How Do You Personally Define Spam?
I pride myself on the fact that Dan Cristo and I provide a unique, original and useful service to bloggers and our community members are fanatical about it. But that doesn’t mean that we don’t get people who sign up, accept the “send me occasional emails and keep me in the loop” option, and then they tag our monthly newsletters as spam.
I did notice that a well designed mass email (which shouldn’t be confused for spam) gets way better results than a simple, text email, which is what I used to send to DIYB subscribers.
To see a sample of a well designed email, click here.
While doing research for Triberr email campaigns, I came across this little golden nugget, check it out. I think you’ll find it enlightening. I know I did.
This is all about Email spam, and as a statistical presentation, I found it really cool. However…
Facebook, Twitter, and Annoying Texts
We all see a ton of spammy tweets every day. Affiliate links, buy my crap tweets, buy his crap tweets, etc. I find Mafia Wars messages on Facebook infinitely more annoying than any spam I ever found in my inbox. And spammy text messages? Don’t even get my started.
What about spammy conversations in real life? How are you supposed to avoid those?
No really…I’m asking. How would you avoid those?