How to start an email: an email openings analysis of 300,000+ messages (Quartz)

Quartz: How to start an email: an email openings analysis of 300,000+ messages. “We used the same data we used to analyze email closings: a few hundred thousand threads from online communities that make their message archives public. We started off by looking at the first lines of each email and counting the relative occurrence of the opening word(s). Here are the five email openings that appeared 1000+ times.”