How To Sell Yourself With 1 Sentence

Whenever you meet a new person, you are asked this one question. How you answer it is going to determine how you’ll be perceived by that person. Unfortunately, almost everybody gets it wrong. Not only does it cost you potential friends or clients, it also makes you forget about your own importance.

Get it right, though, and you’re going to charm everybody!

In today’s video I’m sharing with you a simple formula to sell yourself fin just 1 sentence. Watch the video below to learn how:

In the comment section below write down your 1 sentence – I’d love to hear what you do!

Leave your comment below


  • Adel

    Reply Reply August 20, 2014

    Hi magda, that’s really a simple yet a powerful tip.
    I always answered heuh heuh as all life never lasted in any work untill i broke free and became heuh heuh web freelancer.
    To answer your question, i finally found the exact words: i help companies to start and grow online, by marting them, I’m a web marketing strategist.
    Cheers and thanks for the tip.

    • Magda Kay

      Reply Reply August 21, 2014

      our welcome! glad you liked it :)

  • Fareez

    Reply Reply August 20, 2014

    I hate it when people ask me that question too..

    But after watching your video and listening to your advice, i look forward to the next time someone asks me that question.

    • Magda Kay

      Reply Reply August 21, 2014

      Glad to hear that! :)

  • Ashwin Natarajan

    Reply Reply August 22, 2014

    This was one of the best tips i have received, i have started implementing this and here is how i introduced myself just yesterday:

    I help create win revenue for organizations using creative marketing execution. I am a marketing manager

    • Brandy

      Reply Reply June 7, 2017

      Time to face the music armed with this great inaoimftron.

  • Amanda

    Reply Reply January 15, 2015

    Hi! I work in retail as a coordinator/supervisor. I deal with customer problems, ensure the line is going smoothly, and manage the break schedule and overall make sure everything at the cash registers is running smoothly. Could you help me with one positive, impactful sentence?

  • V.S.Rao

    Reply Reply August 11, 2015

    I kinda Samaritan and help people out of their health and wealth problems to lead a happy anti aging and decease free actively energetic life! Am a networked and direct marketeer.

  • Gina Johnson

    Reply Reply January 18, 2017

    Hi Magda,
    Great video, simple concept with a powerful punch.

    I reignite the spark in businesses. – I’m an entrepreneural Business coach specializing in startups and small businesses.

    I would love your feedback on my “what I do” statement.
    Thank You,
    Gina Johnson

  • Liale Morel

    Reply Reply October 4, 2017

    “I help individuals restore their health, prevent disease & promote wellness through performing detailed physical assessment, diagnosing & treating those under my care.” How does that sound? Needs some editing. This was my rough draft.

  • Studi Kompass

    Reply Reply December 9, 2019

    I hate it when people ask me that question too..

  • ACAD-Profy

    Reply Reply November 18, 2020

    Read all the previous answers, but have my own vision.

    I literally HATE to realize that somebody sells me something right now. In common sense, to sell means to make an impact on the decision. So there are basically 2 approaches: affect the person or lead to the solution.

    But, anyway, we need to introduce ourselves. I have 3 rules:

    Be laconic.
    Customize this one-sentence intro depending on who you are talking to.
    So, that’s an intro, I’m not selling anything. So far.

    And then I forget the word “I” and “my company”. After an intro, it makes sense to focus on a prospect, let him/her share his/her pain, discuss future plans and needs, constraints. And ofc ask 2–3–5 (not more at this stage) questions that somehow show that you are an expert in this field.

    Then – give an immediate value (some advice)

    Define common next steps

    Follow up, ask questions and give more value

    And close the deal

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