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Subject Line Trigger Words / Spam Filters
3/22/2010 at 4:14 PM ET
Does anyone know of a comprehensive list of trigger words to avoid in the subject line of my email blast, or good tools to run my email through? I see various lists when I do web searches, but they usually contain the more obvious words/phrases to avoid (ex. save $$). Someone also suggested the tool
for checking my emails. I am wondering if there are other good ones (preferrably free or low cost). Thank you!
3/22/2010 at 6:44 PM
Spam filters use more than a simple list, but here's a couple of lists:
3/22/2010 at 7:41 PM
Are you using a tool to send to multiple emails at once? If not, it is a good idea to use a service like Constant Contact or others. Most of these have some type of check that allows you to take a test message and check for words and strings that might trigger a SPAM filter.
3/24/2010 at 3:31 PM
Oh, yes, we use Constant Contact. I did not realize there was a spam check in there.
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