Why Most Outreach Emails Suck

Marketing Insider Group

For most people, email outreach isn’t just difficult—it’s embarrassing. That’s why crafting an effective outreach email is important. The post Why Most Outreach Emails Suck appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

Earned media influencer outreach is alive and well

Biznology

As I mentioned last month in Influencer Marketing Tools of the Trade , Dan Krueger and I are in the midst of an earned-media blogger outreach campaign on behalf of Skinny & Co. As an aside, we always choose to do our outreaches and host our SMNRs on a separate domain, in this case www.

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Trying GroupHigh for Blogger Outreach Campaigns

Biznology

When it came to the tools being offered for prospecting, managing, and tracking online engagement and outreach , the quality had been dubious, the licensing too expensive, and of limited value. What I do is a little different than the garden variety influencer outreach.

Chalk Talks: Personalizing Video for Your Sales Outreach

Vidyard

In a world where your prospects are being bombarded by emails, cold calls, and social outreach, personalization and engagement are the new currencies. The post Chalk Talks: Personalizing Video for Your Sales Outreach appeared first on Vidyard.

Mizuno running long tail outreach marketing case study

Biznology

The Outreach Marketing Virtual Summit 2014 , sponsored by GroupHigh , happens today. My presentation is titled Blogger Outreach Case Study: How I Activated Hundreds of Bloggers for Mizuno Running. Long Tail Blogger Outreach. Three outreaches.

Am I connecting with my customers enough? 10 tips for customer outreach

Biznology

How’s your customer outreach? We hear a lot about customer engagement and outreach these days. When it comes to customer outreach, your brand is the face of your company. It’s nearly impossible to talk about customer outreach without talking about social media.

Influencer outreach is more PR than marketing or advertising

Biznology

When you do outreach you never hear back from 1 so, if you’re tone deaf, you’ll just assume that everyone you reach out to with your insufficient outreach comes back with their rate sheet in one hand and their right hand out for the cash.

The state of earned media blogger outreach

Biznology

I’ve been doing earned media blogger outreach as a profession since 2006 and a lot has changed. ” Honestly, I had almost given up hope until I have been able to align myself with clients who really get what influencer outreach is.

The state of the blogger outreach union ten years on

Biznology

I stared my first blogger outreach agency back in 2006. Ten years on, the state of the union of blogger outreach is good for brands and agencies but great for the bloggers and online influencers. Blogger Outreach is Hard.

9 Link Building Email Outreach Templates That Actually Work

Hubspot

I'm ambidextrous (I can write with both hands), I'm the adoptive mother of three cats (one of whom is named Kitty), and before coming to HubSpot, I spent a lot of time writing and sending link building outreach emails. >" src="[link]. Link Building Outreach Rules.

Influencer Outreach versus Brand Advocacy: How to Divide Your Investment

Marketing Insider Group

The post Influencer Outreach versus Brand Advocacy: How to Divide Your Investment appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Back in January, I wrote about influencer marketing – specifically, 10 strategies for getting it right.

The bloggers are the victims of bad blogger outreach

Biznology

I just wrote an article , Blogger outreach is earned media PR, isn’t it? wherein I suggested that some bloggers are kinda jerks because they lead any blogger outreach with “here’s my advertising packet.”

Link Building Basics: Outreach

Biznology

In this this post we will cover outreach, one of the most important aspects of link building. Crafting effective outreach takes practice, persistence, and creativity. Outreach is a skill that you must continue to hone and develop. Compile a Refined Outreach List.

A Simple Guide to Successful Email Outreach [Infographic]

Hubspot

This is a bit of a loaded question, as there's a lot to consider when sending a proper outreach email: subject lines, send times, email length. They've detailed everything from what day and time is the best for sending outreach email to how many attempts you can expect to send.

3 Ways To Research Companies For Personalized Video Sales Outreach

Vidyard

If you want to get noticed by your prospects today, your outreach must be highly personalized. Sure, there are tons of benefits to video outreach — it targets non-readers, it conveys human emotion and it tells a story, to name a few.

