But it is surprising how much advertising is about saying what the advertisers want to say about themselves, and how little advertising focuses on the minds, moods, and motivations of consumers, and on what I call "gimmes" - the emotional payoffs consumers expect from brands.
The book, published by John Wiley and Sons and available around the world, is based on Hallward's 20 years of experience in the ad research world and supported by the Ipsos ASI database of more than 3 million brand assessments. According to Ipsos ASI research, only about one-fifth of advertising campaigns have a significant measurable impact on the brand.
Many campaigns fail to grab the consumer's attention. Half of those that do so fail to motivate consumers in meaningful ways. Hallward believes too many ad and marketing professionals, schooled in business administration and economics, know far too little about how our brains work and how to leverage our genetic wiring for mutually beneficial purposes. We all need to admit that humans feel much more than they think. Ipsos ASI has also recently introduced new holistic integrated advertising assessment. The firm focuses on providing advertisers with the insights to help in the development, evaluation, and improvement of their advertising efforts to help them build stronger marketing performance for healthier brands.
To learn more, visit: www. With more than 1, professionals and support staff in the U. Ipsos companies offer a complete line of custom, syndicated, omnibus, panel, and online research products and services. Ipsos conducts polling on behalf of the Associated Press, the world's oldest and largest news organization. In , Ipsos generated e The Paris-based company was founded in and has been listed on the Paris Stock Exchange since About Ipsos Ipsos is a leading global survey-based market research company, owned and managed by research professionals.
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Ipsos helps interpret, simulate, and anticipate the needs and responses of consumers, customers, and citizens around the world. Member companies assess market potential and interpret market trends. They develop and build brands. Rely on your actual talent instead of dimestore psychological manipulation. And why in the world are you reading a copywriting blog if you feel this way? It is easy to forget the emotions behind any purchasing decision that gets made. I like your sports car analogy.
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A perfect example! This list of things could be a great handbook on how to sell.
I think it is difficult to judge the own copy writings and it will be helpful to have a friend or spouse revising it and trying to figure out the feelings and emotions of potential buyers. The best is to give this list of 12 to an external reader.
He or she should control your sales page or copy writing step by step checking each point on the list. It is interesting to think the way you say or write things just a little differently than the last way can truly effect the outcome of the sale. People buy on emotion, so AIDA in the sale copy helps draw people emotion to decide!
It works every time. The most valuable product will not get up and start selling itself. This is very true.
This post is perfect timing for me. An important thing to mention, which ties a lot of these bullet points together, are testimonials. Sales is something that never came naturally to me. While others would sell and sell, I would go home empty handed. Let me tell you, it was frustrating. But I did eventually learn how to sell.
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Tips like those presented in this article really help me. Not only do they reinforce what I have learned before, but they also make me think and look for ways to improve my selling. Regarding the item no. I find myself sometimes still lack of the twisting power that I hardly can persuade myself to buy my idea. Excellent article. Selling is psychology and saying the right things. But what I do know is this: I read a book that made a light bulb go off in my head about why people do what they do..
In times of complex concepts like limbic marketing this post is really helpful, as it brings directly to the point what many others explain in long books.
Thanks for the reframe. Another excellent application would be customer service strategic planning. Truly awesome post. No doubt, our visitors are won with this psychological pitch. This kind of selling copy not only gain new readers but retain too. Current research indicates that the brain responds best to a conversational tone of voice like the one the author used and poorly to a very formal, one-sided tone of voice like your average product documentation. I agree with many points here, but making decisions emotionally is not a global feature of humans to the extent you discuss.
If we look at Japan for instance, they are making more decisions based on data than on emotion, and they are more likely to purchase based on Technical Selling. I wrote an article about this difference a while back:. Too Much Choice. This confirms a strategy, when writing and showcasing product and services.
Know who you are writing and creating for; make the buying decision easy for your punters with just one clear and compelling message. Great post! As an e-marketer with a psychology background, I really appreciate and understand these tips! Great information, thank you! I love this entry. With ego, worth and emotion the probable answer to selling is in our opinion to give.
This post is great timing for me. One important thing to keep in mind when writing seo friendly content is to not forget that ultimately the content is there for your readers as well. Does no good if it doesnt make sense! Dean, thank you for the compiling the list. I think the first two points are particularly important; people buy on instinct first and justify it second. Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to primary sidebar. People make decisions emotionally. People justify decisions with facts. People are egocentric. People look for value.
People think in terms of people.
People love to buy. People love to be sold. They love to discover wonderful new products and experiences. People are naturally suspicious.
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People are always looking for something. Most people follow the crowd. Most of us are imitators. This is why testimonials and case histories are so influential. This is the path to copywriting mastery. Reader Comments 83 Sometimes I wonder how one author, like Dean Rieck, captures the essence of online marketing with clarity. And 7? So true, so true. Cheers, Samantha. Great post, Robert Cialdini wrote a great book on Influence that dives into the process further. Thanks Dean.
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