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faq:email:avoid_emails_being_blacklisted [2019/11/15 10:18]
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 ====== How to avoid email being blocked or blacklisted ====== ====== How to avoid email being blocked or blacklisted ======
  
-A blacklist is a list of IP addresses or domains that have been identified as sending ​spam previously. This list is created and gathered by independent spam organizationsand most ISPs and companies would follow such list to filter incoming emails. There are also some companies that have their own internal blacklist system, which blocks ​email that they think look spammy.+A blacklist is a list of IP addresses or domains that have been identified as spam emails ​previously. This list is created and gathered by independent spam organizations and most ISPs and companies would follow such list to filter incoming emails. There are also some companies that have their own internal blacklist system, which blocks ​emails ​that they think look spammy.
  
-Getting your emails blocked or landing on the email blacklist has a direct impact on your email deliverability. Here are some best practices that you can follow to avoid email being blocked or blacklisted:​+Getting your emails blocked or landing on the email blacklist has a direct impact on your email deliverability. Here are some best practices that you can follow to avoid your email from being blocked or blacklisted:​
  
   * Ask your recipients to add your email address into their contact list.   * Ask your recipients to add your email address into their contact list.
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   * Clean your email recipient list regularly to avoid repeatedly sending email to bad or non-existent email addresses.   * Clean your email recipient list regularly to avoid repeatedly sending email to bad or non-existent email addresses.
  
-  * Scan your PC with anti-virus program regularly to ensure it is clean from viruses and malware. An infected PC can be used as part of a botnet to send spam. +  * Scan your PC with an anti-virus program regularly to ensure it is clean from viruses and malware. An infected PC can be used as part of a botnet to send spam. 
  
-  * Use strong password for your email account to prevent hackers or other malicious software from compromising your account, sending spams that eventually ​causes ​your mail server to be blacklisted. [[faq:​profile:​how_to_protect_your_vo_accounts_from_being_compromised|Read more]]+  * Use strong password for your email account to prevent hackers or other malicious software from compromising your account, sending spams that eventually ​cause your mail server to be blacklisted. [[faq:​profile:​how_to_protect_your_vo_accounts_from_being_compromised|Read more]]
  
-  * Don’t repeatedly send email with the same or similar content. Every email that you send should consist of unique content. ​+  * Don’t repeatedly send emails ​with the same or similar content. Every email that you send should consist of unique content. ​
  
   * Avoid sending attachments. Sending attachments may get your email blocked, but not blacklisted. The effect on deliverability may be the same, but the remedy is to simply not send attachments rather than working to get removed from a list).   * Avoid sending attachments. Sending attachments may get your email blocked, but not blacklisted. The effect on deliverability may be the same, but the remedy is to simply not send attachments rather than working to get removed from a list).
faq/email/avoid_emails_being_blacklisted.txt · Last modified: 2019/12/17 12:47 by ziyu