Friday, February 26, 2010

How to write an introduction sales letter [Desaraev | Agency Couture]

Use the persons exact name. Make sure the spelling is correct. NEVER start with Dear Sir/Madam.

It's important when you haven't met with someone yet to assume they want and need our services. Don't ask if their site is meeting the status quo. The answer will be yes because they don't know how it could be doing better. Instead tell them that you where on their site, why you found it or how, and what you see wrong with it.

In the next paragraph explain our services in an 8th grade fashion (assume they don't know what SEO means and try to avoid acronyms unless you are going to explain them in the email). I'm not saying to assume the customer is stupid or to talk down to them. If they own a business they are probably very intelligent but they just don't know our industry jargon (yet).

Then let them know you would love to meet with them next week (or a fairly specific range of time) to discuss our services and how we can help them. IF their site is really bad you could visit w3.org and look up some specific errors on their site or other recommendations for improvement.

Don't forget to include your contact information, social networks are optional, and your company website. Try to be brief, helpful and to the point. Check your spelling.

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--Desarae A. Veit
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1 comment:

Joel said...

Very good points for making a real connection with people on a somewhat "cold-call" level by using email.

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