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Posted by The Spamhaus Team on 15 Feb 2022
There is no shortcut to successful email deliverability. No matter what services you see advertised in the marketplace, offering that “special deliverability elixir’… don’t be scammed. In a nutshell, you need to consistently send correctly authenticated, carefully targeted emails to an engaged audience.
Meticulously adhering to email best practices will lead to excellent IP address and domain reputation, and consequently, excellent email reputation. Consider this to be your ultimate goal. Marketers should repeat this as a mantra:
The definition of reputation is “The general opinion or judgment of the public about a person or thing.” In email, reputation is a shorthand way of saying, “how recipients reacted to mail you’ve sent in the past predicts how they will react to mail you send in the future.” Good reputation means that recipients like your mail. Many email filters use “reputation” as one piece of their decision-making process.
We’ll be taking a deep dive into each of these areas through this guide, arming you with the knowledge to pave your way to successful email delivery, starting off with a look at how email reputation works.
13 May 2022
Change.org's, Alice Cornell, Director of Email Deliverability, shares some true gems of real-world experience in email deliverability and explains how change.org achieved consistent inbox placement once they got the basics nailed down.
15 February 2022
Whether it’s personal, business, or email, reputation must be earned. Here's a look at why reputation matters when it comes to email and what you need to be doing to improve it.
One of the first steps to ensuring good domain/IP reputation and consequently successful email deliverability is authentication and encryption - it helps receivers "trust" your email. This article provides a clear overview of what's required including SPF, DKIM and DMARC.