How to Find the Compelling Sales Pitch For Your Product Or Service

“Hi! I am Jack Higgins, I sell chocolate cookies, likes of which you have never tasted before. I have been in this business for the past six years, buy from me.”Some would consider this to be a good sales pitch to attract people to buy cookies. However, if you want to attract intelligent and shrewd consumers to buy your cookies then you may have to work harder at your sales gimmick.Most of the business and service providers don’t have a clue about how to sell their product to the masses. Selling a product or a service is all about how you package and present it to the people. A good sales pitch should have substance, be attractive and believable and most importantly it should “compel” the user to buy the product or the service. This is not such a difficult task, all it requires is a bit of ingenuity and research. All this sleuthing would enable you to pinpoint on the compelling sales pitch to attract the people.This sales pitch could emerge from anywhere. You may find it in someone’s reaction to the product or in the processes involved in making the product. You could also find it in the very reason because of which you started this business.Looking at the example of the chocolate cookies, perhaps after much investigation and research, you would come to know that these chocolate cookies had a special recipe. This was the recipe of a chocolate connoisseur, who used a very special kind of chocolate with healing powers in it. As a result, besides giving flavor these biscuits also heal the soul. The chocolate uses ancient healing herbs and original cocoa as ingredients,Armed with this knowledge, you can make your sales pitch sound like, “Delicious, yummy chocolate cookies made with the original, pure cocoa. Cookies so yummy, that they are sure to make your mouth water. Cookies made with special healing herbs. Cookies that come with unique money back guarantee. If you don’t like them we will give your money back.”As you can see and observe for yourself, there is a vast difference in how the same product has appeared here and in the opening paragraph of this article. Customers also start looking at the product differently. This has been possible because of the effort that has gone into finding the right sales pitch that will be attractive to the customer. This theory will work for most sales promotion campaigns.For selling any product or service, you need to do a research into its background to find the right pitch. Let us, take another example of selling a new kind of aerobic exercise video. As you know, the market is flooded with these kind of exercise videos and you will have to make an extra effort to make your video more appealing than the rest.For finding the right sales idea, you can start looking into that various factors that go into making the video, the exercises and their effect. Next, look at the number of people that it has affected giving positive results. Also, investigate into its side effects if any. With all this knowledge, you are bound to come up with the right sales pitch.Maybe after much research you would come up with the information that these aerobic exercises have a far-reaching and fast effect on the abs. Moreover, maybe these aerobic exercises have been inspired from a particular dancing style like the jazz.You can now use all this information to plan your sales gimmick and make it very attractive to the customers and prospects. Otherwise, you would have given a simple idea, which would not have had such a great effect. Fewer people would have been attracted to your video and still lesser number would have gone on to buy it.Now, your sales promo may look something like this, “Enjoy the benefits of aerobic workout along with exciting jazz dancing for great looking abs in quick-time!” The impact of the right sales pitch makes it worthy of a fortune. To find the right pitch depends on you and the product or the service that you want to launch. All you need to do is to introduce the right sales pitch in your ads and promotion messages that people come running to you, armed with cash.

Amazon Launches Author Pages

When it comes to understanding the psychology of purchasing books and other products on-line, Amazon stands out as a real success story. The innovative and customer-centred approach that Amazon has employed to create and maintain its dominance in internet retailing is impressive.

One of the latest new offerings from Amazon.co.uk is the launch of dedicated author pages. These offer customers a full bibliography, recommended titles and videos, which are said to be like having a ‘bookshelf of the author’s titles’ on the website.

There are also links to other related items such as DVDs connected to a specific author or book so that customers have plenty of choice for following up their interest further.

The same principles which are being used to such great effect by Amazon can be employed by all authors to build their success in the marketplace. The scale and details may be different, but the approach is worth paying attention to.

First and foremost, the inspiration for your book needs to come from within you, from your own passion to share your insights or stories with your readers. From this foundation, and always maintaining the integrity of your original ideas, building your awareness of what your readers are interested in and taking this into account when planning your marketing actions can be a winning formula.

Providing a multitude of ways for readers to learn more about you and your book(s) is increasingly important for all authors. Building your author platform with a website, blog, and social media connections to name just a few possible activities are all part and parcel of authors connecting directly with their readers these days.

Yet how about also making sure that readers are informed of related projects? You can provide links to audio recordings of readings or interviews you have done, video trailers or recommendations for readers on how they might follow-up their interest further via related articles or stories you have written.

Providing a first-class service for your readers in terms of regular access to quality information that is relevant and interesting will encourage them to connect with you and to continue doing so on a regular basis. You may not have aspirations to build an empire such as Amazon has done, but applying some of their principles of success to your own individual situation will undoubtedly support you to realise your own vision of successful authorship.

Product Creation Tips – Why Procrastination Can Kill Your Success

Making the decision to create a new product for your business is a BIG decision! Nevertheless, it is important not to delay whenever any new idea surfaces. In other words, you’ve to act fast when fresh new imaginative ideas come into your mind. Once you’ve done your due diligence and you feel your product idea will work, quickly test it on the market.

How do you this? You simply create a product quickly and start selling it. If it sells, what you will do is improve the product and then launch it properly. This way, instead of wasting time creating a ‘perfect’ product that may or may not sell, you quickly put your idea to the test in the real world and see if it will float.

Quick testing is one of the reasons why you must not procrastinate on great product ideas. The quicker you can test, the quicker you fail, which will allow you to move on to other ideas quicker. If you test quickly, it does not need any mentioning that you will also succeed far quicker because you are getting more ideas out there so you are bound to find that ‘million dollar idea’ that you can use to launch your business or add to your product line.

And that is why procrastination can kill your success. Money loves speed and speed loves money. Act quickly on your ideas and don’t be afraid to test them out. Use pay per click ads. Post a forum special offer. Send a mailing to your subscribers list and your customers list. If your product sells, launch it fully to the market and create a full-on assault marketing campaign on it.