Value Proposition – How to Tell My Addressee What I Want from Them?

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?

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What Should Be the From Line of My Cold Email?

I saw numerous articles, posts and videos on how to write effective cold emails. Most of them mention the subject line, the introduction, the pitch, the CTA. Some of them mention the signature. But I couldn’t find an article enhancing the importance of the “From” line. And this is also one of the crucial elements of a cold email. In fact, it is almost as important as the subject line.

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How We Got Our First 10 Customer Interviews with Cold Email

It was another regular team meeting. Except it wasn’t regular, as we had just decided to pivot. From a widely available workout plan design service to SaaS exclusively for personal fitness trainers. And what is the first thing to do when you decide it’s time to pivot? Obviously, you need customer interviews — you need to ask people if they would be interested in your new idea.

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