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How to create mailing list without exposing my home address

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by whodunit27, Sep 30, 2016.

  1. whodunit27

    whodunit27 Junior Member

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    things to know
    1) i run a drop shipping website

    i recently signed up to mailchimp to create a mailing list after realizing how i did not have one after 2 years of being in business.....i know right!

    while creating my first list i then realize mailchimp wants my home address and they wish to expose it to all my customers who join my list..

    WTH there are some crazy ppl out there, i sometimes get angry customers aswell that i try my best to customer service them but sometimes things are out of your hands and they leave unhappy.

    id rather not let the world know my home address where my family and i rest our heads at night

    is there any way around this. id also rather not have to take out of my profits to rent a PO box

    if i dont send any mail to my email list - they wont ever know my address right?

    mainly want to create a list to get emails to create a look alike audience for FB ads
     
  2. Shipley18

    Shipley18 Registered Member

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    Use a VCC and fake your home address :D.

    Even better: buy a cheap domain and host, link them to a SMTP server and use a VCC+ fake home address to subscribe for all this servers.
     
  3. blogzandstuff

    blogzandstuff Elite Member

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    Rent a business mail address, very cheap to do so
     
  4. whodunit27

    whodunit27 Junior Member

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    the reason i wouldnt want to rent a business mail address is that customers would send returns there and i would basically have to check my mail daily for returns

    whats a VCC?
     
  5. Shipley18

    Shipley18 Registered Member

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    Virtual Credit Card. It works like a prepaid (anonymous) credit card, but it's virtual, meaning you can use it online only (not a plastic card).
    There are some vcc sellers on this forum. Search the marketplace.
     
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    blogzandstuff Elite Member

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    They do mail and parcel forwading
     
  8. whodunit27

    whodunit27 Junior Member

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    can anybody please explain the VCC further ? so if i get mail there they would forward it to my home address?

    how do i find out where to get a VCC at from a trust worthy place

    please help as this is the next step in my business
     
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    No vcc will not mail forward, vcc is as other poster explained is a virtual credit card
     
  10. whodunit27

    whodunit27 Junior Member

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    i reread your comment and i miss understood , so renting a business mail address is what i should be searching for