How do you start your cold email campaigns? Do you look for prospects first – or do you write your emails first? The order here should not be random, so the answer to the question: “what should go first?” really does matter. But the answer appears more complicated than you might think.
“Your price is too high… I’d buy, if only you had feature X… We already use a software for this…” – we all hear that sometimes while talking to our prospects. Check out the advice from Steli Efti of Close.io on how to handle 3 common sales objections: the pricing objection, the feature objection, and the change objection in your conversations with potential customers.
Now let’s give Steli the floor. 🙂
In the third part of our Prospect List Building Tools series, I have a pleasure to present you quickreach.io and to introduce its founder, Bryan Hackett. We’ve been using Quickreach for some time now, and we wanted to show you the great tool that helps in finding prospects who match your Ideal Customer Profile and getting their contact information.
We’re witnessing the renaissance of B2B cold emailing in outbound lead generation and sales. For the last several years cold calling 2.0, described in the famous Predictable Revenue by Aaron Ross, is becoming increasingly popular in the US and Western Europe. It appears, however, that the method requires more and more advanced tactics to be equally effective as it was only a few years ago.
Email recipients have learned to recognize sales emails in a split second, and simply ignore them. Does that mean cold emailing doesn’t work anymore? It doesn’t, if you still follow the assumptions sales people followed 10 years ago. Below you’ll find 6 trends in cold email that you need to take into consideration if you really want to see positive replies nowadays.
In the renaissance of cold emailing, some companies made outbound lead generation the core of their business. We call them lead generation agencies, as they offer the service of generating B2B leads for the sales teams of their client companies.
The agencies send numerous emails and follow-ups in behalf of their clients. Managing so many cold email campaigns at the same time can be a real drag. That’s why we’ve implemented a separate set of features dedicated to lead generation agencies in Woodpecker.co. Here’s how you can handle all your clients’ campaigns within Woodpecker’s agency panel.
Still looking for an optimal solution for building your list of prospects? This is the first part of the series including a review of tools and platforms that help in collecting prospects for your B2B cold email outreach. Read on to learn what you’ll be able to learn in the series and check out the first tool: SellHack.
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.
It’s been a while since our last news about a new feature, so here we go: presenting the brand new Inbox at Woodpecker.co. Read on to find out how it works, why we added it, and most importantly what you gain using it. Plus, we’ve got some screens and heads up on the upcoming improvements.