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15 Things You Need to Know About Domains Before Running a Cold Email Campaign

You may already know why you should warm up a domain before hitting the ‘send’ button and how to do it, and what to do when your domain reputation has gone downhill. But to clear any doubts that may still arise in the curious minds of cold email senders, I thought it’d be a good idea to collect the most common domain questions that our users ask us. So, without further ado, here they are – check out the answers to some of the most common domain questions.

Why Emails Bounce Back: 10 Most Common Issues

A lot of factors come into ensuring email deliverability. As salespeople, we’d like to believe that being caught up on email protocols (SMTP, POP3 or IMAP), creating a converting subject line and relevant content is enough to make sure every email finds its reader. Unfortunately, the reality is different — even when it seems like you’ve done everything the right way, bounce rates are still through the roof. In this guest post, Andriy Zapisotskyi, a Growth Manager at Mailtrap.io is going to take a closer look at email bounces — their most common two kinds and the reasons behind them.

DMARC: What Every Email Sender Should Know

Holy smokes, this one’s a tough one to crack. Or at least that’s what I thought when I first dug into DMARC. That’s why I went over to Wojtek, our Head of Deliverability here at Woodpecker, and asked him to explain it to me plain and simple. He helped me to understand what DMARC is exactly and why it matters.

How to Improve Your Cold Email Engagement Rate and Avoid SPAM Filters

We tend to think about email statistics just from a business perspective. Obviously, we want a 100% open rate and no fewer replies. That would be amazing, wouldn't it? And if it turned out that the majority of replies were positive, we would win. However, the business advantage of getting high email stats is nigh on impossible without taking proper care of email deliverability. Keep on reading to learn how the reply rate affects email deliverability.

A Pain of Cold Emailing in Finance and Real Estate: How to Get Through SPAM Filters?

What differentiates cold emailing from other types of 1-to-1 outbound practices is that a huge chunk of a cold emailing process can be automated. You just come up with an email copy, insert a few snippets, add your prospects, and there you have it. A campaign is ready to be sent. You don’t need to send it manually. Still, outreach by email may quickly backfire when you riddle your copy with words that trigger SPAM filters. Words such as ‘insurance’, ‘financial’, ‘medicine’, ‘mortgage’ all alarm SPAM filters. But what if that is the vocabulary you use in your profession on a daily basis? How to avoid going to SPAM then?

Should You Worry About SPAM Trigger Words? (Updated)

I've seen a lot of cases where an email copy has destroyed a cold email campaign's deliverability. The scenario usually goes like this. A cold email sender writes an email copy, unintentionally riddled with SPAM words. They purchase an email list online and using an email address that hadn't been properly warmed up, they click 'Send'. And thus they are in trouble.

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