Follow-up After a Webinar: How to Convert Inbound Leads Into Sales Vol. 1

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I’m sure you can agree that webinars are time-consuming and stressful. Not only do you have to carefully plan the whole thing out, but you also need to oversee a lot of things, such as recording & sound quality, the Internet connection, plus you need to make sure there’s enough space for everyone to attend the webinar.

But it’s all worth when you aim to increase sales. The number of people that will convert into customers can be astounding (providing you invited the sort of crowd that matches your ICP). How to make that happen?

I have three words for you: a follow-up email sequence.

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Get your Prospects’ Email Addresses Verified: Native Bouncer Integration

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We’re excited to announce that Woodpecker has joined forces with Bouncer to help you decrease your bounce rate, boost deliverability and protect your sender’s reputation. What is Bouncer? It’s a tool that verifies your prospects’ email addresses and sends messages only to validated email addresses, ensuring not a single unwelcome email address slips through.

It has been integrated natively with Woodpecker, which means there’s absolutely zero need for hard coding or activating the app. If you’re using Woodpecker, you’re already using Bouncer. As simple as that. You don’t have to be our paying customer – it’s available right from the trial.

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Links in Cold Email: How to Add & Track Them Safely (Updated)

Do you have links in your cold emails? I bet you do. We often feel the need to add a link or two – either in the body of our email or in the signature. Moreover, we usually want to know if someone clicked the link or not. Ideally, we would like to know how many people clicked the link and who it was exactly.

There are many tools that allow us to track clicks on links in emails, but all of them use the same mechanism to do that. Unfortunately, the mechanism is not perfect, and it may cause spam alerts if we set up our links wrong. That’s why it’s important to put in the links properly into our message not to get into spam folder. Here’s how to do that.

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Best Signatures for Sales Emails: Let’s Analyze What Makes Them Effective

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Email signature may seem like no big deal. After all, there are plenty of signature templates to choose from. You could just pick the one you like, customize it and paste into your email, right?

This could be enough in the case of a regular business email signature. A signature for a sales email, however, requires a bit more attention as it serves an extra purpose — it should increase your credibility in the eyes of your prospects and encourage them to reply to you.

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2 Quick Tricks to Speed Up
a Cold Email Campaign in Woodpecker

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I get it. You’ve connected your email address, wrote an outstanding email sequence, uploaded a long list of verified prospects and conducted a 5-minute campaign audit to check if everything’s right, but Woodpecker has sent very few of your emails so far. Let’s go through all the steps together and discover what can be improved to boost your sending.

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What You Should Definitely Steal From Cold Email Templates

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The core purpose of cold emailing is to start a conversation with a prospective customer and build a valuable business relationship off of it. However, to get there you need to catch your prospect’s attention and spark their engagement first. Your cold email copy plays a major role in achieving this goal. Coming up with compelling content is not a piece of cake, though. It takes time, effort and a substantial amount of creativity.

Although copying a cold email template you found on Google won’t get you any customers, seeing what others have written in their email copy is a source of inspiration. We studied quite a few cold email templates and summed up the most effective formulas you can steal to craft your own email copy.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Regain a Good Domain Reputation

Have a closer look at your campaign stats. If you notice that the open rate is taking a nosedive and the number of bounces goes sky high, it most likely means that your deliverability rate is at a rock bottom and your messages either end up in the SPAM folder or are not delivered to the recipients at all.

These symptoms may indicate that your domain reputation got seriously damaged or perhaps you even got blacklisted. Don’t worry, though, you can bring your good reputation back. Here’s a step-by-step manual on how to do it.

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31 Tools & Services for Outbound Prospect List Building (Updated)

Prospect list building is a crucial part of the outbound sales process. The first step is defining your ideal customer profile (ICP). But as soon as you’ve done that, you actually need to find the right accounts, people and their contact details. Here’s a tool stack for step two. A collection of outbound prospect list building tools and services that will help you regularly feed Woodpecker with fresh contacts.

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