Secure Your Email, Protect Your Brand: Expert SPF, DKIM, and DMARC Email Authentication Services

Don’t Get Marked as Spam.

As of February 2024, Google and Yahoo are introducing essential email security updates—DMARC, DKIM, and SPF—to fight against spam and phishing. This is a big deal for small businesses. If your emails aren’t up to these new standards, they might not reach your customers at all.

It’s key for small businesses to make sure their email settings are updated to follow these rules. Our team is here to guide you through these updates, making sure your business remains connected and meets all the requirements.

Don’t get caught unprepared by these changes. Start with a free domain scan to see if you’re following the rules, and then let us help you adjust your email protocols to ensure your business keeps running without a hitch.

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⚠️ Is Your Email Deliverable?

These changes aren’t just updates; they’re huge steps to enhance email security and reliability.

You might be wondering, as a small business owner, do I need to worry about this?

YES! and here’s why.

1. Avoid Email Rejection
2. Advanced Email Security
3. Better User Experience.

Don’t wait for your email to get blacklisted. Scan your domain now to see if you need to make these changes.

What the heck are SPF, DKIM, and DMARC!?

Confused by SPF, DKIM, and DMARC? They’re the guardians of email security, each ensuring your emails are authentic and secure from spam or phishing. These acronyms are key to maintaining a safe email environment, and understanding them can significantly enhance your email protection strategy. Let’s break down their roles and importance.

Sender Policy Framework (SPF)

Think of SPF as a bouncer for your email domain. It checks if the email sent from your domain is coming from a list of approved senders. If the email comes from someone not on the list, SPF can flag it as potential spam. This helps prevent imposters from sending emails pretending to be you.

DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM)

DKIM adds a digital signature to your emails. This signature is like a seal of authenticity that helps verify that the email hasn’t been changed after it was sent. It’s another layer of protection that ensures your emails are genuinely from you and trustworthy.

Domain-Based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC)

DMARC uses both SPF and DKIM to provide a double check on the email’s authenticity. It also tells email providers what to do if an email doesn’t pass the SPF or DKIM tests, like rejecting it or marking it as spam. Plus, it reports back to you about emails that fail these tests, so you know what’s happening with your email security.

How can I avoid being blacklisted & secure my business email?

Your business communicates crucial information through emails, a common target for cyberattacks. Hackers often attempt to spoof your email identity to scam your employees or customers. Even with basic email security measures, there’s a risk of impersonation and phishing attacks that can compromise your data.

We make it EZ to enhance your email security with SPF, DKIM, and DMARC services. By authenticating your emails and preventing unauthorized use of your domain, you add a robust layer of cybersecurity to your business communications. Start protecting your emails today by setting up these essential protocols to verify your emails’ legitimacy, reduce spam, and block phishing attempts.

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Email Authentication FAQs

Have more questions about DMARC, DKIM, and SPF, and what you need to know? Check out the answers in these FAQs!

What are DMARC, DKIM, and SPF, and why are they important for my business's email security?

DMARC, DKIM, and SPF are tools to make sure your business emails are safe and actually come from you. They help stop hackers from pretending to be you (email spoofing) and make sure your emails reach your customers’ inboxes, not their spam folders.

How do I set up DMARC, DKIM, and SPF for my email, and what are the steps to ensure they are working correctly?
  • For SPF: Add a special note (TXT record) in your website’s settings to list who can send emails for you.
  • For DKIM: Create a secret code (key) to put on your emails proving they’re really from you, and add another note in your website’s settings showing part of that code.
  • For DMARC: Add one more note in your website’s settings saying what to do if emails don’t pass the SPF or DKIM checks (like sending them to spam).

You can check if everything’s working right with our free scanner, and if you need help setting everything up, we can handle it for you.

What if my emails aren't getting through or are going to spam?

This might happen if your email settings aren’t right, your sender reputation is low, or your emails look like spam. Here’s how to fix it:

  • Double-check your SPF, DKIM, and DMARC settings.
  • Clean up your email list regularly.
  • Use clear, honest subject lines and avoid too many sales-y words or too many links in your emails.
  • Look at feedback from email providers and make changes as needed.