Getting Started With Outbound Outreach: Are You on the Right Track?

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Getting a good grasp of email deliverability from the very beginning is essential not only for the future success of your campaigns but also for your domain safety. I’ve conducted some research to find out what cold email senders should pay attention to when they want to increase their cold email deliverability rate. Let’s see what I’ve found out.

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Get your Prospects’ Email Addresses Verified: Native Bouncer Integration

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We’re excited to announce that Woodpecker has joined forces with Bouncer to help you decrease your bounce rate, boost deliverability and protect your sender’s reputation.

What is Bouncer? It’s a tool that verifies your prospects’ email addresses and sends messages only to validated email addresses, ensuring not a single unwelcome email address slips through.

We’ve been testing Bouncer and other email verification tools for some time to choose the one that works best for us and offers the most value to our users, and Bouncer turned out to be the one we were looking for.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Regain a Good Domain Reputation

Have a closer look at your campaign stats. If you notice that the open rate is taking a nosedive and the number of bounces goes sky high, it most likely means that your deliverability rate is at a rock bottom and your messages either end up in the SPAM folder or are not delivered to the recipients at all.

These symptoms may indicate that your domain reputation got seriously damaged or perhaps you even got blacklisted. Don’t worry, though, you can bring your good reputation back. Here’s a step-by-step manual on how to do it.

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The Better You Know How Email Works, the Higher Your Open Rate

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There’s a reason why we have 20+ email deliverability articles published on this blog. In order to be a pro at cold emailing and get outstanding results, you need to know how email works. Knowing how email works, however, doesn’t mean writing the best email template out there. It goes well beyond email copy. It means knowing how email is sent and using this knowledge to schedule campaigns.

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Email Engagement Rate:
Why Your Campaign Stats Matter to SPAM Filters

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We tend to think about email statistics just from a business perspective. Obviously, we want a 100% open rate and no fewer replies. That would be amazing, wouldn’t it? And if it turned out that the majority of replies were positive, we would win. However, the business advantage of getting high email stats is nigh on impossible without taking proper care of email deliverability.

Keep on reading to learn how the reply rate affects email deliverability.

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What Are Email Sending Limits of Various Email Hosts? (Updated)

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You have to know this. Especially if you do email outreach. Each host has its own email sending limits. The limits may be daily, hourly, and sometimes also per minute. If you’re sending cold email campaigns without being aware of your email provider’s limits, your email account may get blocked before you know it. In this blog post, you will find information about sending limits of popular email service providers including Gmail, Office 365, GoDaddy and more.

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Cold Email Deliverability: There Is Still A Lot to Learn – Webinar Recap

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Not so long ago, we organized a deliverability webinar, which some of you might have had a chance to watch live. Deliverability plays a crucial role in the effectiveness of cold email campaigns, so no wonder it’s such a hot topic. Our Woodpecker Team Members, Margaret and Mike, talked about three layers of deliverability: technical settings, email copy, and campaign settings in Woodpecker. In today’s blog post, we answer the 8 top deliverability questions that were raised during the webinar.

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What is the Risk of Embedding an Image/Video into B2B Email?

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I’m sure you’ve read somewhere on the web that putting personalized visuals into cold email copy is the next big thing in email outreach. There are a lot of case studies that vouch for their effectiveness in increasing reply rates. Even here at Woodpecker blog, we have a guest post about including GIF into B2B emails. But is it worth the effort? What could go wrong? How to do that? Let’s see.

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