31 Timeless Sayings To Help You Grow Your Blog & Business


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31 Timeless Sayings To Help You Grow Your Blog & Business

  1. 1. 31 Timeless Sayings To Help Grow Your Blog & Business By AgeofMarketing.com1 / 41
  2. 2. Who should read this guide? Keeping in theme of this guide, here is the short answer: Anyone who wants to sell more or grow a site, business and / or blog.2 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  3. 3. Part 1 – Selling Techniques3 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  4. 4. “Seek to understand before you seek to be understood” Work out what your prospects want and fit what you have to sell into their world.4 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  5. 5. “The more you tell the more you sell” The longer your customers spend in yourstore or on your blog the more likely they are to buy. Find ways to keep them there.5 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  6. 6. “Features tell, benefits sell”Do not just tell me what your product can do, also tell me what it can do for me. Remember nobody who ever bought a drill wanted a drill, they wanted a hole.6 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  7. 7. “A closed mouth catches no flies” Whether it is a sale, referral or an opt- in, always ask your prospect to do what you want them to do.7 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  8. 8. “An oak is not felled at one stroke” You have to repeat your message multiple times before your prospects buy. Create compelling content that slowly chips away at your customers’ resistance. For more info see, What the Famous Revolutionary, Che Guevara, Can Teach You About Persuasion and Mind Change 8 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  9. 9. Feel free to share this ebook with others “Do not say what you can show” Do not say that you are an expert, show it by providing content that solves your prospect’s problems.9 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  10. 10. “That which is rare is valuable” Customers value scarcity. Limit the seats at your next event and you will get a full house. Put anend date on your next sale and you will sell more. 10 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  11. 11. “A fair exterior is a silent recommendation” Presentation makes your products more appealing. Put effort into your design. Make your site and products look good.11 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  12. 12. “Nothing travels faster than bad news” People are more likely to tell others about abad experience than a good one. Take care ofyour customers, or they will take care of you. For more info see, Marketing to the Pre-Historic Mind12 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  13. 13. “A man in love mistakes a pimple for a dimple” Become more likeable. People are more attracted, more tolerant and more forgiving of people and businesses that they like.13 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  14. 14. “There is only one beautiful child in the world and every mother has it” People are more persuaded by their own ideas and reasons than those of others. 14 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  15. 15. “Birds of a feather flock together” People buy from people like themselves. Use symbolic gestures like dress and language to find common ground to build liking. For more info see, What Monica from Friends Can Teach You about The Art of Rapport15 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  16. 16. “Out of sight, out of mind” Keep your brand on top of your prospect’smind by creating compelling content that keeps them coming back to your website. That way you will be able to…16 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  17. 17. “Strike while the iron is hot” Be there when your prospect is ready to buy.17 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  18. 18. Enjoying these tips?Then you will love our free eBook Marketing To The Prehistoric Mind How The Hot New Science Of Behavioural Economics Can Help You Boost Your Sales Download Now for FREE >> free18 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  19. 19. Part 2 – Strategy19 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  20. 20. “Better to be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion” It is better to be number one in a small niche than number 63 in a big one. With that said…20 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  21. 21. “There might be a gap in the market, but is there a market in the gap?” Sure some people are not being serviced, but are there enough of them to make it into a viable business? 21 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  22. 22. “A rolling stone gathers no moss”Once you have picked your niche and settled on your platform, stick to it. Do not jump from one shiny object to another.Remember, he who does too much does too little. 22 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  23. 23. “Distant water will not put out a fire close at hand” Find a short to medium term supply of cash to pay your bills while you are building your business empire. After all…23 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  24. 24. “Even the cleverest housewife cannot cook without rice” Invest in the necessary resources, including education, that you need to succeed.24 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  25. 25. “It is easier to cover one’s feet withsandals than to cover the earth with carpet” There are often easy fixes to big problems. 25 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  26. 26. Feel free to share this ebook with others  “Fortune favours the brave” Get creative with your marketing. Do not be afraid to experiment.26 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  27. 27. Part 3 – On writing well27 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  28. 28. “The difference between the rightword, and the almost-right word, is the difference between thelightning...and the lightning BUG” Concentrate on the quality of your content not the quantity. 3 quality articles will grow your blog more than 30 average ones. 28 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  29. 29. “Brevity is the soul of wit” Keep it short.29 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  30. 30. “By writing one learns to write” Practise makes perfect. For more info see, The Secret to Obama’s Effortless Style30 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  31. 31. “There are not more than fivecardinal tastes, yet combinations of them yield unlimited flavours” If you have been struggling to find contentideas, remember your job is not to find original topics but fresh ways to present existing ones. 31 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  32. 32. “An Ox prefers grass to gold” Great writing is not great unless it is useful to your audience. Always relate what you have tosay to what your audience wants. Do not just tell stories, tell stories with lessons. 32 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  33. 33. Part 4 – Doing the right thing33 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  34. 34. Feel free to share this ebook with others “If you won’t tell lies to your wife, don’t tell them to mine” Easiest way to determine the ethics of yoursales and marketing messages is to ask yourself – would I tell this to my wife?34 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  35. 35. “A man profits more by the sight ofan idiot than by the orations of the learned” If you do not like the way someone does something, learn from it and do not make the same mistake. 35 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  36. 36. “Blaming your faults on yournature does not change the nature of your faults” Take responsibility for your actions and you will become the master of your destiny.36 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  37. 37. Finally, the most important lesson…37 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  38. 38. “From little acorns mighty oaks grow” Do not give up at the first sign of struggle. Everything is hard before it is easy. It can take years to become an overnight success. And if you are discouraged by the rate of growth of your blog then remember… 38 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  39. 39. “When it rains it pours” Success on the internet does not take a linear path but an exponential one.If some people like what you have to say theywill tell others about you, who in turn will tell more people and your blog will grow.39 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  40. 40. Talking about telling othersIf you enjoyed this ebook, please share it with others. 40 / 41 Age of Marketing.com
  41. 41. Where to next? Check out our free eBook Marketing To The Prehistoric Mind How The Hot New Science Of Behavioural Economics Can Help You Boost Your Sales Download Now for FREE >> free41 / 41 Age of Marketing.com