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Freedom with subscription forms…

Mobilize Mail supports two types of subscription forms: 1) Internal, the subscription form is housed on Mobilize Mail and is a great idea for customers who do not have their own website but want a subscription form to send people to. 2) External, the subscription form can be housed on any website. External styles are…

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Inboxes groan under weight of billions of bogus e-mails

Yesh! Another news item on the increasing influx of spam in mail boxes. This is of course a huge concern to email marketers trying to do good by following every email standard and protocol on the planet. The cost of safelist accreditation services and other third party reputation services for email marketers is massive to…

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Gmail doesn’t help either

Gmail empowers its users to download email from other accounts into their gmail account which means more and more emails are ending up viewed in gmail. Which means you need to give more attention to Gmail’s display eccentricities when it comes to email. More information on these developments here.

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Inside the New .Mac Webmail Client

Apple’s new version of their webmail service looks great but unfortunately it seems to kill your CSS! Have a read of this review and also read the comments as a possible solution is provided. Click here

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eCard Update

At this time of year a lot of businesses send eCards (email versions of Christmas cards) to their clients and prospects. eCards sometimes have the Christmas wishes accompanied with an image of Christmas usually embedded within the email for maximum effect. One of the reasons businesses use email service providers such as Mobilize Mail is…

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Image Spam on Increase

Have you noticed an increase in the amount of image based spam you receiving? I bet you have run up your ISP and demanded that they fix the problem pronto. Well it really is not that simple anymore. You see spammers are getting real smart these days and buying very advanced software from underground software…

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New Zealand ISP’s Attack Email SPAM

Fighting email spam is a continuous war and New Zealand Internet Service Providers (ISP’s) are stepping up the fight with new spam-fighting systems. TelstraClear recently announced it had spent $3.5 million on spam filtering technology. Earlier in the month (November) ihug customers were demanding to know why they were having problems with their email service….

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Relief for the poor battered email marketer

There maybe some relief on the horizon for the poor battered email marketer who spends half their life rigorously following opt-in best practices. We also know about the menace of the “this is spam” button provided by many large ISPs including AOL, Yahoo, Gmail and Hotmail.  We have also seen the studies and gasped at…

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Microsoft and Non Standard Characters

If you like to create your email message content in Microsoft Word please read on as you may have some of your subscribers contacting you about funny characters in your message. It seems that Microsoft Word automatically changes straight quotation marks to curly (smart or typographer’s) quotes as you type. This is fine if you…

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This will interest you all. A very interesting study has been completed and the results are amazing! The Epsilon Interactive report stated that 69% of email users know how to activate suppressed images, and 57% at least sometimes activate images in promotional messages from senders they buy from or have accounts with, or from senders…

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