29 inspirational subject lines

Can you turn a cryptic email opening into a compelling hook for your organization? Here are some phrases that can pump new life into your email marketing.

Spam folders can be a treasure trove of marketing inspiration.

Some of the examples are horrible, but others have potential to be adapted and improved. Since readers decide whether to read or trash your email in less than a second, well-written subject lines are essential.

Here are a few examples outside-the-box email subject lines. See what you can do with these, PR Daily readers.

1. Your organic presence

2. Your inorganic presence

3. Does the past still exist?

4. Look, feel and smell your best

5. You could say I “found” a dog

6. It’s curtains for you

7. Rose¢ all day

8. Motivation tips — take them or leave them

9. Greetings, Humans!

10. You don’t remember me, do you?

11. Nightmare underwear

12. We know you’re not going to see this movie

13. Before you open this, take a deep breath

14. Don’t let GDPR come between us

15. Want to hear about this bacon job?

16. Hair it is . . . salon-quality products at discount prices

17. This won’t make sense to you

18. Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown

19. Remember when we said we were going paperless?

20. Confusion to your enemies

21. Please, please send more pie

22. You don’t need to see my credentials

23. No, really

24. Is your presentation PowerPointless

25. Too much on your workstack?

26. You really don’t need to buy any more books

27. I’ll only make this offer once

28. Frock off . . . save up to 60% on all dresses

29. Friends with benedicts

Do you have any fun subject lines to add to this list?

Laura Hale Brockway is an Austin-based writer and editor and a regular contributor to PR Daily. Read more of her work at impertinentremarks.com.

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