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HELLO! I'm sending out quite a few (maybe 500 a day) emails from a site using WireMail. I get quite a few bounces and I'm not really sure how to handle this as i'm starting to worry abou my emailing reputation. Any thoughts?

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7 hours ago, bernhard said:

also check if your server is blacklisted: https://mxtoolbox.com/blacklists.aspx

maybe you want to use a service for sending your mails: https://www.sparkpost.com/pricing/ (free for < 100.000 mails / month)

In addition, you might want to check out phpmailer. I have been using it for a while, and have not had any issues with it (knock on wood). It was really easy to set up as well.

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I'm not really sure if it's worth the hassle to care for own servers' email reputation. Especially when running on a shared hoster or any cloud service your ip is shared with others – on cloud services some other customer might have had the ip before yourself – so the reputation is not only in your own hands. And even if that' not the case it might be easier to pay a service than to spend hours trying to get to the cause of the bounces.

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