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Interspire/PowerMTA IP Rotation

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Genek1, Jul 17, 2014.

  1. Genek1

    Genek1 Newbie

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    So I've got a problem. I bought an established marketing business with domain and subscribers, but I'm afraid I may get blacklisted across the board because of my volume. I'm sending daily newsletters that I write myself, but I only have 3 IP's (just added the 3rd tonight). I have approximately 480,000 subs that I'm emailing which comes down to an enormous amount per IP. From what I've found in my research, a good range is about 100-300 emails per IP per day. Unfortunately, until my affiliate link kicks in I can't afford the cost associated with the number of IP's I would need to reduce the risk of being blacklisted all over the place. So I have a couple questions I'm hoping someone can help me with.

    1. Did I find the correct info about emails/IP/day? Is 100-300 about right, or is the threshold higher?
    2. Until I can get a bigger pool of IP's, short of cutting down the number of emails I send is there anything at all that I can do to minimize the risk of being blacklisted? I have my DNS configured correctly, and my emails contain the precedence bulk entry (still doesn't help with gmail LOL), I'm not trying to sell anything within the newsletter, it just contains whatever I have written and my hoplink. I'm following all email formatting best practices that I have found, etc etc etc

    Please help. :)
     
  2. killahbee

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    It's highly dependant on the domains you are sending your mails too. Gmail will have other limits and rules as yahoo etc. So no you didn't find the correct info about mailing since its varies significantly. Have these IPs been in use by the marketing business you bought previously?

    You are more likely to hit blacklists form an outdated list that has spam traps in it. The major email domains will probably just block you IP. You should probably let your list be cleaned since you acquired it from another company.
     
  3. Genek1

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    The domain was moved to my VPS and I'm using new IP's. So I probably have some time to go before more emails start hitting the inbox. On the bright side, and I'm hoping this is not just an anomaly, my stats on pmta today are showing no bounces so far. Other than my blacklist concerns, my unopened rate has been sitting between 97 and 99% and I don't know if that's all going to spam or a mix of spam and people just ignoring it. I'm hoping the latter, since I can play around with my subject to try and catch more interest.
     
  4. killahbee

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    Yeah those look like spam folder stats to me. Time is not the only thing required for hitting in the inbox of one of the major domains. I hope you are aware of that ;-) I am not sure how your PMTA is configured. It is possible that the bounces will show up later and PMTA is currently retrying them.
     
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    Did u bother to see the year of the posts above before dropping your SPAM.