I’ve noticed that I’m more likely to respond to a cold email if I had a chance to see the sender’s name or photo somewhere else before. That allows me to suppose that there’s a way to boost open and reply rates of my cold email campaigns by making a warm basis for my cold emails. I’ve came up with a list of ways to warm up prospects’ list before sending them cold emails and follow-ups. These simple actions may seriously increase your open and reply rates. Check them out, give them a try.
Here’s another part of Prospect List Building Tools Review. This week we’re presenting AeroLeads – a tool that helps you collect prospects’ data from LinkedIn, and other platforms like Crunchbase or GitHub, among others. Pushkar Gaikwad – the founder of AeroLeads told me a lot about the tool by answering my 8 questions. I also gave AeroLeads a spin myself and I’m sharing my experience in the second part of this post.
This week, Woodpecker successfully finalized integration with PieSync. As our users, you’ve just got the ability to effortlessly sync your CRM contact base (or contacts you store in other cloud applications) with your prospect base in Woodpecker. In other words, you can now regain all the time spent on importing prospects and exporting leads back and forth between Woodpecker and other apps that you are using to manage your sales processes.
Good email copy is important. In 2015, I wrote over 40 posts on various aspects of good cold email copy. But even with the best copy but no people to send it to — we’re stuck. So except for good copy, we need a list of contacts for our outbound prospecting.
Outbound prospecting isn’t easy. Building a prospect list is hard. It requires lots of time and effort. And with respect to your time and effort, there’s one thing you need to do before you roll up your sleeves and start collecting contacts. Actually, it’s a question you need to answer to yourself. Here’s the question and how to find the answer.