8 Ways To Defend Yourself From False Spam Complaints

Written by John Colanzi

No matter how careful you are, you are always open to false spam complaints.

You can get upset or you can take more proactive measures to prepare yourself.

Don't rely onrepparttar fact that you are innocent.

Your innocence or guilt usually has no bearing onrepparttar 132776 outcome.

It's no comfort knowing you are innocent, if your site is shut down or you lose your mailing list.

There are some simple steps you can take to protect your business.

1. Find out your ISP's spam policy.

Some providers will close your account onrepparttar 132777 first complaint proven or unproven. If this is your providers policy, look for one that will takerepparttar 132778 time to investigate.

It's too late once your account has been closed.

2. Use a marketer friendly list service to host your opt in list.

Fellow marketers usually know how rampant false complaints are and won't shut down your list without hearing your side ofrepparttar 132779 issue.

3. Back up your list daily.

It takes time and effort to build a solid list. Don't let it disappear overnight.

4. Make sure your web sites are hosted by services that will let you explain your side ofrepparttar 132780 story, before they shut you down.

"Fighting SPAM!"

Written by A.T.Rendon

Junk email is estimated to have grown about 42% during 2001, withrepparttar seemingly non-stop invasion of X-rated email, scam offers from Nigeria, drugs and other such unwanted intrusions.

Analysts predict thatrepparttar 132773 volume of email onrepparttar 132774 Internet, most of it junk, will grow another 50 percent in 2002.

That is a lot of email!

With estimates thatrepparttar 132775 number of Internet users is nearingrepparttar 132776 1 billion mark,repparttar 132777 amount of email floating aroundrepparttar 132778 Internet will only continue to increase.

The question many people want to ask is, "Are there any sure-fire cures for all this junk email that we receive right now and any more that may appear inrepparttar 132779 coming years?"

The short answer - Yes.

Make good use of your delete button! :-)

The long answer is - No.

No, there is no 100 percent cure forrepparttar 132780 spam that plagues us all, X-rated or not. Not even pending federal legislation will make a significant dent on all that junk. But there are several ways to try and alleviate this problem.

Most email programs, including Microsoft's Outlook Express, have custom filtering features that are built intorepparttar 132781 program but which are, more often than not, very much unused.

The big problem in using ANY email filter system is that they may cause blocking of legitimate email.

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