Use a company like Got Marketing, www.gotmarketing.com to build and distribute your e-resume. GotMarketing has menu-driven templates which allow you to build a beautiful resume. You choose to whom you’ll send it by uploading your database or Excel spreadsheet. You can embed links and track who has received it. You can embed links for your web site. You can measure how many emails were opened, by whom and when. You’ll know who they forwarded it to and if it the recipient read it or forwarded it and who it was forwarded to. Follow up personally with the people who you know viewed it and re-contact those who did not.
Keep it to one page.
Tease them and get them to click to your web site.
Embed a link to your full text resume.
Give them permission to forward the message to other people who may be looking for your skills.
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