SMTP & IMAP: What Is It? How Does It Work?

SMTP & IMAP are the two main protocols that allow you to send and receive emails. Why am I even writing about this? Well, sometimes we take crucial things for granted. We use them every day and don’t ever think about how they work. I believe that this is one of such things. And I think that it’s worth understanding how sending your emails works, especially if you send a lot of them as a part of your job.

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What’s the Difference Between Inbound & Outbound Lead Service?

You can get leads from two sources: inbound and outbound. But what’s actually the difference between the two when it comes to sales? How do you approach the leads from those two sources? Should you work out two different strategies for serving them? If so, how should the strategies differ? Keep reading to find the answers to those questions and convert more leads, both inbound and outbound, into customers.

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Prospect List Building Tools Review Vol. 9: Find That Email

We’re getting back with our Prospect List Building Tools series. It’s vol. 9, in which we’re presenting the tool called Find That Email. I’ve had the pleasure to interview Sagi Strauss  the founder of the service, who told me more about himself and the tool he’s been creating. Keep reading to learn how you could use Find That Email in your cold outreach workflow.

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We’ve Been Featured on Siftery.com

This week, Woodpecker got featured by Siftery, the platform for sharing work tool stacks and recommending software. The guys at Siftery have been creating a series of interviews with product creators and company founders, and the interview with Matt has been published in their Stories section at the beginning of this week. We’re sharing the interview with you here as well. Keep reading to find out more about Woodpecker customers, our greatest challenges, and the “why” behind Woodpecker.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Cold Email

This week we have a little special. I’ve been writing about cold emails for over 2 years. Last week I realized that I’ve written over 100 posts on this blog so far. That’s a lot of material. So this week I decided to prepare a kind of a table of contents, so you have a place on this blog where you can easily and quickly find what you’re looking for. Plus, maybe it will allow you to discover some posts you haven’t read before. Check out the collection that makes a comprehensive guide to cold email.

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Woodpecker Meeting II – or What We Did after Reaching 800 Customers

Not even a year ago, I wrote here about Woodpecker Meeting I. We had 150 customers then. This year, we met again. And we were talking about new challenges that we’ll be facing as a SaaS company with over 800 B2B companies as premium customers on board. Keep on reading to learn about the people of Woodpecker – our daily routines, challenges, plans, and visions. Take a peek at some photos of our team at Woodpecker Meeting II.

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How to Use High-Level Personalization in Influencer Outreach?

We already know that personalization boosts deliverability, as well as open and reply rates. But how to get about personalizing your messages? A few weeks ago, I asked about it Magdalena Urbaniak, who is Global Communications Manager at Brand24 and focuses on influencer marketing. Taking care of influencer outreach, Magda contacts people who get tons of cold emails every day. Yet, she gets responses and starts valuable relations which often turn into business opportunities. Read on to learn how to use high-level personalization to start conversations with influencers.

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Step-by-Step Practical Guide to a Cold Email Campaign That Gets Delivered

Sending an automated cold email campaign is just a start. In the end, you want your emails to actually get to your prospects’ inboxes. And to make that happen, it’s crucial that you properly plan and set up your cold email campaign in every detail. I wrote this post in cooperation with our Support team and our Head of Integration & Deliverability, because we observed that many of our users still need help when it comes to properly adjusting their cold email campaign settings.

So, we proudly present the step-by-step guide to setting up an automated cold email sequence in Woodpecker that will smoothly go out of your mailbox and actually get to your prospects.

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