Have you ever read an email subject line and thought, “What was the author thinking?” Sadly, it happens a lot. In a recent post, we covered the top 10 best performing subject lines and since a top 10 'best' list would be complete without its corresponding '10 worst' list, we've compiled a list of subject lines associated […]
It’s the four-letter word of email marketing. Some marketers won’t even say it or write it. The closest they can come is to call it graymail. But spam exists, and there’s actually far more of it than legitimate emails. Before we get too far into all the gooey details of spam, let’s define it. The […]
SPAM Impacts Your Brand. So Get Permission & Stay Relevant. SPAM has been an annoying email phenomenon since the first spam message was sent by DEC in 1978. People don't like getting emails in their inbox that isn't of interest or relevance to them. But how do individuals define SPAM and what actions do they take when […]
We often get the question: "How do I know if my company is on a SPAM Blacklist?" Followed by "If my company is on a SPAM blacklist, how the heck do we get unlisted?
There are over a hundred SPAM blacklists – private corporate spam firewall and private blacklists, but luckily there are a few tools that can help you check most of them quickly. We've included here a handy reference with the sites that you can use to check your blacklist status. We've also highlighted several of the more prominent SPAM blacklists.
First and foremost – we'll stress that our series on checking and removing your email servers from a blacklist assumes that you're not spamming or at a minimum – you've first taken appropriate corrective steps to clean up your email list and sending practices.