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Best Practices For Point of Sale Email Collection

Posted on Mar 26 2012 by

As clients, mainly retail, try to grow and expand their email lists, many have turned to Point of Sale (a.k.a. POS) email collection. POS collection has become an industry norm with the ability to bring tremendous growth. One Experian CheetahMail client, for instance, gained 220,990 customers from POS in 2011, 35% of which are active within the email program (open, click, and/or transact).

Hotmail gets tough on Graymail

Posted on Dec 22 2011 by

Hotmail has recently been in the news for improving their users’ Inbox experience, enhancing tools and improving their filters. More specifically, Hotmail is trying to combat “Graymail”  or all of the newsletters, offers, social network website emails, and other email communications many sign up for and are no longer relevant to you but keep getting [...]

Managing deliverability risks with refer-a-friend programs

Posted on Aug 17 2011 by

Refer-a–Friend programs can be incredibly beneficial, but it is important to do it correctly or run the risk of causing deliverability issues (and possible legal compliance issues as well). The key issues to manage are user and recipient consent, content transparency, and with referral incentives. Following best practices will can lead to strong organic list growth and increased revenue.

How Subject Lines Affect Deliverability

Posted on Feb 25 2011 by

One of the most important issues for email marketers is making sure the message makes it to the “inbox” of the intended recipient. An often overlooked key aspect of mailing delivery — in addition to IP reputation — is the actual subject line of the email. Not only does the subject line play an important role […]

Everything Email Marketers Need to Know About Gmail’s Priority Inbox

Posted on Sep 09 2010 by

Google recently announced plans to enhance Gmail by introducing a ‘Priority Inbox’ which will soon be rolling out to its estimated 200mm global users. Experian CheetahMail’s deliverability team has received many inquiries about the new interface, what it may mean for our clients, and how it could affect deliverability. From a deliverability perspective, this feature […]

How The Latest Hotmail Features Will Impact Deliverability

Posted on Aug 05 2010 by

Microsoft has recently announced enhancements to its Windows Live Hotmail, including features that “help busy people with full lives.” The CheetahMail deliverability team has reviewed these new features and offers these thoughts on their potential impact on senders. Some of the new features that should have a positive impact on email deliverability include: Trusted Senders […]