Connecting Amazon SES

Learn how to connect Amazon SES Email as an email sender with SalesBlink

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Written by Sushant Shekhar
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Hi there!๐Ÿ‘‹

In this guide, you will learn how to connect Amazon SES Email as an email sender with SalesBlink to use in your cold email sequences.๐Ÿ“ง

Note: Since Amazon SES only provides SMTP API, this is something you should know:

  • You won't be able to track replies๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Unified Inbox won't work

  • Email WarmUp won't work๐Ÿ”ฅ

Connecting Amazon SES with SalesBlink

1. Creating a Amazon SES API Key

  1. Login to your AWS Account.

  2. Head over to Amazon SES.

3. Copy & save SMTP Endpoint in a safe place & click on "Create SMTP credentials".

4. Leave things as they are and click on "Create User".

5. Copy your SMTP user name & SMTP password in a safe place.

Now that we have all the required details from Amazon SES, we will use them to connect Amazon SES to SalesBlink.

2. Connecting Amazon SES with SalesBlink

  1. Navigate to Email Senders & click on "Add Sender".

  2. Select "SMTP"

3. Enter the details as follows: ๐Ÿ‘‡

Your Name: This is your name as displayed to the receiver.
Sender Username: SMTP user name

Sender Email Address: Your email address that you are connecting.
Sender Password: SMTP password

SMTP Host: SMTP Endpoint
SMTP Port: 587

4. Hit "Next" and your email address will be connected. โœ…

5. (optional) Set your email signature. ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ

6. (optional) Set your custom domain for better email deliverability. ๐Ÿ“ง

7. (optional) Calculate your deliverability score. ๐Ÿ’ฏ

That's all, your email address is added as a sender now!

3. Launch your Cold Email Sequence ๐Ÿ“ง

You can now use your Amazon SES email address to launch cold emails sequences.

There are a couple of ways to go about this:

Common reasons for error ๐Ÿšซ

  1. Make sure your Sender Username & Sender Passwords are correct

FAQ

How many emails can I send using Amazon SES?

  • In sandbox accounts, you can not send more than 100 emails. Ensure to increase your sending quotas.

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