Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

How To Write Break Up Emails [6 Free Templates Inside]

55,081 views

Published on

After a series of follow up emails gone ignored, it's time to win back our contacts with a break up email. Let these six templates help you out. See the original post here: http://bitly.com/1Ah1vyI

Published in: Marketing, Business
  • Thank you, it is a great slides. I will recommend this to my team! I already tried one of your template and it works! At least I get a respond from my soon-to-be partners. Thank you so much!
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
  • Great slides! did you by any chance try ReplyUp.com to send follow up emails?
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
  • Muito Interessante este artigo, sempre curto este assunto em particular. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Olá pessoal, descobri uma forma muito interessante de Ganhar Dinheiro na Internet postando anúncios no seu Facebook! Para maiores detalhes acesse: www.webgd.net/3942 Conheça o sistema de doações diretas onde você tem lucro garantido! Você não vai parar de receber dinheiro, mesmo se você parar! Ele funciona! Ele paga de imediato e paga SEMPRE! Visite o site no link abaixo e junte-se a nós agora mesmo: http://www.automatrix.net.br/p/gama1981
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here

How To Write Break Up Emails [6 Free Templates Inside]

  1. WRITE FOLLOW UP EMAILS BREAK   [6 free templates inside] HOW TO
  2. ATTEMPT 1
  3. So, I wanted to check-in about …
  4. So, I wanted to check-in about … Can we talk tomorrow? I have a ton to do …
  5. ATTEMPT 2 (2 weeks later)  
  6. Hey, thought I’d follow up about …
  7. Hey, thought I’d follow up about … I just need to respond to these emails, then …
  8. ATTEMPT 3 (3 months later)  
  9. We haven’t spoken in months
  10. We haven’t spoken in months … * Awkward silence*
  11. Sometimes, no matter how much we give a relationship, we don’t get anything in return.
  12. Oftentimes, our business relationships operate the same way.
  13. But rather than accepting defeat
  14. We whip out the ultimate follow up email. BREAK  
  15. What are break up emails?
  16. What are break up emails? Break up emails trigger an emotion in our contacts. It motivates a contact – whether a sales, marketing, or networking prospect – to respond.
  17. KATHARINE DERUM, SENIOR SALES MANAGER, HUBSPOT “My team sees a 33% response rate on break up emails.” (click to tweet)
  18. BRYAN KREUZBERGER, FOUNDER, BREAKTHROUGH EMAIL “My email template garners a 76% response rate.” (click to tweet)
  19. When do we use break up emails?
  20. When do we use break up emails? Break up emails are an effective follow up strategy only when following a sequence. We’re trying to salvage an existing relationship, not create a new one.
  21. Introducing 6 email templates that work. BREAK UP  
  22. Sometimes our contact needs a little teasing. 1
  23. Sometimes our contact needs a little teasing. This first email template reminds them of our value as we bow out – while keeping our fingers-crossed for a quick response. 1
  24. Hi [First Name], I’ve tried to reach you a few times to go over suggestion on improving ___, but haven’t heard back which tells me one of three things: 1)  You’re all set with ____ and I should stop bothering you. 2)  You’re still interested but haven’t had the time to get back to met yet. 3)  You’ve fallen and can’t get up and in that case let me know and I’ll call someone to help you …. Please let me know which one as I’m starting to worry! Should I stay or should I go?
  25. Hi [First Name], I’ve tried to reach you a few times to go over suggestion on improving ___, but haven’t heard back which tells me one of three things: 1)  You’re all set with ____ and I should stop bothering you. 2)  You’re still interested but haven’t had the time to get back to met yet. 3)  You’ve fallen and can’t get up and in that case let me know and I’ll call someone to help you …. Please let me know which one as I’m starting to worry! Should I stay or should I go? Pro Tip: Want an easier way to copy-and- paste these templates? Click here to download the deck.
  26. Sometimes we just need to make our intentions clear. 2
  27. Sometimes we just need to make our intentions clear. This second template takes the, “Hey, I think we should talk” to the next level. We’ve tried and tried, but now we’re tired of trying. 2
  28. [First Name], I wanted to reach out to you one last time. I have suggestions on how your ____ can work harder in terms of generating new business. If I don’t hear back from you, I’ll assume the timing isn’t right. My information is below should you have any questions. Best, Is the love gone?
  29. 3 Sometimes we need to get out of a one-sided relationship.
  30. It’s time our contact understands we’re not going anywhere, and that this one- sided relationship needs to become an equal-sided one. 3 Sometimes we need to get out of a one-sided relationship.
  31. [First Name], I haven’t heard back from you since our last conversation. We’ve spent a good deal of time together, and I hope I’ve given you some good ideas for your ____ initiatives. Please let me know if _____ is a priority for you now, or perhaps sometime in the future. Your follow up is greatly appreciated. It isn’t you, it’s me.
  32. 4 Sometimes we just need a direct, no-BS follow up.
  33. This simple but effective template, contributed by Breakthrough Email, garners a 76% response rate. 4 Sometimes we just need a direct, no-BS follow up.
  34. [First Name], We are in the process of closing files for the month. Typically when I haven’t heard back from someone it means they’re either really busy or aren’t interested. If you aren’t interested, do I have your permission to close your file? If you’re still interested, what do you recommend as a next step? Thanks for your help. Permission to close your file?
  35. [First Name], We are in the process of closing files for the month. Typically when I haven’t heard back from someone it means they’re either really busy or aren’t interested. If you aren’t interested, do I have your permission to close your file? If you’re still interested, what do you recommend as a next step? Thanks for your help. Permission to close your file? Pro Tip: Use Sidekick, a free tracking tool, to know when a contact has opened your break up emails. Click here to use it for free.
  36. 5 Sometimes we need to focus on those who care.
  37. This next template reminds our contacts that we’re a priority, too. And if we’re not, it may be time we bid adieu. 5 Sometimes we need to focus on those who care.
  38. Hey [First Name], I was just running through my ___ pipeline and cleaning up my backlog of guest contributions. Since we haven't been able to get your ____ over the past few months, I'm going to go ahead and assume you won't be able to contribute the discussed _____? If so, no worries. Just let me know so I can comfortably remove it from my list. If you still want to contribute, I'm also happy to keep it on my list and discuss how we can get it completed in a manner that suits your schedule. Should I cross of you from my list?
  39. 6 Sometimes the partnership just isn’t worth our time anymore.
  40. We gave it hours. We gave it all we got. So tell us – are you in or are you out? 6 Sometimes the partnership just isn’t worth our time anymore.
  41. Hey [First Name], I spoke with our team today. Unfortunately after looking into this project, it doesn’t make sense for our side to move forward. We initially allocated ____ hours to the project. And now that we’re well over it, we simply can’t afford to continue. Feel free to launch the campaign as your own brand endeavor. If you’d like our involvement to continue, we’re happy to promote the existing project, but can’t continue to change the core elements further due to time constraints. Project Update
  42. What if no one responds?
  43. What if no one responds? First of all, most do. And the remainder who don’t aren’t worth our time anyways. We can now move on with the people who can help us succeed.
  44. Want more email templates for stronger professional relationships? CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE.
  45. Thank you.

×