I got a spam email from SwitchAds.com yesterday for the 20th time so I decided to reply and ask them to unsubscribe me as they seemed like a real United Kingdom company. And they actually replied even though I didn’t like what they said.
The spam has an email called “Enquiry” and that is because it targets domain name owners after harvesting domain name whois records for email addresses.
Here is the body of the email I got from firstname.lastname@example.org:
I’m looking to get in touch with the person responsible for display advertising on ******.com, are you able to help?
We have created a really simple platform that works in partnership with your existing advertising solution (e.g. Google AdSense) to help websites like yours generate more revenue and we’ve got strong advertising demand in your sector right now.
I’d love to discuss setting up a test with you to prove how good SwitchAds really is. Who’s the best person to talk to?
Switch Concepts Limited
Hounsdown Business Park,
Southampton SO40 9LX
As there is no unsubscribe link on the email, I replied to them and I asked them to remove me from their mailing list and got this reply: Continue reading