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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of unsubscribe.


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  • A “clean” list is ideally double opt-in (someone signs up, then has to click a link in their email before being added to the list), does not have addresses on it that have bounced more than once, handles unsubscribes immediately and unceremoniously, has a zero-tolerance spam policy, etc.

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  • These places will handle your subscribes and unsubscribes for you.

    Penny C. Sansevieri: 12 Ways to Create a Mailing List That Will Sell Books

  • The newsletter I just sent out has already had three unsubscribes, one with a complaint as spam, clearly from a competition entering person who totally forgot they had signed up.

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  • Maxine - I can see why too many unsubscribes could be considered suspicious, I just think 1% is a very low threshold, particularly for a relatively small list.

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  • I send out a weekly E-zine, and if one person unsubscribes, I'm scouring my commentaries with all the insecurity of 13-year-old scanning the mirror for potential zits.

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  • People respond better closer to election time, opens go up, and unsubscribes go down.

    E-mail's Moment of Truth

  • All the while, you run the risk of increasing unsubscribes and creating more work for yourself.

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  • If someone unsubscribes, is it creepy for me to email them and politely ask why they left?

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  • As long as there is no registration, I can't forsee retail spam ever being a problem, since RSS is simply a dynamic query string ... and retailers couldn't risk the unsubscribes, since they get no name or email to remarket, etc.

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  • You probably already think about frequency quite a lot; you want to send emails as frequently as makes sense for your business, but not so frequently as to annoy your customers (which you determine by monitoring response rates -- opens, clicks, sign-ups, purchases, unsubscribes and complaint rates).

    CRM Buyer


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