Also, more and more people are using challenge-based services where they will reply to our e-mail with instructions on how to verify that we're not spam. But since we have millions of members, there is no practical way for us to manually approve ourselves on every person's safe e-mail list.
The problem isn't only that our e-mail might be marked as
spam, but rather sometimes it will be marked low priority and not get delivered
to your account at all. So here is what you can do to make sure our e-mail
always gets delivered to your account:
If you currently use an anti-spam program or service, we ask that you take just a minute or two to add our publication to your "safe" or permitted email sender list. This usually involves simply adding our sending address (From:) to your whitelist, safe-list, or list of privileged senders. This is commonly known as whitelisting a publication.
Please refer to the following whitelisting instructions you can use to whitelist MyFreePaysite.com, depending on the filtering solution you use:
AOL - CleanMyMailBox - Cloudmark SpamNet - Gmail - Hotmail / MSN - MailBlocks - MailShield - MailWasher - McAfee Spamkiller - oddpost - SpamAssasin - SpamButcher - SpamEater - Spam Inspector - Spam Interceptor - SpamPal - Spam Sleuth - Yahoo! Mail - OTHER E-MAIL PROVIDERS
Our normal e-mails come from the address firstname.lastname@example.org and our newsletter e-mails usually come from email@example.com. This means that the domains we use are myfreepaysite.com and mail1.myfreepaysite.com.
Go to keyword: Mail Controls. Select the screen name we're sending your MyFreePaysite.com to. Click Customize Mail Controls For This Screen Name.
Open your latest MyFreePaysite.com e-mail. Click the Add Address button (on the right) to add to your "People I Know" list.
Alternatively, you can just send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org, and that will add us to your "People I Know" list automatically. To do this:
Open your latest MyFreePaysite.com e-mail. Click the Reply button (it's in the top right corner). A new email window opens with the wrong address in the "Send To" box. Replace the address in the Send To box with: email@example.com Click Send Now (in the top right corner). Even if the e-mail you send doesn't get through to us, the act of sending it does the job of putting us into your "People I Know" list.
If MyFreePaysite.com is filtered, from the spambox, click on the white "W" icon on the left column of the mailing. When the pop-up window comes up, simply click the Add to Whitelist button.
Alternative whitelisting methods:
* Click on the White List button. Add: firstname.lastname@example.org to the bottom of your existing list. Click the Submit List button.
Select Cloudmark | Options... from the Cloudmark SpamNet toolbar in Outlook. Click Advanced. Go to the Whitelist tab. Click the Add button. Type: email@example.com Click OK. Click OK. Click Yes. Click OK.
Gmail / Google Mail:
Click on Contacts -> Add Contact
For the name put MyFreePaysite.com and for the e-mail put firstname.lastname@example.org in your Contacts List.
If you see our e-mail in your Junk Mail folder, click 'This is not Junk Mail' to avoid having e-mail from us sent to the Junk Mail folder in the future.
Hotmail / MSN:
Click the Options link, on the main menu tabs, then Safe List. Type: email@example.com in your Safe List. If you see a message that should not be in your Junk Mail folder, click 'This is not Junk Mail' to avoid having e-mail from the same source sent to the Junk Mail folder in the future.
Click the Addresses tab. Click New. Type: firstname.lastname@example.org Make sure 'Accept Mail From This Address' is selected under Receiving Options. Uncheck 'Display in People Picker' under Other options. Click Submit. Click OK.
Click Friends from the toolbar. Click Add. Type: email@example.com Click OK.
Click Tools, then Blacklist & Friends. Click Add... on the right, the Friends list side. Make sure Plain email address is selected. Type: firstname.lastname@example.org Click OK. Click OK.
Click Friends from the sidebar. Click Add. Type: email@example.com Click OK.
Check your 'Probably Spam' folder. If you see that MyFreePaysite.com was incorrectly filtered out, select it, and click the 'Move to Inbox and Mark as Not Spam' button.
Add the following entry to your user_prefs file, which is found in the .spamassassin subdirectory on your web/mail server:
Save the user_prefs file or move the updated copy to your .spamassassin subdirectory. If you have no user_prefs file in this subdirectory, create one: http://spamassassin.taint.org/doc/Mail_SpamAssassin_Conf.html
Click the Configure button. Go to the Known Senders tab. Click Add under 'Known Good Senders and Recipients'. Type: firstname.lastname@example.org Click OK. Click OK.
Click Filters from the sidebar. Click the Approved Senders tab. Click Add Filter. Type: email@example.com under Address. Choose 'Full Email Address' under Address Type. Select Email Domain. Click OK.
Select Spam Inspector, then 'Manage Friends List' from either the Spam Inspector toolbar or from the Outlook menu. Make sure Email is selected under 'Add a New Friend'. Type: firstname.lastname@example.org Click the >> button. Click Close.
Follow the Trusted link under > Authentication Lists. Enter the email address: email@example.com Click Add.
Click on the SpamPal system tray icon with the right mouse button. Click 'Add to Whitelist' from the menu. Type: firstname.lastname@example.org Click Add.
Select File, then Configure. Go to the Friends category. Make sure Active is checked. Type: email@example.com on a line by itself in the entry field. Click OK.
Open your Yahoo! mailbox. Click Mail Options. Click Filters. Click Add Filter. In the top row, labeled 'From header:' make sure Contains is selected in the pull-down menu. Click in the text box next to that pull-down menu, then enter the address: firstname.lastname@example.org At the bottom, where it says "Move the Message To:" select Inbox from the pull-down menu. Click the Add Filter button again.
If MyFreePaysite.com has been filtered to your "bulk" folder, simply open the message and click on the "This is not Spam" link next to the "From" field.
If MyFreePaysite.com is being filtered, try adding email@example.com to your Address Book or Contact list. If this option is not available, try moving the message to your 'inbox' or forwarding the message to yourself.
If subsequent messages continue to be filtered, call or e-mail your ISP's technical support and ask how you can be sure to receive all e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Domain: If they need to know the domain we're mailing from, tell them: myfreepaysite.com
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