3 Tips to Downsell Your Customers and Make More Money
Want to make more money? Try selling less expensive products.
It may seem counterintuitive, but downselling your customers can actually strengthen your business and grow your profits.
Some potential customers would love to purchase your product or service but don’t have room in the budget. Instead of letting those potential sales just walk away, try selling them a less expensive option that still adds to your brand.
Downselling starts a relationship and increases the chance that someone will make a bigger purchase from you in the future. Even though downsells are less expensive, they can still add up over time and help you make more money.
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Here are three ways to downsell your customers:
- Make it a no-brainer. To be effective, a downsell needs to be a real downsell. That means offering a secondary product for a significantly lower price that customers can afford. The price should be low enough that customers don’t even need to think before making the purchase.
- Make it high value. Just because a downsell is less expensive doesn’t mean it isn’t a quality product. Don’t assume that low cost means low value. I could downsell a $500 course with a $25 book, which is a significantly less expensive product but still valuable to customers.
- Make it scalable. A downsell shouldn’t be overly complicated. Make it something easy to scale so that you aren’t spending a lot of time and energy selling a low-cost product. Digital products can be great downsells because they can be easily replicated.
Downselling is a great way to build your business and strengthen your customer base. Taking the time to sell less expensive but still valuable products can help grow your business for the long term.
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