Opt-in E-Mail FAQs
Q: How is the optin email data compiled?
A: We have long-standing relationships with some of the oldest marketing companies in America which gives us access to survey data, magazine subscriptions, online purchases where user excplicity opts in, etc. In addition, we constantly seek to refresh our database against the US Postal Office?s National Change of Address (NCOA) file. Other sources include federal, city, and county government filings, 10Ks and SEC filings, magazine subscriptions, etc. We also constantly monitor Yellow Pages Directories, White Page Directories, businesses filings and records, and public IRS Records.
Q: Is bulk email legal? Can I actually e-mail that many people?
A: Direct email lists is a 50 billion dollar industry. Bulk opt in emailing is completely legal. Big businesses have been doing it for many years! And so can you. Just make sure you?re in compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act. If you have no idea what that is, please refer to our Services page before you start sending out bulk e-mails. Staying compliant is easy?but make sure you know what you?re doing.
Q: How do I receive the optin email data?
A: You receive a special download link after your payment is verified. You will be asked to provide a phone number we can reach you at to verify your order.
Q: What format is the data in?
A: All data will be in CSV format, which you can upload to almost any database system or save as a text file. It is also available for MSSQL.
Q: How do I view very large files?
A: You?re able to view up to a million+ records in Excel 2007 and later. There?s a very nifty csv file viewer called CSVed that you can download at no cost. You can also consider looking into mySQL or MSSQL both of which have free versions available and can hold billions of records.
Q: How often do you update your data?
A: Every month! Sometimes, every day depending on how much new data we have acquired.
Q: Would you sell part of the data?
A: Yes. Just send us an e-mail via the contact page.
How many times can I use the e-mails?
A: As many times as your heart desires as long as you stay with CAN-SPAM compliance! But don?t annoy your potential customers.
Q: May I resell the data?
A: You do not have resell rights. Each file has multiple records meant to detect any usage beyond the initial sale. If you?re interested in selling based on commission, please contact us to discuss the opportunities.
Q: What payment methods do you use?
A: Currently, we accept the most popular and frequently used tool to send and receive payments?PayPal. We also accept checks & money orders. If for some reason none of the methods work for you, please contact us and we will try to work something out.
Q: Where can I get more help?
A: Please refer to the contact us page.