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  • Writer's pictureErin Ratliff

The Power of a Compelling Call-to-Action (CTA) to Help You Meet Your Holistic Marketing Goals

In today's competitive digital landscape, capturing and retaining the attention of your audience is crucial. Of course, grabbing their attention is just the first step; converting them into lifelong clients or customers is what truly drives sustainable success for your biz.

This is where a compelling Call-to-Action (aka a "CTA" in marketing lingo) comes into play.

A well-crafted CTA acts as a signpost to motivate and guide your reader to take a desired and measurable action, which includes a variety of behaviors such as

  • subscribing to your email list

  • downloading a free e-book or guide

  • scheduling a discovery call

  • booking a consult or reservation

  • making a purchase

  • browsing a new collection

  • signing up for a free trial or demo

These actions are all vital part of your marketing efforts, especially for service-based businesses like energy medicine practitioner or healers.

In this post, we'll delve into the importance of a compelling CTA and how it can really uplevel your marketing efforts.

  • directing user behavior

  • boosting conversion rates

  • creating a sense of urgency

  • increasing user engagement

  • streamlining user experience

  • encouraging exploration

  • eliminating confusion

Why CTAs Matter

A clear, compelling CTA guides users down the conversion funnel or through the customer journey. It provides a focused and straightforward path to conversion.

CTAs that prompt a sense of interactivity and involvement have the power to deepen the connection between your audience and your biz, building brand loyalty and amplifying your marketing efforts.

By incorporating the right language and placement of your CTA, users are directed to the most relevant and valuable content.

By making the navigation experience intuitive and interesting, users increase their time on your site.

By enticing users to take action or participate with your site or page, they naturally become more invested in your brand and offerings.

Call to Action = Call to Value

Think of it this way: A Call-to-action is a Call-to-Value. Tell your customer what they're getting, not what they have to do!

So, what makes a great CTA? It should be

  • AMICABLE - casual, conversational

  • MOTIVATIONAL - actionable, persuasive

  • MEMORABLE - unique, original, visual


There's no need to settle for a basic "Learn More" button when you have so many other ways to communicate your brand voice, share your incredible offer, and connect with your audience. Remember the recipe for conversion is that your customers feels like they Know, Like, and Trust you.


  • ”Submit"--> "Market Smarter"

  • "Get started” → “Create your website”

  • ”Find a job for you” → “Get hired today”

  • ”Start free trial” → “Try it at no cost”

  • "Click here" → "Click here to get 15% off today"

  • "Buy now" → "Make your purchase to get free shipping "

The former focuses on what people must do, the latter focuses on what the outcome is once they do.

The number one goal is to reduce friction for your reader. Make your value clear, and their action easy.

The Best CTAs to Stand Out

Are you ready to unleash the power of conversion copy? These are just a few ideas to get you started. Remember, YOUR ideal call to action will depend on your specific goals, brand personality and target audience.

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"COMMENT below... "with your favorite emoji" "if you can relate" "if you want to see more"

"SHARE this post ..."with someone who needs to see it' "if you agree"

"FOLLOW me...for more great tips" "to go to the next level" "to join my community"

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"Did I miss anything? What else would you add?"

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Measuring Success

The great thing about CTAs is the ability to track and measure their performance to see what works best. Experimenting with different language and placement allows you to discover what resonates most effectively with your audience.

Analytics tools can give powerful insights into your engagement via click-through, bounce and conversion rates. These metrics allow you make informed, data-driven decisions and changes.

Don't forget to continuously test, analyze, and refine your CTAs to maximize their effectiveness, optimize their impact and align them with your marketing objectives or campaign strategy.

The end result is improved performance and increased return on investment.

A Final Word

A CTA doesn't guarantee engagement!

Sometimes, your authentic, non-salesly content is the best CTA.

If it's valuable, relevant and relatable to the right audience, it can be a win bcecause it's pressure-free and from the heart.

Ready to embrace the transformative power of a compelling CTA and take your marketing to new heights? Needing support in the process?


Erin Ratliff is a certified feng shui consultant, holistic business coach and organic growth marketer for earth-loving, heart-centered soul-preneurs.

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