It would be very helpful for Constant Contact to make it easier for us to re-subscribe those who have been inadvertently taken off our lists for having been "bounced as suspended" when we are contacted by these people who say they still want to be on our lists. I have lost many people over the years this way with no notice from Constant Contact in the way we are given notice when someone "un-subscribes" .
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I am a newer client of Constant Contact, having sent 4 monthly newsletter campaigns. I have had about 4-6 instances of bounced emails due to address being on a blocked global contact list. It is embarrassing and awkward to email contacts asking them to confirm their email addresses after I send campaigns. It is not a professional introduction to our newsletter. It would be great if there were a tool to test newly added contact emails prior to sending a campaign so that the process of re-activating suspended emails does not delay reception of the campaign. This issue has caused me to consider using a different online newsletter service. Thank you for your consideration.
To whomever can assist -
We recently hired a new salesmen. In anticipation, it appears we put what we knew would be their email address about a week before they actually started -- and accidentally sent them an email that bounced....as suspended immediately.
I do not understand how they could be suspended before that email was even created - I understand that 'anyone else on the CC database may have tried to email them' but - this person didn't exist at the company before two days ago. So, who could possibly have been emailing them besides myself?
They then had a second one bounce yesterday again as suspended - I'd assumed that the "15 day hold" would have taken them off this list but, now I'm concerned that they will continue to be suspended. (It appears that they may be a rehire so there is a chance that I had added them into the system and forgot about it a year ago before taking them out?)
This coincides with a problem I've been having for multiple months (from what I understand, an employee at RW Connection tried to fix this in August but I was only just informed it was never fixed) -- two different employees of our own company are marked as suspended, resolutely. So, this makes three.
My question is WHERE can I call and request CC replace them as active contacts, since nothing in the 15 day holds/etc, appears to be working?
Is there away I can whitelist anything from our IP as well? It's frustrating to think new employees won't get the emails that keep them in the loop...
The emails are:
Steve Boyer -
Bob Bowman -
Scott Bruck -
Please help! Thank you,
We maintain our own internal email servers, and it would be very helpful to be able to unsuspend an email address ourselves (that we know was bouncing due to a known technical problem) without having to call support.
If we were ever to leave CC THIS would be the reason! And, although I HATE to say it, it is currently a consideration. The Suspended category has cost us loyal patrons, which we cannot afford. Other CC account activity should NOT impact a patron's involvement with any other CC account. CHANGE this policy...please
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