The email inbox is shared space. And while the format of an email address—Subscriber@InboxProvider.com—tells you who’s in charge, it’s undeniable that all three parties—subscribers, inbox providers, and senders—have an important role to play in the inbox and that each have their own kind of control.
Inbox providers have created filters, algorithms, spam traps, and user tools that attack spam on three fronts: (1) bad recipients, (2) bad content, and (3) bad infrastructure. Now inbox providers have opened a new front in the battle against spam…Bad Design.
Many factors affect email deliverability, but spam traps are one of the biggest and most misunderstood of them all. We take a look at what spam traps are and give advice for how to keep them off your mailing list.