Reading Time: 4 minutes Most companies sending email truly underestimate how much deliverability can impact their organization. A beautiful, well-constructed, and highly effective email can wind up in the junk folder of someone who subscribed and wished to convert with your company. That’s a terrible situation to be in. Even worse, you may not even realize that your emails are being routed to junk unless you’re using an inbox monitoring tool. My recommendation for this is our partners at
Reading Time: 3 minutes When emails bounce it can cause a lot of disruption. It’s important to get to the bottom of it – fast! The first thing we should start with is getting an understanding of all of the elements that go into getting your email to the inbox… this includes your data cleanliness, your IP reputation, your DNS configuration (SPF and DKIM), your content, and any reporting on your email as spam. Here’s an infographic providing a
Reading Time: 7 minutes How to evaluate and find the best email verification services on the web. Here’s a detailed list of providers as well as a tool where you can test an email address right in the article.
Reading Time: 2 minutes We’re focusing a lot on email marketing recently because we’re really seeing a lot of problems in this industry. If an executive continues to pester you on your email list growth, you really need to point them to this article. The fact is, the larger and older your email list, the more damage it may be having to your email marketing effectiveness. You should, instead, be focused on how many active subscribers you have on your
Reading Time: 2 minutes We used to advertise on our site that we had over 75,000 subscribers on our email list. While that was true, we had a nagging deliverability issue where we were getting stuck in spam folders a lot. While 75,000 subscribers look great when you’re seeking email sponsors, it’s absolutely terrible when email professionals let you know they weren’t getting your email because it was getting stuck in the junk folder. It’s a weird spot to