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Evolution of Lead Gen

GroSocial presents The Evolution Of Lead Gen In the beginning... Man went cave-to-cave for recommendation of where to buy the first round wheel. The Romans shop in markets to buy goods like food and clothing. 27 BC-AD 476 SSSISISIS The first newspaper is published in America, Publick 1690 Occurrences. PRINTING The first illustrated poster was made when the lithographic process was perfected. 1796 No Job too Large or Small CRCIS First American billboard is posted in New York advertising a traveling circus. 1835 The earliest recorded use of the telegraph for mass unsolicited 1864 spam. The first radio commercial is broadcasted by Bulova, a watch and jewelry company. 1926 The first television commercial is aired by jewelry and watch company, Bulova. 1941 Door-to-door sales rises in popularity, pushing products like vacuums and cleaners .PRODUC 1950 to stay-at-home moms. Call centers are used for the first time by 24/7 1960 Private Automated Business Exchanges (PABE). Noxzema Shaving Cream airs their first Super Bowl TV commercial featuring Joe Namath. 1969 Project Gutenberg, a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, leads to the creation of the first eBook. 1971 The first unsolicited commercial email message (later known as spam), was sent out to 600 California Arpanet users by Gary Thuerk. 1978 Herbalife airs the first infomercial on USA Network. Twenty years AS SEEN ON 1984 later, spray-on hair, grills named after boxers, and food dehydrators are part of the national conversation. TV Desktop publishing democratizes the production of print-advertising. 1985 When Apple pulled out of the AppleLink program in 1989, the project was AMERI C A 1989 Cnline renamed and America Online was born. CRM and IMC gain dominance in 1990 promotions and marketing planning. The first web page is created with the purpose of explaining 1991 what the World Wide Web is. Have you ever clicked your mouse right HERE? 1994 The first web banner ad is posted on for AT&T. launches. YAHOO! Yahoo search engine launches. 1995 etay goes live. The term "viral marketing" is popularized in the 1996 Fast Company article "The Virus of Marketing." 1996 Google 1998 goes live. Social networking sites and go live. 2003 launches and later becomes the world's largest social network. 2004 launches, creating an avenue for viral videos. You Tube 2005 goes live. 2006 The mobile smartphone, Apple's iPhone, is unveiled, 2007 - 24 Mobile apps are 2008 introduced and take the world by storm. D123 24 Social media contests on Facebook and Twitter assist companies, both big and small, with engaging and capturing quality leads. P TODAY Learn more by visiting E GroSocial. by Infusionsoft. Sources:

Evolution of Lead Gen

shared by Matt_Siltala on Aug 20
This graphic explores the history and evolution of lead generation by taking you on a trip down memory lane (at least if you have been in this industry as long as I have).


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