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10 tips for leveling up your Gmail deliverability

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    Hi indiehackers 👋 in this article you'll find the best 10 tips to achieve solid email deliverability. Here is a recap:

    1. Warm-up your Gmail account

    Warm up Gmail account

    1. Collect responses and reply back

    Get engagement

    1. Personalize your emails

    Personalize emails

    1. Write like a human

    Write like a human

    1. Give your account a profile picture

    Add a profile picture

    1. Don’t track opens and clicks

    Removing email tracking

    1. Keep your address list clean and up to date

    Clean email database

    1. Add in an unsubscribe option

    Add unsubscribe

    1. Make sure your messages are authenticated

    Authenticate your emails

    1. Avoid sending too many emails at once

    Avoid sending too many emails at once

    And... bonus: Use Mailmeteor, mail merge for Gmail 😇

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    I definitely can attest to the Warm up your Gmail account too. I've been seeing most of my emails going to spam which is a drag.

    If anyone wants to help me by allowing me to send you one email please DM me. I think that with enough people marking my email "not spam" that would help with my rep.

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      I think I have the same problem.
      I'll PM you.

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        I just sent you an email to [email protected] address in your profile. My email is [email protected].

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          Junk folder sorry.
          Item 9 doesn't give an explanation, I got these instructions from Gmail support.

          Add an SPF TXT record to your domain host

          1. Sign in to your domain account at your domain host.

          2. Go to the page for updating your domain's DNS records.

          3. Find your TXT records and check if your domain has an existing SPF record, starts with "v=spf1".

          4. If your domain already has an SPF record, remove it.

          5. Create a TXT record with these values and save it:
            a. Name/Host/Alias—Enter @ or leave blank.
            b. Time to Live (TTL)—Enter 3600 or leave the default.
            c. Value/Answer/Destination—Enter
            v=spf1 include:_spf.google.com ~all

          Hope it helps.

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            Yeah, here's a great document on how to get your head around DMARC, DKIM and SPF - https://seanthegeek.net/459/demystifying-dmarc/

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