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Warning For All You Email List Marketers.

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by shellhackx, Jul 13, 2013.

  1. shellhackx

    shellhackx Regular Member

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    Gmail just updated where they have a seperate tab called promotions.

    Under this tab all emails from auto responders ( aweber, get response etc) are listed.

    So now open rates are going to be WAY down.

    My solution.

    Host your own auto responder on your website and have you talk to your list that way. That way its not filtered and put into ``promotions``

    Google is cracking down again.

    F&%$
     

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  2. moneyneeded

    moneyneeded Regular Member

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    Wow, I am about to get started in email marketing that is a helpful tip.
     
  3. MrE

    MrE Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Not seeing this on any of my gmail accounts yet but this would hurt a lot if they implemented these changes across the board.

    Anyone else noticing it in their gmail accounts?
     
  4. E=MC²

    E=MC² Junior Member

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    Sadly, I did .
    F*cking Google, I don't see how legit email marketing was hurting their clients.

    @OP, even if you host your own autoresponder, you have to include the unsubscribe button, i think that's how they categorize promotion stuff.
     
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    Ouch. I don't see this in my gmail account yet. Everything still shows up under one inbox. I do notice under Configure Inbox, there are tabs to enable and Primary, Social, and Promotions are checked. Try unchecking some and see what happens.
     
  6. crazyflx

    crazyflx Elite Member

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    I can't imagine they put any email with the word "unsubscribe" that links to somewhere into the "promotions" box. Even if that were the case, you could simply rephrase your unsubscribe message to something like:

    "Stop Sending Me Emails" or "Click Here to Ensure that No More Email Comes to You" etc, etc, etc.

    You'll still be compliant with CAN-SPAM and dodge the filter that G is using at the same time. This solution would still really only be viable if using your own autoresponder since MailChimp, for example, does not allow for customization of the unsubscribe link/message.
     
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  7. HeRBaR

    HeRBaR Supreme Member

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    Yeap, this is the new change that Gmail did this days...
    They did not updated on all their user and servers but soon this will be the new gmail for all users.
     
  8. shellhackx

    shellhackx Regular Member

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    I know, how do you think legit websites send out email newsletters. They host on thier own website and have an unsubscribe button...

    They block mainstream shit like aweber etc etc
     
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    Leith Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    This would suck if it was implemented fully..

    I still don't see it here.
     
  10. shellhackx

    shellhackx Regular Member

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    Im pretty sure its going to happen by sept for everyone.

    They are even getting rid of external adword keyword tool.
     
  11. Vrill

    Vrill BANNED BANNED

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    Can confirm it.It just changed today with an information when logging into my account
     
  12. Moosey

    Moosey Senior Member

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    I can confirm as well, changes were updated today when first logging in. Perhaps it's time to stick to Wysija and self-hosted.
     
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    According to Google, Google are the only people allowed to make money on the WWW.
     
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  14. E=MC²

    E=MC² Junior Member

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    Actually, there are a lot of legit email marketers that I know who are still using aweber.
     
  15. satar

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    my question to email marketers is how do they acquire such an extensive list?
     
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    pmvuong Registered Member

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    that would sucks really hard :( I've just have my hand on email marketing and then this...
     
  17. Trepanated

    Trepanated Supreme Member

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    I don't see it on any of my accounts yet either.

    I agree that open rates will drop, but I also think click through rates may well rise. It will be interesting to see what happens.
     
  18. kuzmanin

    kuzmanin Regular Member

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    I saw my email is changed too
    just have to change email marketing strategy i think
     
  19. smartpassiveincome

    smartpassiveincome Newbie

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    This is being implemented in my region (New Delhi). Basically there are three tabs now.They are
    1) Primary 2) Social and 3) Promotions

    Primary is your default email display.

    Social contains all your alerts from twitter,facebook and youtube subscriptions.

    Promotions tab contains all the updates from newsletters which you have subscribed to.
     
  20. kimdahealty

    kimdahealty Newbie

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    Thanks for updating Really Helped !