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      08.06.2010 23:38
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      For anyone looking to make some extra money over the internet, HTMail is a great addition to the collection of sites you may sign up to. For a Paid-To-Read Site, their payrates are very generous as well, and have been reliably paying members since 1997. For clicking a link and reviewing it you will earn 5p. If that seems to much work for your liking, then you can simply return the email code for a cool 1p a pop. Two more passive ways of making money are also possible. Snail Mail is sent through the postal service to your house, and all you have to do from there is recycle the paper used. You can also 'earn' money by referring others. 3p for every link they click, 1p for every link their referral clicks, and 1p on one level for snail mail. Very good rates indeed, as anyone who is familiar with this way of earning could testify, but earning opportunities are rare in themselves. Emails are sparse, snail mails even more so. The £10 paypal and £15 check payments can be pretty hard to reach, and they only pay quarterly, but you will then also have lots of time for writing reviews or whatever you like to do on the web. One gripe with the website is that it does not currently have a member's section where you can go to assess your account readily. Instead you have to leave your email to be sent an earnings' update. Profile information cannot be checked to ensure it was entered correctly, even after an update. The website is also largely aimed at advertisers, understandable as this is where their money comes from, but I assume you want HTMail reviewed from the perspective of an opt-in member, and I am not in the position to review it from the perspective of an advertiser anyway. Overall though, the website is attractive enough, the interface is simple and easy to use and adequate information and help is provided. The bottom line is that this company are extremely reliable payers, pay very well and have a solid business plan and reputation. You will never get rich on this program, but if you get some referrals, you might have a tidy side income.

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      24.03.2009 22:39
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      An Oasis Of Paid To Click In A Desert Of Scams.

      This is a web site that pays you for opening emails which they send to you. Your task for which you get 5p each time is to click on the link contained within the email. The link takes you to a web site of a company or business that is not part of HT Mail but that has paid HT Mail a fee to gain customer feedback regarding the design of their web site, how appealing it is to a viewer and how likely the viewer is to use the web site or purchase anything from it. At the same time as the web site is loading a pop up also appears on your screen with a feedback form that you need to fill in and send back to HT Mail completed. You just click the send button on the pop up form. A couple of seconds after you send it you get an acknowledgement email from HT Mail showing that they have registered your feedback and that your account has been credited for it. It takes about 15 seconds to assess the web site and maybe 45 seconds to fill in your feedback. The feedback form needs your email typed on it, selections from drop down lists rating design of the web site, if you purchased from it and if you intend to in the future, plus typing in a box with any additional comments you may have. So it's about 1 minute in total and I have found it quite interesting being a critic or giving compliments, suggestions or observations about each web site I have been directed to. I registered with HT Mail about a month ago but didn't start getting sent any emails from them until 2 weeks after that. I don't know if that is because they have a waiting list or if it is to do with my own profile but since they started sending them I have been getting about 3 per week. Payment is by cheque when you reach £15 or more, with a lower threshold of £10 if you take payment by PayPal. I did a bit of research before joining them and have seen nothing at all anywhere to suggest that this is a scam. I have seen quite a lot of posts on forums and blogs saying that it is one of only a few "paid to click" sites that is genuine. Unfortunately there are literally hundreds that aren't albeit most of these are being "paid" to click on adverts and/or visit web sites but without then rating them. It kinda makes sense that HT Mail are genuine because new and old web sites alike I feel would happily pay more than 5p per visitor to receive valuable feedback. I certainly would on a small scale if I had a new web based business or if I wanted to improve the effectiveness of an existing one. I think there is also a referral programme that pays a flat referral fee and some trickle down percentages thereafter but I haven't got to looking into this in detail yet. HT Mail also appears on some web sites that rate other web sites as authentic and as paying out okay. Obviously if you decide to join up do your own research and remember that nothing is ever guaranteed on the web. My feeling is that they are quite well established and that all things being equal are a genuine company who play fair. Clearly the big negative of HT Mail at the moment for me is the slow rate of emails being sent to me. However, I am an optimist and therefore hope that the quality and constructiveness of my feed back might facilitate me receiving a bigger share of emails from them. If you are looking for something that is a bit different and that can clock up a few pennies here and there then HT Mail may be worth registering with.

