Might give this tool a whirl….
“In freelancing, it’s not the number of clients you have that will make or break your freelance business, but the kind of clients you have. There are a variety of clients out there, some are easy to work with, others make you feel like you want to give up freelancing forever. Sometimes you see the signs early; other times you will only realize that you working with a client from hell when you get burned midway to the project.” - Hongkiat
Inbound marketing is like dating …
You don’t ask someone to marry you on the first date. People get kind of freaked out when you do that. You get to know each other first, then introduce the friends, then the family, and then, once you know the whole package looks good, you put a ring on it.
Read more: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/33514/Inbound-Marketing-Explained-in-6-Simple-Analogies.aspx#ixzz24z8uFWcH
This post is going to revisit guerrilla marketing campaigns that fall into all three of those camps. The flops, the total flops, and the rare successes. And whatever the outcome, if these campaigns have one thing in common, it’s that they’re all totally shocking.
Read more: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/33465/9-of-the-Most-Shocking-Guerrilla-Marketing-Campaigns-of-All-Time.aspx#ixzz24z5d2AsW
How would most people describe their relationship with your company? Is it purely transactional, making you just a place they go to get something they need? Or do you elicit more personal feelings from your leads and customers? In an inbound marketing age where businesses are expected to get to know their target audience, develop personas, maintain an active social media presence, and be genuinely helpful to their leads and customers, it seems like there’s room to develop a relationship between companies and consumers beyond just the transactional.
Read more: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/33525/12-Simple-Ways-Marketers-Can-Humanize-Their-Brand.aspx#ixzz24yznsRnc
Oh what is the world coming to?
Anyone need one of these?
Classic client train of thought…