A recent blog post by InboxMonster provides a comprehensive guide to spam traps, a common issue faced by email marketers. Spam traps are email addresses used by ISPs and spam filters to identify and block unwanted emails. The post explains how these traps work and provides tips on how to avoid them, including regularly cleaning up email lists, avoiding purchased lists, and verifying email addresses before sending emails. The post also provides ways to recover from a spam trap incident, such as identifying and removing the trap addresses from the mailing list, improving email content and sending practices, and monitoring the sender reputation. In conclusion, the blog post emphasizes the importance of avoiding spam traps to maintain a good sender reputation and ensure that emails are delivered to the intended recipients.
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One of the most common and enduring questions we get asked from our customers: What do all these different spam traps mean? As we increase the amount of signals in our platform, we thought it might be good to come up with a way for all of us to keep tabs. So here are the most common spam trap types… if they were your college roommates. You know, one you didn’t quite choose but you really got to know over the years? We hope they provide a definitive guide and also give you a good laugh. Pristine Spam Traps Also