Subject Line 1: Fellow [insert interest here] who would love to connect Vague subject lines are often considered spammy. First, you need to identify two people within your network who can benefit from knowing each other. In truth, contacting strangers for networking opportunities and, ultimately, job leads can actually pay off—just as long as you know what and what not to say.
No one has time these days to read through an email the length of a blog post.
I am writing to see if you would be willing to meet with me, either in person or by telephone, to discuss your impressions of ABC Company as an employer. Subject Line 5: Loved our chat.
Did you do anything to follow up with them? It also tells your reader that you enjoyed that connection and would love to do it again sometime. Remember, personalization drives connection. I feel that my experience would be an asset to Bright Enterprises, and would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you regarding the open position.
Start off with who you are and what you have in common.