How to Make Prospecting More Productive with Google Sheets?

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Desktop cluttered with dozens of CSV files, their copies, and copies of their copies. Sending CSVs back and forth between your team members. Time wasted on finding a way to stay organized despite the chaos. Sounds like a nightmare, right? Indeed, for many salespeople, it is a daily struggle.

So why not ditch the CSVs for something easier to manage and more teamwork-friendly? For example, build your prospect list in Google Sheets and have it integrated with your follow-up automation tool? No more copying, importing and exporting.

Let me show you how to make your prospecting more productive with the new Google Sheets integration, we’ve just rolled out.

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28 Tools & Services for Outbound Prospect List Building (Updated)

Prospect list building is a crucial part of the outbound sales process. The first step is defining your ideal customer profile (ICP). But as soon as you’ve done that, you actually need to find the right accounts, people and their contact details. Here’s a tool stack for step two. A collection of outbound prospect list building tools and services that will help you regularly feed Woodpecker with fresh contacts.

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Woodpecker for WordPress – Generate More Leads with Your Web Forms

 

What happens to the website visitors who filled out a form on your website? Do they get transferred into your CRM? Or does your newsletter software pick them up? What about uploading that data to Woodpecker?

Previously, you needed to use an API aggregator, such as Zapier or PieSync, to send the data from lead forms into Woodpecker. From now on, however, you don’t have to do that. If you’re on Team Pro plan, you can use Woodpecker for WordPress, a plugin that transfers the lead data directly into a Woodpecker campaign of your choice. Continue reading

Streamline Your Cold Email Outreach: Native Hunter Integration

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I’m excited to announce that as of now, Hunter is natively integrated with Woodpecker. So if you’d like to use the two apps to streamline your email outreach, there’s no need to do it via Zapier (as you would have up till now).

In this article, we’re taking a closer look at Hunter.io, and interviewing Marvin Magusara to find out more about the tool that has been extremely popular around professionals who deal with prospecting.

Keep reading to see if Hunter is the right tool to add to your stack and what you could get out of the Woodpecker + Hunter native integration.

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Step-by-step Guide to A/B Testing Cold Emails and Follow-ups in Woodpecker

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Cold emailing requires some experimentation and learning by trial and error to get it right, trying out different subject lines or various versions of email copy to see what’s working and what’s not. And there’s no better way to find that out than by A/B testing.

Today I have a pleasure to introduce you to A/B tests in Woodpecker, a new feature we’ve just rolled out. First, let’s have a closer look at what elements of your cold email you should test to improve your open and reply rates. And then I’ll show you how to carry out an A/B test step by step based on an example.

Here we go.

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AI-powered Interest Level: Automatic Way to Measure Your Campaign’s Success

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What metric gives you the best picture of how successful your cold email campaign is? The open rate tells you how interesting the subject line was for prospects. But opening your email is just half of success. The reply rate indicates how many recipients remained interested enough to read the message and respond to it. But it’s too generic as it also includes the negative replies.

So it’s actually the interest level that gives you the best idea of how effective your campaign is as those interested prospects are on the best way to becoming your new customers.

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Cold Email Benchmarks by Campaign Size and Industry: What Makes Cold Emails Effective in 2020?

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Cold emailing has changed a lot since its early days. So did the definition of an effective cold email campaign. Let’s see how to approach cold emailing to get the most out of it in 2020. Take a look at the benchmarks I’ve prepared and compare your results with the average stats to make sure you’re on the right track for success.

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Introducing If-campaigns: Send Follow-ups that Boost Sales Engagement

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Today I’d like to share some exciting news with you. We’re releasing a new campaign model that will allow you to send follow-ups triggered by the action your prospect takes to add even more personalization to your campaigns.

If-campaigns, as the new model is called, are now available for all users. Let me explain to you how they work and what a breakthrough they are for your follow-up strategy and email deliverability.

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