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The Quick And Easy Way To A Spam Free Inbox

Aug 17, 2007
Would you like to take back control of your inbox from the spammers? To receive only the emails you actually want!

I am a living, breathing example that it is possible to make this fantasy a reality.

While building my very first Website, I naively put my email address on every single page of my site.

I wanted to give my visitors a chance to ask me questions, make comments on my site, etc.

As my Website grew more and more popular, I started to receive 200 spam emails a day. Then 1000, 2000, 3000...until it became truly unbearable.

I needed an escape from this nightmare and quickly began to draw up my battle plan against the spammers.

The first thing I had to accept was that my old email address had to be put to rest. So I had to give it a proper burial and let it go. Then I created a new email address and applied spam prevention techniques I had diligently researched.

The result? A spam free email account.

Let me tell you, it was total bliss!

You are in a war. You vs. the enemy (Spammers). The war has swung to the other side, but by using my detailed battleplan, you can turn the tide in your favor.

To win the ever growing battle against spammers, you have to study your enemy, then take action.

This may be the most important sentence you ever read about spam prevention, so pay attention - Spammers cannot fill your inbox with their garbage if they can't find your email.

It really is that simple.

With that in mind, below you will find your battle plan:

Step 1: Say good-bye to your old email account

If your inbox is filled with spam, dump it. I know using a new email address can be painful, but in the end you will be happy you took this advice.

Once the spammers find your email, you will never be able to regain full control of your inbox.

Step 2: Create a 'dummy' account at Hotmail or Yahoo!

Whenever you post on a message board, sign-up for an offer, or are asked to give out your email, use this dummy account.

Never use your main email address in such a manner, especially on a message board.

Many people try to "disguise" their emails while posting on a message board, under the false assumption a spam bot won't grab this email.

As an example:

john @ myemailaccount.com

The enemy has now programmed their spamming software to recognize these disguised emails.

Step 3: Use a contact form on your Website

This is a critical step. So listen closely.

Many savvy Webmasters use contact forms to prevent spam. However, it has to be done correctly to be effective.

If you have your email address ANYWHERE within your HTML, the new spamming software will find it.

You can't use HTML encryption to hide your address, like you could in the past. The enemy has created new software that breaks down this code and grabs your email.

Many contact forms require you to use your email address to send the form information. BIG MISTAKE.

The spam bots will grab any email address in your HTML, even if it is in your contact form.

Your CGI script should contain the response email address - it should not be in the HTML.

Step 4: Make a graphic of your email address

If you must have your actual email on your site, create a small image of your email address.

Then link this graphic to your contact form.

Now your customers can write down your actual email address and contact you at a later date.

The war rages on against spam, but by using these guerilla warfare tactics against spammers, you will soon achieve your FREEDOM!
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