The Cold Outreach Podcast

with Jeremy & Jack

August 15, 2018

#060 – Are You Making These 5 Cold Email Mistakes?

Hey cold emailers, today we’ll share our top 5 cold email mistakes. These mistakes can change what could have been a successful campaign into a complete dud. Listen carefully to find out how to avoid… Continue Reading

August 8, 2018

#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… Continue Reading

August 1, 2018

#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… Continue Reading

July 25, 2018

#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… Continue Reading

July 18, 2018

#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… Continue Reading

July 11, 2018

#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… Continue Reading

July 4, 2018

#054 – Today’s Best Email Service Provider for Cold Email?

What are you using to send your cold emails today? GSuite? Outlook? Something else? In this slightly technical, yet helpful episode, we talk about the best tools to send cold emails. We cover the most… Continue Reading

June 27, 2018

#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… Continue Reading

June 20, 2018

#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… Continue Reading

June 13, 2018

#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… Continue Reading

June 6, 2018

#050 – Cold Email Personalization Breakdown Part 1

When we receive emails in our inbox, the very first question that comes to mind is: is this email for me? Personalization can definitely help make a difference here, but does it really work? Does… Continue Reading

May 30, 2018

#049 – What To Do When You’re Not Getting Enough Replies?

If you are not getting enough replies, this is probably a cast you don't want to miss. Tune in and you’ll get plenty of concrete ideas and suggestions you can follow today to fix dud… Continue Reading

May 23, 2018

#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… Continue Reading

May 16, 2018

#047 – The One Thing You Can’t Ignore With Cold Emails

Hey folks, in today’s episode, we’re covering the #1 most common copywriting mistake found in cold emails. In short, it’s not about you, it’s about the prospect. We’ll give you examples, advice and resources so… Continue Reading

May 9, 2018

#046 – Can AI Impact Your Sales Outreach Campaign?

Will artificial intelligence be able to handle your cold email replies? In this episode we are discussing the future of cold email reply handling and how AI will impact the role of the modern sales… Continue Reading

May 2, 2018

#045 – GDPR Teardown: The Uncomfortable Truth Behind Europe’s New Regulation

Hey cold emailers, we are approaching May 25th, the date when GDPR, a new law to protect the privacy of EU citizens will be enforced. In this cast, we’re doing the GDPR teardown and debunking… Continue Reading

April 25, 2018

#044 – Why Less Is More With Cold Emails

In cold emails it’s easy to think that volume is the quickest way to get more replies, but is it? In this episode we go over some of the challenges that come from increasing volume… Continue Reading

April 18, 2018

#043 – Best of The Cast: Top 3 Episodes to Date

Hey cold emailers, in this episode we are looking at all of the podcast episodes we’ve done so far and we give you our top 3 favorites. You’ll find out why we think they are… Continue Reading

April 11, 2018

#042 – You’ve Got a Reply, Now What? (Part 2)

Welcome back to our discussion on following up to your cold email replies. In Part 2 we talk about how to use out-of-office replies to your advantage, why categorizing your replies is gold when it… Continue Reading

April 4, 2018

#041- You’ve Got a Reply, Now What? (Part 1)

Until now, we've always been looking at how to get conversation started, but what happen once someone replies to you? There is a lot of ground to cover when it comes to handling responses, so… Continue Reading

March 28, 2018

#040 – Rapid Fire Round: Prewarming, Advanced Merge Tags And How to Revive Your List

We’ve received some great cold email questions from you lately, so here they are answered in another rapid fire round. You’ll hear our responses to 8 interesting questions about list building, customizing emails, “break up”… Continue Reading

March 21, 2018

#039 – Using Reciprocity in Cold Email to Drive Sales

Hey cold emailers, in this episode we talk about reciprocity, which is a pretty powerful influence factor that your prospects will find hard to resist. Reciprocity means that we are wired to return our favors… Continue Reading

March 14, 2018

#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… Continue Reading

March 7, 2018

#037 – Outbound Vs. Inbound in 2018

Hey cold emailers, this week we’re discussing outbound and inbound marketing strategies. In short, inbound is when leads come to you, outbound is when you go to the leads. In this episode we talk about… Continue Reading

February 28, 2018

#036 – “Water Cooler” Chat: Cold Email Update

What are the trends in cold emailing? What has been working well lately? This week we’re updating you with stories and examples that are super relevant to building successful cold emails campaigns. We talk about… Continue Reading

February 21, 2018

#035 – Using “Authority” To Gain Instant Credibility In Your Cold Email

Hey folks, this week we talk about authority as another weapon of influence that you can bake into your cold email campaign. According to research, we feel a sense of duty or obligation to the… Continue Reading

February 14, 2018

#034 – Rapid Fire: Top 2 Books, Favorite Tools, and Random Cold Email Tips

Here’s another rapid fire episode where we answer 8 interesting questions about cold email. We talk about the resources that will help you become a better cold email writer, not-so-obvious ways to build a list,… Continue Reading

February 8, 2018

#033 – Small Business Breakdown: Txt2Give

Hey cold emailers, today we are talking about how to apply cold email to accelerate the growth of a small business. The case study we use is a company called Txt2Give which facilitates donations to… Continue Reading

