Referrals for MSPs – Part 12

Rampant Referrals - Part 13

Recap : As a quick recap, last time we looked at communicating with your stakeholder groups by firstly looking at those groups over whom you have the most control and this meant reviewing onboarding sessions with your clients, then reviewing onboarding sessions with your staff and other suppliers and then looking at developing your referral…

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Referrals for MSPs – Part 11

Rampant Referrals

Recap : Last time we looked at :– Different Stakeholders – this was a worthwhile framework to use as a business-owner to ensure you are at least aware of (and can communicate with) your entire stakeholder list, for all practical purposes, in the future. Then we started looking at communicating those stake-holders, namely : –…

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Referrals for MSPs – Part 10

Rampant Referrals

As a quick recap, last time we looked at the product matrix : – What you do sell– What you could/should sell– Outlining where the Gaps are on the Matrix– Reviewing increasing Sales  – Increasing Value x Volume– Increase prices of items within the basket– Increasing the average size of existing items within the basket…

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Rampant Referrals For MSPs – Part 7

Rampant Referrals - Part 13

Okay, so as a quick recap, last time we looked at how referrals can be sabotaged in terms of personality issues. Specifically, we looked at : – Underestimating the Importance of Soft Skills– Lack of Personal Connection– Lack of ProfessionalismAnd then we looked at the personality traits to foster, namely empathy, trustworthiness, enthusiasm, and likeability.…

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Rampant Referrals For MSPs : Part 4

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Rampant Referrals for MSPs : Self-Sabotage (Part B) Okay, so as a quick recap from last time, we started looking at ways that MSPs can reduce their referral-flow as a result of reduced client-service satisfaction, as a result of service-sabotage. This started off with a quick appreciation that we all have lots of biases and…

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Rampant Referrals for MSPs – Part 3

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Recap from last Time.Last time we saw that to complement the statistics we saw in session 1, the main benefits to MSP owners for optimising referrals were identified within the categories of : – Cost (or lack of it)– Feedback (both internally and externally)– Trust – we looked at all the stakeholders along the trust-train.–…

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What MSPs Should Know About the Dunning Kruger Effect

Dunning Kruger Effect For MSPs

There’s a psychological phenomenon known as the ‘Dunning-Kruger Effect’. This cognitive bias (discovered by social psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger at Cornell University in 1999) is a paradox where people with low ability at a task overestimate their ability, while experts tend to underestimate theirs. That’s not to say this effect comes as a…

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Copywriting for MSPs – Part 16

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Recap from Last Time From that last point about reciprocity, we finished last time around including items of value within the envelope of your marketing piece, such as a voucher for goods or services, or an invitation to an exclusive event, or some other token which has a high perceived value. AIDA We can now…

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Copywriting for MSPs – Part 13

MSP Copywriting - Part 17

Recap :    Last time we looked at : Assuming the Sale, Introducing Value Before The Price, Establishing a High Price, Reframing – Money and Time with Matching, Avoiding Commitment words and then Making Calls to Cction (And Button) stand out. Rephrasing the Most Important Benefits in The Closing Offer. There’s a good case for restating…

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