10+ Latest Sales Email Statistics

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Written by:Mashkoor Alam


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Diving deep into the world of sales email statistics. In today's competitive business landscape, sales emails play a pivotal role in reaching and engaging potential clients. In this blog, we explore illuminating sales email statistics that answer these questions and provide valuable guidance for optimizing your email outreach efforts.

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How do we collect this data?

We compiled these statistics from credible sources, including reputable platforms like Statista, as well as comprehensive marketing reports from various renowned email marketing platforms. Our commitment to data accuracy ensures the reliability of the information we provide.

10+ sales email statistics

Here’s a list of latest phishing email statistics worldwide to help you comprehend how this cybercrime is impacting the world around you.

  1. 8 out of 10 buyers prefer to be contacted by email. (Source: HubSpot)

  2. Email is 40 times more effective for securing new sales than Facebook and Twitter combined. (Source: McKinsey)

  3. Research suggests that between 35 and 50 percent of sales go to the first-responding vendor. (Source: XANT)

  4. Following up within an hour increases your chances of success by 700%. (Source: EmailAnalytics)

  5. Lead qualification drops 10 times if you wait longer than 5 minutes to respond. (Source: EmailAnalytics)

  6. Lead qualification emails are best sent on Wednesdays and Thursdays. (Source: EmailAnalytics)

  7. Only 9 percent of sales emails are opened. (Source: EmailAnalytics)

  8. The word “New” can boost open rates by 23 percent. (Source: EmailAnalytics)

  9. The ROI of cold emails is twice as high as the ROI for cold calling. (Source: EmailAnalytics)

  10. The average salesperson only makes 2 attempts to reach a prospect. (Source: EmailAnalytics)

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  1. Only 23.9% of all sales emails are opened (Source: Gartner)

  2. 75% of sales emails are opened within the first hour (Source: Hunter)

Wrap up

In conclusion, these sales email statistics shed light on the dynamics of effective email outreach in the modern business landscape. By harnessing these insights, you can elevate your email game, forge stronger connections with prospects, and drive success in your sales endeavors. If you think any of these statistics are inaccurate or irrelevant in any form or if you want to submit any relevant statistics, please email us at

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About the author

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Content Marketing Manager at Mailmodo

Mashkoor has always been passionate about writing. He used to write short stories on his blog before he started writing for SaaS companies years back. He aspires to create content that connects with the audience and have a book under his name some day.

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