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Marketing Big Shots Sell Themselves Short

The biggest travesty is when highly knowledgeable individuals are kind enough to share their inside know how, but fail to reach those who are truly interested by committing acts of grammaticide. That is the worst injustice anyone can do to themselves. On top of slaughtering a perfectly viable idea, they charge their readers a fortune to be continually distracted by the erroneous syntax, so much so that the reader wants to highlight the errors, put the “book” in a box, and ship it back to the writer with an invoice.

The smart ones hire qualified writers to disseminate their knowledge in a coherent fashion, or at least get a proofreader. Unfortunately some of these highly intelligent people are also greedy. They don’t want to pay someone to write their books for them and of course they are not going to pay someone to have the pleasure of reading their masterpiece. So blindly they throw their lure into the lake and wait for that first innocent bite. But fish don’t eat bad bait and if they get suckered into it they sure as hell won’t try it again.

Call me miss turner if you want.

When Life Gives You Lemons: How To Speak to Every Visitor Who Enters Your Site from the Unfortunate Experts at Future Now

While reading The Conversion Expert Workbook, which was a thoroughly, unimpressively written work, I decided to use the wealth of information they provided on temperament profiles to make a template. This template will help to determine the format of each page of any given site to speak to each of the four temperament:

  1. Competitive
  2. Spontaneous
  3. Humanistic
  4. Methodical

Here’s what I came up with:

Headline: What can you do for visitor?
Sub headline: What are visitors’ options?

Body: Describe options and possibilities as a solution to visitors challenge. State the goal and how to achieve it. Provide link to buy here. Induce curiosity and provide credible information emphasizing value and quality.

Sub headline: Use UVP

Body: Use bullet points to allow reader to skim text. Describe popularity of products. Display new products here. Provide buying options and shipping info here for immediate gratification. Describe values with assurances through testimonials or ratings. Link to testimonial page here or add testimonials to page.

Testimonial #1– From individuals holding high opinions of your products

Testimonial #2– From individuals holding high opinions of your company and describing how you company provided the solution.

Sub headline: Address the big picture: how others are being helped

Body: Describe popularity of products and how they are supported by others as the solution. Link to about us page here. Provide money back guarantee here.

Sub headline: Specific details

Body: Provide details and hard evidence. Place product as the logical, responsible solution with authoritative tone. Graphs, tables, statistics, facts…here.

Call to action

Like the saying goes, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”

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