Show off your success and make more money!
| June 9, 2020
Read time: 9 min
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” Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. “
– Mark Twain
THE FIRST STEP: Seize the opportunity
The Importance of Testimonials
No amount of advertisements can equal the power of positive customer testimonials. According to research, nearly 95 percent of online shoppers read customer reviews before buying a product. When it comes to local businesses, 93% of local consumers use reviews to determine if a local business is worth the money. Simply saying that your products and services are the best is not going to cut it. You need to be able to prove that you have delivered on those promises.
This is why customer testimonials are so crucial. They allow you to tap into your satisfied customers and convert them into your biggest fans. These positive reviews will, in turn, create more satisfied customers, who you can also convert into testimonials. If done correctly, it’s a highly beneficial cycle that helps grow your business.
Regardless if you are just starting out, or already have people who will speak to how great your brand is, the formula is the same. First, always be sure to follow up with your customers after they purchase and ask about their experience. If their feedback is positive, ask them if they would be willing to provide a short testimonial to help you attract more customers. You can take this a step further by encouraging them to point out three positive things that came out of their experience with your company. These positive things can include low prices, timely delivery, benefits provided, positive outcome, or an enjoyable experience. The key is to encourage your happy customers to speak openly about why they will continue to buy from you.
Once you have a testimonial, you will want to create a piece of content to showcase it. Ideally, this piece of content has your logo and brand colors. You can create something by using a free graphic design service such as Venngage or Cavana. You will also want to create a section on your website where all your visitors can see it while they view your products.
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FitBit – Achieving a Healthier Lifestyle
The chances are high that you know someone who owns a Fitbit, and I am positive you have seen multiple people wearing them. A Fitbit is more than just a bracelet that counts your steps. It’s an accountability partner that helps you stay motivated to reach your goals. It will remind you to stay active and move around if you typically sit in one place all day. It will prompt you to track your steps, food, and sleep cycle. Your Fitbit provides a daily snapshot of where you have been on your fitness journey and where you are headed.
This type of partner is necessary because the healthier you are, the more you can achieve. A healthy lifestyle will increase your overall energy and focus. This will allow you to get up earlier, plan out your day, stay up later, and work on that project or side hustle you are passionate about. Losing weight means gaining confidence. The more confident and comfortable you feel, the more like you are to meet new people and present your ideas in front of an audience.
Taking care of your overall health is step one on your journey to any type of meaningful achievement. Your body and mind are the vehicle and tools that are going to get you to the destination you seek. Be sure to give them the time, attention, and regular maintenance they need to help you stay on top of your game.
NEXT LEVEL: Keep your success going
How to Build a Case Study
In simple terms, a case study allows you to break down a successful project, event, or sale in a way that showcases your skills to the reader. This type of content can back up claims that you can deliver value, live up to your word, and provide the service you are promising. Pick a success story you want to share and follow the simple template below.
The Problem or Challenge
Once you write out your case study, you can work with a free platform such as Canva to create a professional-looking piece of content to share with your prospects and customers.
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