Inbound Marketing

Definition

A marketing model whose sales performance relies on the initiative of its client base to find and purchase a product.

Information

Inbound marketing is best described as a passive sales model. Unlike outbound marketing, a buyer should make the “first move” before any promotional tactics are used.

Synonyms

inbound sales

Related Terms

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Sites

HubSpot: Inbound Marketing Hub

Articles

The 2011 State of Inbound Marketing
SlideShare (2011)