Looking for a job that you want requires several prospecting techniques. One of these techniques includes a job prospecting letter.
One reason you need a letter is because you want to warm your target hiring manager or business owner up prior to cold calling them.
You might be thinking, ‘Why should I send a letter when I can simply go to a job site and submit my resume?’ The reason is because you might want to work somewhere that is not posting jobs online at the moment and in order to get a better shot at getting a job at this company you need to stay top of mind when they are looking for someone with your skills.
Many moons ago, Robert Collier created the first dollar bill letter. And he used it during the 1920’s! Yes, that’s right. During the 1920’s he attached a dollar bill to thousands for sales letters which were marketing a non-profit organization.
In the 1920’s, a dollar was worth a little more then $11. So including printing and postage he spent, in today’s dollars approximately $11.50 per letter.
Trade show marketing can fun lucrative if you do it right. And having a sound, proven trade show marketing plan is key to your success in generating leads and closing sales.
One of the tools you’ll need is a trade show follow up letter with prospects you met and gathered contact information from.
I’ll leave all the details on how to properly generate qualified leads for a later date. But for now I want to show you a sample follow up letter for a salon and spa tradeshow. Keep in mind that you can model this letter for any industry. And also keep in mind that you should have a sequenced follow up. Don’t just send one letter. Use a sequence of letters and postcards (and phone and email followup as well) until they buy.
Never Cold Call Again! Use This Simple And Fun Prospecting Secret To Get Appointments With Hard To Reach Prospects!
One of my top 5 prospecting and lead generation methods: If you want to stop chasing rabbits and start hunting down and dropping elephants, try this killer prospecting secret I learned over 11 years ago…
There is a common theme in the business world when it comes to marketing letters and prospecting…
“Cold Calling is a cost effective way to get new business.”
It’s cost effective in the short run, and it can be lucrative…if you’re lucky.