Spammy Words

It's hard to pick the right words. Finding phrases and terms that will resonate with your subscribers is difficult enough, but there's also the danger that your perfect word could trigger spam filters. Although email content is just one part of the many facets of deliverability, it's one of the easiest to control and thus a great place to avoid mistakes. Return Path's Inbox Preview helps you test... Continue »

[webinar] 12 Ways to Better Christmas Email Deliverability

[webinar] 12 Ways to Better Christmas Email Deliverability Registration: http://landing.returnpath.com/12-days-email-webinar Join me on Wednesday, August 27th, at 11:00AM MDT (1PM EDT) as I walk through the most common points of failure that retail email marketers encounter when it comes to email deliverability and campaign optimization over the holiday season. I’ll take a look at the ghost of... Continue »

The Anatomy of a Successful Email Win-Back Campaign – New Webinar

On Tuesday 19th August, I’ll be presenting a live webinar examining the winning elements of the most successful email win-back campaigns. Among other things I’ll be looking at how and why inactive subscribers impact negatively on deliverability and engagement, result in decreased conversion to sales, and ultimately reduce the ROI delivered. Join me for this live webinar where I will walk you... Continue »

What are the Advantages of a Shared IP Address vs. a Dedicated IP Address?

An important decision that all growing email marketers must address is deciding when emails should be sent from dedicated vs. shared IP addresses.  A dedicated IP address allows the sender full control of emails sent from their IP address. A shared IP address means other senders mailing campaigns utilize the same IP address. This is extremely important because one of the major factors... Continue »

5 Ways to Prevent Blacklistings — the Genius Approach

“Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.” When Albert Einstein relayed this very wise message, he was decades removed from a world of computers and email marketing. However, Return Path email geniuses still follow this simple principle, helping clients prepare for problems before they occur. Blacklisting can be a major roadblock to inbox placement, so Return Path recently published... Continue »