The Nicest Thing I Did Today Was Tell This Lady How Bad Her Email Template Is

Posted on March 18, 2014


Every week, I receive a LOT of cold-calling 2.0-style emails. My email address has probably been sold a few hundred times now to a few hundred different companies. Today I felt like giving back to the community, so I actually responded to one. Not to say "Yes! I want to purchase the product/service that you are selling!", but to give some much-needed criticism, as a lot of these folks are really far off the mark.

So here's the email that I received:

And here's my response:

And I can sleep well tonight knowing that I helped someone.

The End.