25 outreach tools that can take your business to new heights

Biznology

Do you think a solid content marketing strategy exempts your brand from needing to do outreach? Check out these 25 awesome outreach tools for your smash business strategy. It’s time to discard traditional outreach tools and tactics, and focus on connecting directly with digital influencers! Outreach isn’t just important–it’s crucial for brands who hope to expand their audience, develop credibility, and gain notice in a crowded online world.

How to Write a Perfect Cold Outreach Email: 5 Elements to Consider Before Hitting Send

Hubspot

This is cold outreach, and, for better or for worse, it has its purpose. I’ve identified five elements of the perfect cold outreach email, as well as expert examples to go along with each one. 5 Outreach Elements Used By The Pros. Implementing Your Own Outreach Campaign.

Political Social Media Outreach: What B2B Marketers Can Learn

Act-On

As we find ourselves in the thick of yet another presidential primary, it’s helpful to take stock of what’s come to pass and recognize the lessons/best practices we can leverage ourselves as brands in our own online outreach.

The Backbone of Link Building: Outreach Strategies

Biznology

Many different factors go into a successful link building campaign, but even a campaign that features some of the best content ever created will never get off the ground without great outreach. Outreach is the foundation of an effective link building project. Personalize Your Outreach.

Blogger outreach is earned media PR, isn’t it?

Biznology

My definition of blogger outreach has always been about acquiring earned media coverage from bloggers and online influencers. My definition–and my assumption–has always been that blogger outreach is public relations and not paid media.

The Quantum Mechanics of Blogger Outreach

Biznology

My long tail blogger outreach strategy is periodically challenged or criticized as being too aggressive. In my experience, one of the reasons why folks are loathe to engage in blogger outreach is because it is a little like going door-to-door looking for the ring. Image via Wikipedia.

5 Key Preparation Steps in B2B Link Building Outreach

KoMarketing Associates

The same thing applies with link outreach, particularly when considering direct, B2B email link outreach. But the key difference is that with link outreach (B2B or B2C), you have the ability to thoroughly prepare for the communication at hand (at least the initial steps).

Want to Expand Your Reach? Effective Social Outreach Strategies for 11 Different Industries [New Data]

Hubspot

As a marketer, you probably spend a lot of time thinking about how to promote and distribute the content your team creates -- which includes social media outreach. Effective Social Outreach Strategies for 11 Different Industries.

The Long Tail of Blogger Outreach

Biznology

That’s fair enough, and surely a common question, and a question we must address close to the beginning of every sales call we make at Abraham Harrison , when we propose blogger outreach to a prospective client. In general, we have two weeks or less before our first outreach.

The Human Approach to Link Building Outreach

Biznology

Without great outreach, link building becomes 100x harder, because how can you expect to secure a link if you can’t get anyone to communicate with you? Without further ado, here are my main strategies for successful outreach for links – mainly for guest posting.

5 Steps for Improving Your Media Outreach: Insights From 1,300 Publishers

Hubspot

Marketers and PR professionals have long been denounced by the media as spin doctors thanks to poor outreach practices and failing to create valuable content that goes beyond selling a product or service. 5 Steps for Improving Your Media Outreach.

Awesome Sales Outreach Ideas That Result in Meetings and New Customers

Leadfeeder

One of the best sales outreach ideas I heard recently came from a fireside chat between Sam Slevin, Director of Customer Success at Axial, and Cassie Lancellotti-Young, EVP of Customer Success at Sailthru. Especially, since 90% of B2B prospects don’t respond to any cold outreach, we all need to step up our game! This has actually resulted in a 40% conversion from cold outreach into meetings!

