How can I cut back on spam complaints?
The following tips will help keep your complaints to a minimum : Make sure that you have explicit permission to send email to your contacts. Make sure your sign-up form comes with an explicit permission statement. This statement should indicate the type of content in your emails as well as your sending frequency (for example, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly). Make complete use of your welcome email so users know that
What are complaints and how does Benchmark resolve them?
Every email client has some method for flagging incoming emails as possible spam or junk mail. In most clients, this method is a 'This is SPAM' button, or a 'Report SPAM' link. When one of your contacts clicks one of these buttons or links in their email client, we are sent a message saying that a complaint has been registered and we add a complaint to that specific email's statistics
Templates & Editor August 6, 2018
Is a major ISP blocking your emails?
If a major ISP (like AOL, or MSN/Hotmail, Yahoo! or AOL) is blocking your emails, this is actually not that unusual. The major ISPs usually block emails temporarily and then remove the servers from the blacklist within a day or two. Please note that Benchmark is on so many feedback loops with major ISPs that we usually already know when this happens, and we re-route emails to other outgoing
Delivery March 1, 2019