16 Things You Need to Change to Get More from Your Email Outreach in 2018

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We’ve got 2018. It’s been 7 years since the publication of Predictable Revenue. Whereas the basic presumptions about sales and growth made in the book are still valid, outbound messaging has changed a lot over the years. What used to work fine for email outreach in 2011, probably won’t work as well nowadays.

If you feel like outbound lead generation and proactive selling are not working for you as well as they are praised to be working, you should catch up with the ongoing changes taking place in outbound sales. Here’s what to pay attention to in your cold outreach to make it work in 2018.

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Prospect List Building Tools Review Vol. 10: RightHello

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Today we’ve got the first prospect list building tool review in 2018, but it’s the 10th one in the series we’ve been running on Woodpecker blog for a while. This time I’ve interviewed Piotr Zaniewicz  the founder and CEO of RightHello, B2B outbound lead gen company that has just launched their list building application available as a separate service. Read more about how RightHello can fit into your outbound workflow.

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How Should I Take Care of My Brand Online Before Email Outreach?

Most cold email senders craft their campaigns with a view to acquiring new business relations. They commit all their efforts to planning a new cold email campaign. They spend a long time on precise targeting, perfecting their email copy and taking care of impeccable deliverability.

In the end, they do indeed achieve a very high open rate of their email campaign, one that would amaze even the well-seasoned cold email senders. Yet the reply rate to their campaigns is very poor. How is that possible?

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Set a Custom Domain for Tracking Email Opens, Clicks and Unsubscribes in Woodpecker

Lately, we added an option to set up a custom domain for tracking email opens, clicks, and unsubscribes in Woodpecker. What’s that all about? Check here and find out how you can use the custom tracking domains to take full control of your email deliverability, boost your credibility in the eyes of your prospects, and add another little branding touch to your messages sent from Woodpecker.

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GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation Practical Guide for Email Senders

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GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation will be brought into effect on May 25, 2018. It’s still a few months ahead, but it’s good to learn right now how the regulation will affect you and your business. Especially if you send any kind of business emails. You could have already read some articles summarizing GDPR, but if you still don’t know how it will actually affect you in practice and what to do to be GDPR compliant, check out this post.

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Woodpecker Prospecting Webinar Vol.1

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At the end of last year, our outbound sales team hosted a webinar made for Quora users interested in lead generation. It was their first webinar, therefore, the outbound team wanted the audience to be relatively small. We thought you might be interested in watching the webinar and learning more about our approach to list building. So today, we’re publishing the webinar, and at the same time, officially launching Woodpecker YouTube channel.

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