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      06.08.2008 13:15
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      Used to be a good site for earning some cash but now you have to be exceedingly patient.

      This programme pays you to read emails and to visit web sites. You are sent emails from advertisers. You click on the url within the email and you are taken to a forwarding page which pops up a feedback form and then forwards you to the advertisers page. Basically you get paid to review the site. Mainly it is a matter of 'checking' boxes. You get paid 5p for each time you return the form to verify that you have visited the web site. Unfortunately emails from htmail are not very freqent these days and it takes an age to build up.. Payment is made by cheque (when you have reached £15) or paypal (when you have reached £10). They only 'pay out' about 4 yimes a year. Ht mail has a referral program that gives you the chance to make money from new members that join as a result of your recommendation. The more people you introduce the more you can earn. For every feedback form returned by that member you get 3p. When someone who was referred by people that you referred (a second level referral) returns a feedback form you get a credit of 1p. Overall an ok and genuine way to earn money but i have seen a distinct fall of in the number of email I am getting from ht mail.

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        07.09.2006 23:24
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        Best paid to read programme.

        This is a very good paid to read programme. There is no pressure at all of any kind from the site owners about purchasing from the advertiser. There is the option of not visiting the advertiser's site and yet receiving some credit for opening the mail. Overall pays the best rates per email. The most important part is that the owners of this website are honest. There are programs out there which offer outrageous rates, but obviously they are cheaters. The owners of this site disclose their identy too. I was just checking out another site www.getpaidtoreadcentral.co.nr and they have given it 5 stars as well.

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          28.07.2003 22:58
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          My email account is usually filled up with subjects having eye-catching slogans Like... "Confirmed prize of $25,000" " Lost money found, claim it now" etc etc etc... On reading further, I usually get disappointed either I am not eligible... Or it is mostly for American residents... After being fascinated by such slogans for a period of six months, Now, I am kind of out of all this... So, I usually do not bother to open all this crap... For long, I wanted to make money on net... Yeah, I still look for the opportunities that net has in store for me... But now its not "large amount in short time" (which had me looking for casinos and lotteries) Now, it is "small amounts in maybe a bit longer periods" With this concept in mind, I typed 'online jobs' in yahoo search... Before I proceed I wanna add a sentence on yahoo search I think it works like magic; whatever you are looking for just type in the search box and 99 out of 100 times you will get it!!! So, it was here I found htmail... The concept appeared simple, send feedback to earn money...so I clicked the link Htmail was launched on 1st june, 1997 by Dave Broadway, and it is about direct marketing... Well, this is surely not what will interest most of us... So, lets get to the point... htmail is concerned with sending paid advertisement to its members, who in return, are supposed to send feedback to earn money. Becoming a member of htmail is fairly simple, All you have to do is, visit www.htmail.com, click the link 'join our list' and fill a very simple registration form. After registration, a confirmation email and a sample ad is mailed to you. When you click on the link given in confirmation email you confirm your membership. Sample ad is just to give you the idea of what is in store for you. The email itself gives you a brief summary about the website, so, you have two choices- -Just click the feedback link. Fill in the fairly simple feedback form, which will not take more than a min. And you will get $0.02 for this. -The second way is, to click on the URL given in your mail. This will open two windows simultaneously, the website and its feedback page. Without even looking at Website for a sec you can fill the feedback and close it when codes have being sent. For doing this task you will be awarded $0.12. Each time you send a feedback, they return a mail confirming your credit. And if you are keen on what is new on net, then this is the place to be coz you are sent urls of new as well as unique sites. It is an all win situation, coz you can claim your money anytime you want provided you have a minimum of $10. They also pay you in pounds, if you want. And if you feel like leaving this mailing list you can do it easily and at any time by resigning (or unsubscribe). This is not it, at htmail there are others ways to increase your earnings and that is with the help of their referral program. According to this, you even earn when members referred by you are returning codes of paid ads. You earn an additional $0.03 for a code returned by your first referral and $0.01 for your second referral (i.e. person referred by your first referral) The other way to earn at htmail is thru snail mail. This is optional and you can opt for this while registering at htmail. By opting for snail mail you agree to get direct mail offers of goods and services,likely to be of interest to you. Additional $0.05 is added to your account each time your name goes on a list. This is what I have being using till date, but htmail has few more features about which you can learn by visiting their site It may not be the quickest, but it is for sure a guaranteed way of accumulating money over a period of time. An added or extra source of income... Hope you find it as useful as I did...