January 31, 2018

#032 – The Power of “Micro-Commitments” in Cold Emails

Hey folks, in this cast we talk about commitment and consistency, as another powerful weapon of influence that you can work into your cold email campaign. The rule of commitment and consistency states that once… Continue Reading

January 24, 2018

#031 – GDPR For Cold Emailers: Complete Break Down From Top Compliance Lawyer

Hey cold emailers, today we’re discussing GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) with Jonathan Armstrong, who is a legal expert in the field of cold email and a Partner at Cordery, a firm specialized in legal… Continue Reading

January 17, 2018

#030 – Accelerating Unbounce’s Growth With Cold Emails

If Unbounce hired you to create their cold email campaign, where would you begin? Who would you contact and what would you write inside your emails? We were inspired by our recent interview with Dan… Continue Reading

January 10, 2018

#029 – Win Clients and Influence Prospects Using “Liking”

People prefer to say yes to those that they like. But what causes one person to like another? In this episode, we dig deeper into persuasion science laid out in Robert Cialdini’s book “Influence” and… Continue Reading

January 3, 2018

#028 – Dan Martell’s Cold Email Strategy That Grew Clarity.fm (And Other 7-Figure Business)

Hey folks, in today’s special episode we are interviewing Dan Martell, an award-winning Canadian entrepreneur. Dan is the founder of Clarity.fm, a startup that makes it easy to connect with top business minds over the… Continue Reading

December 20, 2017

#027 – Rapid Fire: Quora’s Top 10 Cold Email Questions, Answered

Hey cold emailers, today we’re answering the most frequently asked questions about cold email, in a rapid fire Q&A session. You’ll hear a digested version of the topics we have covered so far in the… Continue Reading

December 13, 2017

#026 – The Cold Emails That Brought Quickmail.io Its First 1000 Customers

Hey folks, in this episode we’re interviewing Jeremy Chatelaine, the co-host of this show and founder of Quickmail.io. He talks about why he was forced to go to cold email and succeed at at despite… Continue Reading

December 6, 2017

#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… Continue Reading

November 29, 2017

#024 – How to Use Scarcity in Your Cold Emails

Hey folks, this week we’re talking about Scarcity. It’s one of the 6 major “weapons” of influence, outlined in our favorite book Influence by Robert Cialdini. It’s also one of the most challenging to use… Continue Reading

November 22, 2017

#023 – Fake Stats That Are Ruining Your Campaign

Hey cold emailers, this week we’re talking about fake stats and not-so-scientific articles that may be detrimental to your reply rate. If you want to successfully navigate the sources you find online and understand how… Continue Reading

November 15, 2017

#022 – Overcoming Your Deepest Cold Email Fears

Sending cold emails can be scary. In this episode, Jack and Jeremy talk about our deepest fears around cold email including fear of rejection, fear of damaging your brand or campaigns that nobody replies to.… Continue Reading

November 8, 2017

#021 – Killer Cold Email Strategies for B2C

Hey folks, in this episode we talk about how you can use cold email to engage individual consumers if you have a B2C company. Even though cold email is primarily a tool for B2B companies,… Continue Reading

November 1, 2017

#020 – How to Start a 6-Figure Agency with Cold Email

Hello cold emailers, this is the first episode in a series of interviews with founders on how they started their cold email business. Our guest today is Jack Reamer, a B2B SaaS lead generation expert… Continue Reading

October 25, 2017

#019 – The Fox and the Crow

So the story goes like this: A Fox once saw a Crow with a piece of cheese in his beak on a branch of a tree. The Fox walked up to the foot of the… Continue Reading

October 18, 2017

#018 – Call to Action

Hey folks, welcome back! This week we’re looking into calls to action. A call to action gives your email recipients clear directions to follow in order to benefit from that action. Without a call to… Continue Reading

October 11, 2017

#017 – The Right Way to Run a Cold Email A/B Test

Hello cold emailers, today we are talking about A/B testing for cold email. From our experience, the chances are that many folks are not clear on why A/B testing is so important, or on the… Continue Reading

October 4, 2017

#016 – Email Deliverability with Tim Jenkins, the Co-Founder of SendGrid

Hey cold emailers, today we have a guest on the show, his name is Tim Jenkins and he is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at SendGrid, one of the top email service providers in… Continue Reading

September 27, 2017

#015 – Unconventional Applications of Cold Email

Hey folks, today we are talking about what you can do with cold email besides generating leads or customers. We are sharing great examples (some are very fun too!) to inspire you to try using… Continue Reading

September 20, 2017

#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… Continue Reading

September 13, 2017

#013 – How to Reach Your Prospect’s Inbox: Part 2

Hey folks, welcome back to the Cold Outreach Podcast! Last week we discussed the technical aspects of improving the deliverability of your cold email. Today we talk about the content side of cold email and… Continue Reading

September 6, 2017

#012 – How to Reach Your Prospect’s Inbox: Part 1

Hey cold emailers, do you find yourselves concerned with your open rate? Cold email deliverability is a super important topic, because if you don’t deliver properly, you don’t give yourself a chance to get your… Continue Reading

August 30, 2017

#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:… Continue Reading

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