A crowded email inbox — isn’t that commonplace? This is the reason why many emails go unnoticed and remain unread in your inbox!

Considering that the possibility of emails being opened are rather low, marketers are always looking for a magical mantra that will help reach their target audience. So what is that ‘open sesame’ password to charm your subscribers into opening your email in the competitive email market? Voila! It is your email subject lines!

You have just about 5 seconds before your subscriber decides to open or delete your email. Make your subject line compel them to open your email, thus increasing your email open rates.

Monks present some really irresistible subject line inspirations to make your 2016 holiday email marketing campaign a super duper hit.

Best Subject lines for Halloween 2016

  1. Put Some Boo in Your Next Book Order (Chronicle Books)
  2. Win our Halloween treats | Beware of these bewitching accessories… (Accessorize)
  3. Fang-tastic Halloween savings — 4 days only (Petsmart)
  4. Don’t ghost home alone (Uber)
  5. Hurry! Your Extra 15% Savings Coupon Ends Tomorrow (Barnes & Noble)
  6. Save Up to 30% on Your Favorite Halloween Beverages! (BevMo)
  7. It’s Halloween Time (Cartoon Network)
  8. Better than candy (Bliss spa)

Best Subject lines for Thanksgiving 2016

  1. Tips and Ideas for a Stylish and Stress-free Thanksgiving (Bed Bath & Beyond)
  2. Everything You Need for the Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner (Calphalon)
  3. Thanksgiving Sale: extra 20% off + Black Friday Specials Preview! (Macy’s)
  4. Happy Thanksgiving! Shop Black Friday online now! (Macy’s)
  5. Wines That Go With Turkey (And All The Sides)- (expressions of the vine)
  6. Thanksgiving Tips & Tricks (Gygi)
  7. 1-day wonder 20% OFF everything! (Anthropologie)

Best Subject lines for Black Friday 2016

  1. Black Friday Savings without the Big Crowds! (LeapFrog)
  2. Exclusive Black Friday sneak peek. Save up to 30% off. (Crate&Barrel)
  3. Don’t wait ’til tomorrow! Take up to 50% off our most popular inventions right now (Quirky)
  4. Your Boss Is Shopping Today Too (Madewell)
  5. Black Friday DEALS! 1000s of Items at Amazing Prices. (INDIGO)
  6. Black Friday — 40% off everything! (Canvas Pop)
  7. Mystery Sale — How Much Will You Save (Forever 21)

Best Subject lines for Cyber Monday 2016

  2. It’s Cyber Monday All Week! (DELL)
  3. Pet parent, only a few hours left to enjoy 25% off sitewide! SHOP NOW! (PETCO)
  4. Exclusive Black Friday / Cyber Monday Super-Sale Deals! (GoCoffeeGo)
  5. Cyber Monday Savings! Free Shipping PLUS Up to 25% Off (Disney Store)
  6. Cyber Monday Sale! Save 25% Today Only! (Tucker and Bloom Bags)
  7. EXTENDED! 50%. Off. Everything. (Julep)

Best Subject lines for Christmas and New Year 2016

  1. A sale to escape the winter weather! (JetBlue Airways)
  2. Are Your Holiday Cards in the Mail Yet? Get 60% Off! (VerticalResponse)
  3. Family from Far + Wide, We’ve got the makings of your cozy Christmas morning (Terrain)
  4. We’re feeling very merry. Get 50% off your order. (Shutterfly)
  5. Our surprise offer is WRAPPING up! (BANANA REPUBLIC)
  6. Making Christmas merrier since 1707 (FORTNUM & MASON)

Writing a subject line is an art. If you wish to make your holiday email marketing plan a success, drop by our Monastery and get enlightened.