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            03.12.2002 01:12
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            If you?re like me, you love any way of getting freebies or money off the internet in your spare time for not much effort. I was never in early enough for paid-to-surf schemes, and in my experience GPTREM (get paid to read email) programmes have never been worth it either. Click a link for $0.005. If you?re exceptionally lucky, they may carry on sending emails long enough for you to be able to cash out (in, like, 5 years!) so then you just have to wonder whether they?re a scam... Since I don?t have a network of 200 referrals either, I found MyPoints points mails the only ones that ever paid. Until now. HTMail (presumably cleverly named to catch people that mistype Hotmail) really is different. It?s the only one that?s ever paid me for a start! I can?t remember how I came across HTMail, but essentially it seems like other GPTREM schemes. Of course, they claim to be first and best: ?** History, Payment and Profit ** Many of our list members will not be aware that HTMail has been in business since April 1997. We were actually the *first* paid email service, and most of the rest have been based on our original model. We have always opted for organic growth, without outside investment. This has perhaps limited our growth rate, and maybe two years ago looked like a mistake - but today it appears to have been prudent! HTMail has always taken the prudent route. We have kept our staff numbers at minimum (so we are not currently intending to make any lay offs, unlike seemingly everyone else) and we have been profitable since 1998. We have no borrowings at all, and no demanding Venture Capitalists, so we can make our own decisions. Most importantly for our list members, we keep a bank balance available that will allow us to pay the full amount that we owe to all of our lists members at any time - so if every single person on the list asked for their money tomorrow - we could pay, without needing to borrow any cash. Maybe we are 'over careful' - but don't your earnings feel safer?? but I don?t really know if that?s true. I?ll mention orders later, but for now membership: What?s so good about HTMail? Well, for a start they pay up to 15p a read! How does this work? You join up like normal in these schemes ? you have to select various questions that allow them to screen lists for advertisers. Obviously some responses will affect your earnings (because of how often you get mail), but don?t lie ? they recently sent a warning they?d caught people cheating and would be booting them. Once you?ve confirmed your membership, just wait for the emails. It took me about 15 months to earn my first cheque, £7.22. That represents 47 emails, which is just under one a week. I noticed sometimes you may go a few weeks without email, then get two or three in close succession. It depends partly on how your demographics fit obviously; but apparently they have a complex system that prioritises those who have had least mailings and/or been waiting the longest, so it?s quite fair. The emails you get have an advertiser?s message, a link to their website and several other links. What?s so unusual about HTMail is you?re not paid just to visit the site then leave (like normal). Instead a pop up (very brief) questionnaire accompanies your visit. It really is quick ? a couple of drop down boxes rating presentation, content and your interest; what did you like best/worst, if you didn?t purchase/sign-up why not; general comments and occasionally one extra question. You don?t even HAVE to answer all these. I feel you should try some because it?s part of how they make their money to pay us; but I often just do the drop down boxes and the last two questions (though if there is an extra question specific to that advert I always answer it). If you don?t want the hassle of this, you can click on a link to show you?ve read the email, and you?ll still get paid something without eve n visiting. This is where it actually gets a bit complicated. I said you get paid up to 15p an email, but in fact they introduced two membership classes a while ago ? personal or referrer. You can choose which when you join and change which you are any time (up to once a month). Pay rates are as follows: ?Personal Class: For every HTMail email ad that you return our code number from we will credit you US $0.08 (or UK £0.05), and for each advertised web site that you visit and return our feedback form from, we will credit you an additional US $0.16 (or UK £0.10). Referring Class: You are credited US $0.02 (UK £0.01), for every HTMail email that you return our code number from and an additional US $0.10 (or UK £0.07) if you return our feedback form on visiting an advertisers web site - but you also get US $0.03 (UK £0.02) for each feedback form returned by someone you referred AND an additional US $0.01 (UK £0.01) for each feedback form returned by THEIR referrals.? In either case, your earnings are kept in your account. Every quarter (on 15th of March, June, September and December) they pay out cheques to everyone with at least $10/£5 (You can request payment with less, subject to charge; you can also request a higher minimum if subject to bank conversion charges). Any money not paid is carried over ? I think indefinitely (remember it took me 15 months for my first cheque). The rate of emails has definitely increased over time too ? I?m already almost half-way to my next cheque (after 4-5 months), and I?ve had two mailings today! Advertisers. They?ve just been offering advertising for $9.95 per 100 on orders of under 2000 names (or just $5.95 per 100 on orders of 2000 names or more) with no minimum order. Unfortunately this was a November special offer (now ended) ? I?m not sure what their normal rates are. This may seem more expensive than some schemes, but their advantages are: - Guaranteed 10% visit rate (current average 32 %) - Feedback on your site ? you get to add one specific question free I hope I?ve explained everything adequately. If not, the site FAQ are pretty clear, but feel free to ask questions. Anyone wanting me to forward the recent members email about dollar day, ?secrets?, cheats and other news, just leave me your email address. I?d definitely recommend this as the best GPTREM scheme out there before; and with the benefits of ?dollar day? even better! My referral link (if you want it) is in the favourites on my profile, or just visit: www.htmail.com (Touch wood they don't fall flat on their faces now...)

