10 Hot Phrases That Increase Traffic And Sales!

Written by Larry Dotson

1 "Bookmark This Web Site Now" Tell your visitors to bookmark your web site. They may see your web site listed in their bookmarks and visit again. You should also give then a good reason to bookmark your site. For example tell them you add new content everyday.

2 "Subscribe To Our Free E-zine" Tell your visitors to subscribe to your e-zine. When they subscribe you'll capture their e-mail address. Every time they read your e-zine, it will remind them to return to your site.

3." Participate On Our Discussion Board" Ask your visitors to participate on your online discussion board. By participating they will meet other people. By meeting other people, they will revisit your web site on a regular basis to stay in contact with them.

4. "Sign Our Guestbook" Ask your visitors to sign your guest book. When people sign your guestbook you may get valuable feedback or constructive criticism on how to improve your web site. This may help you increase traffic to your web site.

5. "Use Our Free Content On Your Site Or In Your E-zine" Allow your visitors to use your articles on their own web site or in their e-zine. Just ask them to include your resource box. This will spread your advertising all overrepparttar internet.

Get 'em While They're Hot!

Written by Dave Balch

What do you do when a customer compliments you on your product or service? (If you don't get any compliments, you need to read all of my other articles… NOW!) The correct answer is "I get it in writing!"

It's wonderful when your customers appreciate you; it's even more wonderful when you can share that appreciation with others. After all, what gives you more credibility than a happy customer? And who better to spreadrepparttar word than that customer?

The word ofrepparttar 125086 day, then, is "Testimonial". Here are some tips and tricks to getting good testimonials and using them to your advantage.

1. If you get a compliment on your product or service, ask if you can get it in writing, preferably on their letterhead.

2. If you have what you feel is a good customer and you don't yet have a testimonial from them, ASK FOR ONE!

3. Regardless of howrepparttar 125087 subject comes up, ask them some questions that will clarifyrepparttar 125088 benefit they enjoyed from your product or service.

4. Offer to put it in writing for them to save them time (and to word itrepparttar 125089 way you feel is best). Naturally, you will ask them for approval of what you wrote and then, if appropriate, they can put it on their letterhead.

5. A good testimonial gives specific results;repparttar 125090 more specificrepparttar 125091 better. For example, "Our productivity increased 35%" is much more powerful than "You saved us a lot of time".

6. Userepparttar 125092 testimonials everywhere you can. Every piece of literature, every brochure, every flyer should have at least one. And don't forget to use them generously on your website! (Don't include your customer's email address though, because that would make it available to spammers who combrepparttar 125093 web looking for addresses to steal.)

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