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The best way to sell your services

Give away your ideas and your time. Demonstrate your talent by offering your actual advice, for real, with no strings attached.

One hour of free advice will close more sales (and is a lot faster) than four one-hour sales calls.

  • It’s less work and time than making sales calls
  • It’s a lot more credible
  • It proves how valuable you are

Give away a bit, wow them, then offer services for a fee if they want more.

Here’s a great example from Tim Toomey at Covert Nine:


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  1. Brodie Tyler February 18, 2014 at 5:35 pm #

    This is so true. Showing that you are willing to help them or give advice with no strings attached shows that you are in it for a real purpose. I want to educate people about marketing, but I do still have to make a living. I’m willing to teach in order to gain loyal fans.

  2. Cam February 19, 2014 at 3:08 pm #

    I completely agree with you. I saw someone publish this article the other day:

    I personally think that giving free advice is no problem. It sells my credibility and even if the idea is great, 99% of the time they hire me to execute because they know they can’t do it as well as the person who came up with the idea originally.

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