Make sure it is legal to own, operate and use bulk email
programs in the country or state in which you reside.
include any information or material or content associated with
anything illegal. E-mail is NOT anonymous and you will get caught
sooner or later.
Do not send e-mails to people through your ISP
(Internet Service Provider) connection if your ISP explicitly
forbids bulk e-mail. Contact your ISP to verify if it is allowed if
you are unsure. If you violate an ISP service agreement you risk
losing your account and/or may be subject to penalties according to
their rules. If your ISP forbids bulk mailing you have two options:
1) Select a Bulk Friendly ISP. 2) Spread the amount of mailings out
over time and use the e-mail program suggested by us to send
out mail. Other e-mail programs send mail at speeds that are
too fast for many ISP's to handle. This is how you can violate their
Always include an option for e-mail recipients to remove
themselves from your list.
Permanently remove all those that
request to be removed from your list.
Do not e-mail letters that
contain large files, video files or any extraneous data. The ideal
size for an e-mail message should be under 10k in size. This is a
basic courtesy only.
Never send more than 1 message to the same
e-mail box within a short time period. If someone doesn't respond...
assume they never will and move on.
Never forge or purposely
include incorrect and inaccurate header informational fields in your
e-mails. This technique may be illegal in your state or country and
violates all ISP service agreements.
Always supply a valid return
Use an alternate or secondary e-mail account as
your return address. This will keep your business and personal
accounts separate. This is not required but simply recommended.