Subscriber Engagement and Your Inbox Placement Rates

Have an email database filled with subscribers that aren't opening or clicking? Or a database full of email addresses that aren't active with their inbox? You're likely suffering from Inbox Placement issues.   For some time now, we've known that Mailbox Providers are looking at subscriber engagement to help determine where to filter a brand's email. Not surprisingly, we work with a lot of clients... Continue »

Summertime and the Blacklisting Is Easy: Tips to Steer Clear in the High Season

Summer is high season for email blacklisting. What can marketers do to avoid being put on the dreaded blacklist, which could effectively ruin their email ROI? Like most people, when I think about summertime I have images of long days, abundant sunshine, outdoor activities, weekends spent on the beach, barbecues, and ice cream running through my head. However, if you're an email marketer, you might... 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 »

A Marketer's Field Guide to Mail.ru

The Russian web-mail service, Mail.ru was launched in 1998. With more than 100 million active email accounts and 400 million total mailboxes, Mail.ru is the largest web-mail provider in Russia and on the European continent. The Postmaster and Anti-Abuse Team at Mail.ru are highly engaged with the public and have created an informative Postmaster page to help Senders understand what it takes to get... Continue »