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Is there anything sweeter than seeing a prospect who ghosted you cc'd on an email from their boss?

Just wanted to start a discussion on this because it's SUCH a good feeling when you get ghosted by someone only to move on, prospect their boss, win them over, then have their name show up cc'd by their boss. What else in sales gives YOU a similar feeling?

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CoorsKing
WR Officer
+11
King of the Coors Knights
Oh how the turn tables. Love when that happens.
Kinonez
Celebrated Contributor
+9
WR Enthusiast
Karma at is finest!Β 
sahil
Notable Contributor
+15
Deepak Chopra of Sales
This is the best post in War Room history. NOTHING sweeter.
Jackywaky
Arsonist
+9
Master of Disaster
ha! no
Rallier
Politicker
+9
Account Executive
I love the excuse that follows. "Oh I've been swamped." Sure you have Bob. I've seen the LinkedIn posts...
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ChunkyButters
Politicker
+5
AE
What about the exact opposite?

When the boss CCs them telling them to get involved and open a discussion for XYZ reason. Then the prospect just never replies to anything...ever...for the fucking months I kept calling you Mike.

FUCK YOU MIKE.
mitts2
Politicker
+8
Account Executive
Only thing better is getting ghosted by that person, landing an in-person meeting with their boss, and then watching their face when you walk into the room
Trinity
WR Officer
+7
BusDev
This is priceless. I once had a prospect not respond to my outreach but the CXO agreed to a meeting and cc'd them on the email to send a calendar invite.
TheRealPezDog
Notable Contributor
+9
Account Manager
You love to see it!Β 
SidFarkus
Politicker
+2
Corporate Sales Account Executive
Had this happen recently. Β Prospect was asking for the world, in particular huge discounts. Β I stood my ground and only took off about 1k on a 30k quote and the following week his boss responded to the same email chain and we moved forward with the purchase. Β Never heard from the guy who ghosted again.
hurtscuzimold
Opinionated
+5
Dude abiding
Usually for me it’s getting ghosted and my boss gives up on the prospect before they eventually come back last minute needing a project done yesterday.
TechHustla21
Executive
+6
Mid-Market AE
Was prospecting in to a new company at the Director level and got this total tool on the line. He threw a bs objection at me, and if I remember correctly, I straight up told him I knew that wasn't true cause I had spoken with others at the same company.

Long story short, I booked a meeting with his VP later that week and used this call for call coaching with our CEO and got mad props.Β 
Jackywaky
Arsonist
+9
Master of Disaster
instant salesgasmΒ 
funcoupons
WR Officer
+11
up in Fiji, under paddy
No. No there is not.Β 
Salespreuner
Big Shot
+11
Regional Sales Director
this is a great post and is priceless!
JuicyKlay
Politicker
+9
AM
This is THE BEST
Stardust
WR Officer
+9
President
Same here.Β  Imagine his surprise when that email came from the CEO, 3 levels above the ghoster. Even after that fought me every step of the way. Fucker
RealEstateVeep
Politicker
+6
VP of Real Estate
When I have sex with my wife (yes I’m married so you know, birthday Christmas and Missionary Wednesday) I picture the emails. The sweet sweet emails.
SiliconBBQ
Politicker
+3
The Metal Rooster
10 toes pointing up, 10 toes pointing down
RealEstateVeep
Politicker
+6
VP of Real Estate
Tis the way our Lord intended it πŸ™ *monk singing* I play dominos better than youuuuuu
TheRealPezDog
Notable Contributor
+9
Account Manager
Lol’d at this
looper1010
Celebrated Contributor
+13
Account Executive
Ha! I wish you could've seen the look on his face thru zoom.
nozzles
Good Citizen
SDR
This is honestly the best feeling! πŸ˜‚
Chep
WR Officer
+10
Business Development Team Lead
This post makes me want to start prospecting lower level peoples so I can experience this Euphoria
TheRealPezDog
Notable Contributor
+9
Account Manager
It's amazing.Β  It sounds also like you might live by this motto:Β  (Never let a prospect who can't tell you "yes" to tell you "no")?Β Β 
PeterSwan
Opinionated
+2
Business Development Manager
Love it!
No_ty
Catalyst
+6
Sales Dir.
The excuse is the loveliest partΒ 
Kinonez
Celebrated Contributor
+9
WR Enthusiast
Hahaha it is the cherry on top
TheRealVladimirPutin
Opinionated
+5
AE
Yes. Having them immediately book a meeting when CC'd after ignoring you for 6 months. Happened to me yesterday weirdly enough.
wahmsales
WR Officer
+10
SDR
It went the opposite way for me, I kept prospecting the CMO and he said he wasn't interested a few times, so I called up the sales manager and booked a demo. The sales manager added the CMO to the calendar event and I thought it would all be over right then and there. But they both showed up and they bought, and we got a few expansion deals out of it too.
Ma
Madridgal
Catalyst
+4
Manager Corporate Partnerships
that is the best feeling lol you know what wasn't a great feeling? Me ignoring a prospect because 1) I knew they had no money and b) did not align at all ....so they looked up our CEO and emailed him ...ooopsΒ  Β  ps. all was good, my boss agreed with me lol
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