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Great words to NEVER put in your e-mail

– Posted in: E Mail Marketing, Lead Generation, Online Network Marketing

Recently, we studied the most common “spam words” that kept promotional e-mails from getting into prospects in-boxes. Our study is based on millions of sends, so I’m confident the info here is accurate.

If you want your message to get through, don’t use any of the following:

$$$
% off
Apply Online
best prices
Call now
Click below
Click here link
Do it today
exciting offer
For free
For just $ (dollar amount here)
Free access
Free membership
Free trial
get it now
Great offer
great savings
guaranteed
Limited time only
Offer expires
Only $
Opportunity
Order now
order today
Save $
Save up to
Special promotion
Take action now
unbelievable
wealth

I realize it makes word-smithing a little harder, but all of your creativity is meaningless if your prospect doesn’t get your mail, so take the extra time to get rid of these bad words to ensure your mail gets through!.

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Chris Bernardo June 11, 2010, 5:18 pm

Thanks for sharing this information, I am going to share this with my list as i find great value in it. Have an Awesome Day!
Chris
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Chris Bernardo June 17, 2010, 9:57 am

Thanks for sharing this information, I am going to share this with my list as i find great value in it. Have an Awesome Day!
Chris
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ravi June 17, 2010, 11:42 am

Title: Spam words That Should Be Eliminated.

This post is an excellent post for the people who are involved in the business of sending promotional emails to a large number of people. The list of spam words which are provided in the post are neatly arranged and these are the words which are most commonly used in the promotional emails. I’ve sent promotional emails to many people. Some complain that they have not got my email. This problem can be eliminated to some extent by avoiding the use of these words. This will help to increase the exposure of the promotional email to large number of people without any hurdles and difficulties.

Kanika June 19, 2010, 9:32 am

My spam folder overflows each day and it’s true, maximum mails are promotional mails for websites and products. However, I think it’s unfortunate that the mails from people promoting the right products and services are labelled spam too because they contain a high density of the words mentioned above. I mean an authorized and genuine mail may also suffer due to this.

dazz June 20, 2010, 7:07 am

It is very interesting piece of information.It will surely help to wade out the possibility of a mail going into the spam folder.Really appreciate the hard work gone into this effort.By trying to eliminate these words in the subject line,we can be guaranteed that the promotional mails reach the right potential customer.
Great work.

Marsha Vaz June 20, 2010, 12:04 pm

Thankyou for that insight on spam words. Never knew there were such filters that could restrict even important or potentially lucrative emails from coming through to one’s mailbox. Will save this to my drafts and use my creativity instead like you said.

vini June 20, 2010, 8:46 pm

From the great deal of information given here i could grasp what to be given and what not to be given in email. I would render my hearty thanks.

mercys June 20, 2010, 10:30 pm

This post proved very helpful for me. Now onwards I will try to avoid the listed spam words in order to get my promotional e-mails the desired attention. Thank you and have a good day

SRI June 21, 2010, 10:36 am

This is absolutely a great collection of words that are used in our daily life ad hence i would feel better with this. Thank you for your efforts.

Matt June 23, 2010, 10:27 am

I work in marketing and advertising where we do a lot of email marketing campaigns. Spam is always a concern when we’re sending out our clients emails, so having this list of “spam words” will really help us reach our target markets more effectively. Thanks a bunch!

Mani June 26, 2010, 1:30 am

This is really a wonderful and valuable article with interesting piece of information. Most people like me do not understand why some of my mails do not reach in time. After reading this article I understood it may be with spam words as described in the article might have been incorporated with my mail. This article should be read by business people involved in the business of sending promotional emails. I am going to share this article to my friends and relative to get benefitted. I feel this article will defiantly helps to wade out the possibility of a mail going into the spam folder

Ben June 29, 2010, 9:43 am

I have been receiving a lot of spam mails and true to your words, these are the characters that end up in that mail. I can also use this information as seeing these key words in my mailbox or subject area of the mail will automatically be sent to the trash because I have no time for spam mail. Thank you!