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Could You Be Burying The Lead?
You've done the research. You know what your prospect needs, and you know that your solution is helpful to them.
So, you construct your email, with a great subject line, and press send at just the right time.
Well, guess what...
After all of that, there is still no guarantee that a prospect is going to read through the entire email.
It's one job to get your prospects eyes initially on your email, but it's another job to get their eyes to stay there and ensure that you're not burying the lead.
Along the way, I've learned that it's extremely important to consider both of these objectives when constructing your sales emails.
I've also learned that doing the research and constructing the perfect email are not easy tasks. So, with that, I've compiled a few tips that'll keep your prospects reading.
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8 Tips to Get Your Sales Email Read
It's a simple, yet true notion... You’ll never make the sale if no one reads your email.
For ad sales reps, an email is often the first touchpoint when reaching prospects. Like most of us, however, prospect email inboxes can be chaotic and overflowing. In fact, most prospects receive more than 200 emails a day.
So then, the question becomes, how do you stand out amongst the others in such a hectic environment?
There are a combination of email characteristics that will lead to your emails being opened, and more importantly, to your emails being read.
Below are 8 tips to create an effective sales email - one that your prospects actually want to read: