No, there will be no more stories of woe, no more pleas for sympathy for the complicated predicament of being an attractive lady online. That might sound like a lot of time, but it generally only takes 10-30 seconds to read a message.
I read your emails, and I get it: you don’t give a shit. When someone starts off saying they’re emailing me again, it’s like I feel bad for ignoring them and thus I pay more attention to them.
And yet, execution in the email context can be tricky, so let’s drill down into subject-line specifics for greater clarity.
Beyond headline fundamentals, these are the things to specifically focus on with email subject lines: Getting someone to trust you with their email address is not easy.
Despite repeated proclamations of its extinction, rumors of the death of email marketing have been greatly exaggerated — especially since email and social media are a powerful combination. Here’s the good news — email also implies a special relationship with the reader; a relationship that will get more of your messages read, even with subject lines that wouldn’t work in other headline contexts.
You might not reach the average college freshman, but for slightly older types (you know, the ones with the money), email is still the way to go in many lucrative mainstream niches. Let’s take a look back at headline fundamentals, the specifics that apply to subject lines, and the “secret sauce” that makes email your top conversion channel.
In fact, most of the best looking guys write pathetic emails.
I’ve never responded to someone based solely on looks, though it’s difficult to say exactly what will make me decide to respond or not.
I don’t know what they’re thinking, but clearly they can’t take a hint.
I have never sent a third, fourth, or fifth email, but now I kinda want to, just to see what happens.
In fact, just today it was reposted on the Huffington Post! In fact, I probably respond to more second emails than first emails.
(Can not add link because I totally made that up.) But as we suggested last week, we are not done with Olivia, our resident hot chick. When I go through my inbox, I do read every message.
It’s a combination of (in order of importance) content of their email, what they look like (whether or not they’re at least somewhat cute enough they could fall into that nondescript “becomes more attractive after getting to know his personality” category), and content of their profile.