#230: 7 Secrets of Selling Through Serving

What if I told you it's possible to make money by just giving stuff away? Well, that's exactly what I'm telling you today. Plus…

  • How to decide what kind of day to have.
  • Send snail-mail from your iPhone.
  • …and flair!

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Spiritual Foundations

Decide What Kind of Day to Have

“I will praise the Lord at all times. I will constantly speak his praises.”
(Psalm 34:1, NLT)

Our expectation determines our experience.

We often leap to a conclusion about what things mean. For most people, the conclusion is often negative.

We are all too prone to base our expectation of today on what happened yesterday, or the past few months, or the past few years.

You may have had a rough day, week, month, or year. People in your life might be angry, negative, complainers, or even abusive.

The fact is: it doesn't matter what happened in the past – that does not determine your future! You get to decide what kind of day you're going to have.

Right now, you have the power to become the change you want to see in your life. Even if people are mean, bad things are happening all around you, and nothing may seem to be going your way.

Expect the goodness of God to show up in your life, and expect

Expect the goodness of God to show up in your life, and expect favor, blessings, and good success. Speak words of faith over your day, over your life and over your future.

Get a bigger vision of your life, expect your path to be illuminated and clear, and make room for God to do something amazing for you.

Pray This Way

“Father, I praise You at all times. I choose to see your hand in my life, sending me grace, favor, and mercy. Thank you that you make all things work together for my good. Amen!”

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Feature Segment: 7 Secrets of Selling Through Serving

Or, How to Make Money Giving Stuff Away

  1. Think of marketing as something you do for people, not to people.
  2. Help your audience with a problem before you try to sell them something.
  3. Give value recklessly.
  4. Give value consistently.
  5. Give value strategically.
  6. Give value tactically.
  7. Sell people what they want (and give them what they need.)

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Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at RayEdwards.com.