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Email subject lines for historical figures

We live in strange times…

Ever since Fred Astaire was briefly resurrected from the dead by the Dirt Devil Corporation to dance with a vacuum cleaner, it has been open season on marketing opportunities for the famous deceased.

Well, maybe not so much the deceased themselves, as their children, grandchildren and widows…

But you get the idea.

John Lennon endorsed Apple from beyond the grave

John Lennon macintosh
(Nice one, Yoko!)

Audrey Hepburn is the new face of Kirin Beer for some reason

Audrey Hepburn Kirin Beer

The list goes on…

Nothing is sacred anymore. Which is great, if you are in marketing.

marketing jesus

Which we are.

Makes us wonder… Who else’s hard-won legacy can be exploited for short-term financial gain?

Which historical square peg legends could we re-brand and cram into the round email marketing hole with our subject line generation technology?

Actually, our tech is busy changing the face of the email marketing field and generating revenue for our clients, but we can speculate…

Let’s take a look!

Email subject lines for historical figures


Mahatma Gandhi

“10 reasons I only buy my salt from the British Salt Corporation (hint: it’s the saltiest!).”


William Shakespeare

“Now is the email of our discontent.”


Sir Winston Churchill

“You have emails? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”


Albert Einstein

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but VOTING TRUMP 2016!”


Karl Marx

“History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. Also: this week only, factory direct Nike shoes 25% off!”


Abraham Lincoln

“You can email all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot email all the people all the time.”


Sun Tzu

“The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without paying full price for these amazing bras from Victoria’s Secret!”


Shaka Zulu

“Up! Children of Mcdonald’s, your half price Happy Meals have come. Up! And destroy them all.”

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