Perfect CTA, or How to End Up My Cold Email? (Updated)

How to write a perfect cold email CTAWhereas a well-crafted subject is key for boosting our opening rates, the CTA (call to action) is the key to boosting the reply rates. That’s the sentence, or a question, the addressee reads at the end of our message. That’s the part that makes them undertake some action – send us a reply, click the provided link, sign up for a trial. If you want to know how to write effective CTAs, keep reading.

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Follow-up After a Form Submission: How to Convert Inbound Leads Into Sales
Vol. 2

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Lead forms have become a website staple. They don’t require a lot of effort on our part. We just put them up, make sure they comply with GDPR or any other law that’s binding in our country and then, reach out to those who filled out a contact form. But do you know how to convert leads who submitted a form into customers? Keep reading to learn how to do that.

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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, take care of the Internet connection, plus you need to make sure there’s enough space for everyone to attend the webinar.

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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.

We’ve been testing Bouncer and other email verification tools for some time to choose the one that works best for us and offers the most value to our users, and Bouncer turned out to be the one we were looking for.

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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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