The very nature of print materials is to target those who prefer visual and tactile physical encounters.
A person willing and wanting to take martial arts class has an affinity to visual and tactile physical encounters. That's exactly what a martial arts class is.
You watch things and then do things with other people and objects. It would make perfect sense why print is still a cornerstone of martial arts marketing.
And it's going to get better. People are becoming more attracted to value and good will than straight selling. Yes, it takes longer but it makes for a lasting tribe.
One that will stick around.
This right here is like a marketing plan in a box.
Use printed materials to tell a story or narrative in a handout. Rack card, or one sheet, book mark, trial card, or small ad cards.
(Let's make it a story about a kid who grew up struggling to focus in school and the difference training martial arts made in his life he became not only a A+ student but a helpful kid at home - this could be a real story from your school or a narrative )
Drive them both to a lead magnet online. "Learn how Martial Arts classes can Improve your child's grades while keeping them lean, healthy, focused and happy this school year so you can have more time to relax"
The next step in your funnel can be your tripwire
(low-end trial) with a VSL video of your program. Build value on the benefits - make offer
If they buy great, if not email them more stories about the topic above every day for a few days.
Follow up every few days with an offer.
Make offers in your emails. Rinse and repeat - measure and adjust.
These steps allow you to get a lot more leads over time.
Then driving someone directly to a sales page. 1% of people are going sign up to your program by seeing it. You left out the other 99%!
If you drive them to something they can opt into you are giving great value and building your email list. And you didn't waste your money sending people to a sales page.
That right there is like marketing in a box. If you need help with it,
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