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Ari Brinson on The Sales Evangelist Podcast

It’s never been more important to make the most of your outbound leads. Hopefully you already have a clear ICP and you personalize your outreach, but how do you turn your hard work into measurable results? In this episode, your host Donald Kelly and guest Ari Brinson get into a great conversation about how Brinson’s team was able to boost meeting numbers through effective personalization.

Boosting Conversion Rates for Outbound Leads

  • Work on creating accurate customer personas to make sure you’re connecting with the right people – otherwise BDRs are wasting time and energy.
  • The sales landscape is changing: potential buyers are less likely to jump into buying and less willing to open up content that doesn’t seem tailored to them.

Show Me You Know Me (Sam McKenna method)

  • Make sure your value proposition is scaleable to the prospect you’re connecting with.
  • The first three sentences of your e-mail and your CTA at the end are the most important. Personalize them to your prospect in a way that makes them want to meet with you.
  • Frame the urgency for the buyer – what is the cost of inaction? Don’t personalize just for the sake of personalizing – that WON’T work.

Tips for Adding Personalization that Works

  • Tailor your message to the leader or buyer, not just the organization. 
  • If you can’t find information about the business, see if you can find their sales leaders on LinkedIn to see what they’ve been posting.
  • Make connections on LinkedIn to get your foot in the door, NOT to pitch! If you pitch right off the bat, you come off as “salesy”.


Ari Brinson on LinkedIn

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