Automation is something that MailChimp does really well – offering a wide array of powerful marketing automation features. Features that were previously only accessible for paying members. However, as of this month, that’s all changed. MailChimp has made automation free for all! Users on the Forever Free, Monthly, Pro, and Pay As You Go plans can all setup automation campaigns ...
Email marketing is a huge part of most marketing campaigns that I overlook – and as such I tend to find myself working in MailChimp every single day. In-fact it’s safe to say that I have logged into a MailChimp account 5 days a week – for the last 36 months. During this time MailChimp has become my favorite newsletter ...
SpamAssasin by Apache has long been the standard in linux-based anti-spam filtering technology and comes as standard across most shared hosting platforms you may encounter. In-fact if you are using Apache with cPanel/WHM on your host right now – there’s a good chance that you have Apache SpamAssassin enabled and running. However the recent introduction of OrangeAssassin, an open-source replacement ...
Back in 2007 Greg Burghardt published an article on the now-defunct Geocities featuring an extremely creative way to automatically generate email links while keeping your actual email address hidden from spam bots/crawlers. In fear that this function would get lost I have decided to republish it here on the Rapid Purple blog. First off – some understanding on how this works. ...
Unfortunately – spam is part of most of our daily lives, so much so that we have laws and regulations surrounding how spam can actually be used. A new study from Comodo Threat Research Labs took a look at all of the email that Comodo has filtered throughout the second half of 2015, and put together the following map showcasing ...
Some rather unfortunate news broke out this week. Mozilla is looking to dump Thunderbird. See Thunderbird is, in my eyes, a perfect alternative to Microsoft Outlook. In all my past experiences Thunderbird has been faster, smoother, and less resource intensive. Furthermore thanks to extensions – Thunderbird has been a-lot more flexible and customizable – because who doesn’t love theme’d email clients. ...
Something potentially horrible has happened today. Endurance International Group (EIG) has announced a deal to acquire Constant Contact for $1.1 billion. Now this may sound like great news to you – and you’re probably thinking that this surely means that Constant Contact have developed a great platform and Endurance International Group is excited to continue to grow it and expand ...
Since the concept of emails has been around for such a long time it’s common to think that it may be a dying piece of technology – especially with today’s smart watches, push notifications & all the various messengers available out there. Boy would you be wrong. Email is far from dead. In-fact a recent study from Adobe has shown ...
Office 365 is geared to offer you everything you’re business needs on the devices you’re employees use the most. Your documents, email, calendars, contacts, and team sites all come with you. Your settings come too, so you can pick up right where you left off when you change devices. Easyspace has been one of the UK’s leading partners for Office ...
Any hosting company will inevitably have to battle spam – and eUKhost was no different. In their ongoing battle to filter spam from their network eUKhost has partnered with SpamExperts – helping eUKhost save almost 80% of their resources by filtering out spam, virus, malware and phishing attacks. We host over 34,000 clients world-wide who are sending and receiving millions ...
Everyone sends me emails. People ask questions, and tons of businesses send over their promotions, sales, and news. However plenty of my local restaurants, bars, lounges, and small businesses send me absolutely nothing. In-fact I’m expected to go out of my way to figure out whats new with them – and frankly this doesn’t make any sense to me. Email ...
For the first time in a very, VERY, VERY long time there have been more legitimate emails sent out then there have been spam emails sent out. For anyone who remembers spending hours sorting their various inboxes from spam email in the past years – this should be extremely exciting news. The information is based on Symantec’s latest Intelligence Report which shows ...
Amazon has quietly been working on their very own corporate email and calendar service called WorkMail which is finally being given some publicity. The service is focused highly on security and ease of use and will obviously be powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). WorkMail is designed to be fully compatible with Microsoft Outlook and other e-mail applications and will be competitive price-wise ...
Earlier in the week I had to do a rather niche task with a local leasing company I work with. They have switched over to eLEAD CRM and as such wanted to convert all of their online lease quote request forms to submit to their new eLEAD CRM. This way requests from existing customers will automatically be assigned and recorded ...
Google Apps for Work is a phenomenal way to organize your entire business, ensure the stability of your emails, and maintain quick and constant communication with your partners and staff. With that in mind I figured that kick-starting the new year with a custom email address for your business, 30GB of online storage space to share files and documents with ...
GoDaddy is running an awesome new sale which gets you everything you need to kick off your online presence with a domain name, Website Builder and Office 365 from GoDaddy, all for just $1/mo for a whole year. This special offer pricing is valid for the first year only. Offer includes one .COM, .CO, .NET, or .ORG domain, plus Website Builder ...
As usual the slew of Easyspace coupon codes that I have been sharing the last few months have been extended through until October 2014. These include discounts on everything from domain names, to hosting, VPS servers, and email hosting. Simply use the appropriate coupon code. 10% OFF Web Hosting: .COM Domain Name reduced to only £5.89: .CO.UK Domain Name reduced to only ...
Email is still an irreplaceable communication channel when it comes to business relations. So, in today’s fast-paced everyday life where every second counts, if you fail to receive an important email on time, you could run the chance of missing vital opportunities for you and your business. Technically speaking, a constant connection between the mail server and the mail clients is needed, so no ...
Website builder Wix.com has launched a new tool to allow users to create and send email newsletters from within their Wix dashboard. The new tool, called Wix ShoutOut, attempts to replace a few of the previously available Wix Apps for setting up mailing lists and sending out newsletters by offering all the same functionality from within the users Wix dashboard. Furthermore ...
Yahoo Mail users who are not using the latest versions of their browsers will start to see a notification message upon login asking you to update your browser to experience the full new Yahoo Mail interface. Those who choose to not upgrade by June 5th will be forced to utilize the classic Yahoo Mail interface. Interestingly enough considering the sheer ...