Do you want to sell your very own Printable Product but have no idea where to start? You are not alone!
Many people struggle when looking for the best ways to get a product listed and selling on their online shops. But in this article, I will show you 5 incredibly Simple Steps to make it happen!
Let’s get started!
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Step #1: Choose Your Printable Product & Get it Ready for Download
So, you are ready to get your first product listed on your online shop. Congratulations! You’ve taken your first big step by reading this article and deciding to get it done.
Step number one is to choose the product you are going to sell and get it download ready.
I already know what you may be thinking, “Great… but what if I don’t have a completed product yet?!?”
If this sound like your situation, read my article, “How to Choose Your First Printable Product to Sell”. There you will find tips on getting your first product ready to go.
If you have your product picked out, all you need to do now is convert your document to a PDF. Having your product in PDF format will make it super easy to upload later on.
Give the product final draft a proofread and make sure everything looks just right before you convert to PDF!
You are ready for step #2!
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Step #2: What are the Features & Benefits of Your Printable Product?
Now that you have your product picked and download ready, it’s time to start planning how you will sell it!
Focus on answering the three important questions below to easily find your products features, benefits, and who it’s suited for. While reviewing your product to answer these questions, take notes so you can easily refer to them later.
1. What features does your product offer?
Take a good look at your product and spot what exactly your product does.
What material does it cover? What does it teach?
These are the bits of information you need to determine the features of your product.
2. How does the product benefit your customers?
While reviewing your product, you also want to think of the benefits it offers. To find the benefits of your product, determine what your customers will get out if it.
To make it easy, think about what benefits the audience will get from the features of your product. How with customers benefit from the information your product features?
3. Who is your product for?
Lastly, think about who your product is designed for or who your target audience is for this product.
Take the time to imagine exactly who would get the most out of your product and why that is. Target these attributes of your product and show people that this product is what they need!
Once you have your notes from reviewing your product, writing your sales message will be a breeze!
It’s time to get going on step #3!
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Step 3: Draft a Sales Page for Your Printable Product
Finally, it is time to start drafting your sales page! This step can discourage many newbie sellers who struggle with creating an offer in the form of a sales page.
But have no fear! It’s not nearly as hard as it seems to create a sales page that SELLS!
You will need these key components: a compelling headline, statements about features & benefits, call to action, and the buy button.
Remember the main goal of your sales page is to get your customers to click through and buy your product.
Do you want a guide on how to write these key components?
See my article “Drafting a Sales Pages that will Sell!”. This article will walk you through in detail how to write a sales page for your product.
Now that you are done drafting your sales page, you are ready for step # 4!
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Step 4: Buy Button & Download Page for Your Printable Product
So far you have: 1.) Chosen your Printable product and have it download ready, 2.) Determined the features and benefits of your Printable product, and 3.) You’ve drafted your Printable product’s sales page.
You’ve accomplished a lot BUT we still have two steps to go!
Now you need to get your buy button and download page ready to make your first sale. To do that, let’s look at the steps you need to take.
Step 1 – Choose how your buyers will download your product.
Before you can set up a buy button, you need to know where buyers will be taken to for download! So, where do you want your buyers to go to download your product?
You can use an online store like Etsy, Shopify, or aMember, OR you can create a page from your website.
Step 2 – Decide how much you will charge for your product.
If this is your first product, a good range to stay in is $5 to $15. You can also look at what other sellers within your niche are selling their products for.
Step 3 – Create a buy button.
If you choose an online store as your download page, just link that sales page to your buy button. This will redirect your buyers to the online store so they can purchase through there.
If you choose a page on your website, you need to create a buy button that can accept payments. So, use a Third-Party Payment Platform like PayPal, create your buy button, and testing your buy button.
For more in-depth information on how to do this, I have a great post for you! Read through my article, “Download Page & Buy Button for Your First Product”.
You’re almost done! Get ready for your 5th and final step!
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Step 5: Drive traffic to your Printable Product
You’ve made it to step #5! Woohoo! Pat yourself on the back because you are almost done!
Now that you have your product listed and ready for sales, let’s connect customers to it. You want to focus on the 3 main ways to drive traffic directly to your brand-new product: Advertising on your blog, posting to social media platforms, and marketing to your email list.
#1. Advertise Your Product on Your Blog
If you have a blog, you should already have posts and pages to add your product to.
Fit your product link in anywhere and everywhere it is relevant. This will make it easy for your customers to find it.
#2. Get Your Product Out on Social Media
All of the endless hours you’ve spent working in your social media outlets are about to pay off! Use the connections you have on social sites to show off your new product.
This method is incredible at driving traffic as so many users already use these sites to search for products. Get your product out there where people are already looking for it!
#3. Send an Email Broadcast Out to Your Lists
Do you already send email newsletters out regularly to your lists? Then this will take you no time at all!
Simply incorporate your product into your newsletter using some of the content from your sales page.
The more regularly you email about your product, the more times you are getting it in front of your audience.
If you are looking for a more information on these 3 ways to drive traffic, check this out! Have a look at my article, “3 Insanely Simple Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Products”.
This article expanses on the above tips and offers even more suggestions to grow your product’s traffic!
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And that’s it!
You have completed the 5 Super Easy Steps to Listing and Selling Your First Printable Product. Congratulations! You will, if you haven’t already, start making sales in no time at all!
Thank you so much for reading this article! <3
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