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Webinar: Q&A With Elmer and Carly

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Last week, SendGrid’s email experts Elmer Thomas and Carly Brantz broke down some tips and tricks to make sure your emails don’t get banished to the spam folder. There were so many great questions during the webinar that we weren’t able to get to. In an effort to keep the conversation going, Carly and Elmer took some time to respond to these questions here. If you missed the webinar, you can access a recording here. Related PostsWebinar: Q&A with Ken and Carly The Benefits of Sending Email in the Cloud Whitelists: The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good How

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Three Misconceptions About Deliverability That Simply Aren’t True

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There are still a few misconceptions about email deliverability that will effectively hurt your email reputation, rather than get you on the fast track to delivery. Here are three such misconceptions that simply aren’t true. Related PostsLooking Back: The Top Email Posts From June How to Calculate the Cost of Maintaining Your Email Infrastructure Customer Success Story: Free Logo Services’ CEO Selects SendGrid as their Solution of Choice Customer Success Story: Online Business Intelligence Platform, Cyfe Saves Money by Choosing SendGrid Instead of Building Their Own Solution 4 Ways Relevant Email Can Increase Site Traffic and Drive Engagement

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Why Legitimate App Email is Mistaken For Spam

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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 PostsWebinar: Q&A With Carly and Paul Webinar: Tips and Tricks to Stay Out of the Spam Folder Customer

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5 Key Practices to Avoid the Spam Folder

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According to MAAWG’s Email Metrics Report released in November 11, almost 90% of the emails included in their study were considered to be abusive. Spam and other malicious emails continue to plague customers, ISPs and legitimate senders so to ensure your emails get delivered to the inbox, you have to follow a few key email best practices. Focus on your sending reputation. ISPs look at your sending behavior to make filtering decisions. If you have a good sending reputation, your emails will get delivered, but if not, your emails may end up being blocked at the gateway or labeled as

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