How to Pay for the Free Lunch Consumers Want
The free lunch concept arose in the late 1870s as a way to fill saloons and sell alcoholic drinks by giving away meals. Today, the Internet gives new meaning to the words “free lunch” as in without cost. Whether free lunch refers to shipping and handling which shoppers take as given for online purchases, content which readers expect from established media entities and other content sources, or advice from experienced individuals in the form of information and/or guidance for specific business challenges, participants expect not to pay in any form. Here are 7 ways to help your firm pay for today’s free lunch.