Definition of Inbound Marketing (wikipedia):
Inbound marketing is a style of marketing that focuses on getting found by customers. This sense is related to relationship marketing and Seth Godin's idea of permission marketing. David Meerman Scott recommends that marketers "earn their way in" (via publishing helpful information on a blog etc.) in contrast to outbound marketing where they used to have to "buy, beg, or bug their way in" (via paid advertisements, issuing press releases in the hope they get picked up by the trade press, or paying commissioned sales people, respectively). Next best action marketing can also be applied.
Definition Of Outbound Marketing (wikipedia):
Traditional marketing (outbound marketing) is where companies focus on finding customers by advertising. This sense is related to intrusion marketing and Godin's term interruption marketing. Traditional marketing (outbound marketing) is where companies focus on finding customers by advertising. This sense is related to intrusion marketing and Godin's term interruption marketing.
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Reasons that Inbound Marketing is now more effective than Outbound marketing:
The simple approach of providing relevant information as the individual or business is actively seeking is becoming a more efficient, effective, budget-friendly and most importantly, common sense method of delivering your messages.
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