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electing the best spammers

The people who seem to be the most clueless about communication are incumbent politicians. And the area that they seems to be the most clueless about is opt-in/opt-out communication of any kind. Initiate any contact with them and you’re added

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no thanks

So I get this email from a major organization that you’re well aware of – ….we’ve received inquiries from [redacted] members who are wondering about the reports they are receiving from [redacted], Inc. We put together a short FAQ to

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zero tolerance social media

For the last couple of months, I’ve been on the receiving end of Peter Shankman’s thrice daily HARO email blast. I think it’s great — on many levels. I have functioned as a source for a few reporters doing marketing

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cyprus snail spam

I’ve been getting alot of pitches lately in the inbox. (You know, because I’m such an A-lister.) But while the spinmeisters sending the email are working hard to find marketing/business blogs, they’re not putting much effort into the actual pitches.

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spam that I had to open

So from Pat, Vanna and from all of us to all of you, have a festive Christmas.

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mediaspam

I subscribe to an industry trade that sent me the following email this weekend — Thank you for being a Mediaweek customer. Neilsen Business Media, Mediaweek’s publisher, is committed to keeping its customers informed via email about products and services

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call me – or not

People are discovering the Do Not Call List has an expiration date. And telemarketers are ready to pounce. But here’s the thing that someone with common sense would understand:If someone didn’t want to be marketed to 5 years ago, they

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