How can I get prospects to open my emails?

A seller’s email subject line…

“Are you available to meet today at 11?” (8 words)

Is 50% less likely to be opened than…

“Meeting at 11?” (3 words)

Why?

1.) Rule of 3

2.) Brevity creates curiosity

3.) Embedded command

Don’t forget: Reference the subject line in sentence 1 of your message.

Otherwise it’s clickbait…

Ignored, deleted, or marked spam.

Be word-perfect, not wordy.

Increase open rates in cold emails

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