Motivating Your Customers to Purchase Your Products

Jake Michaels
July 21, 2020
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You might wonder at times how it’s possible for someone to sell certain products and services even when customers are not in their best financial state. What do they do to convince those people to buy? The answer lies in finding out their primary needs and reasons to purchase certain goods and services. When your business knows what people want, you can use it to make your offering such that it will cater to their desires. Not only that, but you can also promote your product or service in the context of their needs.

Gaining Something More

People know that products and services are worth certain amounts of money. Because of this, they would want to make the most of what they have and get the items with the best value. One way of motivating people to buy from you is to add value to your service or product without changing the price. For example, you can use a dealer loader to sweeten the deal and get retailers to purchase a certain amount of your product. Not only you can get more sales, but it will be a good promotion as well.

Gaining Something Better

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Aside from quantity, people also want quality in what they get from you. And they want to be certain of it. If you can convince your customers that your offer is not the wrong choice, or it’s the better choice, then they’ll be motivated to buy. This is a common angle used in commercials where you make a comparison with your competition.

Gaining Something to Solve a Problem

Many people purchase items to solve an issue. Nobody wants problems to stay for long, right? If one only needs to pay a certain amount of money for something that will get rid of it, they likely will. Recognize what issue or inconvenience your product or service addresses, and then focus on that with your marketing. If you’ll notice, this usually becomes your angle when people endorse you or give testimonials. They help your potential customers think that if it solved others’ problems, it can remedy theirs too.

Gaining Something for Someone Else

Humans have a need for interaction with other people in their daily lives to some degree. And certain people are considered close enough for one to want to do them a favor. Following this, your customers aren’t just out there only looking out for themselves. They have friends and family members that they care about as well. They would also want their loved ones to experience the benefits that they receive. Promotional offers such as group discounts and holiday specials play on this.

Take note that while it can be good for your business to carefully target the needs and wants of your customers, it is still unethical to mislead them. It still pays to be honest about what you’re offering to the public. A business-customer relationship is still a relationship, and it requires a certain amount of trust. It’s best to keep improving your products and services and emphasize their positive qualities in your marketing.

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