You might have heard this joke:
‘What’s the best place to hide a body?’
‘Page 2 of Google’.
While it’s funny, it’s also true.
Businesses aim to be at the top of the search, and to get there their websites have to be top-notch.
Backlinks are one of the factors that determine the quality of a website. They affect how high your page will show in the search results for certain keywords.
That’s why I asked SEO expert Lukasz Zelezny for some pointers on how to get quality backlinks and move your website up in Google.
Not all of your sales leads are equal in terms of quality. Even when it seems that at first glance they match your Ideal Customer Profile.
In this article, you’ll learn how to qualify new sales leads from the moment you first reached out to them all the way through to your first call or demo. With this information at hand, you’ll be able to spot which leads aren’t a good fit for your product and whether you should still pursue them or rather shift your focus to more promising contacts.
A couple of weeks ago I got an email from one of our clients. Tom, co-founder of We Are Team Rocket, was offering to share their story: how he and Daniel Edmeades went about creating their own growth marketing agency that now generates up to 79% reply rates for their clients.
If you’d like to find out how they combine various channels to get these outstanding results, what unique snippets they use and what their follow-up approach is based on – keep reading.
Some of you, dear Woodpecker users, might have already noticed a growing number of improvements here and there inside the app. In this blog post, I’d like to give you a close-up look at a bunch of app updates we’ve rolled out lately and show you how to use them in practice to make the most out of the tool.
Without further ado, let’s see what’s new.
When you’re about to hire an outbound specialist but know zip about cold mailing yourself, you might find yourself stabbing in the dark. Should you hire one specialist or split the job into two positions? Where do you look for candidates? What questions should you ask them to assess if they’ll do a good job prospecting and reaching out to prospective clients?
I believe this blog post will help you maneuver through the hiring process and find a good Sales Development Representative to handle cold mailing at your company.
Generating new B2B leads in a crowded online space is a tricky game. With competitors on your trail and constantly modified search engine algorithms, you have to struggle to provide a growing number of visitors to your website each month. And also make sure the traffic is of high quality.
But you can also reverse the scenario and instead of waiting for the leads to come to you, you can reach out to them first. What is more, you decide who you want to contact. That’s the idea behind generating sales leads the outbound way. Curious how the process looks like? Read on.
We tend to think about email statistics just from a business perspective. Obviously, we want a 100% open rate and no fewer replies. That would be amazing, wouldn’t it? And if it turned out that the majority of replies were positive, we would win. However, the business advantage of getting high email stats is nigh on impossible without taking proper care of email deliverability.
Keep on reading to learn how the reply rate affects email deliverability.
Cold email senders tend to devote a lot of time to carefully craft our opening message, but usually don’t spend even half of it on writing sales follow-ups.
Meanwhile, our experience at Woodpecker shows that the majority of prospects reply to the second or the third message from the sequence, and not directly to the first one. So it looks like we should focus on the follow-ups at least as much as we focus on the opening email. Here are 5 crucial rules to keep in mind when it comes to an effective sales follow-up email.
Cold email copy can make or break your email campaign. A perfectly targeted prospect base won’t guarantee success if your message doesn’t catch their interest. Unfortunately, many cold emails fail to do that.
The most common problems with cold email copy that I’ve come across are the lack of clarity, impersonality, unnecessary wordiness and egocentrism. These things make prospects delete the message without even reading it till the end.
In this blog post, I want to share with you some copywriting tips that will help you write more prospect-oriented, valuable and engaging sales emails that will get opened, read and replied to.
So you realized why following-up your prospects is crucial for the effectiveness of your campaign – good for you. But what should an actual sales follow-up email be like? How to tell your prospects ‘hey, I’m still here waiting for you to reply’ without being creepy, or annoying… or both?