50 Tips For Better Advertising




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Promotional Pointers


      Consider the following tips to help increase sales when
      looking for promotional ideas:
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Promotional Pointers


            Note an offer expiry date – Stirs a sense of urgency
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            Note “limited...
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      18. State statistics – Appeals to buyers that like facts
      19. Find less obvious sales tr...
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      29. State statistics – “3 out of 4 customers agree...”
      30. State study results – “Studi...
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      40. Use questions – This is great to draw attention and further reading
      41. Make promis...
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50 Tips For Better Advertising

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Here\'s a great list of 50 well researched and proven techniques to consider when advertising. Any number of these techniques can make the difference between a fizzle (poor yield) or sizzling hot campaign results.

Please enjoy and please feel free to share some of your favorite techniques. Don\'t hesitate to pass it to your contact base. With the current challenges many businesses are facing for maximizing this last quarter of the year, every bit that can help a companies competitive edge is a worthwhile investment of time.

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50 Tips For Better Advertising

  1. 1. 50 Tips For Better Advertising Sol Solutions Passionate About Connecting Pieces © Passionate About Connecting Pieces Contact: andrew@solsolutions.ca 416.317.7313
  2. 2. Promotional Pointers Consider the following tips to help increase sales when looking for promotional ideas: Price point – What $$ value achieves the highest number of sales 1. Be creative but relevant – Unique images get attention 2. Make it easy to find the offer – Make it simple, clear and bold 3. Do not overload with information – Say less but be impactful 4. Consider pricing a popular item low – Draw a crowd 5. Sell bundled products – Give a lower price but get a higher spend 6. Use catchy and short headlines – Get people stop and read 7. Sol Solutions Passionate About Connecting Pieces © Passionate About Connecting Pieces Contact: andrew@solsolutions.ca 416.317.7313
  3. 3. Promotional Pointers Note an offer expiry date – Stirs a sense of urgency 8. Note “limited supply” – If it’s a hot item 9. 10. Use testimonials – Eases anxiety due to proof, reduces fear of trying 11. Reduce prices to a daily value – “For the price of a coffee” 12. Avoid using a % discounts unless it’s big – Dollars off speak louder 13. Use short sentences – Stay around 8-12 words 14. Be positive – Negative advertising makes you look bad 15. Show problem and solutions – Show how you can solve an issue 16. Create layers – Entice skimmers to read more 17. Show credibility – Awards won, how long in business, how many customers served. Sol Solutions Passionate About Connecting Pieces © Passionate About Connecting Pieces Contact: andrew@solsolutions.ca 416.317.7313
  4. 4. Promotional Pointers 18. State statistics – Appeals to buyers that like facts 19. Find less obvious sales trends – What sells slightly more weekly 20. “New “ or “New and Improved” – Always draws a strong reaction 21. Show an innovative use – Example; baking soda in the fridge 22. Encourage more usage – Example; soup used in recipes 23. Risk free trial period – Helps undecided buyers feel safe 24. Try before you buy – “For only a deposit try for 7 days or return” 25. Introductory offer – If there will be repeat orders discount the first 26. Coupons – This old technique still works like a charm 27. Bring a friend and get a discount – Increase traffic flow 28. Extend service hours – “Now open till midnight to serve you better” Sol Solutions Passionate About Connecting Pieces © Passionate About Connecting Pieces Contact: andrew@solsolutions.ca 416.317.7313
  5. 5. Promotional Pointers 29. State statistics – “3 out of 4 customers agree...” 30. State study results – “Studies found 85% of problems were fixed” 31. Appeal to emotions - “Do away with frustration” 32. Talk to the target client – “If you are between 25-32 do not miss...” 33. Consider seasons – “This winter drive safe with a new...” 34. Unbundle packaged prices – “Vacation excluding flight price is...” 35. Create and build value - Give impactful reasons why your offer is hot 36. Co-brand with big business – Example; Intel with various computers 37. Encourage more use – Describe more uses for the product/service 38. Appeal to aspirations – “Now you can have the perfect...” 39. State your success – “We are the leaders in this field...” Sol Solutions Passionate About Connecting Pieces © Passionate About Connecting Pieces Contact: andrew@solsolutions.ca 416.317.7313
  6. 6. Promotional Pointers 40. Use questions – This is great to draw attention and further reading 41. Make promises – “The best experience you will ever have” 42. Pick-up on social topics – Relate to the economy, the news, trends 43. Offer free advice – “Free introductory consultation” 44. Easy payment plan – Offer finance to reduce burden of big prices 45. Use endearing pictures – Family, babies, cute animals, couples 46. List reasons why – “6 Reasons Why You Won’t Worry Again” 47. Give steps to get results – “Lose Weight In 3 Easy Steps” 48. Use impactful and appropriate colours – Bright solids get attention 49. Get the idea across in 2 seconds – Appeal to skimmers 50. Use time – “A one hour meeting can change your life” Sol Solutions Passionate About Connecting Pieces © Passionate About Connecting Pieces Contact: andrew@solsolutions.ca 416.317.7313

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