I have seen flyers with the following headlines:
Let's look at these three statements in a little more detail. They are not positive because they use two rather negative words, namely LESSONS & CLASSES. These two words remind people of their childhood days of going to school which most did not enjoy. When you use these two words in your flyers and in your sales pitch you will turn off a large percentage of your prospects. They simply had enough lessons and classes in their younger years. We prefer to simply call them NEW DANCER DANCES! Why? Because that is exactly what they are, dances for new dancers.
The headline has to be an attention-grabber so the prospect will continue to read the details in your flyer or ad. Headlines should be very short - sometimes only one word. The headline should be a sentence. It can be a statement or a question. Whatever you come up with, it needs to get the attention of your targeted reader. We like to use headlines that are three words or less.
Here are some examples:
If you wish to learn more about the inside details of marketing, we suggest you go to your local library and check out a book or two about marketing. Another great idea is to simply study the ads in magazines and newspapers. Test the ads for AIDA. Let's start using more effective ads.
Bernie Coulthurst, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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