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Mailbox Providers 101 – Part 1 GMail and Google Apps

Mailbox Providers 101 – Part 1 GMail and Google Apps

Here at SocketLabs we have customers asking us questions every day about the big mailbox providers.  These providers run a significant percentage of consumer inboxes and some also offer corporate and private domain mailbox solutions. Through years of delivering billions of messages to these organizations, we’ve gained great insights which we will share over the […]...

Best Practices Using Custom DKIM Signatures

Best Practices Using Custom DKIM Signatures

Interested in using custom DKIM signatures? We have the information you are looking for! Discover the best practices using custom DKIM signatures....

Why you should think twice before sending to a purchased list

Why you should think twice before sending to a purchased list

Growing email lists may take more effort rather than buying lists, but it is effort well spent. Learn why you shouldn’t purchase email lists at Socket Labs....

More Changes with Yahoo! Mail Addresses

In April we blogged about a sharp increase in the number of hard bounces occurring with email addresses at Yahoo! Mail.  The increased error rates were attributed to Yahoo reducing the period of dormancy before closing down an account.  Yesterday, Yahoo!’s SVP of Platforms, Jay Rossiter, came forth with new plans to make closed and dormant accounts […]...

Preventing Backscatter Spam When Using SocketLabs as a Smart Host

Learn how you can prevent backscatter spam when using SocketLabs' Smart Host email delivery platform! You can prevent email spam from happening today....

Best Practices for Using Custom MailingIDs and MessageIDs

Socket Labs provides information on the best practices for using custom MailingIDs and MessageIDs. Find email delivery solutions at SocketLabs.com!...

Diagnosing SMTP Service Connection Issues

Diagnosing SMTP Service Connection Issues

Are you having problems connecting to smptp.socketlabs.com? Come to SocketLabs today, and let us help diagnose your SMTP service connection issues!...

Don’t Let Blacklisted Domains Affect Your Deliverability

Over the past few months, we have been working on designing and implementing a new ultra-efficient spam detection system across our entire outbound email delivery infrastructure.  Processing billions of messages a year through our SMTP servers makes it difficult to scrutinize each and every message to the level of detail we desire.  As we have incrementally […]...

The All-New SocketLabs On-Demand Control Panel

The All-New SocketLabs On-Demand Control Panel

SocketLabs is excited to announce that today we will be releasing a major update to the SocketLabs On-Demand Control Panel. We have completely rewritten the all-new SocketLabs On-Demand Control Panel from scratch and we have included some great new features.  While maintaining a similar look and feel, we have drastically improved the Control Panel’s performance. Below […]...