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How to Test An Email Address Before Sending and Why You Should

Are you tired of sending emails to non-existent addresses? Kickbox, an email verification service, recommends testing email addresses before sending to increase deliverability rates and prevent bouncing. Bounced emails hurt your sender reputation and can lead to email providers blocking your messages from reaching inboxes. Kickbox offers an Email Verification API and Email Verification Batch service for easy email testing. The process involves sending a “ping” to the email server to see if it exists and is active. This simple step can save you time and prevent frustration in the long run. Don’t let your emails go to waste, test before you send!

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Did you know that whenever you send an email, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are keeping tabs on your sending behavior? If you have a history of sending emails to invalid email addresses, racking up email bounces, experiencing low-to-no engagement, and otherwise, your sender reputation likely isn’t in good shape.The best way to keep your reputation positive is to test an email before you send it. Not sure how? Keep reading, and we’ll cover why you should be testing your email address list and how you can every time before you press send.Why should you test email addresses before sending to them?Avoid bounced emailsYou never want to leave email deliverability up to chance.If invalid emails are lurking in your email databases, you can expect that any email you send to them will bounce. An email bounce comes in two forms: a soft bounce and a hard bounce.Defined as a permanent reason

How to Test An Email Address Before Sending and Why You Should was originally published on Kickbox Blog

Richelo Killian
Richelo Killian
Richelo "Rich" Killian has over 30 years of experience in the information technology field, and more than 15 years of experience in email deliverability and marketing.


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