5 Ways our Sales Team Cooperates with Marketing for Better Lead Generation

people in boat representing marketing and sales alignment

Marketing and sales used to be portrayed in stark contrast. Nowadays, there’s an ongoing trend to go for “sales and marketing alignment” — that is, making the two teams work together. There’s little information on how to do it exactly. Many focus on improving the flow of information between the two departments. Is that all that can be done?

Today, I’ll show you a couple of ways the Woodpecker marketing and sales teams cooperate to create a streamlined lead generation process.

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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 a well-seasoned cold email sender. Yet the reply rate to their campaigns is very poor. How is that possible?

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Lean Approach to Email Outreach, or How Big Should My Cold Email Campaign Be?

Our users sometimes report to us that they couldn’t find enough time to run their outbound campaigns. Yes, a well-thought-out cold email campaign takes some time to get prepared. But what we often observe is that cold email senders want to go large from the very beginning: have a prospect base including thousands of addresses, an 8-touch email sequence with A/B testing, and so on. In this post, I’m going to show you why it’s more beneficial to start small. Check out what we call the lean approach to cold email, and why it’s worth testing.

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7 Things We Learned Builiding an Animated Landing Page for our SaaS

Normally, I write about cold emails but this week is about something completely different. I’m going to tell you the story of our new landing page – have you seen it already? You lose a lot if you haven’t, believe me. Anyway, I hope this story and the 7 things we learned from it will help you in the process of creating landing pages for your own start-up.

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