How to Manipulate People Easily ?

How to manipulate people ? If you want to manipulate people and make them do what you want, you have to first know their psychology and how their mind works. Here are five simple ways you can manipulate someone’s mind to do what you want them to do. Keep in mind that some of these tactics can backfire if the person realizes what you’re doing, so use them wisely and sparingly.

With these tips, you’ll learn the psychological tricks that will make you a master of manipulation and help you bend people to your will. Whether you’re trying to change someone’s behavior or trying to get them to buy your product, there are simple ways to play with their minds without having to resort to fear, guilt, or intimidation. You can even use these techniques on yourself so that you’re more likely to succeed at what you want!

Use Reciprocity

Simply put, reciprocity is our internal desire to give back when someone gives us something first. If you can catch your prospects in that moment of vulnerability-when they’re thinking about whether they should do business with you or not-you have a good chance of creating a customer for life. One of my favorite examples of how businesses use reciprocity is through freemium models (which are commonly used in SaaS and online education). For example, if a new user tries out your product for free, then once they’ve made it past their initial resistance and signed up, you offer them some kind of bonus for getting started.

Use Liking

There’s a reason that companies spend millions trying to make their customers like them. In our world of e-commerce, you’re no longer competing with your competitors; instead, you have everyone from Uber drivers to wedding planners gunning for your attention. Instead of spending time figuring out ways in which you can be better than others-all while giving up some of your company’s control and autonomy-use psychological principles for good and use liking as a way in which people will naturally follow what you have to say. Use social proof: We are pack animals and we look to each other for cues on how we should act in any given situation.

Scarcity

Another psychological phenomenon at play is scarcity. Things that are hard to come by-like your attention, a hot new car, or tickets for your favorite concert-are perceived as more valuable than things you can get any time you want. And because of that perceived value, you’re willing to spend more money. Researchers have found that people will spend twice as much money on an item if they’re told it’s in short supply than if they were told it’s available in unlimited quantities. That said, if you want people to be interested in what you’re selling (or doing), make sure it seems exclusive and hard-to-get: don’t give them too many choices or put their attention on something similar.

Why We Trust Others

Humans are naturally inclined to trust people. We prefer trusting others rather than assuming they’re untrustworthy. There are a few reasons for that, and psychologists know why it is that we’re more apt to trust those around us. We trust because we’re social creatures, meaning our goal is often (if not always) connection with others. As a result, we rely on other people as sources of information and guidance-we assume they have our best interests at heart when they give us advice or recommend something to buy. The problem with that is not all advice or suggestions come from well-meaning sources.

Mirroring and Synchronization

In psychology, mirroring is a phenomenon where one person subconsciously imitates another person’s body language. Often called mirroring or imitation, it can also include speech patterns and vocal tones. In one experiment, pairs of subjects were seated facing each other in silence for a period of time while researchers studied their interactions. They found that pairs who mirrored each other had remarkably more positive conversations than those who did not mirror each other’s behavior. Synchronization occurs when two people’s physiological processes (such as brain waves) interact at similar frequencies. For example, if you and your boss have similar body language and tone of voice when discussing work issues, then you’re likely using synchronization to build rapport with him or her.

Consistency Principle

Do you want to make someone do something? The key is being consistent. Social scientists have found that people are more likely to follow through on things they’ve said they would do in advance, as opposed to what they say after a delay. For example, one study showed that if you ask a stranger for directions, you’re more likely to get help if you explain what you’re doing (I’m going bowling and got lost…) than if you try it on-the-fly (i.e., Excuse me, I’m looking for a bowling alley). This principle goes beyond asking for directions, though. It works with pretty much anything: salespeople who sell something by making an appointment first versus cold calling; or showing up somewhere regularly as opposed to showing up occasionally.

Commitment and Consistency

Psychologists have found that we have a tendency to exhibit commitment and consistency. If you make people commit to something they can’t get out of easily, they’ll often follow through on it-even if they’d rather not. For example, in one famous study participants were asked if they would be willing to participate in a painful experiment. Those who said yes were then asked if they would be willing to let someone else take their place in the experiment; only 30% agreed. They were then told that another person had already taken their place.

Social Proof

One of my favorite psychological triggers is social proof, or a concept known as compliance from authority. You can easily learn how to manipulate people using social proof by first observing what other people are doing. If you want someone else to believe in your idea, let them see…………….

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HOW TO MANIPULATE PEOPLE

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