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Marketing Solution Advice?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by BenWalters, May 30, 2014.

  1. BenWalters

    BenWalters Junior Member

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    I'm looking to provide a service to CEOs and other executives.

    My plan is to send out about 10-15 emails a day, and 10 LinkedIn messages daily.

    I am going to hire a freelancer, give him the email to be sent out, and let him get to work, but I'm wondering if it might be better to procure an email list and an email solution that lets me email the whole list at once. If I hire a freelancer he would just be going through sites and online resources to find email addresses.

    The service I'm providing is sort of personal, and requires a high degree of trust, so I can't use overly spammy methods.

    Anyways, any ideas? I am OK with spending money if I have to, and don't really have a budget.

    Appreciate the advice :)
     
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    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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  3. Trepanated

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    Why do you need to hire a freelancer to send just 10-15 emails a day?

    If you want to sell to C-level executives you need to handle it yourself. How are you going to garner a 'high degree of trust' by paying someone else to send emails for you?

    If you only need to contact 10-15 people per day you could do that on the phone in a couple of hours.
     
  4. BenWalters

    BenWalters Junior Member

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    Definitely going to call them. I usually email out then call. I found a great freelancer who is decent at customizing emails and writing so I think I'll just use him.

    Thanks for your help though!
     
  5. ReviewRouter

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    My advise is calling will get you further than emailing but you should call for yourself. You're only talking about 10 a day ... you can find the time to do those calls and emails, I'm sure of it. Sounds like you're testing out something new ... how can you put that in the hands of someone you can't see or hear. If anything, once you've done 30 or so, then split test it with a freelancer so you can compare your results to theirs.

    Also, in addition to emails and calls, from my experience direct mail is where its at when it comes to business to business. Send something of quality, something they want to read .. and not gimicky or sounding like a salesman and you'll get good results.

    I'd be glad to help with looking over a script if you'd like a second set of eyes. Also, if you need a script I have a few on hand ... just let me know, glad to help!
     
  6. BenWalters

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    Yeah direct-mail is AWESOME! I have direct mail I'm sending out to local leads, and depending on the response I'll keep testing and once I'm happy I'll send out direct mail to the leads in the US.