Get Your Emails Organized, Part II : Fight Spam !

Written by Detlev Reimer

Continued from page 1

5.) E-mail for personal marketing contacts only (e.g. contact with other newsletter publishers/JV-partners/affiliates etc. ) - e.g. :

And additionally, if you publish an ezine, you'll need these :

6.) E-mail for article submissions -e.g.:

7.) E-mail for advertisement info -e.g.: or

Then you create new inboxes for each of these new email accounts . The next step is to set up rules for filteringrepparttar incoming emails intorepparttar 109597 right folders ( described in part I of "Get your emails organized" ) .

With this very basic filtering system, you can categorize your in- coming emails at a glance. You will also be able to delete all spam mails you received with two clicks of your mouse .

The 3 Golden Rules Of Spam Reduction :

NEVER EVER use your private/subscription addresses/marke- ting contacts email addresses for public purposes. Never leave these addresses on websites and don't use them in your email correspondences (except for validation purposes from ezines you are subscribed to, e.g. to get your free ads) !

NEVER EVER post to FFA-pages (byrepparttar 109598 way, you won't get any results from using them as these pages are hardly ever seen by a human ....- Owning an FFA-page is something different) !

NEVER EVER reply to spammers (this is just a hint for them thatrepparttar 109599 email address is VALID !) !

And last but not least : I've come across a great resource that fights spam with their own methods at :

This is a cgi-script that fights spam by creating dynamic email- addresses . The harvesting software collects that many email addresses that a lot of them are just rubbish forrepparttar 109600 owner who uses those methods .

Although you can reducerepparttar 109601 amount of spam by adoptingrepparttar 109602 rules and habits I mentioned in this article, I am quite sure that spammers will survive because not everybody knows how to prevent or reduce spam and those intruders will find new victims....

Article by Detlev Reimer. Feel free to use the article with these bylines included. Detlev has just finished creating his first product, a database program for Internet marketers which will help you to save and organize e.g. your advertising, customer and contact data. For further details, please visit : . Sign up for his newsletter at .

Top 5 Tips To Building A Large, RESPONSIVE List

Written by Mike Merz

Continued from page 1

B) When your list becomes large enough to take on paid advertisers, you're going to want to give themrepparttar best opportunity possible to achieve good results. That means keeping your list as close to 100% responsive as possible. When you make your advertisers happy, they will tell others.

And not only will you be able to enjoy filling your quota of paid ad spots ...

You'll raiserepparttar 109596 response rate of your own promotional efforts, inrepparttar 109597 process.

A major problem you'll face when trying to build your list to a size that will generate significant income is time ...

It may take you YEARS to build a subscriber base large enough to allow you to quit your day job ..;)

That's were co-registration services come into play.

These services utilize high level platforms to generate subscribers for a fee, allowing you to build a list much faster than you ever could on your own.

But there is a downside. :(

Many ofrepparttar 109598 larger services will generate tons of subscribers for you, BUT ...

1) They charge a relatively high rate per subscriber.

Building a list ofrepparttar 109599 size you desire may require big bucks, up front.

2) They DON"T filter out free email accounts (Yahoo, Excite, Hotmail, etc.).

Unfortunately, most people use free email accounts to subscribe to things they will never read, like FFA postings, free classifieds, etc., and even if their usage was for honest reasons,repparttar 109600 filters imposed, andrepparttar 109601 size ofrepparttar 109602 mail boxes allowed, will result in almost all of your unreachables.

... and you don't want that.

3) Many use untargeted means to acquirerepparttar 109603 addresses.

Your best subscribers will be those they want what you have to offer, specifically.

Many ofrepparttar 109604 large services, in an effort to meet subscriber demands, use a VERY broad criteria when sending you subscribers.

Quality over quantity ... remember that.

One service that takes all ofrepparttar 109605 aforementioned into consideration is Optinfrenzy < >.

Optinfrenzy ...

- Allows visitors to subscribe to your ezine/newsletter upon viewing copy that you, yourself, have offered, making it ultra targeted.

- Provides double optin, confirmed subscribers. If they don't respond, you don't get them, virtually eliminating undeliverables.

- They filter out free email accounts. You'll enjoy up to 100% retention rate, and won't be subjected to "over quotas", or "mail box full" messages. Your money buysrepparttar 109606 best kind of subscribers ... those that have a real interest inrepparttar 109607 info you have to offer, AND will actually receive it! ;)

Optinfrenzy will build your list faster than you can on your own, deliver quality subscribers, and their prices arerepparttar 109608 best available. Highly recommended.

Well, there you have it.

Plug my top 5 tips into your list building strategy, and I'm sure you'll be happy withrepparttar 109609 results.

To your success!

Mike Merz Internet Marketing For Newbies


For more great tips on building a big, responsive list, I recommend Paul Myers' Amazing List Machine < >.

Mr. Myers' is VERY highly respected inrepparttar 109610 field of Online publishing, and this is his best work to date ... do check it out.

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