The undead that roam the earth at Halloween are nothing compared with the terrors in your email address database. These frightful traps can kill your email marketing program faster than you can say “Trick or Treat!” Why? Because they cost money to find and fix them. They can get you blocklisted, kicked off your email […]

Managing ISP inbox filters continues to be a leading issue for marketers, and it seems to get tougher everyday as ISPs add more and more factors to their screening algorithms.  Whether it’s your content, sending practices, user engagement factors, or improper data hygiene, sometimes it can seem almost impossible to navigate the deliverability waters.  And […]

The US pandemic has more Americans online than ever before. No wonder email marketers are so laser-focused on email campaign performance. At the same time, ISPs continue to analyze and filter every campaign sent and watch closely for changes to sending behavior. How can smart email marketers manage their inbox delivery before problems crop up? […]

Email widened its lead as the most effective digital channel this year when shoppers switched from in-store shopping to ecommerce and open and click rates ticked up. But higher list attrition rates and more inbox filtering are keeping many messages out of the inbox where they work their ROI magic. Why Email Matters More Now […]

Are you looking for a free email checker? If so, you’re not alone. According to Google’s Keyword Planner, the phrase “email checker” generates over 27,000 monthly searches. By comparison, there are only 18,100 monthly searches for the search term “email marketing”. That’s great, right? On the bright side, marketer’s hearts are in the right place. […]

What Is A Spamtrap? Spamtrap email addresses are “dummy” (but fully functional and deliverable) email addresses used for the express purpose of attracting spam. Any messages hitting these addresses are considered unsolicited bulk email. To summarize: A spamtrap is a valid, deliverable email address that is exclusively used to receive unsolicited email Incoming messages are […]

Choosing an email verification service is an important decision. No matter how diligent you are about scrubbing bad addresses from your email lists, they can still accumulate a big chunk of invalid, out-of-date or deliverable-but-risky addresses that bring no value to your email program. You need to identify these addresses and decide what to do with […]