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What has been your most successful form of unique outreach?

I am part of a smaller startup, and find it tough sometimes to gain the attention of some prospects as we don't have as recognizable of a name. With that in mind, what sort of unique outreach have you found to work outside of linkedin (video messages and voicenotes included), email, and phone calls?

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Incognito
WR Officer
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Master of Disaster
Said this before - PINATAGRAMS! Costs around $20

Also - "message in a bottle"

UserNotFound
Politicker
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Mid Market Manager
@IncognitoΒ I need details on this... how do you use it? Do you have specific messaging that has seemed to work with this? My mind is blown right now, I've never heard of Pinatagrams and I'm dying to try this now!
ARRisLife
Politicker
+3
Account Executive
Yeah I love this idea... definitely for the fewer more strategic outreaches but love the idea. I used to send Handwritten notes via mail, (pre-covid) as I knew people were still in the office but this is upping the anti a bit!Β 
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BillyHoyle
Tycoon
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Senior Account Executive
The perfect attention grabber doesn't exi-
Incognito
WR Officer
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Master of Disaster
It really does work. Even the UPS store that received it called the prospect to say "YOU HAVE SOMETHING SO AWESOME HERE"
MaSaaSter
Opinionated
+4
US BD Lead
@IncognitoΒ with some people still not in the office, have you still been utilizing this technique? I can technically find people's home addresses in the whitepages/google search, but I worry that will be pretty creepyΒ 
Incognito
WR Officer
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Master of Disaster
My prospects never left the office, as they're all in construction.Β 

However, I've also sent them to clients/warm prospects where they weren't freaked out with a home delivery.Β 
UserNotFound
Politicker
+9
Mid Market Manager
I've always worked for well established companies, but have had to get around non-competes stifling my momentum. So instead of soliciting past clients to come with me to my new gig, I've solicited them for intros to their peers I want to sell to. I simply talk to them in person, or send a LinkedIn message (no email to avoid issues emailing from my new domain could cause) and say something to the effect of the below. I've used it a few times within the first 12 months of a job change and it's worked well for me. You're not asking for their business, just them to speak to you as a rep. I've even written the intro for them in the past (I usually do a better job than they do).Β 

"Hey [name]! I'm sure you've heard that I've moved on from [wherever]. I'll miss working with you and your team, but am really excited to be at X and be a part of the industry shake up!Β 

I was wondering if you'd be up for facilitating an intro to [person] at [person's company]? I see that you two are connected on LinkedIn and of course it always means more when someone who has worked with me in the past gives their seal of approval! I'm working on developing [their geography] for [my new company] and I'd certainly appreciate it if you'd be willing to help connect the dots for me.Β 

Alternatively, if you feel like I'm overstepping with this ask- just let me know. These are strange times to begin a new career, so I'm trying to walk the fine line of being industrious but not intrusive!"Β 

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