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Questions tagged [bulk-email]

The sending of large amounts of email.

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Setting up an email box for newsletter to notify Amazon SES of delivery notification failures

I'm using two providers: regular hosting provider for my emails amazon SES for sending emails in bulk, like a newsletter What bothers me is that if I send a newsletter, the Delivery Status ...
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GMail incorrecly marks solicited emails as spam when sending with Amazon SES and PHP List

Recently we started to have issues with GMail deliverability. They go straight to spam folder ("Why is this message in spam? It is similar to messages that were identified as spam in the past" or "Why ...
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Email Private Server IP Address Characteristics - How does an email inbox from a “warmed” ip verses a “cold” ip

We send email blasts to aged lead lists so we need to use private email servers. We recently acquired a new IP address, so we need to warm it up to ISPs so that it inboxes better. That being said, ...
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Effect of email address on spam filters

I am setting up a newsletter mailing list for a company and an interesting question came up, Does the email address that we send our newsletter from have an effect on whether we get filtered out ...
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Any problems with including a unique identifier in bulk email from address?

I understand that VERP allows you to encode the recipient's email address into the sending email address and we can use this to identify the recipient in bounce management system. But if I instead ...
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sending bulk email with different names in reply address and spam filtering [duplicate]

I have a web service where I send out bulk email on behalf of customers. The sending email address is the same for all customers, something like noreply@mycompany.com. When sending out the email on ...
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How can we use same domain for employee email and system emails?

Suppose we have a website www.abc.com. We want to send (one way) system emails to users (for email verification, password reset etc) which may be sent from email-verification@abc.com and password-...
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Where do various RBLs like Spamhaus or SORBS collect data from?

We send legitimate e-mails to our opted-in customers in bulk. Recently we started having issues with our IP reputation, which we are working on to improve. We are digging into the issue to find the ...
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As a bulk sender, is there a way to make Gmail show my avatar?

As a bulk sender, is there a way to make Gmail show my avatar? I would like to obtain this without creating a Google Account. Maybe embedding my vCard? Or maybe embedding some json-ld markup?
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Send bulk email dynamically

We have a job search engine which indexes around 500 jobs each day. We want to send emails to our registered users daily. The email is a newsletter composed with selected job postings from the current ...
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Running bulk mail through our own SMTP server or using a service like Sendgrid or MailChimp

We are a small company that typically sends out < 10,000 emails each month. We have a new client (an extremely large multinational corporation) that wants us to email a portion of their customer ...
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How can I send emails so that replies don't get threaded as a single conversation?

I have a service sending out automated emails via Amazon SES with some questions to answer when people sign up, and currently all replies are being grouped into a single conversation in Google Inbox. ...
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Mailchimp emails are not delivered to gmail or google app based email addresses

Not sure if anyone has encountered this, but thought I'd post a question to see if anyone has any bright ideas. TL;DR Cannot get mailchimp to send to gmail-based emails or google app managed domain ...
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Sending a corporate spammer email to other email spammers, spam lead lists, and spam portals?

Pardon this edgy question, but I'm sick of getting constant emails from these seo startups, marketing companies, and leads generation services. They literally never leave me alone. I would like to ...
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Bulk Marketing Email With multiple Sender ( Bulk Email Software vs Own SMTP )

We are planning for an OTA (Online Travel Agency) comprising of Hotel bookings. We would like to provide each Hotel Registered with us with 'Bulk Marketing Email' sending feature, for example if xyz ...
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Will changing my newsletter's from email address to another on the same domain affect deliverability?

I have a fairly large newsletter that goes out daily. I setup the newsletter originally to send from xxx@example.com (an inbox I actively use); it has been sending from that email for almost two years ...
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Fake Bounce Spam Emails in Gmail - Are These Really That Fake?

Are spam messages labeled by Gmail as "Fake Bounce Emails" really that fake in all cases? Is there a way they could actually be legit? We run a server with multiple domains which have all the classic ...
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Is there a way to get legitimate but spammy words past filters?

I have a client who needs to send out email to large lists of opted-in subscribers. Some of the email content contains words that would ordinarily trigger content-blocking filters and firewalls. ...
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Send bulk mail to around 14,000 users with Godaddy web hosting

I have a Linux starter web hosting plan with Godaddy. I need to send email to around 14000 users from the MySql database only once to inform them about the site's new functionality. Can I do this ...
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Issues sending emails via Mandrill service. Sometimes messages disappear

I've been using the Mandrill service to deliver automated emails from my web site (using their php APIs.) The service seems to work, except sometimes I get questions from my customers that claim that ...
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Contacting large list of unverified user emails

I currently have a very large list of user emails (around 100K), but with unverified emails addresses. In order to make signing up and using the site as convenient as possible (especially for the ...
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Mass email service without “watermark” [closed]

I have to send large number of emails every month. Is there a service I can use to help me do that? I am not concerned about the cost. The only thing I am concerned about is that the emails should ...
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So I just got a Pottery Barn email that required I call the store to be removed [closed]

About a year ago, I bought a Pottery Barn Kids gift for my nephew's baby shower and last night, I got a marketing email in my box. I hadn't seen this technique before. As far as I know, it doesn't ...
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phpbb3 email settings for Zoho SMTP server

I've spent a while guessing and googling, and haven't found an answer. In the past I setup my forums to send via my Gmail account, but spambots with fake emails have flooded my inbox, so I setup ...
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Mandrill for bulk messaging

I'm about to start sending a newsletter to quite a big amount of users (around 60k emails). They are all customised emails, in around 30 different languages, so almost every email will be different (...
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Good practice for sending out test emails without being classified as a spammer

I am trying out some new ideas involving HTML emails that will be sent from my site. I am sending lots of test emails to my Gmail and Yahoo accounts, all of which go straight to the spam folder. ...
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Is info@mydomain a bad choice for the sender and reciever of bulk email newsletters

Is it bad to use info@mydomain.com as the sender and receiver for bulk email newsletters? Would it be better to use, for example newsletter@mydomain.com. I realise there are many factors that effect ...
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How to easily delete all email forwarders in cPanel?

