Author: Nevena Paunovic

#097 – Soundbite: No More Writer’s Block

#097 – Soundbite: No More Writer’s Block

Hey cold emailers! Have you ever wondered how to approach writing cold emails or maybe suffered from writer’s block? If so, you are about to learn how to consistently write irresistible cold emails without a template, anytime you need more leads. It’s not magic, the secret is having a reliable copywriting process that can completely …

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#096 – How To 10x Your Productivity Using a VA

#096 – How To 10x Your Productivity Using a VA

Hey folks! It may not be obvious at first, but putting together a cold email campaign requires to handle a lot of moving parts. Just think of research, prospecting, copywriting and reply handling. Could some of these parts be outsourced to someone else, saving you a couple of hours or even more each week? Think …

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#095 – Cold Outreach Beyond Email

#095 – Cold Outreach Beyond Email

Hey cold emailers! As you probably guessed already, we are big fans of reaching out through cold email. But there are many other channels out there that can help you start a conversation. Is what we are teaching also applicable to other channels? And if so, to what extent? Listen to this show to know …

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#092 – Tactics: 80% Reply Rate & Extreme Personalization at Scale

#092 – Tactics: 80% Reply Rate & Extreme Personalization at Scale

Welcome to the dark side of cold email! In today’s episode, we cover 2 tactics and their “grey hat” variations being used to get 80% reply rates for any market that’s checking their inbox. These tactics will help you determine if a new market can be won using cold email before launching your campaign, they …

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#090 – How to Cold Email Limited Markets Like a Pro

#090 – How to Cold Email Limited Markets Like a Pro

Let’s say you only had 1,000 prospects in your market. How would you cold email them so you get the maximum number of deals? Today we share how Jeremy successfully approached his first market using cold email, how to build relationships with VIP prospects in your list from scratch, why you should start slow and …

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#088 – When to call it quits?

#088 – When to call it quits?

We are naturally skeptical anytime someone says that cold email “just doesn’t work for their business.” So before you think about quitting, listen to this. We talk about the 3 cases in which you should really give up and try something else. So, unless your boss told you to stop doing cold email (in which …

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#087 – Takeaways from 7 Impactful Episodes

#087 – Takeaways from 7 Impactful Episodes

Hey folks, this week we’re doing a recap for the past 50 episodes to wrap up 2018. We have individually handpicked a few episodes that stand up to us. These episodes are convenient to mentally have available to draw from them while creating a new cold email campaign. 7 IMPACTFUL EPISODES: Episode 45 on GDPR …

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#082 – The Data Behind Cold Email Cadence

#082 – The Data Behind Cold Email Cadence

Hey cold emailers, today we talk about cadence and what it means for your cold email campaign. If you’re unsure about how long you should wait between emails, this cast is for you. You’ll learn about the effects of increasing email frequency and when you should consider doing it. Enjoy! HERE’S WHAT WE COVER IN …

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#081 – Rapid Fire: Nasty Replies, “Risky Emails” and Worst Industries

#081 – Rapid Fire: Nasty Replies, “Risky Emails” and Worst Industries

Hey folks, let’s dive into your newest cold email questions. Enjoy! Rapid Fire Questions: Is there anyone that you should never cold email? Should I bother cold emailing if I am already getting customers to inbound? How can I bounce back from a really nasty rejection? What should go into my signature? Should I auto …

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#080 – The Freelancer’s Guide to Cold Email

#080 – The Freelancer’s Guide to Cold Email

Happy New Year cold emailers! Here’s a chance to exercise your cold email muscles. Imagine you’re a freelance logo designer. How would you use cold email to land all the A-list clients that you could handle? In this episode we discuss who should you go after, how exactly you would build your hot list of …

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#079 – How to Track Success with Cold Email

#079 – How to Track Success with Cold Email

Hey folks! In this cast, we’ll go over what qualifies as a positive or negative reply. If you are labeling conversations as positive and negative, you may run into some grey areas you need to get clarity on. You’ll hear how Jack is handling replies with real examples and why this is a critical metric …

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#078 – Stop Sending Cold Emails (Try This Instead)

#078 – Stop Sending Cold Emails (Try This Instead)

Today’s episode is all about “lukewarm” emails. In this cast, you’ll learn what lukewarm emails are and how to use them to transform your outreach ROI right now. You’ll hear tips on how to become known to thousands of prospects before sending your first email, what social media hacks you can use to instantly make …

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#077 – Teardown: Key Takeaways from Good, Bad And Ugly Cold Emails

#077 – Teardown: Key Takeaways from Good, Bad And Ugly Cold Emails

Hey cold emailers! Today we are going to a B2C industry and reviewing three emails stolen from a wedding photographer’s inbox. Let’s dive right into them! Here is the screenshot of the first email: Now let’s jump to the teardown: We compared these emails to help you get better perspective on what is more and …

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#076 – The Secret to Never Running Out of Prospects

#076 – The Secret to Never Running Out of Prospects

Running low on prospects? Feel like you’ve contacted everyone in your market and you’re wondering what to do next? If so, today’s episode can help. Stay tuned to learn 2 reliable ways to expand your target audience without sacrificing quality, 4 basic filters you can adjust to find thousands of new prospects online, and how …

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#075 – What’s Working This Month

#075 – What’s Working This Month

Hey cold emailers! In this episode, Jeremy shares with you the principles behind a campaign that’s been working exceptionally well this month with QuickMail. You’ll learn how one simple change in the offer allows you to break some rules and still achieve over 60% reply rate, then what it means to have more than 100% …

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#071 – Rapid Fire: Worst Cold Email Mistakes, GDPR Recap and Startup Advice

