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Episode 76: Presenting your Digital Products

This week we continue our discussion on how to create and sell a successful digital product. We dig in-depth on how to present your digital products by using stunning presentational graphics. This is an absolute master class in branding and using visuals to help sell your work online.

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Show Notes for This Episode:

[1:00] Intro into selling online.
[1:20] Preview graphics.
[2:00] How preview graphics sell.
[3:00] Leveling the selling ground with great previews.
[4:00] How much time should I spend on a preview?
[5:00] Lisa shares her thought process on product previews.
[6:30] What makes a great product preview?
[8:00] Visual covers that require no reading? What?!
[10:00] Product visuals, copy and customer click patterns.
[12:20] Everyone loves a good before and after preview.
[13:00] Zooming in on things people really want.
[14:00] Building desire to buy.
[15:30] Showcase how your product improves someone’s skills.
[16:00] Getting into your customers head.
[17:00] Discovering your products key selling points.
[18:30] Living somewhere between underwhelm and overwhelm.
[19:00] Use one liner to sum up the product.
[20:00] Product Names.
[20:20] How a good story sells!
[21:50] Dustin shares the story behind his half-tone brush set.
[23:30] Inviting people into your world and convincing them to buy.
[24:20] The power of stories.
[25:00] Building value with testimonials, proof and process.
[26:00] Mockups
[27:00] Figuring out how others will use your product
[28:00] Gaining a fresh perspective from friends and family.
[29:00] Spark imagination.
[30:00] Continuing to add value.
[30:30] People need to be told how to use your product.
[31:00] Crafting the most useful product instruction.
[33:00] Building your brand thru product documentation.
[35:00] Don’t give up on your product at the very end
[34:43] Seize every opportunity to stand out.
[36:00] When writing documentation is a struggle, go visual.
[37:00] Listener packaging critique.
[39:00] Going the extra mile.
[40:00] We buy from people we like and know.
[42:00] Tom shares next week’s podcast topic.
[43:00] The crew closes this week’s episode and shares how they hope it helps you.

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