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              28.08.2002 23:34
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              I am one of those people that loves freebies and post. Yes Im sad, but well its like Christmas every day. Hehe. I am a daily user of Freebieholics, and their site offers a range of ideas and links to sites, that are updated daily. Joining as a member you get 2 days prior notice over non-members, and this privilege costs the large sum of nowt, just your email address. If you love finding free things then freebieholics is for you. I usually have one or two other sites I check as well, but freebieholics is the only one I check daily.

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                04.06.2002 04:50
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                Paid to read email schemes are popping up all over the place these days. One of the best newcomers has to be htmail.com. Concept It's slightly different from the others in that instead of just clicking a link in the email, viewing and then shutting the page you have to actually have a quick squizz around the site in order to provide the advertiser with some useful feedback. It's pretty easy really. When you click the link in the email the advertisers page opens, when that has loaded another page opens too. This is the htmail feedback and confirmation page. Just enlarge the advertisers page first, take in the info then fill in the feedback form. The form is really simple and only has about 10 questions, half of which are multiple choice! You're asked what you liked most, what you didn't like, how you'd rate the site's content, if you purchased, if you'd visit again etc. Nothing too tricky! Once you've filled it in you submit your information and then shut the page. An email is sent to you confirming that your information has been received. With the usual sites that email schemes send, generally advertising an American competition site, I tend to click the link and close the site without giving it a second look. This is where htmail is different. The sites are actually interesting and very varied. One of the most recent sites was an online medical directory, although the format wasn't brilliant the content was fabulous and I've book marked it! More often than not I start testing the links and give it a really good going over before I give any feedback. Looking at the sites is not so much a task as a joy. It's really nice to be able to give a bit of constructive criticism in the hope of helping these sites. Payment Your paid 15 pence for your troubles. Yep, that's right Htmail.com is one of the few email schemes that will pay you in British pounds! You can opt to be paid in American dollars. If you chose to do so you are paid 24 cents for giving feedback on a website. You can chose not to view the website and just get paid for viewing the email. For this you will earn 5 pence/8 cents and must simply click on a link in the email to confirm your receipt of the message. Joining This is fairly simple and has pretty much the same strucure as other companies e.g. give your name, email address, email address of referer if appropriate, chose type of payment - you can be paid in British pounds or American dollars, you can start receiving cheques for as little as £10 or as much as £100! Something I really liked about this was the fact that you didn't have to chose a certain number of subjects that you would like to be mailed about, instead you are given three lists of five subjects, the first is something like shopping, travel, sport, gambling and making money, all you ahve to do is chose one of these to be mailed about. This is so much easier than most sites where you have to spend ages counting the number of options you have selected etc You are also asked a few questions e.g. do you smoke, do you own a car. There is also a section on your job and position at work which requires a little more effort, but you can chose to leave this blank. As per usual you can make money from referals, however I was slightly disappointed with the referal pay. You recieve a mere 1 pence everytime a referal of yours visits a website. One final difference with htmail is that you can also get paid for "snail mail" You will be paid 3 pence for every piece of mail sent to you buy an advertiser and 1 pence for post recieved by your referals. You have the option to decline this offer. I have not had any yet but I wuld imagine that any post you may recieve might be quite interesting and I look forward to seeing what offers are available. I have not yet recieved a cheque so I cannot comment on the speed of payment, but you can choose to cash in at any time. The money does mount up quickly with this one. I have been a member for under a fortnight and already have £2! Not a vast sum, but compared to the other email schemes that's excellent! I also enjoyed earning the money! Ooh yes, must mention that a small summary of your account is left at the bottom of every email you recieve. I think that this is a nice touch because it means you don't have to visit the site very often. you are told how many emails you ahve recieved, how many you ahve been paid for, how much money your referals have made you and how much you have in your account! If you're going to join an email scheme, this is the one to join!

