One of the common pieces of advice in selling and copywriting is that you need to “overcome the objections” of your prospective client. To ensure that their every concern and “what about….?” are answered so that they have zero doubt that your product/service is right for them.
Let’s take a step back and consider this first: what kind of person would you rather sell to -- someone who has doubts and needs to be persuaded, or someone who is eager to see what you’re offering?
In marketing, we typically learn about the importance of getting people’s attention.
To try to stand out, to be more charming, to be more persuasive.
But that’s not what I’m trying to do...
Since you’re reading this article, I’m guessing that you are in business primarily to express your soul and to serve others’ positive transformation.
Yes, you want a sustainable income, to allow you to keep doing the work you love… but your business is mainly from a deep place of calling.
...and keep the newsletters simple.
A common marketing tactic — you’ve probably experienced this — is when you’re forced to give your email address, in order to receive a freebie, such as an e-book, webinar, video series, telesummit, or email course.
Marketers call this a “lead magnet”… and it’s a term that disassociates marketing from relationship-building.
The problem is that it doesn’t even work that well...
George Kao is a Marketing Coach for small business owners, especially solopreneurs such as Coaches and Mentors. He focuses on ethical & effective ways to grow one's platform and build true livelihood.
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