Do your prospects or customers look forward to your emails?
Or do they think of them as an annoyance and even worse… spam?
Check out this post called “Email Spam Turns 35: How To Make Sure You’re Not Getting Marked As Spam! ” by Rebekah Henson and see the 5 reasons people might think your email is spam…
Mmm… spam. Gmail’s got some tasty recipes to make with the email spam you receive.
And it all started 35 years ago today. Today’s the 35th anniversary of the first spam email that ever got sent – to a list of about 300 people.
Spam is still an email plague today. But consumers tend to think of spam a little differently than marketers do. To marketers, spam is simply unsolicited email. If you send a marketing message to someone who didn’t opt into your list, that’s spam.
To consumers, spam is any email they don’t want – whether they opted in or not.
You don’t want to be considered a spammer – especially if you’re not really spamming. So for the 35th anniversary of the spam email, we’ve got a comic illustrating the 5 reasons people might mark your email as spam – and how you can fix it.
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