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7 Email Templates That Work for Inside Sales Teams

Posted by TextUs Team on Jul 16, 2015 10:08:00 AM

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As voicemail response rates decline, text messaging and emails are becoming the heavy hitters for inside sales teams. Here are seven email templates with messages that work at different phases of the sales cycle. Swipe ‘em, personalize ‘em, and make ‘em your own.


 

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1. Cold Prospecting

Hi [contact name],

My name is [your name]. I work for [your company], where I specialize in helping businesses like yours [solve a problem]. Recently, we helped [client company] achieve [these results] through [what your company did].

If you’d like to learn more about the solutions we offer, let’s set up a quick call. Are you free on [date and time]?

I look forward to hearing from you,

[your name]

 


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2. Inbound Lead

Hi [contact name],

My name is [your name] from [your company].

I saw that you recently [visited our website, downloaded a piece of content, filled out a form, etc.]. I hope you found this resource useful.

Since you are interested in [this topic], you may also want to check out these resources:

  • [Link to blog post, download, video, etc.]

  • [Link to blog post, download, video, etc.]

I’d love to discuss [this topic] with you further and give you some insights into how we help companies like yours solve [this challenge]. Would you have 10 or 15 minutes on [date and time] for a short phone call?

Hope to hear from you,

[your name]


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3. Referral

Hi [contact name],

My name is [your name] from [your company]. We specialize in helping companies [solve this problem]. I got your contact information from [referrer] who thought you might be interested in [your product].

If you’d like to learn more, can we set up a quick call? Are you free on [date and time]?

If you think [contact company] would be interested, but you aren’t the person I should be talking to, could you please put me in touch with the right decision maker?

Thank you and have a great day,

[your name]


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4. Resource Sharing

Hi [contact name],

My name is [your name] from [your company]. Since I work in [your industry], I try to keep up on all of the latest industry news.

I recently came across this [blog post, download, video, etc.] that you might be interested in. I hope you find it useful. If so, I’d love to discuss [this topic] with you further and give you some insights into how we help companies like yours solve [this challenge].

Would you have 10 or 15 minutes on [date and time] for a short phone call?

Best,

[your name]


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5. Follow Up

Hi [contact name],

I’m writing to follow up on my previous [email and/or voicemail], as I haven’t heard back from anyone on your team.

If you are still interested in [your product/company/topic], can we schedule 10 or 15 minutes to chat? How does [date and time] work for a short phone call?

Cheers,

[your name]


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6. Trial

Hi [contact name],

I hope this email finds you well and that your trial of [your product] is going splendidly.

I’d love to connect to answer any questions you might have and show you how to get more out of [your product]. Would you have 20 minutes on [date and time] for a phone call?

Please feel free to reach out to me via phone or email with any questions, comments, or concerns.

All the best,

[your name]



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7. Breakup

Hi [contact name],

I haven’t received a response from you or anyone on your team to my [emails and/or voicemails] regarding [your product]. I take it that at this time you are either too busy or no longer interested, so unless I hear from you, this will be the last communication you receive from me.

Please feel free to reach out to me at [email and/or phone number] in future if you have any questions about [your product] or if I can be of assistance.

Cheers and thank you for your time,

[your name]


 

The email templates were adapted liberally from the following sources:


 

Also see: 

101 Text Message Templates 
How to Build a Sales Development Team
5 Sales Training Techniques You Need to Know

 

 

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Topics: Sales Acceleration