It’s really important to be seen as an expert if you want to excel in the field of Internet Marketing. It’s an area I’ve often written about on the blog and I hope you understand why. Demonstrating expertise is really important.
Potential customers automatically gravitate towards those people they think are experts in a field. By being able to demonstrate that you have such expertise, you have an immediate advantage over your competitors.
You want to be known as an expert in order to get additional credibility. If you write an e-book, you produce a video series, compose a special report or deliver an online course, you want to have that proof that you’re an expert. When other people search for your name on the internet, they need to know that yours is a brand that they can trust. They need to know that they’re going to get value for money. This is enough to help you to sell your products.
An advantage of being seen as an expert is you can start to get invitations from the media to speak on your subject. It’s amazing how as often a journalist is looking for a speaker in an area. Think about these countless radio shows, TV shows, and newspapers around the world of which continue to need new content. They can find you using your online profiles. I know of journalists who search Twitter profiles to try and find someone who has the right keywords listed or runs a website about the subject they need a speaker for. When you’re there, you’re a vital resource for any radio team struggling to put together a program. On the back of these invitations, you should be able to increase your own expertise and product sales.
A final advantage of being seen as an expert that I want to talk about is that this gives you a great additional confidence to succeed in your marketing. It’s a little mindset trick. When people think you are an expert then you really start to believe it. This is good because you do need confidence to succeed in marketing. Online marketing can be a lonely pursuit. These additional confidence boosters appear every time you sell a product, every time you see your name up in lights, or whenever you get offered a guest blog post slot on someone else’s site. All of these boosters help.
I think that it’s of key important to be seen as an expert. I hope that this blog post has shared some of the reasons why it’s important with you, as well as illuminated some of the benefits that come with this expertise.
Feel free to add your own reasons why being seen as an expert is important in the comments field.