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Despite double opt-in, 8% bounce back

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by jumbo1, Apr 18, 2015.

  1. jumbo1

    jumbo1 Junior Member

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    Hi All,

    as the title says, despite double opt-in on my website, about 8% of the emails bounce back as "mailbox unavailable" when sending my newsletters.

    Is this normal??
    Admittedly, it's been like 6 months I haven't sent out any newsletter, so some of the emails on my list might have become expired, but still I believe 8% is quite a high percentage.
     
  2. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    One-time use mailboxes ;)
     
  3. Machkiavelli

    Machkiavelli Junior Member

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    Clean your list, send to existent emails only.
    Nothing else to do here. 6 months is some time and 8% is not so bad, believe me.
     
  4. jumbo1

    jumbo1 Junior Member

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    Cool, after I removed the bounced addresses from my list and sent the next newsletter, i only got 3 bounces back :)
     
  5. n0de32

    n0de32 Regular Member

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    6 months is a long time. Even legit mails accounts drops.