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I have a question, I didn't want to make it public for certain reasons. <personal reason removed>

I have a bunch of email addresses, close to 50, and I want to send them out to market the site, however...how do I do it so I don't get flagged for sending spam? Also, how do I word them so they don't get sent to the users' spam folder?

I have a proxy server/program..the thing that changes your IP, and I can pick every country to change my IP to. Should I use that in this process?

Any help is greatly appreciated. Need to do this soon, so a reply asap is super appreciated I don't mean that rudely in anyway. I just want to get these sent out, so hopefully I can get some traffic before Christmas.

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Make sure:
1. The DKIM is set up.
2. The SPF is set up.
3. The Sender ID is set up. (Note: This is NOT the same as SPF!)

... and there's more records a person can set, but for only ~50 subscribers, I'd really not worry about them. Keep it simple, just do the basics.

For help with mail records, refer to http://www.unlocktheinbox.com

Use the server that the site is on. Do NOT use a proxy.

Then use either
- plain text
- clean and basic HTML
- a simple newsletter template. Preferably NOT a free one, so spend $10 on ThemeForest to get a good one that is spam-free.
- a "simple" (learning curve!) mail service like MailChimp, which has ready-to-use basic templates

Our servers send thousands of emails per month, so we monitor them very closely.

That should point you in the right direction.


1. Set the DNS entries up at least 3-4 days before sending a mass mail!
2. Send yourself LOTS of tests, to make sure it's working.
3. Be sure to read message headers. You'll need to understand what going on there.

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