We all know email has a hundred ways to fail, whether by faulty coding, a glaring typo in a subject line, sending to the wrong list, or design gone awry. Just thinking about all the ways email can breakdown gives us the shivers. But why do we care so much about making emails error-free? Here’s why you’ll want your email program to reach #NoFailMail status.
Ever since Gmail launched its tabbed inbox in 2013, there’s been a lingering perception that the Gmail Promotions tab equals the spam folder, but that’s far from the truth. Learn why having your emails sent to Gmail’s Promotions tab is actually a good thing.
In this webinar, Research Director Chad White and deliverability expert and Litmus Product Manager Jay Brangiforte discuss the various ways that marketers try to improve their poor email deliverability and which ones work best, sharing findings from Litmus’ 2017 State of Email Deliverability report.
In the 78th episode of The Email Design Podcast, Kevin Mandeville interviews Chad White on his 2017 State of Email Deliverability report and reports on the key findings. Be sure to follow along and join in the discussion on Twitter using #EmailDesignPodcast.
Learn from your peers who watched their neglected email lists and infrastructure go up in flames. Reform your deliverability practices before they catch fire and you end up blacklisted.
2017 State of Email Deliverability: The Behaviors that Help and Hurt Marketers’ Inbox Placement [eBook]
Marketers can be successful in spite of email deliverability problems, but why take the hard path? After surveying more than 3,500 marketers, we’ve identified the practices that clearly lower email marketers’ risks of being blocked or blacklisted, as well as those that absolutely raise those risks—sometimes dramatically.
We identified the subscriber acquisition sources that are mostly likely to cause deliverability problems. However, some of these list-building tactics are still definitely worth using, if used properly. We tell you how.
When it comes to deliverability, many marketers take a reactive approach. Too often, deliverability only becomes subject of attention when things go wrong, like a drop in deliverability rates or decreased open rates. Rather than troubleshooting causes for deliverability issues when it’s already too late, taking a proactive approach and following deliverability best practices can help you avoid many common issues in the first place. Here are three things you should check before you send your next campaign.
Understanding the nitty-gritty details that might cause your email to be sent to the spam folder is hard. Algorithms can change every day and keeping up with deliverability best practices can feel impossible.
That’s why we’ve built Litmus Spam Testing: to provide you with the insight and resources you need to identify and fix issues before you hit send—even if you aren’t a deliverability expert (yet).
Doing email marketing right is challenging in the best of circumstances. But it’s made more difficult by all of the outdated and just plain wrong advice out there that leads marketers astray. To put you on the right course, we’re busting 25 email marketing myths and providing you with the resources to get to the truth.