The only thing tougher than getting someone to open an email
is getting them to open an email that comes from internal audit. The solution? Clickbait!
Following are some subject lines you might use to get
that reluctant auditee to open your latest missive.
"Think this is a normal audit
report? Just wait until you look inside!"
"An audit was performed over accounts
payable. You won’t believe what happens
"They knew a report on IT controls was
due. But when they opened this email,
they were speechless!"
"When you read these shocking facts,
you’ll never want to work in your department again!"
"Only one in fifty people can
identify this risk. Can you?"
"Weird audit findings you’ve never
"When I saw what they did for
corrective actions, I was speechless!"
"Internal audit wrote an audit report
with issues that could shock (and disgust) almost anyone!"
"This guy did the coolest, but possibly
most illegal, audit ever!"
"What this department does to
survive is actually pretty genius!"
"Chief Audit Executives fear
him. What is his secret?"
"They finished the review of petty
cash. What happened next blew my mind!"
"They gave the auditors a standing
ovation. Can you guess why?"
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