subject line best practices

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Email Subject Lines: Tis the Season to Pay Attention!

(Updated December 1, 2018) Noticed anything different about your email inbox lately? For instance, maybe it’s even more crowded than usual? The holiday season is upon us…and so are the holiday email marketing campaigns. That means you can take a crash course in email marketing and who is doing what […]

Subject Line Analysis Report Offers New Insight Into This Critical Content

Adestra has published a report on subject lines that ought to be a must-read for every marketer, regardless of industry, because it’s an eye opener (or reminder) of the big huge impact one little word can have. Subject lines can always benefit from optimization because they affect not only open […]

Subject Line Best Practices: The Thin Line Between Intrigue & Insult?

If you’re in email marketing—and you probably are if you’re reading this—you probably got the same email I did from an unnamed national marketing organization whose name rhymes with Bee Hem Way, one with a questionable subject line. That subject line? “You’re wasting your time.” Uh, what? Buy me a […]

Speak Customer! Email Expert Advice for Subject Lines and Headlines

Both your subject line and headline play critical roles in getting people to open your emails. Once you’ve mastered the From line and got their attention that way, next up is your subject line. If that peaks their interest, your Preview Pane and headline are next in line for keeping […]

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Subject Line Length: Test for Results

Subject line best practices tend to be all over the map.  We’ve seen studies claiming the shorter subject line is better, and others saying longer subject lines are. And we’ve seen studies saying personalization works and other saying it doesn’t. On subject lines, don’t assume you know the best length. Instead, […]