About Nik

Niklas Göke is an author and writer whose work has attracted tens of millions of readers to date. He is also the founder and CEO of Four Minute Books, a collection of over 1,000 free book summaries teaching readers 3 valuable lessons in just 4 minutes each.

Born and raised in Germany, Nik also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration & Engineering from KIT Karlsruhe and a Master’s Degree in Management & Technology from the Technical University of Munich. He lives in Munich and enjoys a great slice of salami pizza almost as much as reading — or writing — the next book — or book summary, of course!

Notable achievements:

  • Featured on Business Insider, CNBC, Fast Company, The Ladders, Thought Catalog, The Next Web, The Muse, Lifehacker, The Good Men Project, Medium, Quora, and many others
  • Named a Top Writer on Quora for 2 years in a row
  • Wrote the first ever Medium Members article featured in The Edition, Medium’s Newsletter, in 2017 (The Complete Guide to Remembering What You Read)
  • Grew Better Marketing, a Medium publication, from zero to 100,000+ followers and over 1 million monthly views in under 18 months
  • Grew Four Minute Books from zero to 500,000 unique monthly visitors and 1.5 million page views, all via organic traffic acquisition (SEO)
  • Acquired more than 125,000 email subscribers with zero paid advertising
  • Coached over 300 clients through various behavior changes on coach.me with a 90% “helpful” rating and 60+ testimonials
  • Self-published two books, one of which, The 4 Minute Millionaire, was a #1 New Release on Amazon in Wealth Management and a Top 10 Bestseller in Investing (over 2,000 copies sold)

Last Updated on August 22, 2023