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What year is this? That’s a “dumb question” aimed at direct marketers who without justification append response-murderers such as “Allow six to eight weeks for delivery” to offers that haven’t made a prior reference to variations from immediacy.
A quick question whose answer should pop into your mind within three seconds: What benefit does “but” have that “however” lacks? You’re putting a commanding finger on an almost-invisible way to add or lose power in a 21st-century email solicitation.
A major direct marketer sent me (and, I assume, you and a couple of million others) an unsolicited email. In the classic Big Brother tradition, it says, “We invite you to apply for….”