We were having a discussion with a founder of an email cleansing platform, on the state of the email list cleansing industry. If you go to that link, you’ll find a lot of players in the market – many of which we’ve tested and used for our clients. We struck up a relationship with Neverbounce (now a sponsor of the blog) because their system did an extraordinary job of verifying our newsletter list and our
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.
Our partners at 250ok, an email performance platform, along with Hubspot and MailCharts have provided some essential data and variances with the last two years of data for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. To give you the best advice available, Joe Montgomery of 250ok teamed up with Courtney Sembler, Inbox Professor at HubSpot Academy, and Carl Sednaoui, Director of Marketing and Co-Founder at MailCharts. The email data included comes from MailCharts’ analysis of top 1000
Email delivery is stupid. I’m not kidding. It’s been around for over 20 years but we still have 50+ email clients that all display the same code differently. And we tens of thousands of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) who all basically have their own rules around managing SPAM. We have ESPs that have stringent rules that businesses have to conform to when adding a single subscriber… and those rules are never actually communicated to the
Why does email deliverability matter? According to the 2015 Email Data Quality Trends Report by Experian, 73% of marketers reported having issues with email deliverability. Return Path has reported that over 20% of legitimate email goes missing. Undoubtedly, businesses encounter problems with deliverability, and that negatively impacts the bottom line. For years, Return Path has been the industry leader in the email deliverability space without much, if any, competition. With the arrival of 250ok, and a
If you’re in the email marketing industry, you may have heard about DMARC. DMARC stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance. For additional information, I’d highly recommend the Agari site and their DMARC documentation and resources page on the topic. According to the experts at 250ok, our email sponsor, here are the benefits of DMARC: Standardizes the operation and interpretation of the well-known and widely-deployed email authentication protocols SPF and DKIM. Assists you in