The bounce rate in your email marketing campaign is a measure of the percentage of emails that bounce back from the inbox. While bounce rates can vary between campaigns, there are certain key factors you can control to minimize them. To begin, you should make sure you have a quality list. Email bounces can be caused by several reasons, including typos and an email address that no longer exists.
To prevent bounces, your list must be permission-based, meaning that the person signing up for your list has given you permission to contact them. In this way, you can be sure your subscribers actually want to hear from you. Unfortunately, more than 80 percent of all emails sent daily are spam. This means that your bounced emails may end up in your subscribers’ spam folders. This is because spam filters may flag bounced emails as spam.
Bounce rates are an important metric to monitor. They can impact your email delivery because they are directly proportional to the number of emails sent and received. For example, if your emails are sending out too many emails, your bounce rate will be higher. The good news is that email providers have built-in analytics dashboards that can help you measure bounce rates.
Another factor that contributes to bounces is the use of purchased lists. These email lists may have strict spam control settings, so they may block emails that look spammy. For this reason, it’s important to authenticate your sending domain. Doing this will reduce soft bounces and help you increase the deliverability of your email campaigns.
Bounce rates are an important measure to measure the health of your email list and marketing campaigns. Generally, bounce rates under two percent are considered healthy. However, if your bounce rate is higher than that, it’s time to re-evaluate your campaign and consider if it needs to be revised or stopped entirely. High bounce rates can negatively impact the success of your email campaigns and may lead to your emails being diverted to spam folders.
Double opt-in forms are an effective method for reducing bounce rates and ensuring your email list is comprised of only interested parties. Double opt-in forms require contacts to confirm their email address before they can access your emails. They also ensure that only the most interested parties opt-in to your list, which will improve your email marketing metrics.
Bounce rate is a measure of the percentage of email recipients who did not open your email. While more opens are good, you should focus more on optimizing your clickthrough rates. If your open rate is low, you should make sure you’ve optimized your subject lines. In this way, your email recipients will be more likely to open your emails and click through them.
Besides bounce rate, you can also track conversion rates. These two metrics are important for email marketers because they give an idea of how engaging your list is. A high clickthrough rate is an indicator that your newsletter has been successful in generating leads.