Shakeel Kalyan

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Don't Fall for These 12 Mental Money Traps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us were brought up poor or in the middle class -- and then continue the rest of our lives plagued by the thoughts, ideas and actions of the poor and the middle class. If you were brought up like I was, by parents that had great …

Personal Finance

How to Talk Your Way to More Opportunities

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A recent study by <i>Communications Research</i> showed that nearly 85 percent of women aren’t sure if someone is flirting with them. As someone who specifically helps others project and interpret body language, I can easily infer that most men …

University of Illinois

The Foolproof Way to Send a Cold Email

In a day and time where we are constantly communicating, constantly updating our status and sharing and connecting online, direct communication can …

New Chrome plugin helps marketers get an amazing 42% reply rate on cold prospecting email

Marketing automation company Autopilot is releasing a new prospecting tool for sales and marketing that’s generating up to 42 percent reply rates on cold email tomorrow.<p>That compares to a traditional rate of just 1 percent to 9 percent.<p>The tool, which companies like Bosch, Model N, and Voxer are …

7 Tricks to Write an Effective Cold Email

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I speak with people all the time who ask me how I got in touch with someone at a movie studio or a management company. When I tell them it was through a cold email, I always get the same response: “Those work? How did you get to them and …

High Level

How Cold Emails Led This 29-Year-Old To Get Funded By Mark Cuban And Google

He found the email addresses of a few dozen sales executives and sent them an email asking for feedback on his new product.<p>His product could search millions of websites every day and automatically figure out which software — in areas such as content management, e-commerce, and data-analytics …

Tips for Cold-Emailing Intimidatingly Powerful People

CEOs are thirsty for insight from the front lines. And yet those of us on those front lines – whether we are customers or employees – are often hesitant to reach out to senior leaders who are only an email away.<p>I saw this the other day in a friend who works for Salesforce. My friend is a mid-level …

Could a cold email change your career?

Someone once told me, “If you ask for money, you get advice. If you ask for advice, you get money.”<p>Those words changed the entire course of my …

How to Write Cold Emails that Your Prospects Will Actually Love

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Customers News & Topics

A loyalty program can benefit your business in many different ways.<p>Kimberly de Silva | 6 min read<p>Focusing on your customers will help your business grow in all areas.<p>Fit Small Business | 13 min read<p>How to make your customers addicted to what you have to offer.<p>Jeremy Andrus | 5 min read<p>Get the …

Customer Service

6 Ways to Take The Chill Out of Cold Calling

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you already understand the cold call is necessary and unavoidable. As long as you need something in business -- more clients, a permit, a loan or a favor, you will have to get to the right person, get their attention …

Hung Up

Email Marketing News & Topics

The founder of Experiment 27, Alex Berman, talks about structuring the most effective email.<p>Eric Siu | 2 min read<p>Are you capturing all the visitors who come to your website?<p>Luis Congdon | 6 min read<p>Step one is knowing what's possible. It's a lot.<p>Kimanzi Constable | 4 min read<p>Although all businesses …

Marketing

4 Ways to Get Customers to Open Your Emails

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be a successful email marketer, it's essential that subscribers open your messages. After all, if your audience isn't opening your emails, it's impossible for them to take action, such as clicking through to your website or …

Marketing

If Your Cold Sales E-mail Didn't Get a Response, Make it Hot

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I receive many emails and reply to a few. On average, one out of fifty. I also manage email accounts of client websites filled with unnecessary software purchase offers, newsletters never subscribed to, SEO offers, social network updates, …

Marketing