10 Helpful email subject line tips
1. Ask for their advice. “Need your advice on this”
2. Offer tips with number attached. “Here are 10 email advice tips”
3. Ask a question. “Are your emails being opened?”
4. Use CTA = Call To Action. “Take this quick survey”
5. Make an offer. “Join now and save 50%”
6. Speak to your audience. If you’re a trade show coach“10 ways to plan an effective trade show”
7. Subject lines containing the “alert” keyword have better than average open rate
8. Words like “Help” “Re” or “FWD” usually get caught in spam filters
9. It is extremely important to pay attention to your grammar and the tone of your subject line content
10. Look at your subject line before sending and ask yourself if this is something you would open – Remember “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.”
Of course, the subject line you choose would vary depending on whether your email is an event invitation or product information.
You want your email subject line to be catchy and to the point. Remember, your email recipients have busy schedules and don’t want their time wasted. So, be considerate of their time and NEVER spam. Offering tips, advice, news, offers, or any other pertinent information that appeals to your audience will help your open rate.
If you have a tip or helpful hint, feel free to share it with us.
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