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Quick Reminder on Privacy Guard!

Quick Reminder on Privacy Guard!

Just a quick reminder about privacy guard on your email domains...

Just recently, we worked on an issue with Spamhaus for a client, we got a reply with this (as part of their response)... (more…)

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What's the Deal with Gmail?

What’s the Deal with Gmail?

We get a lot of questions on Gmail and how someone can have an excellent "reputation" or a high "Sender Score" and still have issues with Gmail. (more…)

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Test, Test, Test! Your Opt-in

Test, Test, Test!

I was sitting in line the other day and scrolling through Facebook and came across an ad that was interesting to me. So I clicked the button to get more information.

It made me sign up with a bunch of info (not a fan of this as a first step... Read more...

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Tips for Beating the Summer Slump

Email Marketing Tips for Beating the Summer Slump!

Over the last 10 years, we've consistently seen a "dip" in open rates, in particular, over the summer. As people pack their bags for vacations, they leave their inboxes behind or check them less frequently, searching for only the important personal emails through the clutter on their iPhones.

So what Read more...

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Crafting a useful thank you page

Crafting a Useful Thank You Page

Recently, I was reading an article on bizjournals.com about Chris Brogan, a NYT best selling author and consultant to companies like Disney and IBM. I enjoyed what I'd read in the article so I decided to sign up and check out his email marketing...

He talks about being personally present Read more...

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Staying (and Getting) Out of the Spam Folder (Part 3 of 3)

Staying (and Getting) Out of the Spam Folder (Part 3 of 3)

We've been discussing staying out of the spam folder (and getting out if you've found your way there).

So far we've discussed list building and optins, handling unsubscribe requests, authentication, and general reputation. (more…)

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Staying (and Getting) Out of the Spam Folder (Part 2 of 3)

Staying (and Getting) Out of the Spam Folder (Part 2 of 3)

Last week, we discussed list building, opt-ins and unsubscribes

This week, we're going to go over authentication and reputation.

1. Reputation

First and foremost, it's important to keep an eye on your reputation across the board. We monitor your IP and sending domain. However, any domains that you use in your messages Read more...

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Staying (and Getting) Out of the Spam Folder (Part 1 of 3)

Staying (and Getting) Out of the Spam Folder (Part 1 of 3)

Over the next 3 weeks, we're going to be discussing how to stay out of the spam folder (and get out if you've found your way there)

1. List Building 101

This should go without saying, but DO NOT use co-reg strategies... Do NOT scrape the Internet for email addresses... And Read more...

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Gmail Promotions Tab Revisited

Gmail Promotions Tab Revisited

We get questions about the "secret" for getting out of the Gmail Promotions tab and INTO the Primary tab regularly. Let's revisit briefly.

First off, Gmail is constantly changing their algorithms and watching user behavior, globally and individually to see how subscribers are interacting with different types of messages as Read more...

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