Archive for subject lines

“What’s the best length for a subject line?” We regularly hear this from marketers, so we wrote a blog post a few months back with our answer. Here’s the short (!) version: “Keep it As short as possible while still saying the things you need to say to attract the right attention… Read More

Just how long should your subject line be? The unhelpful answer to this common question is “as long as it needs to be”. The problem is that length is just one factor among many – branding, personalization, capitalization, word choice, word order, punctuation and more – that define subject line… Read More

Like a good argument? Simply ask email experts to describe the “right” subject line approach. Then step back and enjoy the fun discussions on length, branding, personalization, capitalization, symbols, punctuation and, of course, words like “free”. Given the ongoing arguments, should you just rely on your intuition to write a… Read More

Every now and then someone says, “I assumed [insert fellow employee’s name] was going to take care of this…” And as soon as he says that, we all know exactly what the problem was: he assumed. Because more often than we like, our assumptions are incorrect. To prevent falling victim… Read More