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Scraping Targeted Emails Then Sending Offers? What's the Problem?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by gmarch25, Dec 25, 2011.

  1. gmarch25

    gmarch25 Junior Member

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    Let say you use scrapebox and scrape XXXX amount of emails from a model website where people setup "model profiles"

    Then collect these emails and send out a targeted CPA or Clickbank product

    Even if .1% converts you still make decent money.

    How common is this?
    What are the major problems with this?

    Thanks,
    -Newb
     
  2. GreyWolf

    GreyWolf Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Well the major problem depends on where you live. If you're from a country without any anti-spam legislation then it might be worth considering. On the other hand, if you're in North America or Europe then you could end up prosecuted for violation of anti-spam laws.
     
  3. jeremonster

    jeremonster Regular Member

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    spamming only takes a few people to report you and you can get busted fast. Depends on what your selling and email has such a low rate of return these days. May have to just take the time and put their name in the subject and personalize it.