Years ago, when I was studying the craft of writing fiction, I ran across a book that talked about how story was the "sugarcoating" to make the "medicine go down.” The example the author used was fairy tales, which he claimed were old-fashioned morality lessons (the medicine) wrapped in story (the sugarcoating). People would want to read the fairy tales, and when they did, … [Read more...] about How to Add Magic to Your Marketing with the Power of Story
One of the many team members entrepreneurs and business owners can't wait to hire is a copywriter. And it makes sense. The amount of writing needed can feel overwhelming, especially if you do a lot of online marketing. There always seems to be another email or blog post or video script to write. Even if you like to write, it likely can feel daunting at times. And, if you … [Read more...] about Hiring the Right Copywriter for You: Best Practices
First off, what exactly is a long copy sales letter? Those are those web site pages where you scroll down and down for like forever trying to find the price and asking yourself "who reads these things anyway?" Yeah. Those are the ones. The short answer is yes, those long copy sales letter do in fact, make sales, even if you personally find them annoying. And there are … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! That Long Copy Sales Letter Doesn’t Actually Work, Does It?
How to Move Away from Traditional Marketing (and Why You Should, If You Want to Experience a Financial Breakthrough). In this episode, Michele interviews Lisa Manyon, “The Business Marketing Architect” and owner of Write On – Creative Writing, Services, LLC. Lisa shares how using “traditional marketing” in her business for many years—and teaching her clients to use the same … [Read more...] about Episode 42 – Lisa Manyon on Love-Based Money with Michele PW
Is there a secret "magical" button to getting clients? I get this question a lot. And it makes sense -- getting clients is the lifeblood for all businesses. But how do you do it? Of course, there are a ton of answers. But because you're here, I suspect you're looking for proven ways to get new ideal clients in a love-based way … using methods that feel good to you and the … [Read more...] about Want More Clients? Here’s My Love-Based Getting Clients Checklist
Niche and Ideal Client are buzzwords among business owners, right? And in many cases, they’re used interchangeably. But as I explained in a recent post, “3 Reasons Your Ideal Client—Not Your Target Market or Niche—Is a Cornerstone of Building Your Love-Based Business,” there’s a huge difference between niche and ideal client. The distinction is an important one, and … [Read more...] about Niche vs. Ideal Client – Which Is Better to Grow Your Business?
I'm going to start by making a bold statement about the mighty bullet point: In addition to being benefit-rich, as I mentioned in The Bullet Point: The Holy Grail of Copywriting, if you want to inspire your ideal client to buy, your bullet point should come from a place of love, rather than fear. As you know, it’s my mission to give heart-centered and conscious … [Read more...] about The Mighty Bullet Point: How to Write Love-Based Bullet Points That Inspire Your Ideal Clients to Take Action
It was while I was promoting my first Love-Based Copywriting book, "Love-Based Copywriting Method," that I realized I needed to write what would become "Love-Based Copywriting System." You see, while the first book explained the love-based copy philosophy, I didn't make it a "nuts and bolts" copywriting book. My reasoning was because I wanted a book for folks who already … [Read more...] about [Video] The Story Behind the Story — “Love-Based Copywriting System” book
If you’ve been following my blog, you probably understand the difference between fear-based marketing and love-based marketing. But did you know that if you're not in a love-based mindset, you're going to have a difficult time writing great love-based copy? Here's why: any fear-based emotions you experience around your business and/or your marketing will shine through in … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons Your Mindset Is Crucial to Writing Love-Based Copy