The ultimate List of Email SPAM Trigger Keywords to avoid

27 December, 2014

I have compiled a list of spam trigger keywords to avoid using in your email marketing subject lines, and these are the no-no’s subject line list. Keep it handy nearby when sending your next email campaign.  

While a subject line trigger word thrown in every once in a while won’t hurt your email campaign delivery rate, you still need to be practical about finding good subject lines.

  • $$$
  • 4U
  • Accept credit cards
  • Act now! Don’t hesitate!
  • Ad
  • Additional income
  • Addresses on CD
  • Affordable
  • All-natural
  • Amazing
  • Apply Online
  • As seen on
  • Auto email removal
  • Avoid bankruptcy
  • Bargain
  • Be amazed
  • Be your own boss
  • Being a member
  • Beneficiary
  • Best price
  • Big bucks
  • Billing address
  • Billion dollars
  • Brand new pager
  • Bulk email
  • Buy
  • Buy direct
  • Buying judgments
  • Cable converter
  • Call free
  • Call now
  • Calling creditors
  • I can’t live without
  • Cancel at any time
  • It cannot be combined with any other offer
  • Cards accepted
  • Cash
  • Cash bonus
  • Cashcashcash
  • Casino
  • Cell phone cancer scam
  • Cents on the dollar
  • Cheap
  • Check
  • Check or money order
  • Claims
  • Claims not to be selling anything
  • Claims to be by some spam law
  • Claims to be legal
  • Claims you are a winner
  • Claims you registered
  • Clearance
  • Click
  • Click below
  • Click here
  • Click here link
  • Click to remove
  • Collect
  • Collect child support
  • Compare
  • Compare rates
  • Compete for your business
  • Confidentially on all orders
  • Congratulations
  • Consolidate debt and credit
  • Consolidate your debt
  • Copy accurately
  • Copy DVDs
  • Cost
  • Credit
  • Credit bureaus
  • Credit card offers
  • Cures baldness
  • Dear email
  • Dear friend
  • Dear somebody
  • Different reply to
  • Dig up dirt on friends
  • Direct email
  • Direct marketing
  • Discount
  • Discusses search engine listings
  • Do it today
  • Don’t delete
  • Double your
  • Drastically reduced
  • Earn
  • Earn $
  • Earn extra cash
  • Earn per week
  • Easy terms
  • Eliminate bad credit
  • Eliminate debt
  • Email harvest
  • Email marketing
  • Expect to earn
  • Explode your business
  • Extra income
  • F r e e
  • Fantastic deal
  • Fast cash
  • Fast Viagra delivery
  • Financial freedom
  • Financially independent
  • Find out anything
  • For free
  • For instant access
  • For just $ (some at)
  • For just $XXX
  • Form
  • Free access
  • Free consultation
  • Free DVD
  • Free grant money
  • Free hosting
  • Free installation
  • Free investment
  • Free leads
  • Free membership
  • Free money
  • Free offer
  • Free preview
  • Free priority mail
  • Free Quote
  • Free sample
  • Free trial
  • Free website
  • Full refund
  • Get
  • Get It Now
  • Get out of debt
  • Get paid
  • Get started now
  • Gift certificate
  • Give it away
  • Great offer
  • Guarantee
  • Have you been turned down?
  • Hidden assets
  • hidden charges
  • Home-based
  • Home employment
  • Homebased business
  • Human growth hormone
  • If only it were that easy
  • In accordance with laws
  • Income
  • Income from home
  • Increase sales
  • Increase traffic
  • Increase your sales
  • Incredible deal
  • Insurance
  • Internet market
  • Investment
  • Investment decision
  • It's effective
  • Join millions of Americans
  • Laser printer
  • Limited time only
  • Loans
  • Long-distance phone offer
  • Lose weight spam
  • Lower interest rates
  • Lower monthly payment
  • Lower your mortgage rate
  • Lowest insurance rates
  • Lowest price
  • Luxury car
  • Mail-in order form
  • Make $
  • Make money
  • Marketing
  • Marketing solutions
