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188 Spam Words to Avoid: How to Stay Out of Spam Email Filters

Every email marketer’s worst nightmare: the spam folder. Nearly one in five emails get caught by a spam filter and sent to the spam folder. Spam filters check for red flags like: The use of certain words Links to sketchy websites Messages in ALL CAPS Colorful and different-sized fonts Broken HTML code Emails without an unsubscribe button In this article, we’re focusing on the first one: the use of certain words and phrases, aka spam trigger words. Keep reading to learn: What are spam trigger words? 188 spam words and phrases to avoid 6 deliverability tips to stay out of the spam folder What are spam trigger words? Spam trigger words are keywords or phrases email providers see as red flags. You’ll often find these words in emails that people mark as spam. As the saying goes, “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” Spam filters catch suspicious words and phrases associated with: Scams Gimmicks Schemes Promises Free gifts Gmail’s spam filter caught all of these promotional ema