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Domain name changes


Total Posts:  2
Posted: 15 December 2016 02:46 PM

Hey crew, very specific question that is critically important to me at the moment.

If I change my domain name.  Thus also my MX record. Thus also my sending/receiving email address.

Will my reputation that I have built so carefully with the ISP’s take a BIG HIT?

Thanks in advance for anyone that knows the answer to this question.



Geoff Phillips

Sr. Member
Total Posts:  386
Posted: 15 December 2016 02:49 PM
[ # 1 ]

Welcome to the forum!

I am by no means an expert on this, but as far as I know you’ll be starting from scratch. Well, scratch plus the reputation of whatever ESP you’re using to send, as their sending servers will already have some reputation.



Total Posts:  2
Posted: 15 December 2016 04:03 PM
[ # 2 ]

Thanks Geoff!!



Total Posts:  3
Posted: 16 December 2016 09:52 AM
[ # 3 ]

You could keep the old domain to use for email dispatch, then link to the new domain in the emails you send. You might want to also redirect traffic from the old domain to corresponding or equivalent pages on the new domain. This will accommodate any old emails you previously sent out with links to the old domain. After a year, you can drop the old domain once you’ve gradually moved your dispatch to the new domain and built up a good reputation there.