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Sell not the properties, but the benefits of your product.
“People buy things not for the sake of things themselves, but for the sake of what these things give them.” Dan Kennedy.
Many people know an example from Kotler’s marketing “bible” about holes and drills. When people buy a drill, they don’t need the drill itself. They need holes in the wall. The result, not the tool itself.
Remember, once there were slide rules and abacus? With the advent of calculators, they disappeared from the market. It turned out that people do not need slide rule or abacus at all. They need the ability to quickly calculate. Continue reading