Everyone loves to win something. That’s why contests can bring so much buzz to your business. However, the benefits of a contest—especially one that requires your audience members to create something—go far beyond generating simple enthusiasm.
In fact, contests offer two main benefits to your business—and their effects are immediate.
A recent study from Marketing Sherpa proved that people spend 100% more time on pages with videos on them. Translation? You need to be filming videos.
I get it. Video doesn’t come naturally to everyone. Being in front of the camera can be awkward. I wrestle with all kinds of emotions and uncertainty every. single. time. I. film.
But here’s what can make it a whole lot easier . . .
Sometimes, we just need a little push to know that we’re making the right decision, whether it’s buying a new piece of furniture, investing in a new piece of technology, or choosing what school our children should go to—and the same goes for our customers.
We may strongly believe that our product or service will help our customers and make a difference in their lives, but they may need an extra “oomph” to feel confident enough to buy.
There’s nothing more welcoming than walking into a home and taking in the scent of freshly baked cookies, as any child—or realtor—will tell you.
When preparing homes for a showing, realtors will do everything possible to make a good first impression, like repainting the front door, replacing the light fixtures or, yes, baking cookies. Some even go so far as to hire a string quartet to play in the living room or host a barbecue in the backyard!