David Perell

David Perell quotes on cold emails outreach

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Cold emails are a great way to land a job. Here's what I've learned: ∙ Email the CEO directly. ∙ Show that you're unique. ∙ Be specific. ∙ Make a bold request. ∙ Have a clear call-to-action. ∙ Don't be humble. This isn't the time to be modest. Now... make magic happen.

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Summarizing academic papers is the fastest way to build an online audience. Three steps: 1) Build a website. 2) Launch an email list. 3) Publish one summary every day. Do it every day for one year and your life will never be the same.

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B+ content and A+ consistency is the winning formula for email newsletters. Most of the value comes from consistency, not content.

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How to write a short cold email: 1st sentence: Introduce yourself, and link to your website and an essay you've written. 2nd sentence: Show you've done your research by adding specifics. 3rd sentence: Make a bold request, and make it easy for the other person to help.

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Social media is fun, but if you want to build an online business, focus on growing your email list

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