EMERGENCY! Your clients are going inbound and are coming to you for help.
09 02 2018
First published Nov. 16, 2016. Updated Feb. 9, 2018.
Imagine a world without pop-ups, junk mail or blaring commercials in between your every waking breath, calming, quiet and peaceful. Lofty as it may sound, many of us are already pretty close to that vision, as we go through extensive lengths to avoid advertisement through subscriptions and services that offer ad-free experiences. However, as a consumer, there’s going to be some point where you want information about products and services that you’re considering purchasing and, as a business owner, you may be wondering how to capture the attention of an audience that’s making an increasing effort to block you out. As it would be, there happens to be a middle ground where consumers and businesses can willfully exchange valuable information to direct purchases: inbound marketing.
Back in 2013, in response to a convention question, Wil Wheaton (yes, that Wil Wheaton) explained how he has grown to embrace and define the word “nerd.”
“When I was a little boy, people really teased me about [being a nerd] and made me feel like there was something wrong with me for loving those things. Now that I’m an adult, I’m a professional nerd, and the world has changed. I think we have realized that being a nerd is not about what you love but about how you love.