So you want to become more persuasive and influence others. Maybe you want to make more sales. Or you need to influence your boss, or employees. Or you need to get your clients to follow your advice. The following 24 persuasive techniques will give you additional leverage and instantly amplify your ability to influence others. […]
Ah yes, the subtle art of persuasion.
Persuasive techniques to get into the minds of others so you can sell them your ideas, your products, or your services.
Persuasive techniques include simple things, like a genuine smile across your face, to help you get agreement. They also involve the more complex understandings of the unconscious processes behind the groups and individuals you want to influence.
Negotiation skills are different than group presentation skills. Covert persuasion techniques used in face-to-face selling are different than persuasive writing techniques. Yet, all of them involve using persuasive language patterns, influencing skills, and psychological techniques in unique ways.
Below are articles (from most recent to oldest) on persuasive techniques to help you increase your influence skills in whatever area you’re searching.
Read around. If you don’t find something about the persuasive techniques you’re looking for, just contact me with your questions and I’ll do what I can to help.
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