If you’re having trouble getting email clicks and persuading people to put their eyes on your sales offers or blog posts, here’s a way that works like crazy (when done right) almost 100% of the time.
Look, I’m a big tease.
Especially in email.
Really you have to be an almost obnoxious tease to get people to click.
And you can do this by saying something extremely enticing for your market, and at the same time painfully incomplete.
I asked a simple question in a few Facebook groups the other day … “How long should a sales page be?” I got responses ranging from as long as it takes to sell the product to it depends on the price to I have no idea. Now here’s the answer: It depends on the amount of […]
“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Ooh wee I thought I was big time by saying that whenever Lil’ Johnny annoyed me in class. My granny taught me that. And honestly, it was just as much a lie as it was ineffective in getting that bully boy Johnny […]
Got a great question the other week:
“Apryl, how can I write ‘killer’ headlines?”
Frankly, this is one of most frequently asked questions copywriters get.
After all, if nobody makes it past the headline, you can stick a fork in your offer – no matter how irresistible it is or how intriguing your sales page.
So let’s have a little informal “challenge.”
Read the following email subject lines and try to guess which one had the highest open rate:
Shake what your mama gave ya
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One of the most effective ways to approach the pricing question is with the assumption the prospect on the phone with you will – right out the gate – be shaking her head and saying to herself, “this chick is a lunatic if she thinks I’m paying that!” when you reveal your price. In other […]