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๐Ÿ—ž Course Creators Weekly #21 ๐Ÿ—“ November 16th, 2020 - Choosing the Right Value Proposition

This week, we hear from Hiten Shah on choosing the right value proposition, Pat Flynn and Chris Ducker share some tips on building a personal brand, and we read about the importance of happy customersโ€”again from Chris Ducker.

Hiten Shah on Choosing the Right Value Proposition
๐ŸŽ™ Podcast ๐Ÿ’ฐ Sales & Marketing

Hiten Shah on Choosing the Right Value Proposition

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    Think of value as what the customer is getting, not what you're offering
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    Avoid using buzzwords or analogies that may not make sense to everyone
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    Test your ideas to make sure people can understand them in 5 second or less
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    If you already have customers, use their own words to craft your messaging
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    Use a single value prop to bring people in, deliver it, then let them discover the rest
How to Build a (NO-FAIL) Personal Brand
๐Ÿ“น Video ๐Ÿ™Œ Building an Audience

How to Build a (NO-FAIL) Personal Brand

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    Lean into your expertise, your experience and personality
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    You gotta start at step 1, and don't compare that with somebody else's 200th
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    Do what comes naturally to you, whether it's writing, podcasting, videos, etc
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    Share content and provide value around what you want to be known for
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    Start by sharing what you THINK people want, and stay the course, until youโ€ฆ
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    Have conversations, and you go from guessing, to KNOWING what people want
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    Stick with whatever niche/topic you pick in the beginningโ€”don't pivot too early
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    You have to push some people awayโ€”you can't (and shouldn't) please everyone
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    Pick a niche/topic that you're good at + feel passionate about
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    Be a guideโ€”let your customers be the hero of their own story
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    Be seen to sellโ€”you cannot build influence without it
Pat Flynn via youtube.com
The Importance of Happy Customers
โœ๏ธ Article ๐Ÿ’ฐ Sales & Marketing

The Importance of Happy Customers

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    Prioritise keeping your customers happy over getting new customers
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    If you have a team, focus on their happiness firstโ€”it will cascade to your customers
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    It's easier to keep getting "yes"-es from existing customers, than to get a "first yes"
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    Make it easy for customers to contact you, via multiple channels
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    Reach out yourselfโ€”make sure they're happy + offer an opportunity for questions
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    Communicate your availability + set clear expectations

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