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                  10.10.2001 02:58
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                  Htmail is a site which will either benefit you as the owner of a website or benefit the rest of us as the owners of an email address. Yes, its yet another paid email scheme but one which actually might be worth signing up for this time. We all know what these email schemes are about.you sign up with them and they send you emails from advertisers. Each time you read one, and prove you have done so(well at least clicked the link) they pay you a pittance for doing so. Great - within 10 years you may have enough money in your account to meet the minimum cash out level. Well that is how most of these sites work. This one is a little different - but you have to do a little more work for your money. When Htmail sends you an email you click a linkto visit the advertisers site as usual and get paid for doing so. You will also get a pop-up form for giving feedback on the advertisers site - filling this in will gain you more money. But the really big difference is that they actually give you a reasonable amount for doing so! You are given two different membership options when you sign up: Referring Class or Personal Class, which dictate how much you get paid as below: Personal Class: £0.05 for reading the email and an additional £0.10 for returning the feedback form. No Referalls here. Referring Class: UK £0.01 for reading the email and an additional £0.07 for returning the feedback form. BUT you also get £0.02 for each feedback form returned by someone you referred AND an additional £0.01 for each feedback form returned by THEIR referrals. When you first join you will find that you are set to Referring Class by default as obviously they want you to refer other people to the scheme but you can change that with a couple of clicks of the mouse should you so wish. I have to say that I tried a few of these types of schemes when I was new to the net and was less than impressed, vowing to never touch them again. They usually paid around $0.01 for each email sent or read - $0.03 at the most and you had a cat in hell's chance of reaching the minimum cash-out level..well not in this lifetime anyway. Htmail looked different though so I was tempted to give them a go...and I have to say that I have been impressed so far with them. They are true to their word and do send you emails and pay £0.15 per read+returned form. I have to say though that they have been rather poor in sending out emails recently, but they tend to come in spurts. I'll get none for a fortnight then 6 in one week.I suppose it depends on whether you match the advertiser's target group...or something. They have recently added another way in which you can earn - paying you £0.03 for being added to mailing lists...but I get enough unsolicited junk without adding to it, although I suppose you could always set up a new email address with one of the millions of free services out there and let them spam away 'til their pants rot off...no one said you ever had to look at it. In all, it all seems rather good so far, although whether they deliver on their promises is another thing altogether. It is certainly one of the few UK based companies offering this and that is a point in its favour already. Its worth at least checking out I think.

