Pogo.com Ramps Up the Spam Email

Pogo.com Ramps Up the Spam Email
Almost always when I write about receiving spam email something happens.  The company has someone who monitors social media channels or will see a Google alert.  Someone from the company will respond in some way to admit the mistake and to try and make things right.  They reach out because the reason most legit companies ...

Pogo and Electronic Arts are Offically Spamming Me

Pogo and Electronic Arts are Offically Spamming Me
I tried to be nice.  I have now unsubscribed from Pogo email 3 times.  This seems to have no effect, because I keep receiving email from Pogo. This is Spam.  This is a violation of the CAN-SPAM Act.  Stop it already. These are reasons why people don’t like email marketing.  This is not good business.  ...

Pogo – We’re No Longer in a Relationship 2

Pogo - We're No Longer in a Relationship
Transactional vs. Promotional.  Do you have a relationship with the customer?  When does your relationship with a customer end?  These are important questions for email marketers, and I believe the answers are changing very quickly.  Not realizing that the rules of the game have changed can cause quite an issue with a marketing program. I ...

Random Spam – Delta Airlines – What happened?

Random Spam - Delta Airlines - What happened?
I received this very strange message this morning.  I do receive Delta Airlines email, but this one is a little strange.                       After doing a little research, I found that eCrew is the Delta Airlines employee extranet site.  This email arrived from a legit place.  ...

Yahoo Has “Advanced” Email Spam Protection

Yahoo Has
Tonight I go to the Yahoo home page and I see this graphic at the top of their home page.           Good enough, I understand Yahoo takes “Spam” protection very seriously.  That’s why legitimate company email has so much trouble getting delivered sometimes.  Funny enough, I log into my inbox and ...

Zulily Violates the CAN-SPAM Act of 2008 1

Zulily Violates the CAN-SPAM Act of 2008
I receive email from Zulily which is another of the millions of “daily deal” sites that are out there.  Zulily specializes in baby and kids clothes and accessories.  I signed up because we have a couple of friends and relatives with little ones, and it seemed like I might be able to pass them a ...