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20 Writing Prompts for Quick and Creative Emails

Whether you're a small mom-and-pop or a massive corporation, one thing is the same: email marketing is a critical part of your digital marketing strategy. For every $1 you spend on email marketing, you can expect an average return of $38That's an almost unbelievable margin.

But creating a killer email isn't isn't as simple as pressing "send." First, you have to write it. And that prospect is daunting, especially when you don't consider yourself a writer and have no idea what to talk about. 


If you're stuck, use these 20 email writing prompts from Constant Contact to find your perfect email subject.

20 Email Writing Prompts

  1. Share a memory of your first sale
  2. Highlight your most popular items
  3. What inspires you?
  4. Look back on an early learning experience
  5. Provide a “how-to” tutorial
  6. Celebrate a milestone
  7. Introduce one of your staff members
  8. Send a thank-you note
  9. Ask for feedback/advice
  10. Preview something you look forward to all year
  11. Let customers know how you get involved in your community
  12. Share a video
  13. Respond to industry trends or news
  14. Share an interesting article
  15. Feature a happy customer
  16. Provide a gift guide
  17. Highlight your social media profiles
  18. Share local news/events
  19. Take advantage of an obscure or fun holiday
  20. Answer the question: Why do you do what you do? 

These prompts will help you get started with drafting your emails. Now all you have to do is make sure it looks good and make sure people will read it. You got this.

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