Have you ever seen the movie The Prestige? (Quick synopsis: After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.) In it, one of the main characters dissects the elements of a magic trick. First, you show the object that will be manipulated (i.e. the rabbit in a hat that … [Read more...] about What the Movie “The Prestige” Can Teach You About Copywriting
If you consider yourself a conscious, heart-centered, mission-driven, spiritual entrepreneur, you may have been horrified when you first learned the basics of traditional copy, marketing, and sales. There was NO WAY you wanted to use tactics and strategies that felt so hype-y and sales-y and inauthentic in your marketing. Right? But, what were the alternatives? Not using … [Read more...] about Sell More with Love: Why Fear-Based Marketing Works
Let me start by asking you a question. As part of your sales process, when you're in a sales or enrollment conversation, do you assume you're going to hear a “yes” or a “no”? Now, I’m not asking how attached you are to hearing a “yes.” Say, for instance, you're feeling stressed about money. You might feel like you absolutely need a prospect to say “yes,” or you won't be able … [Read more...] about [Your Sales Process] Are You Assuming the Yes or Assuming the No?
There's just no getting around it. If you want to be an entrepreneur and own your own business, you gotta sell something. Because if you're not selling something -- your time, your expertise, a product, a book, an opportunity, SOMETHING -- you're not making any money. And that kind of defeats the whole purpose of having a business. (Not only that, if you're not selling … [Read more...] about [Video] Flip It! I Can’t Sell Because I Hate Selling!
You've undoubtedly heard that direct response copywriting is, hands-down, the best way to make more sales online. But ... If you're among the conscious/mission-driven entrepreneurs of the world, then the thought of using direct response copy in your business may make you feel "icky." (Not sure what direct response copywriting is? Direct response copy is any copy … [Read more...] about A New Perspective on Direct Response Copywriting: How to Sell More with Love