More like, is it possible to do it if you’re a beginner? Let’s find out.
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Me: Now, i have been given a suggestion on which wholesaler to approach to help me with my customizable fashion startup. I would like to get into contact with one of the people in charge. How should I go about doing this?
CGPT: To get in touch with the wholesaler, you can follow these steps:
- Start by researching the wholesaler’s website for contact information.
- Look for a dedicated email address or contact form for business inquiries.
- Craft a concise and professional email introducing your startup and expressing your interest in collaborating.
- Clearly outline how your customizable fashion startup aligns with their business and why you believe it would be a beneficial partnership.
- Include any relevant details, such as your business plan, target audience, and potential order volumes.
- Follow up politely if you don’t receive a response within a reasonable timeframe. Persistence can be key in establishing contact. Good luck!
Me: How far should I go as a start? I’m pretty sure we shouldn’t write a full business proposal right off the bat. Maybe give me an example of an initial correspondence
CGPT: You’re right, it’s not necessary to provide a full business proposal in your initial correspondence. Here’s an example of an initial email you could send to the wholesaler:
Subject: Inquiry for Potential Collaboration
Dear [Wholesaler’s Name],
I hope this email finds you well. My name is [Your Name], and I am the founder of [Your AI-driven fashion startup]. I recently came across your company and was impressed by your extensive range of customizable fashion products.
I wanted to reach out and express my interest in exploring a potential collaboration between our businesses. At [Your AI-driven fashion startup], we specialize in leveraging AI technology to create personalized and unique fashion experiences for our customers. I believe our innovative approach aligns well with your offerings.
I would love the opportunity to discuss how we can mutually benefit from a partnership. Could we schedule a brief call or meeting to explore this further? I am eager to share more details about our business and explore the potential synergies between our companies.
Thank you for considering this inquiry. I look forward to hearing from you soon.
[Your Name] [Your Position] [Your AI-driven fashion startup] [Contact Information]
Keep the email concise, engaging, and focused on the value proposition of your startup.
Do you see anything wrong in the above? For the context, I did start off by telling ChatGPT that I work at an AI-driven startup. Its response shows how it doesn’t make a natural assumption that a human advisor will probably make: we’re a small startup with little resources, possibly cash-strapped.
So, I asked replied ‘come on, i’m not in the position to be “impressed by your extensive range of customizable fashion products.” Can you make it sound humbler?’ Let’s talk about its answer in the next post.