  • Mass email
  • Meet singles
  • Member
  • Message contains disclaimer
  • Million dollars
  • Money
  • Money back
  • Money making
  • Month trial offer
  • More Internet Traffic
  • Mortgage
  • Mortgage rates
  • Multi-level marketing
  • Name brand
  • New customers only
  • New domain extensions
  • Nigerian
  • No age restrictions
  • No catch
  • No claim forms
  • No cost
  • No credit check
  • No disappointment
  • No experience
  • No fees
  • No gimmick
  • No Hidden Costs
  • No inventory
  • No investment
  • No medical exams
  • No middleman
  • No obligation
  • No purchase necessary
  • No questions asked
  • No selling
  • No strings attached
  • Not intended
  • Offshore
  • Offer expires
  • Offers coupon
  • Offers extra cash
  • Offers free (often stolen) passwords
  • Once in lifetime
  • One hundred percent free
  • One hundred percent guaranteed
  • One time mailing
  • Online Biz opportunity
  • Online degree
  • Online marketing
  • Online pharmacy
  • Open
  • Opportunity
  • Opt-in
  • Order
  • Order now
  • Order Status
  • Orders shipped by
  • Orders shipped by priority mail
  • Outstanding values
  • Pennies a day
  • People just leave money lying around
  • Performance
  • Please read
  • Potential earnings
  • Pre-approved
  • Price
  • Print form signature
  • Print out and fax
  • Produced and sent out
  • Profits
  • Promise you …!
  • Pure profit
  • Quote
  • Real thing
  • Refinance
  • Refinance home
  • Refinance home
  • Removal instructions
  • Remove in quotes
  • Remove subject
  • Removes wrinkles
  • Reply remove subject
  • Requires initial investment
  • Reserves the right
  • Reverses aging
  • Risk-free
  • Round the world
  • Safeguard notice
  • Sale
  • Sales
  • Satisfaction guaranteed
  • Save $
  • Save big money
  • Save big money
  • Save up to
  • Score with babes
  • Search engine listings
  • Search engines
  • See for yourself
  • Sent in compliance
  • Serious cash
  • Serious only
  • shopper
  • Shopping spree
  • Sign up free today
  • Social Security number
  • Special promotion
  • Stainless steel
  • Stock Alert
  • Stock Disclaimer Statement
  • Stock Pick
  • Stop Snoring
  • Strong buy
  • Stuff on sale
  • Subject to credit
  • Subscribe
  • Supplies are limited
  • Take action now
  • Talks about hidden charges
  • Talks about prizes
  • It tells you it’s an ad
  • Terms and Conditions
  • The best rates
  • The following form
  • They keep your money -- no refund!
  • They’re just giving it away
  • This isn't junk
  • This isn't spam
  • Undisclosed recipient
  • University diplomas
  • Unlimited
  • Unsecured credit
  • Unsecured debt
  • Unsubscribe
  • Urgent
  • US dollars
  • Vacation offers
  • Viagra and other drugs
  • Visit our website
  • Wants credit card
  • We hate spam
  • We honor all
  • Web traffic
  • Weekend Getaway
  • What are you waiting for?
  • While supplies last
  • While you sleep
  • Who really wins?
  • Why pay more?
  • Why pay more?
  • I Will not believe your eyes.
  • Winner
  • Winning
  • Work at home
  • Work from home
  • You have been selected
  • Your income
 

I would like to hear your thoughts and experience with keywords in your email subject lines. 

Izzy

Izzy

My name is Izzy and I am a co-founder of IDS, an award-winning HubSpot Solutions Partner. I lead our team of consultants who provide professional guidance to help businesses implement the HubSpot CRM platform migrate, integrate their tech stack to HubSpot to create a seamless environment for sales reps to use. There is nothing I love more than solving the challenges that come up when someone wants to migrate an old system or integrate their tech stack with HubSpot - it's like a puzzle!

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