Entrepreneur. Investor. Marketing Extraordinaire.
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Hello, my name is Syed Balkhi, and I’m a 32 year old entrepreneur and investor. I was recognized as the top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 30 by the United Nations. Over 20 million websites use my software.
This is my personal blog. It is focused on “building businesses online” where I share my journey and experiences with you. My goal is to create insightful and relevant content that you can put to work in your personal and professional life. If you have an online business — or want to have one, then this blog is for you.
I was born in Karachi, Pakistan. Ever since I can remember, I have been extremely competitive which makes me work hard at everything that I do. I started my first business when I was 7 years old selling holiday greeting cards for Muslim holiday (Eid). My mom gave me the initial funds to start, and I tripled her investment within a month…
I’m the founder and CEO of Awesome Motive. Our software powers over 20+ million websites serving billions of impressions every month. Below are some of my well-known online companies:
Largest free WordPress resource site for non-techy users.
Convert abandoning visitors into subscribers & customers.
The best drag & drop online form builder for WordPress.
The most popular Google Analytics plugin for WordPress.
The #1 landing page builder for WordPress.
The best WordPress contest and giveaway plugin.
WP Mail SMTP
The #1 SMTP email delivery plugin for WordPress.
Use FOMO and social proof notifications to grow your sales.
All In One SEO
The best WordPress SEO plugin to increase your rankings.
Create custom social media feeds and display it in WordPress.
Automatically send web push messages.
Most advanced WordPress search plugin.
Easy Digital Downloads
A complete eCommerce solution for WordPress.
An affiliate marketing tool that helps grow your business.
WP Simple Pay
A simple way to set up a payment form on your WordPress site.
A sweet, simple event calendar plugin for WordPress.
Top-rated WordPress donation and fundraising plugin.
The best WordPress code snippets plugin.
Reliable email delivery service and API for website owners.
Growth Tool Suite for WordPress to Help Boost Conversions.
I also invest in online companies through my growth fund. Here are some of the companies that I’m an investor in:
The best membership website plugin for WordPress.
Advanced WordPress form builder for developers.
Best link shortener and affiliate link plugin for WordPress.
Affiliate management plugin for WordPress & WooCommerce.
Best collection of WooCommerce wholesale extensions.
Generate easy cart conditions before applying coupon codes.
Insert affiliate links into your post and pages.
Toolkit to help you build better course websites in WordPress.
Connect your existing WordPress plugins together with no code.
Business Directory Plugin
Easily create any kind of directory on your WordPress site.
Sales funnel and eCommerce automation plugin for WordPress.
WordPress plugins made specifically for food blogs.
Create, customize, and embed nutrition labels on any website.
Work With Me
I do a limited number of keynote speaking engagements and business investments each year.
Syed has a knack for making the complex simple. His keynote was full of actionable insights backed by real results. He is a true practitioner, and one of the best in the industry. We are still get raving reviews, months later.– Ryan Deiss, Traffic & Conversion Summit
With multiple business ventures on his resume and years of speaking experience, Syed can inspire and enlighten the crowd at your next event!
Syed has spoken at business conferences, universities, corporate events, and masterminds. He caters his keynotes to the audience, industry, and business level.
When booking Syed to speak at your event, you’re getting a true business practitioner who shares actionable insights and is not afraid of telling it like he sees it (no fluff).
Take the next step to enlighten, educate, and inspire your audience while driving traffic to your event.
Growth Accelerator Fund
Syed loves solving challenging business problems and identifying untapped extreme growth opportunities.
Growth Accelerator Fund is Syed’s own capital fund that invests in businesses that have already found their product-market fit and are ready to scale up / experience significant rapid growth.
Aside from capital, you also get strategy, resources, and execution assistance in growing your business.
Syed works closely with each entrepreneur and utilizes the power of his broad network in helping them turn their most ambitious goals into reality.
Unlike other funds, Growth Accelerator Fund is very selective because Syed only partners with entrepreneurs that align with his core values.
I’ve watched Syed grow businesses with a level of skill and thoughtfulness I haven’t seen anywhere else. He can effortlessly break down complex challenges, regardless of industry, and turn them into actionable growth opportunities. It’s incredible to watch. He’s also a great human being, which makes him a particularly winning partner for all entrepreneurs.– Yaniv Masjedi, CMO Nextiva
My personal blog is focused on sharing my journey and experiences including lessons learned, mistakes made, and big-wins!
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