How to Get Removed from a Blacklist

Learn how to get off blacklists and keep earning from your mailing list.

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Written by Gene Schleeter
Updated over a week ago

Being blacklisted can be a major headache for email marketers.

If your IP address or domain has been blacklisted, your emails might not be delivered to your subscribers' inboxes.

Here's what you can do to get removed from a blacklist:

Identify the Blacklist

The first step is to identify the blacklist that your IP address or domain is on.

There are several online tools that can help you do this, such as MXToolbox or

Once you know which blacklist you're on, you can start the process of getting removed.

Diagnose the Problem

Once you've identified the blacklist, the next step is to diagnose the problem that caused you to be blacklisted.

Here are some common reasons for blacklisting:

  • Sending too many emails too quickly.

  • Sending emails to inactive or invalid email addresses.

  • Using spammy language or tactics in your emails.

Fix the Problem

Once you've diagnosed the problem, the next step is to fix it. Here are some tips for fixing the most common causes of blacklisting:

  • Slow down your email sending rate to avoid triggering spam filters.

  • Use email validation tools to ensure you're sending emails to valid email addresses.

  • Review your email content and remove any spammy language or tactics.

Submit a Removal Request

Once you've fixed the problem, you can submit a removal request to the blacklist. Each blacklist has its own removal process, so be sure to follow their instructions carefully.

In some cases, you may need to pay a fee to be removed from the blacklist. Make sure you do your research on the list to avoid being scammed.

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