“Testimonials are Marketing Gold”

episode #775 – OCTOBER 6, 2022

GUEST: Erin Ollila

Routinely ask your customers about how you are doing and what you can improve.

the episode

Testimonials are  marketing gold. But the trick is cultivate them.  So how do you get people to talk about you?  Guest, Erin Ollila breaks it down into two parts  sourcing testimonials and then using testimonials. She suggests the best way to source testimonials is to make it part of your process. Don’t wait till the project is done and you are handing over the deliverable. Ask questions throughout the entire time you’re working with them.

The easiest way to implement this is to start asking clients throughout your process  what you are doing well and what could use improvement.  You will discover a  gold mine information of what to adjust to improve the customer’s experience. In many cases it might be very simple tweaks that make the most improvement.

And don’t forget your previous clients.  Go back to ask them what is was like to work with you.

our guest Erin Ollila

Conversion copywriter. Copywriting coach. Word slinger. Wing woman.
No matter what you call her, Erin Ollila’s job is to step in and show the world just how incredible her clients truly are.

With over 15 years of publishing experience and an MFA in Creative Writing, she gets what it takes to ideate, create, and implement smart SEO website copy and strategic content campaigns.

When Erin’s not cheering on creatives and service-based entrepreneurs or hosting the Talk Copy to Me podcast, you can catch her indulging in ice cream and spending time with her family in southeastern MA.

Eris is also the host of Talk Copy to Me Podcast