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Learn How To Stay Out of the Spam Folder in 90 Seconds!

As SendGrid Developer Evangelist, Elmer Thomas says “If your email doesn’t make it to the inbox, you are talking to yourself. Not cool.” Every email you send has to contend with the dreaded spam folder and sadly, 1/5 of them lose the battle. What kind of email are we talking about? Confirmations, reminders, shipping notifications, receipts, password resets, and more. So how can you help your email win this fight? We know that sometimes trying to ensure that your email stays out of the spam folder can seem like a big task. So to help you remember the best practices

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10 Tips to Keep Email Out of the Spam Folder

At SendGrid we are very serious about email deliverability. We live and breathe it each day. Similar to how Google keeps adjusting its search algorithm to provide the best results, we must also regularly adjust to ensure your non-spam email gets delivered. In this post we offer advice to help you make sure that your emails get delivered. Of course, the very best advice we can offer is to use SendGrid.  For additional information, check out our Tips & Tricks to Stay Out of the Spam Folder Guide. 1. Be Compliant with the CAN-SPAM Act If you are sending “any

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Why Do Notification Emails Get Treated as Spam? [Infographic]

Why do bad things happen to good email? Users miss notification emails like friend requests and password resets because they get filtered as spam. Why does this happen and what can you do about it? Transcript of Infographic Via SendGrid: Making transactional email easy for developers everywhere. Why Do Notification Emails Get Treated as Spam? You’ve built an awesome app. People sign up and wait for the confirmation letter. But nothing arrives, so they go find the next big app. What happened? The emails went straight to the spam folder. Many important transactional emails are stopped by the spam filter.

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A Honeypot is Just a Sweet Word for Spam

In the IT world, honeypots have a number of definitions depending on its usage, but with email, a honeypot means one thing – a trap. Honeypots are inactive email addresses set up specifically as a tool to catch spammers red-handed as these emails are not used by real people and therefore never opted-in to any email campaigns. As a result, any mailer that sends to these addresses can be dubbed a spammer.

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How to Keep Your Password Reset Emails Out of the Spam Folder

Transactional emails are arguably the most important and impactful messages being sent to your customers because they are an expected and desired communication. Oftentimes, customers are actually waiting to receive email from you. Such is the case when it comes to password reset or recovery messages. Related PostsSendGrid Delivered hits NYC September 12 Customer Success Story: Award Winning Digital Agency, Cyber-Duck Benefits from Cloud Email Capabilities Become an Inbox Insider with SendGrid Delivered Customer Success Story: Extole “Likes” SendGrid’s Deliverablity Expertise and ISP Mediation Solutions Using SendGrid API in Tiggzi Mobile App Platform

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Webinar: Tips and Tricks to Stay Out of the Spam Folder

Staying out of the spam folder is tougher than you might think. Over 20% of legitimate email never makes it to the inbox. Customers quickly become frustrated when they don’t receive important messages like password resets, purchase confirmations and shipping notifications. Join email experts Carly Brantz and Elmer Thomas on May 29th at 1:00 PM EDT as they break down ways to make sure your email stays out of the spam folder. This webinar will cover: Related PostsWebinar: Q&A with Ken and Carly The Benefits of Sending Email in the Cloud Webinar: Q&A With Elmer and Carly Whitelists: The Perfect is the

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Why Legitimate App Email is Mistaken For Spam

Do you ever get reports from your customers that “this email” or “that email” was never received? Chances are, your answer is an emphatic “Yes”, but rest assured – you’re not alone. In fact, the open “secret” of email communications is that nearly 20% of legitimate email is never delivered to the intended inbox. Overall, more than half of all email sent is considered to be abusive or illegitimate. So, what do these unfortunate statistics have to do with your business? Related PostsCustomer Success Story: Online Music Promotion Software, Haulix Achieves a 95% Delivery Rate With SendGrid Three Misconceptions About

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