When it comes to leads generation, my discussions with marketers mostly reveal that they use traditional methods like trade shows, email marketing, seminars, cold calls, advertising and telemarketing as their primary marketing approaches. These methods are called “outbound marketing” and involve the transmission of a marketing message in the hope that it would travel far and wide and reverberate with the needs of the target market. Well, my opinion is that outbound marketing approaches are losing efficacy for causes discussed below.
Entrepreneurs need to be experienced and knowledgeable in a variety of skills and subjects to inspire innovation in their business. No one expects a one trick pony to propose intriguing marketing strategies or to be adaptable to changing market trends. So if business owners want to revolutionize how they operate and gain more customers, they need to be well-rounded in a few different skills and fields to bring their company to the next level.