Category: Email/Voicemail

Boost Email Open Rates By Doing This, Research Says

Prospects aren’t opening three out of four of your sales emails. That’s right, prospects only open about 24% of the sales emails they receive.

The Keys to 50% Email Response Rates

How many business emails do you actually get a response to? If you just experienced a sinking feeling in your chest, you’re not alone.

How to Leave the Perfect Voicemail

Your sales call script is ready, and your confidence is high. The only problem? You reach voicemail. You call back…voicemail. Instead of throwing up your hands in frustration and stammering out a message, you can salvage your attempts.

Stop Saying This During Follow Ups

“Sorry to bother you.” This simple polite phrase is very common, especially among salespeople. But, one sales professional believes saying it has become a bad habit.

Are Your Sales Emails Speaking to Your Prospect’s Behavioral Style?

You try to address prospects’ needs in your email messages. And, you always include a call to action. Have you also considered the DISC style of the recipient?

3 Email Openers That Are Butchering Your Likelihood Of A Response

The way you begin any form of writing is the key to whether or not people will continue reading. If it’s boring or looks the same as other emails they’ve been opening recently, they’ll skip it before even reaching your primary content.

The Term ASAP Is More Counterproductive Than You Think

Are you asking too much of potential and existing clients by including the term “ASAP” in your emails? HubSpot’s Aja Frost believes this phrase is more hurtful than helpful to your cause.

How to Write the Perfect Follow-Up Email

Reps everywhere have likely experienced awkward silence following a period of communication with a prospect. What happened? Why did the prospect suddenly stop responding? These moments can be tough because while you don’t want to come across as pushy, you’d like to continue the dialogue.

Breakup Emails: the Push Your Clients Need to Confirm the Sale

Breakup emails are a final call-to-action that shows you have noticed the client’s silence and are going to respond appropriately. This is the make-or-break. How will they respond?

After The Show Is Over, How Do I Follow Up?

After the show is over, how do I follow up? Fast. There are companies and salespeople who email quotes, confirmations and copies of orders directly from their exhibit booth to the office of the prospect or customer. That’s real fast.

Unsure Whether to Call or Email a Prospect? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

Does your latest prospect prefer email or phone contact? If they don’t specifically list a certain medium on their LinkedIn or other pages, you’ve no way of knowing. Or do you?

Stop Annoying People By “Just Following Up”

One of two things is usually happening when I start working with a client on follow-up. They are either not following up at all or they are following up like is it still 1982.

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