If you write marketing emails you’ve no doubt been told over and over again that the subject line is the most important thing to get right. Why? Because it’s first thing the audience will read – and governs whether or not your email gets opened.
But the truth is, it’s more than that. Most of the time, it’s the only thing your audience will ever read.
So, how do you craft punchy, engaging subject lines time after time? In this audio blog we share our top tips for capturing your audience’s attention from the get-go (and delivering at least some marketing value even when they don’t open your mail):
- Why getting an email opened isn’t even half the battle
- The importance of targeting your reader’s subconscious
- Four ways to craft the perfect subject line
“Looks like we got ourselves a reader…”
You’d prefer to read Steve’s original blog post for yourself? That’s absolutely fine by us. Here’s Subject lines: the secret shortcut into the subconscious.
Or, if you’re you’d like to listen to something longer, try our monthly discussion podcast Good Copy, Bad Copy: the B2B Copywriting Podcast.
How to listen
You can download the episode here, or stream the episode in the player at the top of the page.
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Audio editing: Bang and Smash
Title music: “Chinny Reckon” by the Nye Bevans