#071 – Rapid Fire: Worst Cold Email Mistakes, GDPR Recap and Startup Advice

Hey folks, here’s another rapid fire episode, let’s dive into newest cold email questions we got from you! RAPID FIRE QUESTIONS: Who should handle cold email in your startup? What should I learn about a company before drafting a cold email? Should I bother sending Linkedin Inmail? What’s the worst thing I can do for …

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#070 – How to Land Massive Deals with Cold Email

#070 – How to Land Massive Deals with Cold Email

Hey cold emailers! In this episode, you’ll find out how to start conversations with your dream clients and industry influencers, even if you have zero connections or a well-known brand. You’ll learn what a “VIP prospect” is and how they can change the course of your business overnight, 4 powerful advantages behind building outreach campaigns …

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#069 – Teardown: Go-2-Market, Nigerian Prince & Link Building Cold Emails

#069 – Teardown: Go-2-Market, Nigerian Prince & Link Building Cold Emails

Hey folks, today we have some emails from Jeremy’s folder in front of us that we want to analyze. Some are good, some are interesting, and all of them have something important to take away to make your cold emails even better. We picked up four, so let’s dive right into them! We wanted to …

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#066 – When (and How) to Scale Your Cold Email Campaign

#066 – When (and How) to Scale Your Cold Email Campaign

To scale or not to scale? That is the question for today’s cast. If you’re already having some success with cold email, listen in to find out if you’re ready to 10x your results, or if you should stick to small batch sending instead. You’ll hear our slightly counterintuitive advice for scaling, assembling your “cold …

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#063 – Rapid Fire: Landing a Dream Job, Mastering Outreach & Finding Mentors

#063 – Rapid Fire: Landing a Dream Job, Mastering Outreach & Finding Mentors

Hey folks, today is rapid fire, we have new questions and answers, all about cold email, so let’s dive right into it! Rapid Fire Questions: What is the most challenging part of identifying potential sales prospects? What advice would you give to a new STR that is in charge of cold email when they first …

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#062 – Cold Email Pro Advice for Beginners

#062 – Cold Email Pro Advice for Beginners

Hey cold emailers! Today’s topic is what advice we could give to newbies to cold email. This cast is covering baby steps towards quickly setting up a very well thought up and productive campaign, in an early stage when you are testing the waters to see if cold email is a viable channel for your …

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#059 – Build Your Network of High Profile VIP’s With Minimal Effort

#059 – Build Your Network of High Profile VIP’s With Minimal Effort

Hey folks, if you hate networking, but want to make meaningful connections with influencers, this cast is for you. Today we are going to highlight what it takes to email and get replies from VIP people like high profile founders, bestselling authors and keynote speakers. This cast is full of actionable advice and templates, so …

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#058 – The Secret Behind 100% Automated Email Outreach

#058 – The Secret Behind 100% Automated Email Outreach

Hey cold emailers, in this episode we’re covering outsourcing and automation. It’s the perfect cast if you want fresh leads in your inbox, without doing any of the work. Throughout the episode, you’ll notice how some of the most time consuming, challenging parts of cold email are actually the easiest to automate. Stay tuned for tips …

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#057 – Teardown: Monkeylearn

#057 – Teardown: Monkeylearn

Hey folks, this time we are tearing down a special email, because it actually got Jeremy to reply with interest, and we all know by now he has high standards when it comes to cold email. So today you will hear a very good cold email that uses a few interesting tactics, and you’re going …

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#056 – Our Most Downloaded Episode to Date? (Using Social Proof)

#056 – Our Most Downloaded Episode to Date? (Using Social Proof)

By now you are familiar with our fascination with weapons of influence, as described in Robert Cialdini’s book “Influence.” In this episode, Jack and I are going to look at the last influence factor called social proof. You’ll learn what it is, plenty of examples of how to use it successfully in a cold email …

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#055 – Rapid Fire: How to Email Top CEO’s, Find Investors and More

#055 – Rapid Fire: How to Email Top CEO’s, Find Investors and More

Hey folks, here’s another rapid fire episode where we answer the most interesting questions about cold email. This week we talk about the most successful cold email tactics and how to apply them for the best results. Let’s get into it! Rapid Fire Questions: Have you ever cold emailed the CEO of a big company? …

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#053 – Teardown: Contact Form Outreach

#053 – Teardown: Contact Form Outreach

Hey folks, here’s another teardown episode! Usually we tear down emails that are sent to one of our email addresses, but this time we are doing a slightly different spin. We are analyzing, line by line, two emails that were sent using the contact form on Jack’s website. We are looking at pros and cons, …

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#052 – Getting The Most Out Of Your Next Conference With Cold Email

#052 – Getting The Most Out Of Your Next Conference With Cold Email

Hey cold emailers, Jeremy is heading off to a conference next week, so we asked ourselves “How can someone use cold email to connect with conference attendees?” In this cast you’ll learn ways to get the most out of any event and start conversations with almost anyone attending with a few carefully crafted emails. Tune …

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#051 – Cold Email Personalization Breakdown Part 2

#051 – Cold Email Personalization Breakdown Part 2

Hey folks, welcome back to part 2 of the personalization cast. This week we cover how to identify the best custom attributes to use in your email, the fastest way to personalize cold email at scale, and step by step guide to outsource your entire personalization effort. If you haven’t heard the Part 1 of …

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#048 – Teardown: Wins, Missed Opportunities and Pitfalls to Avoid

#048 – Teardown: Wins, Missed Opportunities and Pitfalls to Avoid

Hey folks, it’s time for a new teardown episode, and today we’re analyzing two emails that landed to Jack’s inbox. You’ll hear our thoughts on connecting with somebody on LinkedIn before you send them a cold email, on language used in cold emails, subject lines, CTAs and other important elements that will decide whether you …

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