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Best cold email subject lines?

Hi there - I work for a last-mile logistics company and I see email open rates anywhere from 10-20%.


What are the best headlines you've used to simply get opens?


I've used the standard "Introduction" and "[prospect company name] & [my company name] in an effort to sound less sales / marketing esc.

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paddy
WR Officer
+10
Account Executive
"is your printer running?"
paddy
WR Officer
+10
Account Executive
Body text:


"Well then you better go catch it haha,

Anyways, sup big guy? Are you interested in enhanced reporting and analytics so you can optimize your financial planning? If so, would love to chat."

-Paddy
GDO
Politicker
+7
BDM
Haha next Time I have an English speaking prospect, Iโ€™ll use this
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Needer of Life Alert
Here's another one:

https://bravado.co/war-room/posts/cold-email-subject-lines-worth-agonizing-over
Kinonez
Celebrated Contributor
+9
WR Enthusiast
Subject Line:ย 

This is a cold email

Body:

This is definitely a sales email, and my objective is definitely to book a 15 min phone call with you - all intentions over the table - So Iโ€™ll get straight to my reasons.
Our current market change is causing companies to be erased from the battlefield while others are conquering new grounds, and as we see how organizations move into remote models, "OUR" point of view starts to make more and more sense.ย Weย Copy and Paste your current sales formula Reduce the operation/training cost while doing so Start conquering new grounds.ย ย 

If we could achieve results for similar to what we did for "Company Name", for example, would it make sense for us to chat?

Talk soon.
paddy
WR Officer
+10
Account Executive
A little tacky but I kind of like this. Might give it a shot
Kinonez
Celebrated Contributor
+9
WR Enthusiast
It works really well with sales people!ย 
Rallier
Politicker
+9
Account Executive
"Saw you liked Corporate Bros post" or something commenting on their activity
Justatitle
Politicker
+8
Senior AE
Personalized email subject lines usually work best. Takes like 3-5 minutes but looking up the person on social media and finding something they care about and then relating it back is a great way to get opens and responsesย 
SaaSguy
Politicker
+5
Account Executive
I like to quote the prospect from social media on problems they face.
poweredbycaffeine
Politicker
+7
Bean Juice Drinker | Sales Savant
When the subject line speaks to my prospect directly OR instantly hits a pain point without them even opening the email, that's when I've found the most success.

Try personalizing with the word Your + relevant pain point or trigger event.
Hornberger1
Good Citizen
Manager Demand Generation
"Lunch is on us..."
GDO
Politicker
+7
BDM
A colleague got hit with: are you eaten by aliens?
looper1010
Celebrated Contributor
+13
Account Executive
I do the one word (product) followed by question mark line and find it works very well.ย  For ex, "burger?"
JdiggityR
Fire Starter
+3
Enterprise Account Executive
Iโ€™m a big fan of โ€œA little help?โ€
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