Return Path Launches New Website and Whitepaper to Combat Email Fraud

For over 15 years, Return Path has been an integral part of the email ecosystem, helping ISPs keep bad senders out and letting the good guys in.  On top of our core product set of Email Optimization, there has always been an underlying theme of security and protection.  We were key players in helping drive SPF and DKIM adoption, and more recently were founding partners in developing DMARC, the... Continue »

Happy 15th, Return Path!

Today, Return Path is turning 15. Remember what email was like 15 years ago? Hotmail, the world’s first webmail service, was only three years old and had been acquired by Microsoft two years earlier and boasted a userbase of 30 million. The internet, and specifically email, was becoming an important part of lives allowing people to easily stay in touch with friends and family. In fact, there were... Continue »

Vista Equity Partners Leads $35 Million Investment in Return Path to Accelerate Growth in Email Optimization, Security and Data Businesses

NEW YORK, NY – December 2, 2014 – Email data analytics company Return Path announced today that it has secured a $35 million investment led by leading private equity firm Vista Equity Partners. The funding will support a significant expansion of Return Path’s sales and marketing capabilities as well as an acceleration of its product roadmap.  Return Path’s analytical insight enables more than... Continue »

Time to Optimize Your Opt-in Form

With the holidays right around the corner, you (hopefully) will have tons of new website visitors looking to fill the holidays with cheer. Many of these website visitors are not only potentially new customers, they are also potentially new email subscribers. Here are some tips to optimize your website opt-in forms so you can make your email holidays merry. 1. Include an email capture form on... Continue »

Moan, Moan, Moan – All You Ever Do Is Complain! Part 3

Last time out, we looked at why new subscribers might complain when they start to receive emails from your program – even though they had provided consent at the time. This was largely to do with failure to recognize the sender, and the reduction in trust as a result. In this installment we are going to consider why more mature subscribers complain – people who have been part of your email program... Continue »