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Email Deliverability

Emails Go to Spam: 6 Surefire Tips to Improve Email Engagement

Written by Julia G

Email is pointless if the recipient doesn’t interact with it. We want our customers to engage with the message we’re sending and ultimately convert. So if your emails go to spam, there’s a chance that mailbox providers put you there because your emails weren’t engaging enough previously. In this article, we’ll explain what engagement is, how to measure it, and …

Dedicated vs Shared IPs: Which Should You Choose for Better Deliverability

Written by Julia G

When you hit “Send” in your email system or email service provider, your email is transmitted to the outgoing mail server and then to the mail server at the receiving ISP, which then decides what to do with your email based on the sending IP’s reputation, authentication, your sending practices, and recipient engagement. These factors directly influence whether or not …

Spam Filter Testing: Determining Spam Placement Causes (Case Study)

Written by Julia G

Since the release of GlockApps we have tested hundreds of emails and looked through hundreds of reports. From our experience, we learned that one of the common causes of deliverability problems, in particular, spam placements, was the message content (providing that you have a confirmed opt-in email list and send relevant content). Related Posts Discover how MailSoar agency solved their …

Everything You Should Know about Spam Complaints

Written by Julia G

No one is safe from spam complaints. Complaints can happen even to good marketers who are sending to permission-based email lists. The complaint rate used to be underestimated, but the recent research shows that 20% of deliverability issues were caused by a lot of spam complaints. The complaint rate is calculated as the number of “report spam/junk” complaints out of …

Everything Email Marketers Need to Know About Email Sender Reputation

Written by Julia G

When it comes to email marketing, deliverability means getting email marketing messages to the recipients’ Inboxes. It is the key to a successful email campaign. Over the past years, email deliverability has evolved. While the subject lines, spam filter triggering words, special characters, and image-text ratio have been the most important things to pay attention to in the past, these …

How to Maximize Inbox Delivery: Best Practices that You Can Implement Today

Written by Julia G

The Internet and email have created new opportunities for businesses of all sizes and across all markets. The bad thing is that malicious senders are abusing email too. I bet you are receiving hundreds of ads and promos every day from people you have not even heard of. Thus, ISPs and all receiving networks are forced to take measures to …

Improve Email Deliverability: Insights and Best Practices That Really Work

Written by Julia G

Some 17% of emails from legitimate senders around the world failed to reach the inbox during the year-long period according to Return Path’s latest study on this topic. Globally, the average Inbox placement rate saw a decline from 85% to 83%, meaning that 1 in every 6 commercial emails fails to reach the Inbox. How would you like a 21% …

Can’t Keep Up? 9 Ways to Simplify Your Path to the Recipient’s Inbox

Written by Julia G

Email marketing is about the balance between strategy, deliverability, funding, process, staffing, and the need of the customer. There is a whole set of things that influence the final decision. Deliverability is just one of them. When you are making a decision about re-activating customers, sending that next promotional, transactional or welcome email, deliverability becomes one of the things for …

How to Get Emails Past Spam Filters and Email Firewalls

Written by Julia G

Even legitimate email marketers who send CAN-SPAM compliant emails to people who subscribed to their lists have their emails filtered as spam all the time. Unfortunately, there’s no quick and permanent fix. However, if you understand what spam is, how spam filters work, and what mistakes cause the email to be filtered as spam, you will be able to reduce …

14 Tips to Avoid the Spam Folder

Written by Julia G

If you are very serious about email deliverability, you should regularly test to ensure your legitimate email gets delivered to the Inbox. In this post we offer the best email marketing practices you must follow to keep your emails out of the spam folder. Related Posts Discover how MailSoar agency solved their problem of accurately measuring email placement and improving …