How would you respond

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  1. ScalableDomains

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    Hello everyone.

    I have been conducting some outbounds sales emails on a domain name that I own.

    I got the following response:

    Please remove me from your email database. I will never be interested.

    My inclination is to respond and educate the possible client on the value this domain name may have to his business. Ask some probing questions and do some math.


    What do you think?
     
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  2. Dream Big

    Dream Big Established Member

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  3. ScalableDomains

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    Thanks but No is only the start of any negotiation. Don't you think?
     
  4. DnEbook

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    Agreed, that sounds pretty definite to me
     
  5. wot

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    "Please remove me from your email database. I will never be interested."

    Clear enough?
     
  6. DnEbook

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    No point pissing into the wind ...... you get smelly!
     
  7. Mister Funsky

    Mister Funsky Active Member VIP

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    Not sure about email rules but when calling if you are told to not contact them again and you do, there can be significant fine(s).

    I would put them way on the back burner and look for other leads...in a month or two revisit and maybe try to mine other email contacts at the same company/business.
     
  8. UmerK

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    Hi Name,

    I really appreciate you taking time out of your busy schedule and leaving me a reply, best of luck with your business and future endeavors. I'll remove you from database straight away, cheers!

    That's the only response, the reply looks definitive enough so nothing about educating about value of domains and all, respect the choice of potential buyer and make sure you don't email him again.
     
  9. bmugford

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    You sent them an unsolicited email and they asked you to remove them from your list.
    The only reasonable thing to do is as they asked - remove them and don't contact them again.

    Brad
     
  10. infosec3

    infosec3 Business Member Business Account VIP

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    The right thing is stop contacting that person immediately and not to contact them in the future.

    There's no room for educating anyone here. They may even be already educated about domains and still not interested in being contacted.
     
  11. Kuffy

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    Just delete his mail and move on. If you contact him again, you don't know what you could stir up. He knows about you now, and if you aren't a nuisance, he may feel comfortable about contacting you, or telling his friends about you.
     
  12. iwon24

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    I would just do as others have stated above , just move on to the next one.
     
  13. fatter

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    I think if I remember if you are asked to remove them from your email database and you email them again they can report you as spam and get a fine assessed, I don't remember the amount I think it was 1k, it may be a USA thing just don't remember
    Joe T
     
  14. tranquillity

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    He was courteous enough to ask you to stop spamming him, so you should do what he says. When I get those types of emails, I just hit "spam" and be done with it.
     
  15. Branko Jovanovic

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    Your first email should contain a short presentation of the benefits that domain name could bring to their company. I imagine you would like to communicate with the client more, if they can press charges of some sort for spam I would not do it.
     
  16. Listio

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    Even if they dont report you it may still hurt you. When lots of people start putting your mesage in their spam folder everyone involved in the mail delivery chain knows. You could find your email address gets blacklisted and from then on everything you send to anyone new will go straight to their spam folder.

    IMO, It is not worth it especially if you use your business email address. If you want to send unsolicited mail you have to know how to do it properly (or I should say improperly).
     
  17. GeorgeK

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    Your inclination is wrong. You should stop contacting them. They couldn't be any clearer.

    [I've had the same issue, with people not following clear directions to stop spamming me, and then wanting to engage in a debate]
     
  18. guilty

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    He isn't interested in the domain. Based on his reply, it seems that you've emailed him more than once. My advice is to just do what he asked you to do.

    That would be accurate only if he showed a little bit of interest. For example, if he replied to you saying "Why should I buy the domain" or "Why is the domain at that price", then yes, you should try to explain and educate. I think he's pissed that you keep sending him emails over and over.
     
  19. DomainVP

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    If this is the response that you get on a consistant basis, then you will need to change your outbound script.

    I've changed my outbound messages over a hundred times, tweaking words and testing strategies many times until I found something that works on a consistant basis.

    Education & debate over a domain is ALWAYS a lost cause, just move on from this lead.

    Best of success to you with your future outreach!
     
  20. FanCube

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    Can only agree with the crowed. This is not in anyway an ambiguous reply. It's clear and to the point. Don't start to "educate" people. These people probably know more about their business than you do. Even if you believe it's a killer domain for the business in question, they have the right to disagree.

    Be happy that they even spend time to write a reply and made their position clear. Respect their wish, do not contact them again, and move on :) If they should ever change their mind they will probably be able to figure how to get in touch!
     
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  21. capiche

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    If someone is genuinely interested in your domain, they'll let you know it.... whether through outbound or inbound.

    Their response is the complete opposite of that. Move on.
     
  22. CJ6

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    I agree with everyone. If you continue to spam the email recipient, you will not get a sale and give this whole industry a bad reputation.
    I would suggest moving on.
     
  23. ScalableDomains

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    Thanks everyone. Point is clear. Move on.
     
  24. white52

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  25. infosec3

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    What's confusing?
     

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