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49 Ways to Reach Someone Who Ignores Your Emails

Are you having trouble reaching someone who is ignoring your emails?

Try some of these 49 ways to get that response!

  • Request to connect to them on LinkedIn
  • Join LinkedIn groups that they are a member of, and post discussions that are relevant to their business challenges or needs
  • Create a LinkedIn group which contains discussions which are highly salient to their business needs and invite them to join
  • If #3 fails, create a LinkedIn group which contains discussions which are highly salient to their business needs and invite their competitors to join
  • Follow them on Twitter and retweet their content until they follow you back
  • Follow their blog on Tumblr and like their content until they follow you back
  • Make their business associates your followers on FaceBook, Twitter, and LinkedIn so that they see what you are posting when people like your updates
  • Post updates on their Facebook timeline
  • Like their postings on their Facebook timeline
  • Write a blog about a topic of interest to them, and relate it to your product or service
  • Write a blog about a challenge they may be facing as a result of not using your product or service
  • Write a blog discussing a strategic analysis of the future of the industry group that their business belongs to
  • Set up a Google alert so that you are notified every time they appear in the news, and then analyze and post the news content to your social media so all your followers see it
  • Review their website in a blog you post to Tumblr
  • Review their website in a YouTube video
  • Review their product or service in a blog you post to Tumblr
  • Review their product or service in a YouTube video
  • Post relevant content to their strategic partners’ or service providers’ social media sites
  • Make a YouTube video describing why you feel their product or service would be ideal for them, and then post it to their YouTube channel, or an associated company’s YouTube channel
  • Write a blog about why their competitors are using your product in a way that enables them to have an distinguishing advantage over those who are not
  • Create a Twitter hashtag in their company name and tweet news pertinent to them utilizing this hashtag
  • Go to the Fiverr website and locate the guy from Sri Lanka who sells the $5 gig of himself climbing a coconut tree in Sri Lanka. It’s in the “Fun and Bizarre” category. Or, order a $5 gig in which this guy makes a video of himself climbing to the top of a coconut tree and discovers the person’s name or business name written on a piece of paper at the top of the tree inside a coconut bushel.
  • Send them a fax
  • Put their face on a magazine cover
  • Write a future dated blog in which you describe how working with you makes their results improve dramatically
  • Wrote a blog about the company’s competitive position vs. competitors and send it to the person, asking if they can send it to their marketing contact to post to social media
  • Personal video
  • Personal commercial
  • Send chocolates or a gimmick
  • Drop by visit
  • Invite them to an event you are hosting or attending
  • Ask to interview him or her for your blog
  • Apology call
  • Exit survey
  • Attend a charity event that they will be attending
  • Send a package in the mail that contains research about companies they should acquire
  • Call the secretary, ask for their birthday or favorite song or favorite food and then send something in the mail
  • Rap song voicemail or video
  • Fortune cookie with a message about you
  • Put their face on the $100 bill
  • Create a meme
  • Send an infographic that you created
  • Send a cartoon
  • Order fiverr gig of Michelle and Barack Obama holding a sign that says “Call Lyes back”
  • Fiverr gig; put their photo on a city billboard
  • Fiverr gig; put their photo on a cup of coffee
  • Make an animated resume or a video resume
  • Brag book
  • Referral call