4 Steps To Creating A Powerful Sales Funnel That Converts Customers

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4 Steps To Creating A Powerful Sales Funnel That Converts Customers

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    Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of setting up your sales funnel? You’re not alone. Many online business owners fail to properly plan out their funnel, and it shows.

    They have an opt-in incentive that doesn’t appeal to their audience.

    Their follow-up emails don’t flow naturally from the opt-in.

    Messages are unbalanced—either too many sales pitches or not enough. Even worse, the offers don’t match the market.

    Making these mistakes is common, so if you recognize yourself here, don’t feel bad. The good news? There’s an easy fix.

    Here are 4 ways to plan your sales funnel:

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    1. Survey Your Market

    All too often we think we know what our readers and potential buyers want, but in reality, we’re simply guessing. We make the mistake of believing that we are our market, but that usually is not the case.

    The only way to know for sure what your market truly wants and needs is to ask them. Set up a simple survey (even a Google form will work) and ask your blog readers, social media followers, and email list to give their opinion.

    Do this right, and you’ll know exactly what you should be offering your audience, plus, you’ll know that language to use on your opt-in page.

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    2. Create Your Opt-in

    Now that you know what your market needs, it’s time to create your opt-in incentive. Keep in mind that readers today seem to prefer simple, easy-to-digest offers rather than 200-page eBooks or 7-part video series. This makes your job a bit easier, too.

    Some popular choices for opt-in incentives include:

    • Checklists
    • Worksheets
    • Resource guides
    • Video training
    • Webinars
    • Audio downloads
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    3. Map out your autoresponder

    Every good opt-in incentive should be followed up with a series of emails that build on the material. If you’ve offered a resource guide, for example, then your follow-up emails might include usage tips for each of the resources, or case studies that show how others have benefited from using the tools.

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    4. Make an offer

    Arguably the most important part of your sales funnel, your offer must be the logical next step for readers to take. They’ve worked through your opt-in incentive, read and acted on your emails, and they’re hungry for more. Time to make your offer.

    Just like the other pieces of your sales funnel, your coaching offer needs to be the answer to your readers’ most burning questions. If you consider your opt-in and follow-up series to be the “lite” version, then your coaching offer is the premium package. Bigger, beefier, and the perfect next step.

    Before you post your first opt-in code, take some time to map out your sales funnel according to these steps, and you’ll not only fill your sales funnel faster, but you’ll close more sales along the way.

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