Did you have a chance to review my last email?


I created a new filter to send anything with the above line to spam. It’s shocking how many it’s caught.

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“Did you get a chance to review …”
“By chance, did you review…”
“Yo dawg, I heard you liked spam, so I followed up with my spam with more spam so you can…”

There must be a marketing playbook that says followup emails phrased in a specific way generate more leads, so it’s natural for spammers to adopt it.

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Ruben Schade is a technical writer and IaaS engineer in Sydney, Australia who refers to himself in the third person in bios. Wait, not BIOS… my brain should be EFI by now.

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