Allo! >My company has begun to ask me about sending out HTML emails (invites, >ads) to targetted emails (not signed up users). Depend on the volume of email, it take only a small amount of spam report to see your server blacklisted and email traffic perturbed. Spam/UCE is not best marketing practice and your company must must be very cautious. >Are there any stats out there as to how many of these will end up in spam >filters and virus shields? >Are there any stats on how effective this way of marketing still is? The only stat I found on this subject is from spammers, so it's not very reliable. Good luck Gilles B.