New Australian Report – Inbox Placement Benchmark 2014

I’m pleased to announce the launch of our new 2014 Australia Inbox Placement Benchmark Report. When we released our last report, Australian marketers were struggling to reach the inbox with one in five emails being sent to the spam folder or blocked. Last year saw improvements in marketers’ ability to reach their customers, but as old issues are resolved, new ones take their place. Our... Continue »

One-in-Six Email Messages Sent Worldwide Never Reaches the Inbox, Return Path Study Finds

Despite stalled inbox placement, data reveals higher rates within Gmail Promotions tab New York – September 16, 2014 – Return Path today announced the results of their annual Inbox Placement Benchmark Report which found that one in every six email messages sent worldwide never reaches the subscriber’s inbox. Based on a sample of nearly 500 million messages from permissioned email marketers, the... Continue »

Toward Better Privacy in Email - SMTP over TLS

Electronic surveillance of email and other communications is unfortunately a fact of life these days. It seems that not a week goes by where we don’t hear some new report that “they” are listening to what we once thought to be our private messages and phone calls, and this has folks rightly concerned about just how much “they” might know. While there have been some extreme reactions to these... Continue »

See Competitors’ Campaigns in Super-Sharp Detail with New Inbox Insight Features

Did your closest competitor’s morning campaign just blow yours away? Few question how important it is to understand how your campaigns compare to those of your competition. Most email marketers sign up for their competitors’ emails to keep track of offers or campaigns. But this grants you only a surface-level view - what their campaigns say - it can't show you how they perform. Return Path’s... Continue »