Category Archives: Marketing

How to Send Cold Business Introduction Emails [with examples]

business introduction emailsThe first time I sent a bunch of cold business introduction emails, it was a complete disaster.

My email didn’t just land in the spam box. It annoyed my contact so much that he emailed back asking me to never bother him again.

Since then, I’ve sent out hundreds of cold emails. Some of these landed in the spam folder. Most didn’t earn any replies. But quite a few of them ended up as leads and eventually, new clients.

This is the cold hard truth about running an agency: you will have to write cold emails to win deals.

I’ll show you everything I’ve learned about writing deal-winning introductory emails in this post.

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8 Multi-Million Dollar CEOs Tell You How to Run a Digital Agency

How to run a digital agencyIn this article, you will find out how to run a digital agency from 8 CEOs who have managed to build multi-million dollar digital agencies (each, not collectively).

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Have you ever heard of topseos.com?

Well, in the digital marketing world, TopSEOs is a big deal since they identify and rank the best marketing agencies across the web through a rigorous evaluation process.

Since we aim only for the best content for Linkody users, we decided to interview the CEOs of 8 multi-million dollar agencies from the “Top 100 SEO companies” ranking (where you can also see their revenues, employee count, retention rates and more interesting stats). Moreover, they agreed to answer 6 questions on how to run a digital agency.

Just like in our latest popular post, where we asked 12 SEO experts for advice on 5 evergreen SEO questions, you’ll again learn some practical tips & strategies from which you can learn how to run a digital agency.

Here are the 6 questions that we asked The Creative Momentum, Be Found Online, Rocket 55, Straight North, 1Digital Agency, PageTraffic, 1st on the List and E2M:

  1. Is it more practical for a digital agency to focus on a specific niche or keep the spectrum broad and why?
  2. What’s your top advice on how digital agencies can find more clients?
  3. What are the determining factors that will get a potential prospect browsing your website contact you?
  4. How do you deal with over demanding customers?
  5. How do you keep people on your team focused and productive?
  6. Which channels (e.g. word of mouth, paid ads, cold outreach etc.) have contributed most to your growth?

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5 Types of Content That Will Get Your Business Targeted Leads

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This is a guest post by Tony Messer, founder at Pickaweb website hosting company.

You’ve been there before.

We all have.

After experiencing a successful blogging campaign that lead to an increased customer base, audience engagement, and conversions, you reach a plateau in which your content is no longer generating excitement.

How could this be?

The answer is already in front of you.

Your successful blogging campaign was a successful blogging campaign.

But there’s so much more you could be offering your audience.

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