Let’s face it, spam is the worst. Nobody likes it, except for maybe the people who send it. But fear not! The good folks over at Kickbox have written a blog post all about how to get rid of those pesky spam traps. A spam trap is an email address that is set up to catch spammers in the act. If you send to one of these traps, you can potentially harm your sender reputation and ultimately land yourself on a blacklist. The post covers different strategies and tools you can use to clean your email list and ensure that you’re only sending to engaged subscribers. Some of these methods include removing inactive subscribers, using an email verification service, and segmenting your list. So, go forth and conquer those spam traps!
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Email marketing is one of the most effective ways to reach out to your audience and promote your business. However, sending emails to spam traps can harm your email reputation and deliverability. In this article, we will provide a comprehensive guide on spam trap removal, including what spam traps are, how they impact email deliverability, and the best practices and tools to remove them from the email list.What are Spam Traps?Spam traps are email addresses created with the sole purpose of identifying senders who send unsolicited emails or do not maintain a clean email list. They can be classified into two main categories:Pristine Spam Traps: These are email addresses that have never been used by any person, yet they exist on the internet. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and anti-spam organizations use them to identify spammers who scrape emails or use other illegal methods to gather email addresses.Recycled Spam Traps: These
Spam Trap Removal: Strategies, Tools & Best Practices was originally published on Kickbox Blog