The value proposition (or the pitch) is probably the most difficult part to craft well in a cold email. Why? ‘Cause if it sounds even a bit salesy – the prospect may get scared off. Too blurry – the prospect may not get what we want from them and become disinterested. Too personal – it may just seem creepy. So how should it sound so the prospect gets actually intrigued and wants to reply?
How do most cold emails you get usually start? And how many of them did you read from “Hi Joe” till “Best regards”? Yeah… so you should know by now how NOT to start an email. What should the cold email introduction include instead to make your addressees keep reading and respond?
The crucial question. The question we all should ask ourselves as the very first step of crafting our cold email sequence. Here’s how to choose the best subject lines for cold emails, and how we’ve crafted our subject lines at 52Challenges to make them boost our emails’ opening rates.