Dating follow up emails
In particular, I appreciate the changes you’ve made to improve communication between the sales and product teams.
If you have time, I’d love to take you to lunch and learn more about your vision for Clarify.
This template can be used with any casual acquaintance who ranks above you, whether she’s a senior executive at your company, a panelist you briefly spoke with, or even someone to whom you expressed your admiration.
If you can, include an invite to get coffee or lunch.
After all, if you don’t have an immediate reason to stay in contact with a person—you just think he or she would be “good to keep in touch with,” it’s hard to justify sending a follow-up email. After dealing with this issue one too many times, I created five check-in email templates—one for each type of connection.
With these in your back pocket, you’ll have no trouble holding on to relationships that could one day prove very valuable.
I had a great time chatting with you about [something you talked about].
Browse through the person's Linked In profile to get a good grip on what she’s involved with or interested in, then find someone in your network she might enjoy talking to.
You can simultaneously stay fresh in her mind while adding value to her career—in other words, it’s perfect networking. I wanted to reach out because I thought of someone you might be interested in meeting: [contact name], who works as a [job title] at [company].
He/she could be a good person to talk to because [reason why they should connect].
Let me know if you’re interested, and I’ll set up an intro! (Guessing it’s pretty wonderful.) I’m reaching out because I realized I might have the perfect person for you to meet: Josie Adams, who works as a tech recruiter at Gray & Noble.
I think most of us would agree the initial part of networking—meeting people—isn’t the hardest part.