Written by: Bernie Reader of Yesware. The original article can be found here.

It takes just one day for an email to be a lost cause.

Drawing on data from over 500,000 sales emails sent by Yesware users in Q1 2014, Yesware found...

You can find the How to Follow Up 12 Times - Backed By Science ebook by clicking here.

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What follow up techniques work well for you? 

How do know what to say after the 3rd follow up?

What follow up sentences perform best for you?

Since we’ve started this project we’ve heard the question - “How is PolitePersistence different than Constant Contact (or insert other email marketing platform here)?”

 

This is a GREAT question!

 

Because I’d ask myself the same thing if I was new to the world of follow...

Recently, while having a drink at an airport lounge, and waiting for my delayed flight to board, I stroke up a conversation with a fellow.

I've recenly got in the habit of asking individuals I meet something along the lines of "What is the one thing you can do to generate more growth for your business?"

I ask this because I enjoy hearing the answers. 

These conversations usually end up with me providing my follow up philosophy thoughts as they relate to growing a business. 

In this case...

Here's the thing: Nobody likes spam.

 

That's putting it mildly: Most people downright hate it. And the words "persistent" and "email marketing" in one sentence sound like, well, spam. ...

If you’re reading this it’s most likely because you are on the PolitePersistence Beta Launch List.

 

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When starting a startup you need to live, breathe and eat ...

You can find some interesting articles on Reddit. I’ve personally never been much of a Redditor but I’m beginning to understand why its audience is so feverishly dedicated and...

Anyone who has pursued a goal understands the term “emotional roller coaster....

“Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” - ...

“Even one person can make a huge difference to a company, or a even a city, if he or she takes initiative, dreams big and is persistent.” - Mark Suster,...

I just finished listening to a podcast by Pat Flynn over at Smart Passive Income. In his podcast Pat, interviews Noah Kagan, who is the Founder of AppSumo and was among the first employees at both Facebook and Mint.

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“My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do.”

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Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the client or...

Let’s say you want to deliver an important message about your business or organization to a group of 1,000 people standing in...

“An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson...

In person pitches are probably one of the best ways a startup can gain exposure and feedback in the shortest amount of time given a qualified audience.

 

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A pain point is a beautiful thing. Especially, for business development people like ourselves.

 

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One of the true virtues of any successful entrepreneur is how to overcome the challenge early on of getting your product / market fit right.

 

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Despite the saying in the image for this post, I do believe that both inbound and outbound sales calls are created equal.

 

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In response to some of the questions we've received lately about using PolitePersistence with email clients other than Gmail, we've written this step-by-step walkthrough to show you just how easy it is to use PolitePersistence with ANY email client. Don't worry... no matter what email program you use (for work or personal use) you will soon be as Politely Persistent as they come.

Let's say you are someone who is sick of wasting time on meaningless work and is ready to spend more time with friends and family than rather with your...

What happens when you send an email?

Either it gets opened by your recipient in blissful moment of human interaction... or... it gets sent to the Email Landfill.

The size of your Email Landfill depends on how many emails you’ve sent that never received a reply.

What are some of the reasons your Email Landfill grows? Here are some:

1)    You got self conscious and couldn’t send another email so your first email died a lonely death in the Email Landfill

2...

New Jersey Tech Meetups Embrace New Gmail Extension

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 19th, 2013

 

Princeton, NJ: Do you hate spending time on meaningless work? So does PolitePersistence, a Gmail app extension that is promising to eliminate the need for having to manually follow up by email ever again.

 

John Genovese, Co-Founder of PolitePersistence, has had a productive past couple of weeks. PolitePersistence has been featured at multiple New Jersey Technology Meet...

September 10, 2013
 
PolitePersistence to be Featured
At Local Technology Meetups
 
#EmailOnce With a New Jersey Developed Gmail Extension
 
Middletown, NJ: John Genovese, Co-Founder of PolitePersistence, will be providing an in depth look to the New Jersey developed Gmail extension at various Meetups throughout September 2013.  These technology, startup, and entrepreneurial focused events provide the perfect atmosphere for creatives to put NJ on the...

Find Out How People Who Are Sick of Their Current Job are Transitioning and Finding a Career They Love… Without Constant Rejection by Using the PolitePersistence Formula
 
> Learn how to get in front of the right hiring managers WITHOUT going through HR
> Learn how to jump miles ahead of the competition WITHOUT spending a ton of time
> Learn how to get from having no interviews to multiple interviews WITHOUT spending a ton of money on career coaches
 
You’ve heard it before…...

For Immediate Release
September 3, 2013

 

New Jersey Man Battles Email Demons And Suffers Consequences
 
Middletown, NJ: Have you ever emailed someone and had to follow up because that person never responded to you? The answer is most likely yes but unlike most individuals who either follow up or forget to when they don’t receive a reply, Rodney Perkins, 33 of Middletown, couldn’t take being ignored over email any longer.

“I don’t know what came over me,” said...

Has this ever happened to you...

You spend a little extra time crafting an email to someone because you really want a reply. You click send. And wait... wait... and then either (1) follow up or (2) forget you ever sent the email in the first place.

In either scenario you are either spending unnecessary time or forgetting about an important relationship respectively.

This is the...

Thanks for your interest in our PolitePersistence Chrome Extension!

We are launching this app with your help via our crowdfunding IndieGoGo campaign launching on Monday September 23rd at 8:00AM EST. Register by clicking the orange button at the top of this screen to stay up to date on the launch.

Yes, this is in fact the first blog post for this site and before I go into details of who I am and the purpose of PolitePersistence, I want to take full advantage of this precious time we are sharing by saying Thank You...

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