale

    • C. 

      Onalytica

  • 6. 
    How long did it take Sam Hurley to reach 143,000 Twitter followers? 
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      15 months

    • C. 

      2 years

  • 7. 
    He considers the term "growth hacker" more of a personality description than a job role.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What was his strategy in getting thousands of twitter followers? 
    • A. 

      Pure dedication, constant agility & experimentation, effective communication

    • B. 

      Willingness to help others, ability to absorb and apply multiple skill sets

    • C. 

      Both answers are correct.

  • 9. 
    What are some of the biggest lessons that Sam Hurley learnt in his career? 
    • A. 

      No bad experience lasts forever

    • B. 

      Relationships are your saviour

    • C. 

      Both answers are correct

  • 10. 
    What does Sam Hurley consider as the number one problem that companies are facing when it comes to their marketing strategy? 
    • A. 

      Budget restrictions

    • B. 

      Lack of focus

    • C. 

      Time limitations

  • 11. 
    What can Sam Hurley not stand? 
    • A. 

      Fast cars

    • B. 

      Corporate seriousness

    • C. 

      GIFs

  • 12. 
    What advice would Sam Hurley give a young (kids) entrepreneur who would like to enter the digital marketing industry? 
    • A. 

      Just get out and do it!

    • B. 

      Wait until you are in your early 20s, look for a mentor and then start.

    • C. 

      Give up your education and focus on getting lots of followers.

  • 13. 
    What source of information does Sam Hurley use to keep himself up-to-date? 
    • A. 

      Blogs, social media, podcasts

    • B. 

      Videos, blogs and books

    • C. 

      Blogs, videos and social media

  • 14. 
    Which was one of Sam Hurley's quotes? 
    • A. 

      "The best marketing strategy ever: CARE."

    • B. 

      "Don't build links. Build relationships."

    • C. 

      "Modern marketing is based on relationships. Always help others unquestionably."

  • 15. 
    How many years of self-expedited experience in digital marketing did Sam Hurley have before starting his own business? 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

  • 16. 
    Who does he follow on Linkedin? 
    • A. 

      Jeff Weiner (CEO at Linkedin)

    • B. 

      Arianna Huffington

    • C. 

      Both of them

  • 17. 
    When interacting with his audience, what does he love sending out? 
    • A. 

      GIFs

    • B. 

      Photos

    • C. 

      Videos

  • 18. 
    What was the longest "digital break" he ever took? 
    • A. 

      18 hours - due to a power cut

    • B. 

      18 days - after quitting his job as an employee

    • C. 

      7 days - because of a holiday

  • 19. 
    How many tweets does Sam Hurley tweet within 24 hours (as disclosed in an interview online by Steve Yanor)? 
    • A. 

      159

    • B. 

      753

    • C. 

      1,278

  • 20. 
    His twitter username is characterised by: 
    • A. 

      1 underscore and 5 arrows

    • B. 

      Three underscores and nine arrows

    • C. 

      3 arrows and one emoticon

  • 21. 
    His twitter account has a blue check mark.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What is his email address? 
    • A. 

      [email protected]

    • B. 

      [email protected]

    • C. 

      [email protected]

  • 23. 
    Sam Hurley uses many twitter tools and apps. Which ones are the ones he uses from the list below? 
    • A. 

      IFTTT

    • B. 

      Crate

    • C. 

      Both of them

  • 24. 
    What are the companies/marketing agencies that he was working for in the past? 
    • A. 

      Midas, SEMRush, Prezzy

    • B. 

      Curatti, Midas, Aggregate Industries US

    • C. 

      Focus CD, Curatti, Prezi

  • 25. 
    What advice would he give? 
    • A. 

      Chase Google's algorithm, no matter what!

    • B. 

      Never neglect influencer relationships.

    • C. 

      Blasting a self-promotional tweet to 50 strangers at once will help you to get noticed quicker.

  • 26. 
    In September 2016 Sam Hurley was voted by Onalytica among the 
    • A. 

      Top 10 Social Media Influencers

    • B. 

      Top 15 Social Media Influencers

    • C. 

      Top 25 Social Media Influencers

  • 27. 
    Sam Hurley's KLOUT score (as of today 13/10/2016) is 
    • A. 

      59

    • B. 

      71

    • C. 

      83

  • 28. 
    He considers some of his key characteristics as being: 
    • A. 

      Affable, reliable, analytically minded

    • B. 

      Reliable, results-driven, analytically minded, affable, punctual, excellent communicator, conscientious

    • C. 

      Results-driven, relationship focused

  • 29. 
    Some of his specialities are: 
    • A. 

      ROI-based Inbound Marketing strategies supplemented with paid amplification and targeted influencer outreach

    • B. 

      Social Media engagement and rapid growth techniques applying productive community building

    • C. 

      Technical website auditing and off-site SEO including advanced link acquisition (Conversion Optimisation through content relevancy, focus on audience intent, behaviour and journey analysis); ROI-based Inbound Marketing strategies supplemented with paid amplification and targeted influencer outreach; Imaginative, persuasive copywriting concepts driven by personable, impactful delivery; Social Media engagement and rapid growth techniques applying productive community building; PPC market research, cost-effective campaign structuring and demographical optimisation; Startup branding, messaging continuity, high-growth tactics and lean dissemination

  • 30. 
    In the past Sam Hurely got featured in .... 
    • A. 

      The Huffington Post, SEMRush, Moz, SalesForce, Mention, Muck Rack

    • B. 

      Fast Company, Inc, Adobe, MarketingProfs, Search Engine Watch, The Next Web

    • C. 

      All of the above and some more