How to Stop a Scheduled Email From Sending
If you need to stop an email that is scheduled for sending, the process is easy and fast. First, you’ll need to set the email from scheduled back to draft status. To learn how to stop an email that is in sending mode, click here. Please note that if you chose the Send Immediately option your email will be sent within 1 to 10 minutes. On busy days, or for
Why Is My Email Campaign Under Review?
When an email campaign is scheduled to be delivered, the email is scanned and then monitored by our Benchmark support team. Emails are checked for signs of abuse or language that could be marked as spam by inbox filters. This is done to protect both Benchmark Email's reputation and the reputation of the sender, as well as ensure a higher deliverability rate. Factors that require further investigation take longer to
General questions December 21, 2020
What Are SPF Records?
A Sender Policy Framework also known as SPF Records is a form of email validation method for your domain that allows your recipients’ mail servers to verify that the emails from your domain from an ESP, mail exchange server or an IP are in fact sent by you, and are not being forged/spoofed by someone else. To get into a little more detail, when you purchase a domain for
Delivery November 30, 2020
Benchmark Email Domains and IP Addresses to Whitelist in Your Inbox
If your contacts are not getting your emails, and they’re not showing up as bounces in your email reports, your contact most likely has a filter on their email server or client that is blocking your email. The filters may cause your email to be placed in your contact’s spam or junk folders. If the filters on your contacts’ email servers are blocking messages sent from our system, the best
What Is DMARC and How Is It Affecting Me?
DMARC is a Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance. A rule that works with SPF and DKIM to confirm the authentication from an email message. Both SPF and DKIM must fail for Dmarc to take action. DMARC is a way for email providers like Yahoo and AOL to authenticate emails that are using their addresses. Yahoo and AOL have do not authenticate emails that are sent with their addresses (@yahoo.com
I have an email address listed as a hard bounce, but I know it is valid. What happened?
If an email was blocked by a spam filter on the recipient's end, it could cause it to come back as a hard bounce. This spam filter could be in the company firewall, the ISP/data center, or the subscriber's own computer. A valid email address that has been marked as a "hard bounce" can be removed from your contact list and re-added to erase the history of bouncing. If
Reports November 6, 2018
What are Spamtraps?
As per wikipedia, "Spamtraps are usually e-mail addresses that are created not for communication, but rather to lure spam. In order to prevent legitimate email from being invited, the e-mail address will typically only be published in a location hidden from view such that an automated e-mail address harvester (used by spammers) can find the email address, but no sender would be encouraged to send messages to the email
Delivery March 1, 2019