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                    HT Mail Limited is another web rewards site. However this one is a bit different than the others in the way that you earn your benefits. HT Mail started on the 1st June 1997 and is a U.K. based company operating from Somerset, England. It is apparent that this company has tried to target the American market and all transactions, wether rewards or purchases, are quoted in both currencies ie. Pounds and Dollars. This is one of the few companies, that I have seen, that are based here in England and are targeting and doing well in the American market. Usually it’s the other way around as most of us know. Getting Started ------------------ You will first need to complete the registration. How can you Earn and How much can you Earn ---------------------------------------------------------- Once your registration process has been completed you will shortly start receiving e-mails from advertisers. These e-mails should be related to the three interest areas that you chose during the registration process. Each e-mail will contain a clickable link. Once clicked you will be taken to an HTMail forwarding page which will automatically pop up a feedback/code return page. You will then be forwarded to the advertisers page. You will need to fill in this feedback/code return page in order to be credited with your reward. This page will ask you about the site, about the products and ways that you think the site could improve and other questions based on these lines. Make sure you do not delete the advertisers page as you will need this page to complete the feedback/code return page. If you do not want to visit the advertisers page and give your feedback you will still be paid just for receiving the e-mail. In this case you will need to click the other url which states: "If you do not wish to visit the advertisers site, please click on the link below to return the code that confi rms that you have read the email." You will receive 5p for just receiving the e-mail and without visiting the advertisers page. You will receive 15p for completing the whole process of receiving the e-mail, visiting the advertisers page and completing the feedback. These are the two options available to you and are the only ways to earn on this site. How do you get Paid ------------------------- You will need a minimum amount of £5.00 before you can claim your payment. Payments are made every three months and on the following dates: March 15th June 15th September 15th December 15th Payment will be sent in the form of a cheque, by post. So there you have it. The amount of money that you can earn will all depend on the number of e-mails received, Naturally the more advertisers that this site obtains then the more e-mails you would expect to get. This company survives on income generated by advertisers. These advertisers pay HTMail to send Opt-In Lists to the members of this site (us) to complete these Feedbacks. In this way the advertisers can ask questions to and get first hand information from the consumer (us) about ways to improve their site and products. The concept looks good but in this day and age the Online trade is in a very volatile environment. Don’t expect to earn more than £2 to £3 per month maximum from this site. If you’ve got the time then give it a go, otherwise forget it.

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                      I sighned up to Htmail hoping to earn big money I was a little dissapointed when I realised I was only getting 5 to 10 mails a month. You receive 5p for every mail you get so I'm only earning around 50p a month which is a little gutting. Still, all you have to do is read mail so it is easy to acheive a little money. Sighn up at their website and when you've finished putting in your details they send you mail check the mail and you'll earn 5p. They send mail time to time so make sure you keep reading them to earn more money. After a while when you collect up to £10 you can cash it in, They tell you how much you have on the mail you receive so you know just how much you have. The money you earn aint too bad but I just thought you would earn more. Mailround is still an ok way to make easy money if your that kind of person. Aslong as you read each mail it shouldn't take too long to get the target £10.

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                      One of the things I love about Dooyoo is that you get to research before you commit to something. I researched the paid for e-mail schemes, and many people raved about HTMail, so I joined. What can I say. Sure the site is nice to use, easy to understand and simple to join. It's user friendly and seems to be great. BUT I have been a member for about 2 months now and I have only one question. When am I going to recieve these e-mails? I cannot earn all this wonderful cash if I don't get e-mails, now can I? I have recieved nowt, zilch, zippo. I did everything it asked me, filed in my details, clicked on the acknowledgement link in one of only TWO e-mails I have received and then I waited. And waited. And waited. I e-mailed them asking if there was a problem. No reply (I track all my e-mails, so know it was read). All I can say, great site, but a waste of time. Very disappointing. ****UPDATED**** It is the 7th Nov. I have been a member of HtMail for over 3 months. Has my opinion changed? I would have to say no. In the last three months, I have had 8 mail sent to me. That averages at 1 every 0.01 day. Pretty poor! I have filled in the mini questionnaire on all 8. They lost two, and never sent a confirmation on one of them That's 10p they lost. Overall. Deeply unimpressed. Avoid.

