Reducing the Spam Score of an Email Message


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This article describes some best practices to help prevent a legitimate mass email from being marked as spam.


Mass emails can be marked as spam by machine learning algorithms for any number of reasons. Some of these reasons include:

If you are planning to send an email to any number of recipients, here are some best practices to consider:

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