Deliverability, , Marketing Tools

Verify Your Email Marketing Lists Online: Why, How, and Where

Email marketing is a blood sport. In the last 20 years, the only thing that’s changed with email is that good email senders continue to get punished more and more by email service providers. While ISPs and ESPs could totally coordinate if they wanted to, they simply don’t. The result is that there’s an adversarial relationship between the two. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) block Email Service Providers (ESPs)… and then ESPs are forced to block clients. It’s not as simple as double opt-in in the industry. Sites like ours work with partners on shared campaigns

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, Marketing Infographics

7 Reasons to Cleanse Your Email List and How to Purge Subscribers

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 list – those clicking or converting. Reasons to Clean Your Email List Reputation – ISPs block or place your email

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Deliverability,

How Purging Our Subscriber List Increased our CTR by 183.5%

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 be in and I hated it. Not to mention the fact that we have two different email experts as sponsors

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Analytics & Testing, Deliverability,

10 Email Tracking Metrics You Should be Monitoring

As you view your email campaigns, there are a number of metrics that you need to focus on to improve your overall email marketing performance. Email behaviors and technologies have evolved over time – so be sure to update the means by which you monitor your email performance. In the past, we’ve also shared some of the formulae behind key email metrics. Inbox Placement – avoiding SPAM folders and Junk filters must be monitored if you’ve got a significant number of subscribers (100k+). Your sender’s reputation, the verbiage used in your subject lines and message

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