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Wait, That Newsletter's Not Spam!

Wait, That Newsletter's Not Spam!

  • Katie Dean's article is pretty good, but people should be warned that some of the "E-Mail Services Firms" she listed -- most particularly Constant Contact and Topica -- have a really bad reputation as spammers among professional mail server administrators, whereas Ms. Dean left out some much better-respected firms, like WhiteHat. No matter who you choose to handle your confirmed-opt-in e-mail lists, due diligence is critical to your organization's Internet reputation, and making the wrong choice can put a big black mark on your name.
  • Hi,

    Just want to post the link to the original artcle that you refered to:

    Wait, That Newsletter's Not Spam!

  • Thanks.

    I tried to start the thread under that article, but for some reason, it didn't work.
  • We are looking into that bug. In the mean time, we have linked the comment on an article link to the top level of that forum, so people can at least comment on it.



    Susan Tenby, Parernships, Online Community and Social Media Director, Caravan Studios, a division of

  • tbetz --

    As the editor of Wait, That Newsletter's Not Spam, I just want to point out that the list of e-mail services firms wasn't meant to be comprehensive, since there are so many firms out there that provide mailing and list management services. Rather, it was a compilation of some of the more popular firms, provided as a starting point.

    Due diligence is definitely very important in making any tech decision -- thanks for making that more clear, and for the reference to WhiteHat!

    Amit Asaravala Manager of Editorial & Content Strategy TechSoup