Book Club Discussion – Prove It – Exactly How Modern Marketers Earn Trust
In today’s dynamic discourse, we dive deep into “Prove It!” by Melanie Diesel and Phil M. Jones, exploring how modern marketers can establish trust and enhance the potency of their content in a crowded digital landscape. Melanie and Phil’s insights pave the way for a lively conversation around creating value-driven content, building credibility, and the transformative power of authentic communication in marketing.
John Williams of ABCI, aviation business and cybersecurity specialist
Gene Clow of Great Circle Aircraft, a specialist in corporate jet sales and acquisitions
Michael Duke, the innovative CEO, and Co-founder of DBT Aero focusing on sustainable flight solutions
Stella Bouldin, a skilled content creator and copywriter with a knack for crafting compelling narratives
00:00 Welcome and Introductions 02:10 Why “content for contents sake” isn’t good enough. We should think of it as “evidence” toward our objectives. 03:58 First Impressions of the book 10:23 What do people accept as evidence these days? 14:38 We develop filters as buyers AND as sellers 17:35 Proving our competence 19:29 The best page/graphic in the book 23:19 What makes a credible testimonial? 26:06 What makes a credible statistic? 28:05 When to generalize and when to be specific 31:49 The psychology of numbers 35:18 The aircraft market for what’s left of 2023 37:17 Paula’s favorite Gene Clow quote 37:31 Famous last words and ratings of the book 37:31 Perry Marshall’s 80/20 Marketing 42:21 A book on the mechanics of trust 43:00 Wrap up and outtros