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Email Deliverability Unfiltered: Email List Management

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This month's topic comes right on time as we enter Q4 and brace for what is bound to be the biggest online shopping season the marketing world has ever experienced. Now is usually the time marketers start adopting less than ideal list management practices. The consensus among all of us deliverability folks is a resounding, "Don't Do It!" But alas, those lofty marketing goals remain,…

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What Is Email Deliverability & Why Is It Important?

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If you’ve been in the email marketing game for any time, you’ve probably heard about the importance of deliverability. But do you know exactly how it applies to your own email program and affects your relationship with inbox providers, your sending platform, and your subscribers? In this first iteration of a new series on deliverability, we’ll break down the basics of this topic to give…

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Email Deliverability Unfiltered: Gmail Tabs

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For this month's post, we thought you might appreciate having 10 bonafide experts of their craft, people who live in the trenches and eat, sleep, and breathe email deliverability discuss the complexities of Gmail tabs. There seems to be a lot of confusion around Gmail tabs, especially the Promotions tab, and considering Q4 is just around the corner, we felt the need to tackle some…

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Email Deliverability Unfiltered: Overrated Metrics

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I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: email deliverability is hard. There are so many factors that ISPs (also known as Mailbox Providers) consider when determining whether an email will even be accepted into their system, as well as if it will be delivered to the inbox of recipients. Before we jump in to a discussion about metrics, it’s important for all email…

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Email Deliverability Unfiltered: Hardest Issues to Solve

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There's no quick trick or simple solution to resolving deliverability issues. The fact that all of our deliverability experts point out a different aspect or issue that is difficult to solve only emphasizes how complex it can be to hit the inbox. From ensuring marketers are adhering to best email practices to trying to navigate email filters and DMARC, one thing is certain: you don't…

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Email Deliverability Unfiltered: Best Practices

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The term "best practice" is somewhat of an overused marketing term. However, when it comes to email deliverability there really are best practices every marketer should follow to increase their chances of reaching the inbox. We gave our deliverability experts a megaphone this month to remind marketers which email best practices they shouldn't be neglecting. We’ve got experts from SocketLabs, dotdigital, Word to the Wise,…

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Email Deliverability Unfiltered: Gaps in MarTech

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There are so many factors to consider when diagnosing issues with deliverability, from data collection, management and authentication to targeting and content. If your company doesn't have a dedicated deliverability team, these tasks often fall on the marketer's plate which is why having the right technology is so important. Unfortunately, getting to the root of your issue can be time consuming and oftentimes deliverability tools…

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Email Deliverability Unfiltered: Hurdles to Avoid

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It's easy to get overwhelmed when it comes to deliverability issues within your email program. But as a marketer, you have more control over these issues than you may think. That's why we asked email deliverability experts Alyssa Dulin from ConvertKit, John Peters from Campaign Monitor, Raja Datta from TrueAccord and our very own VP of Industy Relations & Compliance Lauren Meyer at Kickbox to…

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Email Deliverability Unfiltered: Measuring the Impact of Issues

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It's important to ensure you're tracking the proper deliverability metrics in order to properly identify and mitigate email deliverability issues when they arise. If you're not familiar with how your email program is performing, it will be difficult to understand the impact those issues have on your business and email program. We asked email deliverability experts Alyssa Dulin from ConvertKit, Chaitanya Chinta from Netcore and…

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Email Deliverability Unfiltered: Communicating With Stakeholders

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Email deliverability is often misunderstood. So, it's no suprise that trying to get buy-in from stakeholders when attempting to take proactive measures or when you suspect a deliverability issue isn't always an easy task. We asked email deliverability experts John Peters from Campaign Monitor, Laura Atkins from Word to the Wise and Raja Datta from TrueAccord to offer tips to help you effectively communicate deliveriability…

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Email Deliverability Unfiltered: Blacklists

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Finding your IP or domain on a blacklist is bad news for any email program. So what preventative steps can you take to keep from being blacklisted? We asked email deliverability experts Brad Gurley from Message Gears, John Peters from Campaign Monitor, Laura Atkins from Word to the Wise, Raja Datta from TrueAccord and Chaitanya Chinta from Netcore to help us understand email blacklisting a…

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Email Deliverability Unfiltered: Spamtraps

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There seems to be a lot of confusion when it comes to spamtraps. Like, do spamtraps cause deliverability issues? How can you eliminate spamtraps from your database? Rather than trying to figure it out on your own, we tapped deliverability experts from Campaign Monitor & Word to the Wise to shed some light on the subject. There are different types of spamtraps but they can…

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