I know that I can import a list of email forwarders using CPanel, but how can I delete a list? I want to manage 300+ addresses - as a membership list for my organization. I want to be able to delete ...
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Email Subscription, email or name and email?

I'm making a email subscription form. Ideally I like when a website only asks for your email. It's both minimalistic from a design perspective and easy for the user. However I'm wondering if sending ...
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Mailing list and privacy

I'm going to start a mailing list for my website and I'm concerned about my users' privacy (regarding their addresses, contents not allowed, etc.. I'm kind of new to these things). Is there any ...
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What VPS spec would I require to run WordPress [closed]

I am looking to move an existing WordPress website to a virtual private server (VPS). It will be a Debian (minimal install) running ISPConfig3, Squirrel Mail, and Apache2. The WordPress site ...
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Are there other mailloop like software? [closed]

I used to use mailloop to do mass mailing and I am happy. Now it's no longer supported. What other program we can use to send mass mail? I also need autoresponder, series autoresponder (people sign ...
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Sending a small number of targeted emails, is it spamming?

I have a directory website and I want to send focused emails, a small amount, less than 50 a month, to some of the businesses on my directory that get many visitors. The intention is to let them know ...
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Mail Hosting That Will Allow Outbound Bulk Mail? [closed]

No, I'm not a spammer! I do volunteer work for a non-profit social services agency. They send out daily email with several hundred recipients on each message. Their web hosting company has been ...
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Put up an email signup on a website [closed]

I want to set up an email newsletter for my site and want to have a subscribe box on the website. What is the best free listserver host for someone sending weekly newsletter to a few hundred people?
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Refer a friend - Emailing - legal problems

My website has a referral program.. I have a page called "refer a friend". Logged in users can enter their friend's email addresses. As of now my site doesn't have any email limit. Now my question ...
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Sending Emails via Google SMTP - after some time quit working

on a website I use PHPMailer to send automated registration emails, etc and also a newsletter-tool (which loops through the emails and sends them one by one). Also, I configured in Gmail under ...
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Using a SMTP Service for email

This may be a horribly obvious question, but I'm learning and just need someone to confirm it for me. I putting together a private social network that needs to email their members (through the social ...
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How to throttle email server wide on a shared server?

I have multiple programs that send email on a shared server with a relatively low email limit. These programs are completely separate and can each individually throttle mail but cannot do so in ...
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Spamcop message received, what now?

I've received a message from SpamCop.net that email from 1 of my websites has been marked as spam. The report was sent to my hosting provider who then forwarded it to me. I'n now investigating what ...
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Interspire Email Marketer Configuration [closed]

I'm trying to set up Interspire's Email Marketer for a client. I have a working configuration of it on the VPS but this one is having issues! I have transferred it from their old server and setup the ...
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Is this SPF record correct?

I need to set up a SPF record to allow an alternative IP address to send our newsletter emails. The main IP hosting the site still needs to be allowed to send email also. Would the following work? v=...
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Hotmail — avoid sign up confirmation / lost password being marked as spam [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How could I prevent my mail from being recognized as spam? When sending legit large volume Emails from our IP (e.g. for sign up confirmation or Lost password) it gets marked ...
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Strategy to prevent spammers from taking advantage of “Invite by email” feature?

We are developing a web application, and we would like to make it very easy and effective for our users to invite their friends, family and colleagues to view and interact with their content on the ...
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Do different TLDs affect your search engine ranking? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Google penalize .me or .tv sites? I have two identical domain names with different suffixes org and com. I just installed POSTFIX which has auto configured itself to the ...
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Why do some large companies use a different domain for sending emails?

I've received notifications and newsletters from Microsoft and Facebook in the past and noticed that both emails came not from an address such as something@facebook.com or something@microsoft.com. ...
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Newsletter Signup and VCF Files

Recently I signed up for a newsletter and when the confirmation came in my e-mail I noticed it had this in the bottom corner: (I have wiped out the website name.) After looking into it I realized ...
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Why is Gmail showing the word 'Unsubscribe' in email subject lines?

I have recently noticed that when I send out e-mail campaigns that Gmail is now including 'Unsubscribe' in the subject along with my actual subject. Is this now a common practice among e-mail ...
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AOL and E-Mail Marketing

I offer a paid subscription newsletter service that sends e-mails daily. I have had trouble in the past and currently with AOL E-Mail Address users and did not know if there is anything specific that ...
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How to send mass email and not get treated as spam

I have a very important announcement to send the more than 300k members of my website. I already have email sending software but they result in spam. So I want to improve my chances of reaching my ...