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[epub] Re:ezine double invitations?
Hi, Tom,

I think that the only time an invitation to subscribe is
appropriate is when I have met someone in person and they have
expressed interest in my work.  I have colleagues in my industry
who automatically subscribe folks they meet to their ezines.  This
is presumptuous at best and ignorant at worst.  If they asked me
if I would be interested in subscribing that would be different.


Rhoberta Shaler, PhD
Motivational Speaker - Corporate Team Builder
Executive Coach

Author of OPTIMIZE Your Day! Quotes & Thoughts for Optimal Living
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-----Original Message-----
From: tombo []
Sent: Friday, March 29, 2002 6:41 AM
Subject: [epub] Re:ezine double invitations?

I feel that these so called "invitations" are
really nothing but spam.

Instead of someone sending spam for another
product or service, they are actually sending
spam to get subscribers to their lists or ezines.

Does anyone agree? What makes this different than
an "invitation" to try a new product, visit a new
site or buy insurance or lose weight or whatever
else I get in my email daily?

To me all unwanted email is spam. Invitations to
join lists are spam.

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On Mon, 25 Mar 2002 14:22:21 -0800 Coach Maria
<> wrote:
Does anyone have any stats on subscribers who subscribe after
receiving a
reminder note - like Topica sends out a week after they've been
invited to a list?  I was wondering what the subscribe rate was on
that process?

Also do you use this type of feature with your email list?  If
not, why not.

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