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                        It may be hard to be believe...it may be very sad, but it's true....I've fallen in love with a paid email program!! HTMail has to be one of the newest kids on the block, and totally the best!! The people behind HTMail have taken the program a step further than others, which means more value for advertisers, and so more money for members!! What do you do when you open a paid email site?? Let the page load and close it?? Maybe not even let it load!! With HTMail the system is completely different, as you are required to read the side, and make some constructive criticism on how the webmaster could improve both the design and content. When you receive a paid email, there is a description of the sponsor's site and, below it, a link. After clicking this link you are taken to an advertiser's web site, which you are required to read and take a look around, eg click a few of the links, so that you can make comments on it afterwards. A few seconds later a popup window opens, with a feedback form for HTMail. You complete the ten-or-so questions on the page, (most of which are multiple choice) and submit the form. You then receive a "confrmation of credit" via email, from HTMail. Most "paid to" programs provide you with an account page. This is another place where HTMail is different. To keep the site small (which keeps loading times short) you instead have to enter your email address into a form whenever you want a statement which shows how much you have in your account, how many referrals you have, etc. A statement like this, only a smaller one, is also included at the end of every paid email you receive. Upon signing up, the process is slightly varied from other companies. You submit your name, address details etc and then some other demographic details to match advertisers to you based on the people the sponsor wants to attract to his/her site. On the section where you would usually be presented with a host of checkboxes or radio buttons for you to select your hobbies, there are few. There are also text boxes for you to type in the hobbies and sports you enjoy participating in. I find this rather annoying, as I like to have lots of hobbies in front of me, which I can choose from. (and sometimes select all if the payout sounds good and there is no limit on the number of interests!!) On payout terms, you can be rewarded in (wait for it...) UK Pounds or US Dollar!! There are two types of payment, depending on how far you participate with the advertiser. If you do not wish to visit the advertiser's web site but you would like to be paid for reading the email, you simply click a link to confirm this and you are paid 5p or 8 cents. May I point out that is far more than other paid email companies usually pay you to VISIT the advertiser's site. If you do wish to visit the advertiser's site and complete the survey, you will follow the instructions mentioned earlier, and this will earn you 15p, or 24 cents. You can also be paid for receiving "snail mail" (stuff through ordinary post, eg the friendly postman knocking on your door). You are rewarded 3p for every piece of snail mail you are sent and a penny for each piece of snail mail your referrals are sent (see below). Another thing on referrals, you can gain them by using the referral links from the HTMail web site. Every time your referral visits the advertiser's web site, you receive 1p. This is not a tremendously huge fee, and I was quite disappointed that such a high-paying program would drop to a penny per referral email, but I guess that is why their personal rates are so high, which works out better for me as I tend not to refer many people. (Except for in dooyoo, where people seem only more than willing to join - they're acually ***asking*** me for the referral link!!) I am absolutely positive that I would refer this progra m to a friend, even if I didn't have a moneterial incentive to do so!!

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                          22.07.2001 15:10
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                          HTMail is another payed emails service but pays in pounds or dollars. Htmail used to send 5 emails a day all worth 8p to 15p or 15cents to 25cents, so i joined it, hoping it would be better than other programs. But after my first day of 5 emails, there stopped sending them that frequently, to about 1 per fortnight. But they still pay those high rates. The way they get there money is that advertisers pay HTMail to send loads odf emails out, with there message in them. Then when we get an email and click the link, we get a percentage of what they go.

