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AOL Postmaster Changes Spam Filtering

A recent AOL Postmaster blog article which was reported more widely through the Word to the Wise blog outlines some vague new changes to the way AOL is handling certain email messages that are identified as spam.  The result of customer feedback, AOL states that they will be returning more CON:B1 Refuses errors to mailers sending these […]...

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!...

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 […]...

Hurricane MTA Server 2.0 Feature Highlight – HTTP Event Engine

Hurricane MTA Server 2.0 Feature Highlight – HTTP Event Engine

One of the cool new features of the Hurricane MTA Server 2.0 release is the new HTTP Event Engine.  What’s cool about the Event Engine is that you can now have Hurricane MTA Server send your application delivery events like sent, bounced, failed and feedback loops directly, in real-time without having to parse log files […]...

When Using a Smart Host is the Smart Choice

A smart host server or SMTP relay server can provide enhanced email delivery services. Read more about when a smart host is the smart choice at SocketLabs!...

All new Suppression List management features now available!

All new Suppression List management features now available!

SocketLabs is excited to announce some great new features to help you manage your Suppression List! If you are unfamiliar with the Suppression List page, it can be found in the Control Panel. Once you’ve selected a Server to manage just click on Configuration menu in the top menu bar and then select “View Suppression List”. Upon […]...

360 Degree Monitoring

I am happy to announce that we have launched our 360 Degree Email Monitoring project. What is 360 Degree Email Monitoring? This is an aggressive monitoring system that we developed to help us instantly detect and correct any bottlenecks that may occur in our outbound email delivery network, and measure real outbound email delivery performance every […]...

Keeping Your Mail out of the Spam Folder

Laura at Word to the Wise has posted an excellent article on how to keep your mail out of the bulk folder. In it she also references another great article: 10 Things you can do if your email campaign is going to the junk folder At SocketLabs, we put all the technology and management in […]...

Some Updates to SocketLabs On-Demand

Failure Report and API Now Show Suppressed Items The SocketLabs On-Demand Failure Report which shows all delivery failures, now includes messages which have been suppressed. If you are unfamilliar with our suppression system, follow this link to learn more. Suppressed items show up on the report with the Failure Type set to “Suppressed”. In addition, […]...