One of the most profound changes in google sheets, for me, was making them sellable. Making the sheet itself useful for coworkers, or myself or a boss is one thing. But creating a sheet that someone pays for, and uses, can be nerve racking. Filled with anxiety I didn't really know what to do. I threw a lot of spaghetti at a lot of walls. In the past few years of selling sheets, I've found a few best practices, and a few odd tricks. This "ebook" is a google sheet and helps you overcome the stress, the blank page, of how to create a sellable sheet. Great for business folks, also great for businesses who want to create lead magnets.
How To Sell Google Sheets For Fun And Profit
Google Sheets is a powerful tool that can be used for a wide range of applications. While it is commonly used for internal data management, it can also be sold as a product for profit. Selling a Google Sheet can seem like a daunting task, but it can be a profitable venture for those who take the time to do it right. In this tool, we explore the steps you need to take to sell Google Sheets for fun and profit.
I share with you my personal experience selling sheets, giving away sheets as lead magnets, and ultimately getting a brand out into the world, via Google Spreadsheets.
The most basic steps are listed here. But inside, we go into more depth! And I give you exact steps to brand your sheets, as well as promote your sheets.
Here's the basic steps, first:
1. Identify a Need
The first step in selling a Google Sheet is to identify a need. What problem does your sheet solve? What niche does it fill? Identifying a need will help you to tailor your sheet to a specific market and make it more appealing to potential buyers.
2. Determine Your Target Audience
Once you have identified a need, the next step is to determine your target audience. Who would benefit the most from your sheet? Are there specific industries or businesses that would find your sheet particularly useful? Understanding your target audience will help you to market your sheet effectively.
3. Create a High-Quality Sheet
The key to selling a Google Sheet is to create a high-quality product. Your sheet should be visually appealing, easy to use, and solve a specific problem. Take the time to design your sheet so that it is user-friendly and meets the needs of your target audience. You know them, maybe more than they know themselves. Include easter eggs, or bonuses inside your sheets that makes people love them. Not just like them.
4. Set a Reasonable Price
Pricing your sheet can be tricky. You want to set a price that is reasonable and affordable for your target audience, while also ensuring that you make a profit. Research what other sheets in your niche are selling for and set a price that is in line with those prices.
5. Market Your Sheet
Marketing is essential to selling any product, and Google Sheets are no exception. You can market your sheet through social media, targeted ads, or by reaching out to potential buyers directly. Make sure that you are targeting your marketing efforts to your specific audience. Go where your users hang out. Find new users via marketplaces like AppSumo Marketplace, or directories like Product Hunt.
6. Offer Support
Providing support for your sheet is important. Buyers will have questions and may need assistance using your product. Make sure that you have a system in place for providing support and that you are responsive to inquiries. Including an hourly rate for your services beyond the use of the sheet can add a lot to your bottom line revenue.
7. Build a Brand
Building a brand around your sheet can help to increase its value and make it more appealing to potential buyers. Create a website or landing page for your sheet, and use social media to build your brand and promote your product. But you can also brand the heck out of your sheets. It's not just a matter of sharing a sheet, you must make that sheet an extension of your brand. Make your sheet's experience as seamless from your brand experience as possible.
8. Update and Improve Your Sheet
Your sheet should be a living document that is updated and improved over time. Listen to feedback from your customers and make changes to your sheet as needed. This will help to keep your product relevant and valuable to your target audience.
9. Protect Your Sheet
Finally, it is important to protect your sheet from piracy and unauthorized use. Consider using a digital rights management system to protect your sheet and ensure that it is only used by those who have purchased it. Try something like OnlySheets
, designed to help you specifically share sheets with buyers only.
Selling Google Sheets can be a profitable venture for those who take the time to do it right. By following these nine steps, you can create a high-quality sheet, market it effectively, and build a brand that resonates with your target audience. But there's so much more. Get the "How To Sell Google Sheets For Fun And Profit" and you'll never not be able to sell a sheet again.
Selling Google Sheets can be a fun and lucrative way to monetize your skills and knowledge. By identifying a need, creating a high-quality sheet, pricing it appropriately, marketing it effectively, and providing support to your customers, you can build a successful business selling Google Sheets.