Perfect CTA, or How to Write a Persuasive 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 persuade them to 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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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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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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What Are Email Sending Limits of Various Email Hosts? (Updated)

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You have to know this. Especially if you do email outreach. Each host has its own email sending limits. The limits may be daily, hourly, and sometimes also per minute. If you’re sending cold email campaigns without being aware of your email provider’s limits, your email account may get blocked before you know it. In this blog post, you will find information about sending limits of popular email service providers including Gmail, Office 365, GoDaddy and more.

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We’ve Examined Best Subject Lines, Here’s What We Discovered

We always say that the cold email subject line is like a key to a door. Today, I present to you examples of high-performing subject lines to get you inspired. Those are not here for you to copy and paste into the cold email campaign that you’re creating. But there is something for you. We analyzed those subject lines at Woodpecker and uncovered a really interesting thing that may help you.

Keep on reading to find out what it is.

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Cold Email Deliverability: There Is Still A Lot to Learn – Webinar Recap

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Not so long ago, we organized a deliverability webinar, which some of you might have had a chance to watch live. Deliverability plays a crucial role in the effectiveness of cold email campaigns, so no wonder it’s such a hot topic. Our Woodpecker Team Members, Margaret and Mike, talked about three layers of deliverability: technical settings, email copy, and campaign settings in Woodpecker. In today’s blog post, we answer the 8 top deliverability questions that were raised during the webinar.

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