Want a sure-fire way to engage your subscribers and get them to open your emails? The “Pairs nicely with spreadsheets,” subject line is a good example.
Before we start, here are some funny subject lines to use as inspiration: To get subscribers to crack a smile and click open on your email, try combining two things that may not necessarily fit together.
For example, an online retailer could connect hip trends to the older generation.
A subject line like, “Ten Trendy Styles Even Your Grandmother Thinks Are On Fleek,” could get a smile from your readers and encourage customers of all generations to open your email. Think of movies that relate to your business, or famous quotes that you could incorporate into your subject line.
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