How Data-driven Selling and Personalization Can Boost Your Outbound

I like to stress out the importance of cold email personalization. You may approach the process of adding a personal touch to email copy from multiple angles, which I’ve already described. But sometimes it’s nice to use a tool or two that would do it for you.

I asked Moaaz from Cloudlead, a B2B lead generation intelligence provider, to explain you how to use data to drive your marketing and sales efforts.

Moaaz will take over from now.

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A Guide to Personalized Email Using Individual Videos and GIFs

 

As I’ve said in the previous post, cold emailing isn’t easy. You need to run many tests, see what works and what doesn’t, until you find your own take on the process. Also, you’re competing for prospect’s attention with other “cold emailers”. To win, you may like to borrow practices from other email senders, be that email marketers.

Julia Samoilenko, Marketing Manager at Chanty, wrote a guest post about using videos and GIFs in email, an on-trend practice among email marketers. Of course, it won’t work on every group of prospects, but some of you may want to test it out. Maybe in follow-up emails?

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What Mail Merge Custom Fields Can I Use for Clever Outreach?

Mail merge fields, custom fields, dynamic fields, snippets however you call them, successful cold email outreach can’t be done without them. These are just the pieces of information about each of your prospects that can be merged into your email templates to make your messages catch people’s attention. In this post, I’m sharing some ideas for custom fields, other than the traditional first name and company name. Learn where to find them and how to add them to your prospect base for more effective personalization at scale.

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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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How Does Personalization Affect Cold Email Deliverability?

I’ve already wrote a few pieces on personalization in cold email. I’ve given numerous reasons why personalization is a must. Yet, here’s another one: deliverability of your cold email campaigns. This is something you can’t just ignore or omit, because if you do your emails will simply stop being sent. Here’s more about the link between personalization and deliverability. Check how it works and how to personalize your cold email campaigns to make sure your emails get sent and delivered.

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15 Places Where You Can Find B2B Leads, Other than LinkedIn

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If someone made a list of the “most commonly used sources of b2b leads”, LinkedIn would be undisputable #1 on that list. And that’s understandable. LinkedIn is a mine of information about businesses and people connected with those businesses. But there are also other platforms including collections of companies, divided into categories, where you can find ideal prospects along with some reference points for your cold email campaigns.

Here are 15 places on the web where you can find SaaS companies, startups, software houses, marketing experts and other companies that will match your Ideal Customer Profile.

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