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Spam Resource: Google Workspace mail going to spam or bulk? 5 Tips
- March 15, 2023
- Posted by: Top Deliverability
- Category: Industry News Spam Resource
Al Iverson just shared a engaging article on Spam Resource:
Are emails sent from your G-Suite/Google Workspace corporate email account going to the spam folder (particularly, at Gmail or Microsoft-hosted domains)? Here’s possible reasons why and what to do about it.Make sure you, or your IT person or domain administrator, has fully configured DKIM email authentication for your domain name in Google Workspace. Keep in mind: this does not guarantee inbox placement, but you’ll struggle mightily without it. Outbound email messages need to be authenticated with a DKIM signature specific to your domain name.Ignore the blocklistings. Here’s the scenario: You looked up your Google sending IP address and you see that it’s on the SPAMCOP, SPAM EATING MONEY, SORBS, or UCEPROTECT blocklists. That means it must be related to this spam folder placement, right? No, it is not. Short answer; except for possibly Spamhaus, Google and Microsoft do not use blocklists to determine spam folder placement. There are hundreds of
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