As a franchise, The Simpsons has never been shy about loaning out its characters for product endorsements and merchandising opportunities.
As arguably the most widely watched and influential television series of the past two decades, this only makes sense.
What doesn’t make sense, however, is that the TV franchise owners haven’t yet stuck their fingers into the juicy email marketing pie, as so many others have successfully done.
If Homer Simpson and Monty Burns were to start sending out marketing emails, would they be effective?
Here at Phrasee, we wonder about such things.
We wonder whether our machine learning technology, which has improved email marketing ROI rates for our clients by as much as 417%, could be put to use.
Sounds like a match made in heaven to us.
All we know is, if we found one of these in our inbox, we’d open it…
Email subject lines for The Simpsons characters
“There’s nary an email alive that can outrun a greased Scotsman”
“Vote Quimby! He’d vote for you.”
“You might remember me from such email as ‘The One I Sent You Yesterday'”
Principle Seymour Skinner
“This is Principal Skinner, your principal, with a message from… the principal’s office”
“These deals are… eeeeeexcellent”
“Remember when I was considered the most marketable character on the show?”
“10 reasons to donate to my campaign to run for governor”
Comic Book Guy
“Worst. Email. Ever.”
Milhouse Van Houten
“5 amazing life hacks for repairing broken glasses”