It is with great regret that I must inform you that Goodmail will
cease operations on Tuesday 2/8/11. We will continue to provide
CertifiedEmail tokens until Tuesday 2/8/11 5pm PST at which time our
Token Generators will be taken offline.
Tokens provided between 2/1/11 and 2/8/11 will be free of charge. All
tokens provided during the month of January will be charged at regular
We are working with our ISP partners to accommodate a transition period
for your IP addresses so as to decrease the effort required for warm up.
In the meantime, please begin to transition your traffic off of
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any
CEO, Goodmail Systems
As discussed in our recent post on deliverability
, services like this and ReturnPath
(who are happily still in business) can guarantee emails will be delivered with links and images enabled to certain ISPs.
While there is never really any guarantee, this gives you licence to
be a bit more creative with certain segments of your recipients.
If you’ve been using GoodMail, now would be a good time to keep an
extra close eye on your mailings and see if there’s any impact on your
deliverability as a consequence of this news.
Be sure to get in touch with your dotMailer account manager if you need any help with this; our great email marketing analytics tools should make it a breeze.
Whether this is a sign that there isn’t enough demand for such
services or simply one unfortunate example, it’ll be interesting to see
how competitors respond to the news and up their game.