Why MaxBulk Mailer now only supports https links

You probably found out that since MaxBulk Mailer 8.7, the ‘Preview’ panel no longer displays pictures referenced by addresses starting with ‘http://’ like before. You may wonder why MaxBulk Mailer now only supports ‘https://’ links? Apple Security requirements It turns out that Apple announced a new security requirement for iOS and OS X apps: App Transport Security. From Appleā€™s docs: Starting in iOS 9.0 and OS X v10.11, a new security feature called App Transport Security (ATS) is available to apps and is enabled by default. It improves the privacy and data integrity of connections between an app and web …

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How to setup DKIM in MaxBulk Mailer

With MaxBulk Mailer 8.6.7 we added support for DKIM. DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) is a method for validating the authenticity of email messages. When you send an email with DKIM activated, it is signed using a private key and then validated on the receiving mail server (or ISP) using a public key on your domain DNS record. DKIM is optional but quite recommended since having emails that are signed with DKIM appear more legitimate to your recipients and as a result, they are less likely to go to Junk or Spam folders. In addition to verifying the authenticity of an …

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MaxBulk Mailer Q&A webinar summary

I hosted a 1-hour MaxBulk Mailer Q&A webinar a few months ago. As a result our support page now has a new link labeled Live Events. Click on that link to visit the Maxprog’s Live Sessions page. We can send you a notification when new events are scheduled, just click on Subscribe. In addition, you can also see a list of Upcoming Events (if any) and Past Events. You can register for any upcoming event and you can replay any past event as well. For instance, you can see the list of answered questions and watch the replay of each …

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How do I Avoid My Emails being Marked as Spam?

As you probably know I am in charge of answering support requests here at Maxprog. As a result, MaxBulk Mailer users asked me about e-mail delivery issues quite often, especially problems related to spam filtering software flagging and blocking their legitimate messages. This is called ‘false positives’. This particular issue is quite frustrating because most of the time you have no idea where the problem comes from. In other words, you have no clue about what is happening and even what to do to fix it. It is even more frustrating for me when people think maxprog bulk mailer software …

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Bulk Email Software vs Web-Based email marketing

As you may know MaxBulk Mailer is one of the products we develop and market. It is a Bulk Email Software (and email merge tool) for both macOS and Microsoft Windows that allows anyone to send out customized offers, press releases, price lists, or any text or HTML message to a list of subscribers, friends, or customers. Basically you can create, manage and send your own powerful, personalized marketing message to small to medium lists. The good thing is that MaxBulk Mailer is a software tool that you purchase once, no need to pay on a per-email basis for submission …

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Using free HTML email templates with MaxBulk Mailer

Using free HTML email templates with MaxBulk Mailer is an excelent way of catching your customer attention. Indeed, MaxBulk Mailer supports the HTML format. Let’s see how we can use HTML email templates with MaxBulk Mailer. The HTML language HTML is a very simple programming language that was originally created to allow anyone to design web pages. A web page is usually rendered by a web browser. The web browser reads the page, interprets its contents, and shows you the result. A web page is a plain text file that contains HTML code. The HTML code is made of two …

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How to add an unsubscribe link to your messages

How to add an unsubscribe link to your messages? MaxBulk Mailer allows you to add an unsubscribe link to your messages quite easily. Actually, there are several ways to do it. Choosing the best method mostly depends on the size of your list, the email delivery frequency, and how much of it you want to automate. It turns out you can handle unsubscribe requests either manually or thru a script hosted on your website. Handling unsubscribes manually is fine if you use small lists and you want to have full control over every single request. If you use a script …

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