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Most Cost-Effective Marketing Method Today by Bay Area Inbound

Posted by Laurie Monahan on Sat, Jan 14, 2012 @ 03:54 PM

The most-cost effective marketing method for how people shop today is Inbound Marketing. The Internet has fundamentally changed the way in which people find, discover, research, share, shop, & connect.

•More than half of all US residents and more than ¾ of all US adults are online.
•One third of US consumers spend at least 3 hours online every day.
•More & more of the things we used to do offline, like product research and getting news, we now do online.
B2B (Business-to-Business) and B2C (Business-to-Consumer) Shoppers now take themselves 90% down the Sales Funnel through Online Research. They block Outbound Marketing Methods with tools like Spam Filters, Caller-IDs, Tivos and by throwing away leaflets and printed material. Customers prefer to find what they want, when they want via the internet. Make sure they find you in a search when they are ready to buy via Inbound Marketing methods such as Search Engine Optimization, Blogging, and Social Networking, Calls-to-Action, Lead Nurturing, and Closed-Loop Marketing Analytics.

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Topics: Bay Area Inbound, Inbound Marketing, How People Shop Today, Cost-Effective Marketing