Every once and a while I'll get an email like this:
"Hi Tyler. I'm a writer on Medium and I wanted to share with you some of my articles..."
And then they go on to give me a litany of articles that I do not want to read on topics I am not interested in. Yet they do it with a "I thought you might find this helpful" approach.
To which I think:
No you didn't.
You know nothing about me and what I find helpful. You simply saw my name and emailed me hoping I would throw a few sheckles of attention your way.
Whenever I get an email like that, it is promptly ignored, deleted, and mocked with abandon.
But I do feel bad for the turds who resort to doing it.
If only those poor souls had read one of my articles. One of the articles that teaches you how to write better emails that people look forward to reading. So they didn't have to waste hours of their time pawing and panting at strangers like hungry puppies trying to lick the grease off of master's hands.
Woe is them.
If you'd like to get out of the cold email slaughterhouse and into opt-in hog heaven, head here: