Step into my office and let me entice you.
Entice: to attract artfully or adroitly or by arousing hope or desire
Why am I enticing you? Are you hanging on the edge of your seat? You must be begging for more. I am, and I know exactly where this article is going. I swear it’s for your own good.
I am enticing you to give you the opportunity to learn how to compete with the persuasion pros. We live in a world of want. You want something, I want something, everyone wants something. Don’t you ever feel like your wants and needs aren’t being met or maybe just come last? Nobody likes to come in last, or even second for that matter. Put yourself first and learn the art of persuasion.
My dear friend Mr. Alan Monroe taught me the art of persuasion through five simple steps he created back in the 1930s. When Monroe and I are done with you, you’ll have your friends, family and worst enemy persuaded. Keep reading this article. You won’t regret it.
Monroe’s Motivated Sequence
The first step to persuasion is getting your audience to listen to you. It can be tough, but you’ve got to make it worth their while. I got your attention by enticing you. My methods may have been unconventional, but it got your attention didn’t it? You can use a quote, a story, a picture, etc.
You’ve got their attention, but why should they listen to you? This is when you explain what’s important and why it’s important. What’s important here is that you aren’t getting what you want, and you deserve to get what you want.
No one likes a dead-end. There’s no point in helping someone realize what they need and not helping them figure out how to get it. That’s why I am giving you Monroe’s Motivated Sequence. It’s satisfying your need to become the coolest persuader ever so you can get what you want.
Picture it – you got everything you wanted, and all on your own merit. You persuaded your way there. How gorgeous. Show them that their future is bright.
This is where you tell them what to do. Point them in the right direction. I told you to keep reading this article, and now you know how to persuade like the pros.