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Spamtraps and GDPR

In less than six month’s time, GDPR will come fully into effect. This should be nothing new to you and if you never heard of GDPR, you should run down to your Legal Department and ask for information. Speaking of

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Why it is so hard, to find a safe password

Passwords should be safe – we all know that. But how can we achieve it? My opinion is: Today, there is no way to find a satisfying solution. I will explain why and try to find solutions from user perspective.

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Is “Inbox by Gmail” a game-changer for email marketing?

3 years ago, Gmail launched a new feature that sorts messages automatically into different categories, based on type of content. The most interesting feature for marketers was the introduction of a “promotional tab”, which raised concerns about the decreasing open

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Caching vs. Tracking: Meaning and measurement of open rates in e-mail marketing

For most marketers, open rate is one of the most important metrics. But why is this the case? And how is open rate mesured? Are high deviations between the different ISPs (e.g. Yahoo, Hotmail) a reason to worry? In December 2013,

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How delivery rates are calculated – and why there’s no simple answer

We could talk about Deliverability as everyone, we choose to talk about it as no one. Today, more than 60% of the whole email traffic is spam (statistica, 2016). This means ISPs have more chance to receive a spam attack,

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Spamtraps

There have been many articles and myths circulated about Spamtraps and honeypots. Are they following URLs in E-mails or can you identify them by suppressing the inactive ones? What exactly is their purpose? What can you do if you have

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