Michelle Mazur, author of 3 Word Rebellion: Create a One-of-a-Kind Message that Grows Your Business into a Movement
Bill Ringle and Michelle Mazur discuss creating a pithy statement that brings prospects to do business with you for small business leaders, marketers, and entrepreneurs.
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Top 3 Takeaways
Architect a clear and concise message that sticks into people's minds to carve themselves a unique space in today's overcrowded market.
Word of mouth is great, but the downside is that we don't control what people say about us and when they talk about us.
If our message is purely focused on providing a solution, we might miss the group of people unaware they even have a problem.
Read the Show Notes from this Episode
Unlike most children, Michelle had unique inspiration growing up in the form of John F. Kennedy. She admitted to being pretty interested, albeit for naive reasons. in politics as a child. [01:00]
Whether it is JFK, Martin Luther King, or any other politician, an apparent common ground they share that Michelle observed was that they master in delivering their message.[03:27]
The downfall now that everyone has the means to market online is that the marketplace has become oversaturated. Michelle emphasizes the importance of messaging in carving your place in an overcrowded market.[06:22]
Michelle, creating a message that captures attention creates a conversation that allows you to cultivate connection.[10:23]
What makes the three-word rebellion works is that it encapsulates the message you want to convey and because it is short, it easily sticks to people's mind. Michelle shares more examples of three-word rebellions that worked so well.[14:18]
Michelle recalls when she first crystallized Three Word Rebellion and how she turned it into her brand.[16:34]
The 'Jesse Phenomenon' and why marketing is not enough.[19:53]
Why solution-focused messages are not as effective as we think and how we may miss potential clients if we simply rely on them. [22:57]
My Quest for the Best lightning round begins. [27:50]
Michelle Mazur is a messaging expert who works with brilliant business owners who are shaking things up but having trouble talking about it. She combines the tools of successful social movements with the qualitative research skills she earned in her Communications Ph.D. to help them craft their powerful, captivating message. Get started finding your 3 Word Rebellion for free.
Contact Info and Social Media for Michelle Mazur
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Resources Mentioned During the Interview
Below are key people, places, books, quotes, websites and other resources that we discussed, so you can explore further.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King
StoryBrand by Donald Miller
Find Your Red Thread by Tamsen Webster
Five-second Rule by Mel Robbins
Start With Why by Simon Sinek
Eugene Schwartz's customer awareness spectrum
Published by Michelle Mazur