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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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5 Key Practices to Avoid the Spam Folder

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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Why Are My Transactional Emails Ending Up in the Spam Folder?

  Spam is any email that is not wanted or requested by the recipient. While the majority of spam comes from an unknown sender, oftentimes legitimate email is categorized by spam either by the recipient or by the ISP delivering emails to customer inboxes. So why does this happen? Recipients who label your email as spam do so by clicking the “This is Spam” button in their email client. This notifies the ISP that this is unwanted mail. Each ISP has different thresholds or limits for the amount of acceptable complaints a sender can have for each email deployment. If

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