Category: Email Teardown

#120 – Teardown: Link-building and ripping apart a “fan’s” cold email

#120 – Teardown: Link-building and ripping apart a “fan’s” cold email

Hey folks, today we are tearing down emails that sounded promising, but made us unhappy. Let’s see why. Sender 1: Subject line: Jeremy and Jack, your podcast is one of the best! Hey Jeremy and Jack, I know my name is as familiar to you as 去做就对了 to a non-Chinese-speaking person, so let me quickly …

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#115 – Teardown: More Cold Email Tips for Outsourced IT Agencies

#115 – Teardown: More Cold Email Tips for Outsourced IT Agencies

Today, we are going to do a teardown with an email that was sent from an outsourced IT agency. We believe it is working for them, but there is always some room for improvement.  FROM: AgileJS SUBJECT: {!company} in Q4BODY: Hi {!first_name},I was reading about {!company} for a while and I’ve heard that you are …

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#106 – Teardown: Improving “Outsourced IT” & SaaS Cold Emails

#106 – Teardown: Improving “Outsourced IT” & SaaS Cold Emails

Today we’ve got a couple of emails to tear down.  Let’s get things started with an email about outsourcing software projects. Here’s how it goes: SUBJECT: Available for software projects – need help? BODY: Hi {!first_name}, You’re hiring, and we have a community of software engineers looking for work. I invite you to join Orbit, …

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#103 – Line-By-Line Teardown on SEO & Technical Cold Emails

#103 – Line-By-Line Teardown on SEO & Technical Cold Emails

Hey folks! Today we will be a little more technically oriented, using two emails that ended up in Jeremy’s inbox. Here they are, enjoy! Email 1: Subject: Co-Promotion Opportunity Follow up: Email 2: SUBJECT: Alooma x {!company} BODY: Hi {!first_name}, Hope you don’t mind me reaching out! I was hoping to connect because we’ve helped …

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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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#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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#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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#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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#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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#038 – Cold Recruitment Email Teardown

#038 – Cold Recruitment Email Teardown

Hey folks, here’s another email teardown, requested by one of our podcast listeners. We’re going through it line by line, analyzing what’s good about it, what’s bad about it and how we can possibly make it better. Check out the email below and tune in to hear our thoughts on it.   For more email …

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#025 – Email Teardown

#025 – Email Teardown

Hi cold emailers, this week we are doing three teardowns on cold emails that landed into our inbox, including a timely Thanksgiving themed email, as well as an email that landed in spam folder. We are sharing our thoughts on writing tone and classic cold email intro mistakes, as well as suggestions on CTA alternatives …

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#014 – Email Teardown: Snype.io

#014 – Email Teardown: Snype.io

Hey cold emailers, a new email teardown is here for you, and it’s actually a very good one! This email and its follow-up stood out from the rest and got us excited for a few reasons. We believe there are good lessons to be learned here. Check it out: Subject: New Lead Source :-] Hi …

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#011 – Email teardown: CaseWave

#011 – Email teardown: CaseWave

Hey folks, today we are doing another email teardown. This time we wanted to share a cold email that we had to rewrite completely as it had so many things wrong. Here it is: Subject: Looking to connect Kevin from CaseWave <john.powell@casewave.intercom-mail.com> Jack, My name is Kevin, I hold an MBA in marketing analytics, and …

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#04 – Email Teardown: Skillshare

#04 – Email Teardown: Skillshare

Hi and welcome back to The Cold Outreach Podcast! Today we are doing a teardown on a cold email that Jack received last month from Skillshare, which is a platform where you can share your knowledge and get paid for what you know. We’re doing this solely for learning purposes, and we picked this email …

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