You know it’s time to switch email service providers – you’ve heard that others offer smarter features, greater benefits, or more attractive packages. But the whole idea is too daunting: you fear the risks and unknown elements, not to mention the time involved. Wouldn’t it be great to have a checklist to smoothly move to [...]
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Return Path partners with Mail.Ru and Yandex.Mail, Russia’s largest mailbox providers. Their combined users account for more than 90% of mailboxes in Russia. Now senders can apply for Return Path Certification to facilitate delivery of their messages to Russian consumers’ inboxes.
Many organizations use deliverability as a data point when selecting an email service provider. Unfortunately there are a number of myths about deliverability and especially about the role of deliverability staff at ESPs. Some are out of date, some are misconceptions and some are untruths spread by competitive ESPs. But all of them really deserve [...]
Cost cutting is top of mind for many companies and one way to easily cut costs in an organization is to stop sending paper. This means getting customers to opt-in to going paperless and interact with you electronically. However, the mission to protect customers from phishing attacks, while going paperless seems to be at odds.
When you find the right email marketing partner, they become an extension of your in-house marketing team. How does that work? Let’s review the topics that will become worry-free when enlisting a great full-service ESP.
“I’m switching to another ESP. Will my deliverability improve or get worse?”. Of course you are expecting your open/clickthrough rate to consistently improve with the new ESP… but you’re still in for quite a shock, as deliverability tends to drop off in your first few mailings.
One of the key factors ISPs use to determine your email reputation is the number of spam complaints your emails receive. Receiving a few complaints is no big deal, but if recipients keep marking your emailings as spam, this is disastrous for your email deliverability. That’s why, when selecting an email service provider, you always [...]
When joining a new ESP, building a relationship and understanding with your email vendor is one of the most important steps. You can quickly move forward in implementation of the email marketing software and towards email marketing success. Make sure you inform your ESP and tick all the boxes with our list of 10 things [...]
In this Email deliverability checklist we will see that the actual sending of email is one tiny step in a larger process of delivering email. There are a myriad of other requirements that need to be covered by yourself and your ESP to get emails into the inbox and for the emails to then be [...]
An average of 106 billion spam messages go out daily and a further 188 billion email messages are sent. Getting your email into the inbox, when ISPs like Hotmail and Gmail are trying to keep junk out is becoming increasingly difficult. We can no longer just send email, we need to focus on delivering email. And [...]