Many e-mail and Internet companies are now using programs to block unwanted e-mail, often called spam. Sometimes, however, these programs block e-mail you want to get.
Be sure to add the corresponding Spirit, Mind & Money email addresses to your email whitelist. This will ensure the best chance of receiving our content and updates.
(A “whitelist” is a list of accepted items or persons in a set…. a list of email addresses or domain names from which an e-mail blocking program will allow messages to be received.)
Unsolicited, unwanted advertising e-mail, commonly known as “spam”, has become a big problem. In fact, it’s now hit such proportions that most email and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have put some sort of blocking or filtering system in place or begun relying on self-proclaimed blacklists to help you separate desired emails from spammers.
I support this intention to protect you from spam, but everyone agrees that the current systems for stopping spam are far from perfect, because they often block email that you’ve requested! The good news is that the more responsible anti-spam activists are working hard to cut down on these “false positives.” In the mean time, you might unexpectedly find you’re not getting your subscription’s content…
As it happens, there’s something you can do to keep your subscription’s content from falling into the false positive trap …
Of course, every email system is different. Below are instructions for google. If you use a different email system, please contact your ISP’s customer service folks for their instructions. AND … If you’re using some sort of spam filtering or blocking software yourself (in addition to what your ISP provides), you’ll want to check instructions on how to exempt your preferred subscriptions.
Other Email Providers
Each email system is a bit different. You’ll need to check with your provider’s customer service folks for their instructions to find out the steps to ensure the emails you want to receive are actually making it to your inbox!