ExactTarget – ‘Tis The Season for Sending Emails, Part 1
Florists approaching Valentine’s Day… hotels and airlines as summer vacation nears… and perhaps most notably, retailers between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There are parts of every year where email sends spike for certain businesses. This is even more pronounced for niche companies who only send during one particular time of the year.
There’s no denying it: seasonal senders face unique deliverability challenges. If you’re one of them, understanding these challenges is the first step to making the most out of your busy season.
In Part 1 of this three-part series, we’ll explore these unique challenges. Then in Part 2 and Part 3, we’ll offer some tips and guidelines to help seasonal senders hit the inbox!
- Lack of recent sending history from a particular IP address often results in severe rate limits at ISPs the moment heavy email traffic starts coming from it. For companies blasting to their subscribers out of the blue, this almost always raises red flags at the other end of the email pipe.
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