You need 2 reliable
email addresses that are used strictly for
safelists ONLY. One will be your *CONTACT*
email (where the safelist owners email you
with important updates, extra credits
through solo advertising, etc.),
one will be used for the *LIST* only
(where you will receive the emails from all
other list members).
Exceptions: You'll notice as you
join several safelists that a particular
type ask for 2 email addresses as
explained above, and another type called
*text ad exchanges* or *viral list
builders* only ask for one.
If you join one where that is the case,
simply use your CONTACT email
address to join.
The directions on these pages refer to free
Google email accounts
because they have been found to be the most
reliable to date.
As you begin to join
free safelists, you will notice that many of
them will not allow you to join using yahoo,
aol, hotmail, juno, netscape, netzero,
inbox, comcast and a host of others, for
These email providers typically bounce or
totally block safelist verification emails
as well as list messages from other members.
Gmail! It's not 100% trouble free
(nothing on the internet is), but it's darn
Everyone I've spoken with who had email
problems using other providers ELIMINATED
those frustrations when they switched their safelist contact and list email addies to