Tag: Deliverability Week

Data quality depends on user consent

Why data quality depends on user consent

Deliverability Week continues, and it’s my turn to make a substantive contribution today. So, I’m pulling together some of my favorite topics: deliverability, privacy, and consent. Enjoy! Data is the lifeblood of a marketer’s world, but its true power lies in its quality. Imagine making important decisions based on inaccurate or incomplete information – that’s… Read More

Deliverability History: Habeas, Deliverability Settings and Email Testers

Back in the day, when Mickey Chandler and I were both working in deliverability and compliance for ExactTarget (later Salesforce Marketing Cloud), I put together an email testing tool called the Reputation Audit. The genesis of this tool – why I created it – was to rebut Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt (FUD) that a particular… Read More

It’s important to reward good behavior: Deliverability Week

The year was 1997. I had been married for a few months and had not been out of school for much longer. We had just moved from New Orleans to Austin—without jobs, no less. So, Carol and I spent many hours trying to find work. One day, I returned to our modest apartment and checked… Read More