I kid you not:
I’ve often toyed with the idea of having a fake secretary answer my emails. I’d find a hot chick with big bewbs and pay to use her photo and call her “Irma.”
All my outgoing emails would be from her.
The email address would be firstname.lastname@example.org or something. Her pic would be attached in the signature of every email with her own facebook link the mouth-breathers would all friend and hit on.
She would, of course, pitch “Email Players” subtly and not-so-subtly.
And then, with girls I date and, even *better*, if I made a girl my actual girlfriend, they would not know Irma is fake, and then I would be able to create all kinds of glorious drama and conflict between the two, by fanning the flames of jealousy, etc.
I think it’d be highly amusing for me.
Not so much.
But, it’d make for great email fodder and stories to write to you each day.
Anyway, before you write me back saying I’m not giving you any “value!!!” here like a pathetic freebie seeking goo-roo fanboy, think long and hard before pushing that send button. I just gave away an extremely valuable nugget of gold anyone can use to sell more products with.
Did you see it?
Or did you overlook it, searching for yet another “how to” tip you’ll never use?
Okay, fine, I’ll spell it out.
Another true story:
The late great telephone sales trainer (guys like Zig Ziglar used to use his stuff to sell their own events I hear) Stan Billue said he hated rejection. So, when he made cold calls to sell his own “how to sell” cassettes and speaking gigs, he didn’t make the calls.
His alter ego Pat Murphy did.
“Pat” did the selling for him.
Something that did wonders for his positioning.
So go ahead fa-la-la-la on that a bit this Christmas.
And while you’re at it:
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