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                            13.07.2001 01:52
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                            I stumbled across this site when looking at the profile of another dooyoo user (a-true-ben), thought it looked interesting, so I toddled along to the relevant category on dooyoo and had myself a butchers. It was another paid to receive Email Company. I wasn’t going to bother, knowing most of them pay peanuts and send you next to know email, but I read a few reviews and decided signing up wouldn’t hurt me, so I gave it a go. Htmail.com (first of all, great choice of name, probably designed to pick up people who misspell hotmail.com, nice idea) offers the chance to sign up to the service, and receive email from companies that you may be interested in. If you are interested in sending email to these lists, you can also pay for this service – it advertises a 15%-56% response to email it sends to members on it’s lists, so if you want to advertise your site, this could be for you. It doesn’t give any prices for the cost of sending email to members of the htmail site, but you can select if you want your mailing sent to all members of the list, or just males, females, car owners etc, if you want to target your advertising more specifically. But enough of that, you want the bit about how you’re going to earn money! Signing up is simple; you’re required to give your name, address, and email address, stuff like that. Remember, it’s probably best to use an online account, not your main email account, to prevent it getting clogged up. I had an old account with Yahoo Mail, which I now check every other day for Htmail mailings. If you are signing up from a referral link, the referral will be filled in the correct field, but if you look round the site before signing up, you’ll need to enter it in the relevant field again. You are only allowed to sign up one account per email address, and one per payment address, so if someone else in your house wants to set one up you’ll either have to a) get th ere first b) fight them for it c) combine your efforts and split the payment You are required to answer a set of questions with yes or no answers that will allow advertisers to target you more directly – such as if you are a smoker, own a pet, car, etc, as well as selecting what your interests are. You are given a text field to enter your hobbies – obviously the more hobbies you enter, the greater the range of emails you can receive and the more money you earn. Once you sign up, you’ll receive two emails – one is a welcome email, with your details for your records, the other is a sample email, showing you how their mailings work. To earn money from your mail, you have to return codes in the email. There are two levels of payment – 5p, for simple reading the email and clicking the link to say you have read it. You can earn 15p by clicking the link to actually open the site, and then fill in comments about the site on a pop up comment box. You’ll have to fill in what you like about the site, what you don’t like, any general comments, and if you would purchase from the site, giving reasons. It only takes about a minute to complete the form and return it. I have seen some awful sites, and some not so bad sites. Tell the truth – it doesn’t matter what you right, as long as you write something. Once you return the form or code, you are sent a confirmation email stating that it has been successful and it will be added to your account balance. You have 10 days from when you receive the email to return the codes, otherwise the email will become invalid and you cannot receive payment from it. 15p/5p per email is all well and good, but paid for email is notoriously bad at sending you minimal emails. Well, the amount of emails they send you isn’t going to fill up your inbox, I tend to receive about 2 emails every 3 days, which isn’t too bad. If you visit the website and fill out the form, the money will start to tick up nicely. There is no facility on the site for viewing your account balance – once you sign up, you don’t really need to visit the site again. You are shown your account balance on the bottom of each email you receive. The balance isn’t updated immediately; it sometimes takes up to three days to add the money to your account. I actually like this way of seeing my account balance, as it means I am always up to date, without having to visit the site all the time. If you require a statement of your balance, you can visit the site and enter your email address, and a statement will be delivered to your account. You select your minimum payment when you’re signing up – you can be paid in either dollars or pounds, and as this is a British based site, the cheque shouldn’t take too long to arrive. Minimum payment is from £10 up to £50, in increments of £10. This conflicts with some of the information on the site that minimum payment is at £5. You can’t request a cheque, payment is made on four dates yearly - March 15th, June 15th, September 15th and December 15th, if your account is over your minimum payment on these dates, the cheque will be mailed to you. If you want your payment before you reach the minimum, you can request payment on the next payment date, but you will be charged £1 for doing so. Should you wish to change the mail address used, you can do so on site – entering your old and new email address –an email confirming that you want to do this will be sent to your OLD email address allowing you to confirm this safely. The site offers a referral scheme, where you can refer your friends to earn a little extra money. For every code they receive, you’ll get the grand old sum of 1 penny. Not a lot, but if you have a lot of eager friends, it could be worth your while. They provide you with a set of emails and codes on site, you have to make the codes your self, they supply a generic code, which you can alter with your own email address. If you have a website, they also supply buttons and banners you can place on your website to attract referrals. The site is compact and quick to navigate. The text is quite small, and it feels a little cluttered, but it’s very easy to navigate, with relevant links for more information for both advertisers and members down the left hand side, and the information down the middle of the page. There are minimal graphics, so the site loads very quickly. All the information you require is clearly laid out for you, and its all well explained. I can’t vouch for the reliability of the company, as I haven’t received any money yet, but the reviews I have seen of the site are highly favourable. With a bit of luck, I’ll get up to the limit on the next date, and be able to update my opinion with the reliability then. It’s worth a go, there’s nothing to lose, and it only takes a few minutes of your time every couple of days, so why not give it a try. If you are interested, and want to use my referral, you can email me (address on my profile), and I’ll give you my details. I’ve only given four stars as I feel more emails would be a lot more useful, but it is the best paid for email scheme I have come across on the net so far, and payment in pounds makes it even more useful.

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