Yes, the growth hacking strategies discussed in the book 'Hacking Growth: How Today’s Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Breakout Success' can be implemented in real-world scenarios. The book provides numerous examples of successful cases of growth hacking, such as HubSpot's development of Sidekick. These strategies are not just theoretical but have been applied and tested in real-world situations, leading to significant user activation and growth. However, the effectiveness of these strategies can vary depending on the specific context and needs of the company.

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Yes, there are several examples of companies that have successfully implemented growth hacking practices. One such example is HubSpot, which developed a product called Sidekick to track the effectiveness of email marketing. Through growth hacking, they discovered that users who signed up with their work emails were much more active than those who used a generic personal account. As a result, they started asking for a user's work email at the sign-up stage. This change, among other experiments, dramatically increased user activation.

Traditional sectors like manufacturing or retail can apply growth hacking strategies to increase user activation by being open to innovative ideas and conducting experiments. For instance, they can develop products that track the effectiveness of their marketing strategies. They can also make changes to their sign-up process based on the insights gained from these experiments. For example, asking for a user's work email at the sign-up stage if it's found that those users are more active. It's all about finding creative, low-cost strategies to retain customers and increase growth.

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