Going inbound – The smartest marketing investment

February 6, 2017

Rick Knutsen

wsigenesis

Getting customers to naturally choose your products or services after reading information about them online is the goal of any business. It is for this reason that inbound marketing has become a popular strategy by both small and large businesses that are looking to use non-traditional ways to attract customers. This type of marketing relies heavily on the creation of relevant and quality content on your website and other online platforms that customers can read through and make a decision to purchase a product and service from you.

The importance of inbound marketing cannot be underestimated and is, therefore, a strategy that companies should invest in. There are a number of reasons why you need to engage in inbound marketing but the most important are:

  • Changing interests of online users

As more information on various products or services is made available online, many users are becoming overwhelmed with the information being given to them on a daily basis. Most times, the information is in form of paid advertising which does not provide answers you need before purchasing a product leaving and you leave the website. However, when content marketing is done in a natural way and meets their needs, it increases the chances of converting them to leads.

  • Quicker generation of leads

Getting more leads through your website is possible when the content is of good quality and addresses the needs of online users. The content can then be customized into different formats and used on various platforms including social media marketing. For greater success, include call to action messages to encourage users to engage more with your company’s products.

  • Low-cost marketing

Basically, with inbound marketing, you control the amount of content that is put up and the money spent to sustain it according to your budget. So whether a small or large budget, you produce content that fits the money available.

If you want to invest in inbound marketing, WSI can help you

WSI is a company that offers digital marketing services to companies that want to succeed in attracting customers online. We offer expertise in inbound marketing, PPC as well as many other strategies.

For more information on inbound marketing as an investment in your permanent web presence, download our free inbound marketing checklist or contact us today!

 

About the Author

Rick spent 20 years in the insurance industry in finance, primarily developing reporting platforms for B & C stakeholders.   His ability to speak to consumers of data (managers and analysts) and translate their needs to programmers led him to start his own digital marketing agency in 2004 to develop data driven solutions for business owners. 

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