Episode 175: The Art of an Email that Gets a Response

Jan 29, 2024

Have you ever been talking to an event planner, and then it just goes silent? You know, those dreaded ghosting situations. Maybe you’ve exchanged 1 or 2 emails. Maybe you’ve sent her a 1 sheet or even a video. Maybe you’ve had a call, and she said, well, let me check and get back to you. And you reached out once, and you heard nothing, and it’s been a couple of weeks. You know that their event is coming up in a few months, and they’re making those final decisions, and you reach out again, and still, it’s nothing but Crickets. What do you do?

First, let me tell you that you are not alone. We’ve all been there.

If you want to learn how to effectively communicate with event planners and potential clients to get the response you want, this episode is for you!

In this episode, we cover:

  • Learn about the importance of following up consistently with event planners.
  • Understand the concept of the “9-word email” and how it can help in getting a response.
  • Discover the value of simplicity and directness in email communication.
  • Find practical tips for re-engaging with individuals who have gone unresponsive.

I encourage you to embrace confidence in your communication with event planners. Instead of downplaying the necessity of reaching out or expressing unwarranted apologies, I want you to have a straightforward, no-nonsense approach. This shift in mindset can greatly impact the tone and effectiveness of the exchange, demonstrating a sense of purpose and assurance in your communication.

Have you ever experienced being ghosted in professional communication, like the event planner in the episode? How did it make you feel, and what did you do in response? Come share it with me in the Facebook group!

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