A Marketer’s Step-by-Step Plan for Influencer Outreach | Traackr

Traackr

Shane Barker, digital marketing consultant, reveals how to find the ideal influencers for your brand and how to successfully reach out to them

When Influencer Outreach Crosses the Line – And How to Cross Back Over

Modern B2B Marketing

Suffice to say, this whole influencer outreach stuff has been working. Here’s the thing: once the line between an “influencer/outreach” relationship and an actual friendship gets blurry, my job gets both harder and easier. Author: DJ Waldow I love people. No, really. I do.

A Very Simple Example of a Cold Outreach Email That Worked

Funnelholic

There have been numerous blog posts about how to execute cold outreach. There are a variety of variations, but to sum up all the good ones – be relevant to the person you are sending it to.

Today’s Rules for Guest Blogging- How to Find Opportunities with Outreach Tools

NuSpark

Let’s look at some ways you can uncover guest blogging opportunities and a few online outreach tools to help focus your search. Expanding Your Search: Using Outreach Tools. Using buzz sumo allows you to tailor your content and SEO outreach towards hi-visibility topics and the influencers who write about them. Related Posts: Guest Blog Outreach Services Guest Blogging; SEO; Matt Cutts.

Earned-media micro-influencer marketing primer

Biznology

was endlessly generous with the hundreds of bloggers who responded to our outreach of thousands. In our outreaches, “pay me money” means no thank you but I’m nobody’s fool. Back then we called it blogger outreach and blogger engagement.

DIY Digital PR (Online Engagement & Blogger Outreach)

Biznology

Yesterday’s Biznology® Webinar with Chris Abraham was all about blogger outreach and online engagement. Photo credit: zoxcleb. Have you spent all this time and money building the perfect social media and content marketing campaign and now feel all dressed up with nowhere to go?

Be a Big Fish in the Blogger Outreach Pond

Biznology

This is all according to your preference, but when it comes to a blogger outreach campaign, the decision is never so zero-sum, not nearly so either/or. Start small and grow to make blogger outreach work for you. Public Relations Social Media Marketing Abraham Harrison Blog Business Long Tail Outreach public relations social media social media marketingImage via CrunchBase.

Manners Matter: The Etiquette of Inside Sales Outreach

Opentopic

The post Manners Matter: The Etiquette of Inside Sales Outreach appeared first on Opentopic. Sales has evolved quickly over the past few years–speed has become more important, customer interactions have gotten shorter, and salespeople rarely spend time face-to-face with their customers. Yet in the face of these changes, the core aspect of selling has remained the same: building relationships. Relationships are defined by the quality of each individual interaction.

A tech journalist on the 5 best and worst practices of B2B PR

Biznology

In this free 30-minute Biznology® webinar, Paul Gillin gives you tips for pitching to bloggers and influencers. Have you tried to get the attention of a journalist lately?

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How the Long Tail AdWords Approach Works for Blogger Outreach

Biznology

So, this week, I want to draw an analogy to successful Google AdWords approaches so that you can see how to apply that same technique to blogger outreach. Long-tail blogger outreach is like long-tail Google AdWords advertising. The same should be done with blogger outreach. The same thing can be done with blogger outreach. These lessons map perfectly to blogger outreach. With blogger outreach, you face the same odds as for paid search.

Six Keys to Make It With Influencer Marketing

Webbiquity

Influencers can spot “spray and pray” outreach a mile off. Beginning an outreach email with “Hi there” is possibly the fastest path to getting it deleted. Many A-list influencers will have specific instructions for outreach posted on their blogs or websites.

Earned-media micro-influencer marketing master class

Biznology

Blogger outreach tends to focus on only identifying and engaging top-25 influential bloggers. Following up twice after the initial email outreach. Outreach : how best to pitch? I generally include B-D-list bloggers in general long-tail bulk email outreach.

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23 Outstanding Social PR Guides

Webbiquity

But it’s not merely about using social media platforms and outreach; as one of five pillars in the web presence optimization framework , PR now impacts SEO, content marketing, website design, and other marketing disciplines. Is blogger outreach still an effective PR strategy?

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