If you’re an avid user of social media, you’re probably familiar with the coveted blue tick that verifies an account’s authenticity. But did you know that Google has taken a page out of this book and introduced a similar feature for its Gmail users?
In this blog post, we’ll explore how Google is now offering a blue tick to those who have verified themselves on BIMI (Brand Indicators for Message Identification) with Verified Mark Certificate (VMC), a system designed to identify the source of emails.
We’ll delve into why this new initiative is important, how it works, and what it means for you as a user. So, whether you’re a seasoned marketer or just someone who wants to stay up to date with the latest trends, keep reading to learn more about this exciting development.
Google has introduced a new feature for its email service where brands can verify their brand logo on the BIMI platform to get a blue checkmark on their profile. The blue checkmark helps users identify and differentiate legitimate senders from impersonators. This feature is like what major social media platforms like Twitter and Meta offer to their subscribers. With this added layer of security, Gmail users can trust that the sender is who they claim to be.
Look for the blue checkmark next to a company’s name in your emails to make sure they’re the real deal before you respond. Learn more 👉 https://t.co/KIBkdFJOzr pic.twitter.com/Fe5MkBjuXO— Gmail (@gmail) May 3, 2023
Google has recently rolled out its blue checkmark feature to its Rapid Release and Scheduled Release domains. Within three days, this feature will be made available to major businesses.
All Customers of Google Workspace, legacy G Suite Basic and Business, and individuals with a personal Google account are all eligible to obtain a blue checkmark.
If you want to add a blue checkmark to your brand logo on Gmail, you first need to verify your logo on BIMI. This process involves:
This process will help differentiate your legitimate brand from impersonators and improve email security for your recipients.
Email verification offers numerous benefits that can help your organization in various ways. Here are ten reasons why verified email is essential:
By implementing verified email, both IT and marketing teams can prioritize email security while providing a better experience for customers.