In order of retinal discomfort caused.
Kiss [these deals, this sale, etc] goodbye.
[Stares directly at camera]
Any mention whatsoever of “single ladies” or “galentines”
Feel the love, for the love of, deals you’ll love, nothing says love like
Deliver me from obvious theme.
Be our Valentine
No, Karen, I don’t think I will.
And #1, for the cheap seats in the back…
Roses are red, violets are blue, LITERALLY ANY OTHER WORDS THAT COME AFTER THIS HOW ARE YOU STILL USING THIS OCTOGENARIAN?!?
Bonus: A few Valentine’s Day-related subject lines I sort of enjoyed. A few marketing moments crossed my inbox that made feel pretty good about the still-beating heart of creativity, wit, and the worm-on-hook art that is subject line writing.
Winky Lux: Roses? Boring. Make it personal.
Two things I love. Pointing out the obvious, and brevity.
Drybar: Love is in the hair!
I also love a good pun, I’m only human.
Pomelo: Single Or Taken
I like the directness of this and the fact that it is a statement, rather than a question. As if to say, single or taken, we’re all shopping the same crap during this useless holiday, we get it. A good even playing field, if you will.