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Email marketing in 2021: COVID-19 impact, predictions & expert opinions

On January 23, 2021
11min read
Dmytro Zaichenko Marketing Specialist @Mailtrap

Ultimate Email Deliverability Guide

On January 21, 2021
14min read
Many factors have an impact on whether an email will be delivered or not. Check out what to do and what to avoid to always be on the winning side!
Piotr Malek Technical Content Writer @ Mailtrap

SPF Record Explained

On July 29, 2019
8min read
SPF record is a DNS record to protect your emails from being forged. Find out more about the Sender Policy Framework to increase the credibility of your product
Zakhar Yung Technical Content Writer @Mailtrap

Difference Between IMAP, POP3, and SMTP Email Protocols

On August 01, 2019
7min read
SMTP is a protocol to send emails, while POP3 and IMAP are meant to receive electronic messages. Learn more about email protocols to know which one to use
Yevgen Tsvetukhin Product Manager @Mailtrap

Ultimate Guide to Email Authentication

On July 09, 2020
11min read
In this ultimate guide, we cover all available email authentication methods, such as SPF, DKIM, and others. We also share detailed examples for each one.
Piotr Malek Technical Content Writer @ Mailtrap

Everything You Need to Know About SMTP Security

On August 14, 2019
10min read
SMTP by its nature is not secured in any way, surprisingly. Luckily there are ways to keep your emails safe with no or little effort.
Piotr Malek Technical Content Writer @ Mailtrap

STARTTLS vs SSL vs TLS

On October 08, 2019
5min read
With so many similar names, it's not hard to get confused. Check out our latest guide to email encryption.
Piotr Malek Technical Content Writer @ Mailtrap

How to Test Emails in PHP

On May 28, 2020
6min read
Let’s discuss how to test and preview emails in your PHP app or website during development!
Diana Lepilkina Content Specialist @Mailtrap

SMTP Server for Testing: Cloud-based or Local?

On September 27, 2018
4min read
How would you approach choosing an SMTP server for testing? Find the key factors to consider in this blog post.
Diana Lepilkina Content Specialist @Mailtrap

How to Test Emails in Mandrill, Sendgrid, and Mailgun

On May 21, 2019
6min read
Learn about the options for quality email testing proposed by each of listed sending providers and decide whether a third-party dedicated testing service will be the right choice.
Yevgen Tsvetukhin Product Manager @Mailtrap

Sendgrid vs Mandrill vs Mailgun – How to Choose?

On April 29, 2019
10min read
Which features of the email service provider matter the most? Let’s review and compare Sendgrid, Mandrill, and Mailgun, the most popular email services.
Yevgen Tsvetukhin Product Manager @Mailtrap

11 Tips to Improve Your Email Marketing in 2021

On November 30, 2020
9min read
The new year can be an excellent opportinity for improving your email marketing. Our friends from HubSpot share what to focus on in 2021.
Irina Nica Senior Marketing Manager @Hubspot

Intro to Transactional Emails

On August 28, 2019
11min read
Transactional emails are an inseparable part of any customer experience, for a reason! Learn what they’re used for and how to make yours better in no time.
Piotr Malek Technical Content Writer @ Mailtrap

What Makes Mailtrap a Unique Email Testing Tool?

On January 28, 2020
4min read
Test Bcc, preview messages, inspect HTML errors right away, and conduct other crucial email checks in one tool. Yes, that’s all about Mailtrap, a simple but super powerful tool for safe email testing.
Diana Lepilkina Content Specialist @Mailtrap

Share Your Email Testing Results with Team Members

On July 03, 2019
3min read
Learn how Mailtrap can help you increase the efficiency of your email testing process. Features for organizing your test data and sharing results with your colleagues and clients are explained in this post.
Yevgen Tsvetukhin Product Manager @Mailtrap

Using and Testing Cc and Bcc in SMTP Protocol

On August 28, 2019
5min read
Referring to the SMTP mechanics, we define the main email headers and the Bcc specific in this post. We also share a few email tips and explain how you can test Bcc with Mailtrap.
Yevgen Tsvetukhin Product Manager @Mailtrap

[Case Study] The Software House + Mailtrap

On February 02, 2021
11min read
Diana Lepilkina Content Specialist @Mailtrap

The Latest Posts

Email Client Testing Explained

On May 13, 2021
11min read
Due to the absence of HTML email rendering standards, it’s essential to test emails in different clients. Here, we compare the email preview vs. HTML analysis approaches and explain how popular email client testing tools work.
Diana Lepilkina Content Specialist @Mailtrap

7 Email Design Mistakes That Can Negatively Impact Your ROI

On April 30, 2021
3min read
If you do not send well-designed emails, it may damage your future engagement, thus undermining your ROI severely. Today, I am going to list down seven email design mistakes that you need to avoid by all chances.
Kevin George Head of Marketing @Email Uplers

7 Ready-to-Implement Strategies for Securing Your Emails

On April 23, 2021
4min read
Email providers offer only basic email security. The rest you need to do yourself. Check out this post from our friends at Shift where they share some easy-to-implement strategies for securing your emails.
Shift

How to Avoid Email Marketing Conversion Conundrums

On April 06, 2021
7min read
This article will dive into email performance stats within three specific industries: eCommerce, SaaS, and marketing. We’ll discuss some common culprits for low conversions and some hurdles each industry experiences, as well as outline specific tactics for improving email conversions.
Jessica Lunk Director of Growth Marketing @Benchmark Email