Email Follow-up Reminders: Never Miss an Opportunity to Re-engage

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Tiffany studied Language and Economics, and now likes to write about business topics and conduct interviews with interesting people. She spends her free time looking after her plants and with her dog.

Mailbutler’s Follow-up Reminder feature helps you stay in people’s minds.

In the present day of constant message bombardment, an email or two is often lost in the shuffle. It means a recipient can just as easily see the email at a busy moment, and forget to respond. Often times, a simple follow-up email can be instrumental in obtaining a response. Although, the vast majority of emails remain without a follow-up. Mailbutler makes it easy for you to stay on top of crucial emails that need revisiting with Follow-up Reminders.

First of all, what are Mailbutler’s Follow-up Reminders?

Follow up Reminders are a popular feature of Mailbutler, a productivity extension for Gmail, Outlook and Apple Mail. They allow you to set up hassle-free reminders to reply to unanswered emails from within the comfort of your favourite email platform. For you, creating a reminder is just the press of button. If your email remains Mailbutler sends you a reminder after your specified time period. To make everything easy, you can navigate your reminders with Mailbutler Dashboard and Companion App. 

With the productivity tool, users can sync their Mailbutler Follow-up Reminders with their service of choice. They can use other organisational apps such as: Trello, Asana, Todoist, Wunderlist and much more. Gone are the days of missed opportunities with Mailbutler’s Follow-up Reminders. 

Who are Follow-up Reminders for?

The salesperson determined to convert a lead into a customer.

Only 20% of sales leads are followed up on past the initial cold email (source). Essentially, it means that a staggering 80% of opportunities are lost due to a lack of follow up. Never let a potential customer slide by, and maximize every opportunity to secure a sale with Mailbutler Follow-up Reminders. Check out our other blog post with some tips on cold email follow-ups.

The job applicant who has been waiting on a reply from a recruiter.

Waiting for a response to a job application can be nerve-wracking. And keeping track of multiple applied-for positions at different companies can be messy. Create reminders to follow up on application emails to make sure that you stay at the front of recruiters’ minds.

The project manager who urgently needs a progress update.

.When half of your team works remotely, receiving an inquiry from a client can put you in a tight spot.On top of that you have to attend three afternoon meetings. With all of these tasks, it causes more distraction in your already hectic day. Focus on what matters, and let Mailbutler remind you to follow up with your colleagues. With Mailbutler’s Follow-Up feature, it lets you set reminders for anytime in the future.

The freelancer with the occasional delayed invoice payment.

Let’s face it – some clients just aren’t very punctual. Receiving a payment too late can cause a slight annoyance or a massive inconvenience. With Mailbutler, you don’t have to worry about whether your client is going to hold up their end of the bargain. Simply set up a reminder and forget about it til the follow-up date.

And many more people! Mailbutler’s Follow-up Reminders are for everyone looking to save time and streamline their work flow with an intuitive and robust tool that will become a seamless part of your email usage.

How to use Follow-up Reminders?

We prepared a detailed, step-by-step set of instructions here. Check them out, hit the Follow-up button in your inbox, and never miss an opportunity to re-engage again.

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