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How to Avoid Spam Folders

Professional email marketing is different to sending standard emails. Mass emails have to jump through quite a few hoops and hurdles and it all starts with leaving one server and meeting their gate keeper – the receiving server. Then, they have to pass the email spam checkers (looking at your Mimecast, Barracuda and others!) and […]

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Why You Should Create Text Versions of Your Email Campaigns

Us email marketers love analysing the look and feel of email campaigns. Colours, fonts and image placements all get our attention. So why would anyone want to create a plain text version? In this blog, we’re going to give plain text emails the attention they deserve, discussing why they are relevant and how you can […]

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Cyber Essentials Certification

Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats. In the UK over 30,000 Cyber Essential certificates have been awarded to businesses and organisations and Campaignmaster are extremely proud to be one of them. Cyber security refers to protecting systems connected to the internet from threats in cyberspace, […]

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What are SSL Certificates?

SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer and is a standard technology for keeping an internet connection secure, whilst also safeguarding any data that is being transmitted between two systems. In this blog, we are going to look into SSL in detail, outlining how it works and why it is important in email marketing. What is […]

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Service Messages Explained

For some companies, there are occasions when an unsubscribe link is not required in their email communications and that’s when they send a service message. A service message is a factual message that impacts the recipient of your email. It MUST NOT contain any information that could be interpreted as marketing material. The below email from Waitrose […]

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SpringShell Vulnerability

A new vulnerability has been identified in one of the frameworks being used for Java applications called Spring4Shell. This vulnerability can potentially perform a Remote Code Execution (RCE) on a system using Java Spring Framework. Impact on Campaignmaster At Campaign Master (UK) Ltd, we can confirm that none of our products are using this framework and […]

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Using Purchased Data

In the email marketing industry, there’s a lot of conversation about using purchased data and whether or not this practice should be allowed. The good news is that with CMAdvantage, you’re not restricted to only being able to upload organic data, we allow purchased data too. You might be thinking, why do you allow purchased […]

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Log4j Vulnerability

Impact on Campaign Master (UK) Ltd As we complete our investigations into the Log4j vulnerabilities, we can confirm again that Campaign Master (UK) Ltd. were not effected as none of our products use this library, hence there was no impact on our services and therefore any of our customers. In the meantime if you have […]

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What Is Apple’s Hide My Email Service?

You might have heard about Apple’s Mail Privacy Protection (MPP) which raised a lot of discussions within the email marketing sector. Alongside MPP, Apple has also introduced a service called Hide My Email (HME) in their iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 updates which were released on the 20th of September 2021. Hide My Email allows […]

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