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Hotmail Demands Sender ID

MSN Hotmail
As of this morning, “Hotmail”: users will receive a security warning when they try to open commercial emails that are not associated with a Microsoft Sender ID. Microsoft has also advised senders that it will begin delivering unauthenticated emails to the junk folder around November of this year.

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Five Days to Increase Your Newsletter Subscriptions – Day 3

Now we’ve covered the subscribe box and privacy, just how much information should you be asking subscribers to provide? Some organizations get a little carried away here. Let’s take a look at how to pare down that list so that you aren’t turning people off.
Day 3: Required Subscription Fields
The amount of information you can ask for is directly proportional to the value of the subscription, factored by the depth of their relationship and trust in your organization. In other words, if you provide vital industry stories or case studies, you can probably ask for a lot of information. But if you are a retailer looking for more names to promote store sales, you might want to keep it to just an email address.
Another consideration for your company could be a need to qualify who you are sending information to. While email is cheap, there are still costs, including content development costs, and therefore understanding who your subscribers are and who your best prospects are could be vitally important to how you assign resources and budget.
Let’s take a look at a couple examples in the Consumer and Business markets.

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iMedia Connection for June 22, 2005

Click through for links to iMedia Connection’s feature articles for June 22, 2005.

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