How to Boost Sales By Building Trust
So how can you build trust more quickly? Below are six ways to build trust you can profit from.
Imagine what a positive story about your company in local or national media can do for you.
Immediately your business is more credible.
Post the news story on your website and for a longer-lasting boost.
You can make all the claims you like about your company, but prospects may not believe you.
So, since people are more likely to trust what your clients and customers say about you, solicit testimonials.
Write a case study-that's corporate speak for success story.
And everyone loves a story.
The power of a case study is that it goes beyond telling prospects what you do.
It shows them.
It engages them.
The formula is simple: explain the problem, show how your product or service solved it, and explain the results achieved.
When prospects relate the story to their own lives, you start closing sales quicker than ever before.
Create a white paper-a cross between a magazine article and a corporate brochure.
The beauty of a white paper is that it's all about the soft-sell.
It educates the reader about the solution to a problem and then gently guides them on where to seek help in solving that problem.
)And, of course, it increases your credibility by showcasing your company as the expert in solving this problem.
If you're not ready yet for a full-blown white paper, you can try tip sheets.
An accountant might create tip sheet on "8 Ways QuickBooks can Increase Your Efficiency.
"An interior designer might offer a tip sheet called "7 Considerations when Choosing Colors.
"Whatever the tip sheet, make sure it helps your target market and shows that you know your stuff.
The stats say that many people fear this one more than death, but it works: speaking.
Get a representative of your company up in front of a group of people and however good your company is, you get credit for being even better.
Someone willing to talk to an audience gains instant credibility as an expert in whatever subject they're discussing.
Boost your sales by trying one or more of these tactics.