In this episode of Waking Up with Melissa, we dive deep into essential strategies to boost your business, from traffic generation to email marketing and everything in between. It’s not about convincing anyone to work with you, it’s about building trust and resolving an existing problem for your client. Get ready for some healed masculine energy + strategy that’s going to cultivate trust with you and your business.
A BREAKDOWN OF THIS EPISODE
[00:04:27] Perfecting your funnel
[00:08:16] Identifying the different traffic sources
[00:20:36] Email marketing mastery
The 4-step process in perfecting your funnel
Perfecting your funnel involves strategic planning, understanding your audience, and creating valuable content across different platforms. By implementing these four steps, you can optimize your funnel to attract and convert your ideal clients while cultivating a loyal community.
How are you going to attract the things that you want when you’re preparing that are not aligning with your desire? You have to prepare to win, not prepare to fail.
You gotta identify how you are driving traffic.
Ask yourself how are people finding me? Do I have a Facebook group and that’s how everybody finds me? Is it my TikTok? And that’s how everybody finds me? Is it my email? Is it my newsletter?
How are people finding you on a consistent basis?
It’s important to understand where people are finding you and engaging with your content. Whether it’s through your website, social media, or landing page, understanding the traffic sources that bring people to your doorstep is crucial. This knowledge will help you focus your marketing efforts and optimize your content strategies to attract more of your ideal audience.
A landing page acts as a single page that contains all the essential information about what you’re offering. It gives your potential clients a clear understanding of your target audience, the program/course details, the investment required, breakdown of the content, and testimonials.
Including these key elements on your landing page is crucial because it makes the client feel more secure in their purchase. When people land on your page, they’re making informed decisions based on what they see, hear, and experience. That’s why understanding the traffic source is crucial. Whether it’s from social media, your website, or a landing page, identifying where people notice you is key. It’s the first touchpoint, the first impression.
So make sure it’s impactful, engaging, and filled with all the essential details that will make them feel secure in their decision.
When it comes to making a purchase, it’s not about whether someone likes you or trusts you. It’s about the information they gather while bingeing on your content.
Many entrepreneurs hold onto the belief that they need to make sales calls to close a deal. But the truth is, the sale happens way before you even talk to someone. It happens while they’re consuming your content, while they’re immersing themselves in what you have to offer. That’s why having a well-crafted landing page is crucial.
But the journey doesn’t end with the purchase. You need to consider the onboarding process. What happens after someone buys your program or course? This is where things like program start dates, automated emails, and welcome packets come into play. Think about how you can make their experience seamless and delightful from the moment they hit that ‘Buy’ button.
Treat your business like a business, and watch as your clients become loyal ambassadors for what you have to offer.
Building an email list is crucial for business growth.
So what’s the secret? Quality over quantity.
It’s not just about sending out a bunch of generic emails and hoping for the best. To truly refine your email marketing strategies, you need to focus on quality over quantity.
But here’s the key to mastering your email game: balance.
When it comes to email marketing, it’s important to strike the right balance between providing value and making sales. Nobody wants to constantly receive emails that are only focused on selling products or services. Instead, aim for a ratio of three valuable emails to one selling email. This way, you’re establishing a connection and trust with your audience by consistently providing them with valuable content, while still having the opportunity to make sales when appropriate.
Always be mindful of the emails you send and the goals you want to achieve. Remember that preparation is key to success. Take the time to plan and strategize your email campaigns, ensuring that they align with your overall business objectives. Think about the specific action you want your audience to take after reading your emails, whether it’s making a purchase, signing up for a webinar, or downloading a free resource.
By being intentional and deliberate in your email marketing efforts, you’ll see better results and maximize the impact of your messages.
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