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Email Definitions: Feedback Loops

What goes around… Comes around! Does this proverb apply to your email-sending program? Probably not as much as you’d like. Ideally, you’d have a direct window into each interaction a recipient has with your message:  Did they actually open it? If so, did they scroll through it? Did they forward, delete, print, or file it? […]

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Email Definitions: Complaints

TiNS [tɪnz] Noun An acronym representing the phrase “This is Not Spam” Often used as slang to represent a non-complaint An email industry colloquialism. Synonyms:  “This is Not Junk” Antonyms: TiS, spam complaint TiS [tɪz] Noun If spelled with ‘(apostrophe), a contraction of it is An acronym representing the phrase “This is Spam” Often used […]

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New Whitepaper on Email Best Practices!

To run a successful email program, you must be aware of a few topics that can affect your delivery and ultimately your impact on email recipients. You might send email for a variety of reasons, including enhancing an existing relationship with a customer, marketing new products and offers, educating a group of people sharing a […]

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Email Best Practices from AOL (Guest Post)

Today, we are thrilled to present a guest post from one of our friends at AOL. James LaPlaine is the Vice President of Technology Operations at AOL, overseeing AOL’s global data centers, networks, systems, and consumer facing applications. You can read more about James’ thoughts on topics in Technology &  Leadership on his blog: http://mentaleffort.wordpress.com […]

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4 Tips to Help You Send Higher Quality Email

Navigating the minefield of spam filters and deliverability concerns can seem pretty difficult when you’re just trying to put together an email to send out to your list.  To try to make it easier, we’ve put together a few tips that we hope will help you elevate your email quality. When you’re composing email to […]

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4 Ways to Improve Email Quality from Social Sharing Sites

If you run a social sharing site (or any site that allows your users to share their content or invite friends), you know that you might run into all sorts of email quality problems. Users put in old or fake email addresses causing your bounce rate to spike, or the friends that your users are […]

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So You’ve Hit a Spamtrap?

Have you been told you’re sending to spamtraps? Or do you just want to cover your bases after hearing about them? Either way, please read on! A bit of history Spamtraps were designed by ISPs and email watchdogs as a way to determine when someone is sending to email addresses that have not opted into […]

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